Dr. Rista received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from the University of Scranton before pursuing his dental education at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
Since graduation, he has provided care to the community for the past 30 years. Dr. Rista practices a full scope of general dentistry with an emphasis on preventative, restorative, and cosmetic Dentistry. He regularly completes continuing education courses to expand his knowledge and is Invisalign® certified.
He was voted Ocean Counties’ Best Dentist’ in 2003 and 2004 by the Asbury Park Press Readers’ Choice Awards. In 2017 he was also voted a ‘Top Dentist’ by Monmouth Health and Life Magazine.
Dr. Rista has three sons: Brian, Matthew, and Patrick. Away from the practice, his interests are family, sports, music, and personal fitness.