Judith M. Medina Rivera, DMD

Was born and raised in the beautiful island of Puerto Rico.  She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Puerto Rico School of Dental Medicine receiving the Pierre Fauchard Academy distinction for her outstanding academic achievements in dentistry.  She completed a Post Graduated General Practice Residency (GPR) at the Veterans Administration Hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  After finishing her residency, she became part of the medical faculty as a staff dentist at the Ryder Hospital in the city of Humacao, Puerto Rico. She also established her own general dental practice in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico where she practiced for five years.

Dr. Judith M. Medina-Rivera / Currently, she dedicates a hundred percent of her practice to orthodontics and Orofacial Myology.Click image to enlarge

In 2008, she moved to Austin, the place Dr. Medina now considers her new home. Currently, she dedicates her practice to Myofunctional Orthodontics, Orofacial Myology Therapy, preventive dentistry and oral health maintenance.

Doctor Medina is a General Dentist with more than fifteen years of dental career experience.  She has taken extensive continuing education programs in: functional orthodontics, facial orthopedics, orthotropics, TMJ disorders, orofacial myology, myofunctional orthodontics, nutrition,functional medicne and breathing correction.  She is a Fellow and Senior Certified Dental Instructor of the International Association for Orthodontics and member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the Institute for Functional Medicine.  She is also the first Certified Myobrace Provider in the city of Austin. 
 
Out of the office, Dr. Medina enjoys nature, arts, cooking, and music.

Our patients and parents say:

I thought that I would never have nice teeth, now that I’m here still didn’t think no one can fix them, but now I see a lot of improvement. No...

Natalie
Mar 19, 2014