Dr. Rico grew up in the Sacramento area in the small town of Dixon, CA. His small town values drive his belief in quality, affordable dental care. After graduating from California State University, Sacramento, with a degree in Molecular Biology and Chemistry, Dr. Rico received his dental training at UCLA, School of Dentistry, graduating in 2000 with numerous awards.
After completing his D.D.S. degree, Dr. Rico spent numerous years enhancing his skills in all phases of dentistry while in private practice in Pasadena, CA. Under the guidance of very skilled and experienced dentists, he continued to learn and develop his passion for cosmetic, restorative and implant dentistry. Dr. Rico brings both practical knowledge from years of performing cosmetic and restorative procedures, and the ability and desire to stay at the forefront of oral