Dr. Michelle L. Rivera was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She attended the University of Puerto Rico in Rio Piedras where she obtained her Bachelors Degree in Science. She then continued her education at the University of Puerto Rico School of Dentistry where she completed training obtaining her degree in Doctor in Dental Medicine in June of 2000.
Soon after graduating from dental school, she moved to Virginia Beach where she practiced dentistry in Little Creek Naval Base providing dental care to the United States Navy Seals. Dr. Rivera practiced dentistry for three years in Saginaw, Michigan before moving to Boca Raton, Florida. Since moving to Boca Raton in 2006, she’s been practicing dentistry with Dr. Ortlieb and became an owner of Deerfield Beach Partners in Dentistry in 2011.