He believes that his success lies in exceeding the patients expectations with an optimal treatment plan and device to offer the most efficient and convenient appliance for each particular case. “If my patients are happy, I am happy and it works!!!!!”
He is very involved in his community and gives talks to elementary students from schools in San Francisco, to create consciousness among parents and students about the relevance of reducing oral habits and their influence on the malformation of the craniofacial complex.
When not in at his office, Dr. Riaño spends his time with his wife Anne and his three kids; Maria Camila, Sebastián, and Pablo. He enjoys playing soccer with his kids, backpacking, camping, rock-climbing and hiking. His favorite spot is Pinnacles National Park because there is lots of wildlife and incredible camping.
After a few years of private practice in Orthodontics in Colombia and teaching at the Javeriana University, Dr. Riaño moved to San Francisco, California to continue further studies at the University of the Pacific. Since 2009, he has been gearing his private practice towards aesthetic orthodontics by introducing 3M Incognito® lingual braces and Invisalign® for adults and Invisalign Teen®. He is currently an Elite Invisalign® Provider and Premier Provider of Incognito®. He is a speaker for the Incognito 3M Golden Circle of Excellence in which orthodontists from around the world share their expertise.