Dr. Heather Lariviere was born in Sturgeon Falls and lived in Toronto and Sudbury. She attended Laurentian University for 2 years in the Biochemistry Undergraduate Program, after which Dr. Lariviere obtained her Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry in 2002. Following graduation, Dr. Lariviere worked as an associate dentist for 2 years in Sudbury and 4 years in Timmins, before relocating to Sturgeon Falls. Dr. Lariviere enjoys travel and spending time with family and her pets.