Dr. Rick Parigini is a fourth-generation native of Northern Nevada, his great grandfather moved to Nevada from Pisa, Italy in 1905. His grandparents, parents, ad Dr. Parigini attended Sparks High Schiil making his family just one of a dozen that had three generations graduate from the same high school. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Nevada Reno and attended Dental and Orthodontic School in San Fransisco at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, graduating in 1994 and a996 respectively. Dr. Parigini followed in his uncle's (Dr. Thomas Pitts) footsteps and took over his Minden orthodontic practice in 1998.
“Watching mothers, at times, cry when they first see their child's new smile was a real eye-opener to how orthodontics can make a huge impact on people's lives.”
Dr. Parigini keeps current with the latest technology, including digital radiography and photography, as well as computerized treatment cards and computerized treatment planning, 3D imaging, 3D scanner of teeth which eliminates the need for impressions and along with 3D printer technology allows him to make invisible aligners in house. All these technologies insure the most advanced treatment available.
Dr. Parigini has four children and each is very accomplished and remarkable in their own way. He also has the privilege of saying he truly met his soulmate and they have unconditional love for one another. He enjoys many local outdoor activities, in fact, he will tell you he finds true paradise being on snow skis or in the water, wakeboarding, and wake surfing.
We are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our staff is highly skilled, well trained, and strives to provide energetic, fun-loving service to each patient. Our office staff has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We aim to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and want to leave every patient with a feeling of exceptional and incomparable service. The patient's journey through orthodontic care should have just as much impression on them as the impact their new smile brings them for the rest of their life.