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Dr. Edward Riggins




A native of Poughkeepsie, Dr. Riggins graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1975. He was licensed to practice in the State of New York in March 1976. Dr. Riggins researched the immunology of surgical tooth transplantation with Dr. Peter Robinson, and has since taken thousands of hours of continuing education courses and seminars.

Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care. As a dental professional, Dr. Riggins stays up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for his patients. He is a true general dentist, practicing ALL aspects of general dentistry including oral surgery, endodontics and orthodontics. As a doctor, he recognizes that his patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in him and his team. That is just one reason why he values each and every patient relationship. 










American Dental Association

Academy of General Dentistry

Ninth District Dental Society

Dutchess County Dental Society member

Dutchess County Dental Society President 2015- 2016

American Society For The Study of Orthodontics

Psi Omega

Taconic DDSO-Attending Dentist 1978-1999

Taconic DDSO-Director of Dental Services 1999-present

Certification in Dental Enteral Conscious Sedation 5/16/08

N.Y.State Task Force on  Special Dentistry-founding member      


N.Y.State Task Force on Special Dentistry- Sub-Committee Chair   

 for  Best Practices

Product/Technology lecturer, N.Y.State Taskforce on Special


BICON Dental Implant Certification

Top Dentist Honor in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015