Dr. Rivers is a 1969 graduate of Charleston Southern University and a 1974 graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine. He completed his prosthodontic residency at the College of Dental Medicine, MUSC in 1980 and received his Masters in Health Sciences degree from the College of Health Related Professions, MUSC, in 1984. Dr. Rivers is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists as well as the American College of Dentists. He is active in both undergraduate and graduate dental education. Dr. Rivers maintains an active intramural practice limited to prosthetics and dental implants. His special interests in patient treatment include complex oral rehabilitation procedures and dental implants for the partially edentulous patient. Dr. Rivers also maintains an active role in Dental Continuing Education specifically on occlusion, fixed Prosthodontics, and dental implants.