Dr. Rick Parigini is a fourth-generation native of northern Nevada; he received his undergraduate degree from University Nevada Reno and attended Dental and Orthodontic School in San Francisco at University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, graduating 1994 and 1996 respectively. Dr. Parigini followed in his uncle's (Dr. Thomas Pitts) footsteps and took over his Minden orthodontic practice in 1998.
Dr. Parigini keeps current with the latest technology, including digital radiography and photography, as well as computerized treatment cards and computerized treatment planning, in order to insure the most advanced treatment available.
Dr. Parigini stays abreast of the most advanced techniques and information in the industry. He belongs to many study clubs, both local and national, and feels learning and teaching are of utmost importance. Dr. Parigini has lectured to both local and regional dental groups in the area of early treatment. He has held offices in regional and state dental societies. He is the past president of the Nevada Orthodontic Society.
He enjoys many local outdoor activities, including snow and water skiing, cross country skiing, bicycling, tennis, golf, and weight lifting.
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