About Us

At Louis R. Rivera, DDS, PA, We Provide the Best Possible Dental Care for Each Patient

A New Mexico native, Dr. Rivera graduated from Del Norte High School in Albuquerque followed by a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from the University of New Mexico. He graduated in the top 10 percent of his dental class at the University of Missouri--Kansas City. Dr. Rivera has been named in America's Top Dentists List for several years and has been in practice for over 33 years serving Rio Rancho, Corrales and the Albuquerque Westside communities. He is married to his beautiful wife, Julia, and together they have a total of 8 children and 4 grandchildren. Dr. Rivera is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry and the Academy of Bioesthetic Dentistry. He enjoys working on patients of all ages. Dr. Rivera's practice philosophy is "Today's Technology with Yesterday's Concern for the Individual". He has kept pace with the latest advances in dentistry and customizes treatment that is best for each patient. Dr. Rivera has taken many hours of advanced Dental Continuing Education and is skilled at all levels of dentistry from the simple tooth-colored fillings, gum disease treatment, root canals, implant restorations, full mouth restorations, smile rejuvenation and age reversing dentistry. Dr. Rivera wants to provide the very best dental care for you and your family. Dr. Rivera's staff of six includes two dental hygienists (Dawn and Kathy), two dental assistants (Sherry and Erica) and two office administrators (Norma and Julia).

We enjoy helping you achieve your dental goals. We especially enjoy creating beautiful smiles and improving your overall dental health. Contact us if you would like a better smile or want to keep your teeth and gums healthy to prevent early tooth loss.

Dr. Rivera has studied for many years regarding the cause of TMJ and headache pain. He has the knowledge and skills to help if you are having pain in your head, neck or jaw.

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8:00 am-5:00 pm


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8:00 am-5:00 pm


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Our office is open 4 days each week.

We alternate Monday--Thursday one week and Tuesday--Friday the following week.