Dr. Diego Rivas, DDS

Dr. Diego Rivas, DDS

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Family Dentistry  |  
Male  |  
51 y/o
(107)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Diego Rivas loves the art and science of cosmetic and general dentistry, and seeing his patients’ smiles being refined and their self-esteem drastically improving throughout their treatment. He believes that all his patients deserve a beautiful smile that lasts for a lifetime, and he is passionate about creating that smile for each patient he meets. Through the challenges that each new case presents, Dr. Rivas is continually excited by the field of dentistry. He considers each patient to be a partner with him in the process of creating their new smile and is never completely satisfied until he sees a happy, confident patient leave the office. Training and Expertise Dr. Rivas completed his formal education at New York University College of Dentistry and Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra in the Dominican Republic. As your dental health professional, he understands the importance of patient confidence in the care he provides. Dr. Rivas is committed to continual education and learning to give patients the best possible service and results. He attends dental lectures, meetings, and conventions to stay informed of new techniques, the latest products, and the newest equipment that a modern dental office can utilize to provide state-of-the-art dental care. Dr. Rivas is also an active member of the San Antonio Study Club and the University of Texas San Antonio. Outside the Office A native of the Dominican Republic, Dr. Rivas currently resides in San Antonio with his wife and two adorable children. When he is not in the office attending to patients, Dr. Rivas loves spending time with his family and friends, cooking, fishing and biking. He is also a passionate baseball fan!

Huebner Dental

9820 Huebner Rd Ste 107

San Antonio, TX 78240
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Ameritas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Careington International
  • Cigna
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Dental
  • DenteMax
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Guardian

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Care Philosophy

As a dental practice, we are true believers that preventive care and education are the keys to ideal dental health. We strive to provide “dental health care” instead of "disease care." That’s why Dr. Rivas focuses on thorough exams and your entire body’s well-being.

Building a foundation of trust by treating you as a special individual is vital to our success. We understand how uneasy you may feel about your dental visits, and we can make a difference by providing a relaxing and positive experience. Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with excellent, personalized care and service to make your visits as comfortable and pleasant as possible.

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Practice Areas

  • Family Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dentistry
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Sedation Dentistry
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Alveolar Bone Loss
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Bleeding Gums
  • Bone Loss
  • Broken Tooth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Clicking of Temporomandibular Joint
  • Cold Sore
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cosmetic Peridontal Problems
  • Cracked Tooth
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dental Tissue Neoplasm
  • Dental Trauma
  • Dentinogenesis Imperfecta
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Tooth Socket
  • Edentulism
  • Excessive Tooth Wear
  • Exostoses
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Halitosis
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Oral Infection
  • Orofacial Pain
  • Periodontitis
  • Plaque
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Receding Gums
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • TMJ
  • Tartar Buildup
  • Teething
  • Tender Gums
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Decay Caused by Acid Attack
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Malformation
  • Toothache

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Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Arestin® Therapy
  • Athletic Mouthguards
  • Bite Adjustment
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bone Regeneration Procedure
  • Ceramic Dental Crowns
  • Composite Fillings
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Cosmetic Contouring (Dental)
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Crown Lengthening
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Filling
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Procedure
  • Dental Prophylaxis
  • Dental Prophylaxis, Adult
  • Dental Prophylaxis, Child
  • Dental Restoration
  • Dental Sealant
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Denture Repair
  • Dentures
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Fluoride Varnish
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Implant-Supported Bridge
  • Implant-Supported Crown
  • Implant-Supported Dentures
  • Intraoral Camera
  • Laser Treatment for Dental Fillings
  • Limited Gum Surgery
  • Local Anesthesia
  • Moderate Sedation
  • Mouthguards
  • Nightguard
  • Nitrous Oxide Administration
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Oral Conscious Sedation
  • Osseous Surgery
  • Panoramic and Cephalometric Digital Dental X-Rays
  • Panorex FMX
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Periodontal Exam
  • Physical Examination
  • Pocket Depth Measurement
  • Porcelain Bridge
  • Porcelain Crown
  • Porcelain Fixed Bridges
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Prophy Jet Air Polishing
  • Prosthetic
  • Removable Appliances
  • Removal of Bone Spur
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Root Canal
  • Root Planing
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Sinus Augmentation
  • Special Needs Patients-General Care
  • Sterilization
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Polishing
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Tooth-Conserving Dentistry
  • Ultrasonic Dental Cleaning
  • Upper Dentures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • New York University / College Of Dentistry
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Rivas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rivas to family and friends
4.9
based on 107 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Rivas' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
in Austin TX |
Great dentist!!! I travel all the way from Austin to come and get my cleaning!! Excellent service!! And very honest.. I highly recommend it !!
San Antonio, TX |
Best Dentist in the area, he answered all my concerns, and the best thing no pain at all. The staff just shine; prices are very reasonable and affordable. So happy with Dr. Rivas and his practice, I recommend 100%. A+++
in San Antonio, TX |
Great family Dentist, very professional. Beautiful treatment areas and helpfull assistants!
in San Antonio, TX |
My husband and I really enjoy visiting Dr. Rivas and his staff. They are so friendly and always have a big smile on their faces. They treat patients kindly and respectfully and will give you the best care. We highly recommend Dr. Rivas because he is a great professional and a great human being.
San Antonio, TX |
I have been a patient of dr Rivas 5 years and he been so nice and friendly . He explains everything before proceeding any work.
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Dr. Rivas accepts 23 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Dental DPPO
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Ameritas
    Ameritas PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Careington International
  • Cigna
  • CompBenefits Corp.
    Advantage Plus
    CompBenefits Corp. PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Dental
    Delta Dental PPO
    Delta Dental Premier
  • DenteMax
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Guardian
    DentalGuard Preferred
  • Humana
    Humana PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MetLife
    MetLife PDP
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
    Dental PPO
  • Principal Life
  • Tricare
  • United Concordia
    Advantage Plus PPO
    National Fee-for-Service
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Dental

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