Dental Degree (D.D.S.) from UCLA and Orthodontic Specialty Certification from the University of California at San Francisco

Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics (Board-certified)

Associate Clinical Professor at the University of California at San Francisco School of Dentistry and the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry

Leader of Spears Study Club

Editorial Review Board, American Journal of Orthodontists

Member of the California and American Dental Associations

Past President Alameda County Dental Society

Active member of several aesthetic dentistry and dental implantology study clubs

Author of numerous orthodontic journal articles

National and International orthodontic lecturer

Dr. Righellis and his family enjoy many outdoor activities