Dennis Rivera, DDS

Dentist located in Wayne, NJ & River Edge, NJ

About Dr. Rivera

Dennis Rivera was raised in Mount Holly, New Jersey. He served 4 years active duty in the United States Air Force, stationed at Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, New Mexico from 1999-2002. Attended The University of New Mexico where he earned a BA in Biology in 2006. He then graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The University of Illinois at Chicago in 2010. He immediately began and completed a 1-year Advanced Educational General Dentistry residency program at Fort Carson, Colorado. Dennis Rivera was commissioned as an officer in United States Army Dental Corps. He served 5 years active duty in the Army from 2010-2015. This experience allowed Dr. Rivera to work in a group practice where he increased his clinical skills and knowledge working in a group practice alongside Oral and Perio Surgery, Pediatrics, Prosthodontists, Endodontists, and Orthodontists. After being stationed in Germany for 4 years, Dr. Rivera separated from the Army with an Honorable Discharge and returned to New York where he now calls home.

Dr. Rivera performs many procedures including Cosmetic Dentistry, Invisalign, Root Canals, Crown lengthening, placing and restoring implants. He continues to learn by taken continuing education courses such as Aesthetic Advantage in cosmetic dentistry, Dawson & Spears courses on Occlusion, treatment planning, and restorative.

Dr. Rivera is an active member of the Academy of American Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental Society, the Illinois Dental Society, and the Chicago Dental Society. Dr. Rivera continues to refine his skills. He is Currently certified in oral and conscious sedation which helps treat patients with anxiety and provides a relax and comfortable environment.

Dr. Rivera has a holistic approach when treating his patients and strongly believes in preventive dental care. Dr. Rivera will educate and tailor the proper treatment according to the patient’s need. On his free time, Dr. Rivera enjoys taking guitar lessons, traveling, and spending time with his family.

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Dennis Rivera was raised in Mount Holly, New Jersey. He served 4 years active duty in the United States Air Force, stationed at Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, New Mexico from 1999-2002. Attended The University of New Mexico where he earned a BA in Biology in 2006. He then graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The University of Illinois at Chicago in 2010. He immediately began and completed a 1-year Advanced Educational General Dentistry residency program at Fort Carson, Colorado. Dennis Rivera was commissioned as an officer in United States Army Dental Corps. He served 5 years active duty in the Army from 2010-2015. This experience allowed Dr. Rivera to work in a group practice where he increased his clinical skills and knowledge working in a group practice alongside Oral and Perio Surgery, Pediatrics, Prosthodontists, Endodontists, and Orthodontists. After being stationed in Germany for 4 years, Dr. Rivera separated from the Army with an Honorable Discharge and returned to New York where he now calls home.

Dr. Rivera performs many procedures including Cosmetic Dentistry, Invisalign, Root Canals, Crown lengthening, placing and restoring implants. He continues to learn by taken continuing education courses such as Aesthetic Advantage in cosmetic dentistry, Dawson & Spears courses on Occlusion, treatment planning, and restorative.

Dr. Rivera is an active member of the Academy of American Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental Society, the Illinois Dental Society, and the Chicago Dental Society. Dr. Rivera continues to refine his skills. He is Currently certified in oral and conscious sedation which helps treat patients with anxiety and provides a relax and comfortable environment.

Dr. Rivera has a holistic approach when treating his patients and strongly believes in preventive dental care. Dr. Rivera will educate and tailor the proper treatment according to the patient’s need. On his free time, Dr. Rivera enjoys taking guitar lessons, traveling, and spending time with his family.


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