Meet John J. Riehs, DDS
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About John J. Riehs, DDS

Dr. John J. Riehs was born and raised in La Grange, Texas. He attended Oklahoma Christian University and played on a tennis scholarship from 1990-1994. During his collegiate tennis career, he was named NAIA All-American, as well as NAIA Academic All-American.

After graduating summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Oklahoma Christian University, Dr. Riehs earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

He was an Omicron Kappa Upsilon scholarship recipient during dental school, achieved many academic and clinical awards, and graduated magna cum laude.

After graduation, Dr. Riehs moved to Edmond, Oklahoma, where he practiced general dentistry as an associate in private practice. Five years later, he returned to his Texas roots and followed his passion for working with children. He pursued and received his postdoctoral certificate in pediatric dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in 2007. After graduation, Dr. Riehs returned to Dallas to start his pediatric dental career and raise his children, Jacob and Hayden.


Dr. Riehs is currently a member of

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Texas Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Texas Dental Association

Educational Qualification

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Summa cum Laude | Oklahoma Christian University, 1994
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery, Manga cum Laude| University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 1998
  • Pediatric Dental Residency | University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 2007
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