Dr. Nadia Rivera was born in Spain and raised in Puerto Rico where her parents are from. Dr. Rivera attended the University of Puerto Rico and received her Bachelor's Degree in Science. Upon graduation, she continued on to the University's Dental School earning her D.M.D. Dr. Rivera is fluent in both English and Spanish. In 2004, Dr. Rivera attended the general practice residency program at Montefiore Medical Center where she met her husband Dr. Michael Richer.
Dr. Michael Richer was born in Farmingdale, NY and is a graduate of Farmingdale High School. Dr. Richer and his family currently live in Bethpage, NY. Dr. Richer received his Bachelors in Biology from the University of Buffalo and went on to dental school at The University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry earning his D.D.S. During his attendance at the University of Toronto, at the time it was ranked among the Top 10 Dental Schools in North America.