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Eastgate Dental Centre serves Hamilton in its various dentistry needs. We’ve had several articles written about us in the past by the local newspaper – we encourage you to browse the articles and learn more about both your oral health and our practice. Call us to schedule your appointment.


Meet Our Doctor

Dr. Rival

An active proponent and accomplished practitioner of dental implant treatment, Dr. Rival focuses his practice on implant dentistry, as well as comprehensive restorative and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Rival’s training in intravenous sedation enables his patients to receive extensive restorative procedures in comfort.

Dr. Rival received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery thirty years ago from the University of Toronto and went on to complete a one-year residency program at New Mount Sinai Hospital. He has been an active staff member at Etobicoke General Hospital for the past twenty-five years and at New Mount Sinai Hospital for the past twenty years.

Dr. Rival received a fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry in 1995, and in the year 2000, he distinguished himself by becoming one of only two Canadians to successfully complete a two-year Masters Programme at the University of Florida. Most recently, Dr. Rival was bestowed the status of Fellow at The International Congress of Oral Implantologists, after having completed a comprehensive surgical residency with world-renowned expert, Dr. Carl Misch.

Dr. Rival is a member of The Ontario Study Club Osseointegration, The American Academy of Implant Dentistry, The International Congress of Oral Implantologists and The Canadian Academy of Implant Dentistry.

He has been a long-serving member of the Etobicoke Community where he currently resides with his wife Olga and his three year old son Daniel.

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