Dr. Ricardo Vidal Gonzalez “Dr. Vidal” graduated from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry Periodontics Program in 2008. He also earned his Masters of Science in Oral Biology during residency at the University of Louisville.
Dr. Vidal is Board Certified by the American Board of Periodontology and specializes in esthetic periodontal and implant surgery. Additionally, he is a board examiner of the American Board of Periodontology.
Following graduation, Dr. Vidal practiced periodontics as a full-time faculty member at the University of Louisville. In 2015, Dr. Vidal moved to Minnesota and practiced at the Mayo Clinic. During his time at Mayo Clinic, he became the Chair & Director of the Division of Periodontics. Dr. Vidal joined Dr. Cueva at the Texas Implant and Periodontic Center in 2019.
His research articles have been published in the Journal of Periodontology and other peer reviewed dental journals. Dr. Vidal has lectured nationally and internationally and he was awarded with the Educator Award by the American Academy of Periodontology in 2012 and 2017.
Dr. Vidal and his wife, Erin, who is originally from Garland, Texas enjoy playing tennis, traveling, and spending time with family and their rescue dog “Lily”. They frequently visit Mallorca, Spain where Dr. Vidal spent his childhood. Both are college sports fans and enjoy attending sporting events.