At Riolo Orthodontics we recognize that every patient has different needs, and we pride ourselves in the courteous service we deliver to each person who walks through our doors. Dr. Riolo believes that the knowledge necessary to create beautiful smiles is gained through a combination of education, practical experience, dedication to lifelong learning.
Dr. Riolo studied mathematics before obtaining his dental degree from the University of Michigan. He then obtained a masters degree and certificate from the University of Detroit Mercy in orthodontics. After his orthodontic training Dr. Riolo earned a PhD in public Health, Epidemiology from the University of Michigan. Dr. Riolo currently teaches orthodontics at the University of Washington, where he is the course director of the interdisciplinary seminar and clinic. His research interests include custom orthodontic appliances and 3D printing. Dr. Riolo also lecture nationally on topics related to aesthetic adult care such as Lingual orthodontics and custom orthodontic appliances.
Dr Riolo is a board-certified orthodontist with over 20 years orthodontic experience, including 11 years of lingual orthodontic experience. We have been awarded the status of “Center for Excellence” by 3M Unitek and Incognito. We are offer a variety of custom lingual appliance for your patients including SureSmile, Harmony and of course Incognito. At Riolo Orthodontics over one third of our patients are treated using lingual appliances. We believe that every patient deserves aesthetic treatment options. We know that any treatment possible with conventional braces on the outside of the teeth can also be provided using lingual braces behind the teeth. We know this, because we prove this, every day in our office.