Dr. Rivera received his degree in Dental Surgery from Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine. He went on to complete a General Practice Residency at Abington Memorial Hospital, a division of the Jefferson Health Network. He was born and raised in Staten Island, New York. He and his wife currently reside in the town of Springfield, Delaware County. Dr. Rivera is a member of the American Dental Association, Pennsylvania Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.