Meet Dr. Adrian Rivas


Periodontist Dr. Adrian Rivas

Dr. Rivas attended the University of Florida-Gainesville where he received his B.S. in Anthropology in 2004. He then attended Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine where he earned his Doctorate in 2008 and his Certificate in Periodontics in 2011. It was also at NSU-CDM where he met his wife, a Wisconsin native. Dr. Rivas became a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology in 2012.

Periodontal procedures Dr. Rivas performs include osseous surgery (resective and regenerative), soft tissue grafting (connective tissue, free gingival, pedicle and allograft), crown lengthening, and root resection.

Dr. Rivas performs implant services, including simple and surgical extraction of erupted and impacted teeth and roots, ridge preservation, guided bone regeneration, and sinus lifts. Dr. Rivas routinely places immediate implants with immediate temporization. At Periodontics & Implant Dentistry of Janesville, we currently place ASTRA/Dentsply, BioHorizons, Straumann, Nobel & Zimmer Biomet implant systems.

Other services Dr. Rivas performs include extraction of erupted and impacted third molars, tooth exposure for orthodontic movement, frenectomy, apicoectomy, tori reduction, and soft and hard tissue biopsy.

Dr. Rivas is certified in Conscious Sedation and ACLS.

Dr. Rivas resides with his wife and two young boys in Libertyville IL. Outside of dentistry, Dr. Rivas enjoys cooking and barbequing. He also enjoys traveling to Miami to visit his family and weekend trips exploring the Midwest.