Dr. Rivera graduated in 1985 from the University Of Puerto Rico School Of Dentistry. He then joined the US Navy where he practiced as a general dentist. In 1991 he was selected to start training in Orthodontics and became a fully certified Orthodontist in 1993. In 2007 he retired from the US Navy after 21 years of service. During his last four years in the Navy he taught Orthodontics at the Navy Postgraduate Dental School in Bethesda, MD. He joined our practice in 2008. He loves traveling, gardening, cooking, dancing, and spending time with his family and friends.