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Elias Rivera, DDS


Dr. Elias Rivera is from Lima, Peru where he received his Bachelor in Stomatology and DDS degrees from Cayetano Heredia University, Dental School in 1996. Upon graduation, he was chosen as a teaching assistant and was awarded with Grunenthal Research Prize in Dentistry for his bachelor’s thesis in 1997. Dr. Rivera futhered his education by attending a 2 year advanced specialty education program in Oral Rehabilitation in 1999 at Cayetano Heredia University. From 2000 to 2005 he worked as a full-time faculty member as well as a private practicioner before coming to the United States. In 2008 he completed a 1 year AEGD residency program at Dade County Dental Research Clinic, where he treated underserved patients from Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami, Florida. He is now pursuing the Master of Science degree concurrently with the Certificate of Prosthodontics.