Dr. Ripa was born and raised in Moscow, Russia and he speaks both Russian and English fluently. He received his D.D.S. degree from Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine in New York. He has been practicing clinical dentistry for over 20 years and now practices teeth dentistry in his office in Bay Harbor Islands FL 33154 near Miami. Since graduating from this highly regarded institution, he has taken many post-graduate courses in cosmetic and implant dentistry. His emphasis is on patient teeth comfort as well as keeping up-to-date with the latest advancements in dentistry which enable him to provide his patients that come to his office with the best quality of care in the field.