Continuing a Legacy of Care and Compassion in Bakersfield.
Our team at Riar Dental Arts enjoys taking care of patients who quickly become friends and family. With a focus on conservative care and patient education Dr. Riar loves to see families in the community achieve their healthiest smiles with treatments that are gentle and comfortable. As young patients grow up and new patients come in, Riar Dental Arts will continue to be a home for the local community.
When Dr. Riar was only five years old his family made Bakersfield a place to call home.
A young but ever-spirited Dr. Riar began his education at Sing Lum Elementary, Lakeside Middle and Stockdale High School, where he then spent many weeks job-shadowing an orthopedic surgeon and dentist. As his passion for dentistry grew he attended undergrad at UCLA and went on to graduate from dental school at Case Western. As he continues providing the Bakersfield community with a familial level of care, Dr. Riar is proud to be your family’s local dentist.
Dominique assists Dr. Riar in most of his procedures, he says that half the time she knows what he’s thinking before even he does! If you have any questions regarding your dental care she’ll be sure to help!
As a Registered Dental Assistant Brianna will be your go to for all things dental health. Her easygoing attitude will help you commit to flossing for good and will keep your teeth in their best condition thanks to her care.
When you call in to schedule your appointment you’ll speak with our amazing Receptionist Minerva. She can help you figure your schedule with ours and makes coming to the dentist easy start to finish.
Krystal is the organization and insurance specialist – she creates an atmosphere that keeps Dr. Riar and the patient family smiling at all times. When she’s not managing the office she assists patients in creating their customized dental plans.
Patients Come First
Your health and comfort is the number one focus of our dentist no matter what your dental needs. By using the best tools and methods of modern dentistry, Dr. Riar and his team teach each patient on conservative and preventive treatments that are honest and dependable. Your quality care at home leads to having no uncomfortable surprises or multiple appointments, though we certainly wouldn’t mind seeing your smile more often than not. The care at Riar Dental Arts is focused on what is best for your oral health, so you can have the benefits and feel of a beautiful smile for years to come.
Dr. Riar is by far the best dentist I've ever had.
He is extremely personable, explains treatments and options thoroughly and is extremely skilled. His office staff are also personable and competent in their jobs. Love the updated office.
The best dental service that I ever received.
From the front desk, the dental assistant and Dr Riar, everyone was exceptional kind and professional.
Dr. Riar's office was the best in the SF bay before relocating to Bakersfield.
Dr. Riar was extremely professional and provided an excellent quality to his services. Very friendly and even had a sense of humor! I highly recommend him!
Dr. Riar has won me over!
His kindness and professional staff make me feel comfortable that changing dental offices after over 35 years was a good decision.
My favorite dentist ever!
Professional & extremely friendly! A+++ welcoming staff! Newest technology! Prompt service! And ORTHODONTICS TOO! I LOVE GOING TO Dr. Riar's office!
I've never had an experience like that at a dentist!
I was greeted very warmly by the staff, and sat down in what felt like a starship. There was so much tech! Dr. Riar walked me through everything using digital x-rays.
Thank you for great 6 week visits Dr. Riar!
My daughter started her ortho with Dr. Riar in Jan. 2016 an I've seen so much progress within that time the staff is great.
I feel very lucky to have him as my dentist.
Riar and staff are very friendly and accommodating. Riar takes a personal interest in his patients, explains all your options.
I will definitely go back.
Very nice staff looks out for your best doctor very friendly knowledgeable and will try to help any way can instead of just giving you one option gives you more then one.
Dr. Riar has taken this practice to the next level.
I liked the previous dentist but I love Dr Riar. He takes the time to explain everything so thoroughly & is so down to earth & personal. I will not ever leave this practice.
Dr. Riar, you have earned the place as OUR family dentist.
Dr. Riar took the time to sit down with me to let me know what to expect during my procedure. The whole staff made me feel as if I was very important to them!
Our Commitment to the
At Riar Dental Arts we build relationships of trust and comfort. Our team gets to know each of our patients on an individual level to provide exceptional care with their specific needs in mind. Whether we are placing custom dental implant restorations or delivering specialized orthodontic treatments, our state-of-the-art methods keep patient care and comfort in mind.
An Office Designed for You
Family Comforts From The Office
Whether it’s sharing homemade cookies and tamales over the holidays or catching up with family stories your visit to Riar Dental Arts will feel like home. Our soft-colored office of grays and blues are calming in an atmosphere designed for relaxation and comfort. As you sit for only a short moment in our waiting room our staff is quick to prepare your room for a pleasant visit and answer any of your questions. When you set an appointment with us we’re happy to welcome you to a community of support.
A Promise From
“As a Bakersfield native, I consider it a great privilege to be able to come home and care for the oral health of all my friends, family and neighbors. Growing up in a tight-knit community like Bakersfield has taught me the importance of quality care and a friendly demeanor. I work diligently to make sure that I uphold the values and ethics instilled in me by all my teachers from Sing Lum Elementary, Lakeside Middle, and Stockdale High School to provide dentistry that is gentle and builds pleasant long-lasting relationships."
Dr. Tanveer Riar
Dr. Tanveer Riar