Dr Riley grew up in Somerset before studying Biochemistry at the University of Southampton. He then completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from King’s College London in 2012. In addition to working in general practice, he has also worked in community dentistry where he gained experience managing anxious adults and children. In 2014 he was awarded the Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties at The Royal College of Surgeons of England. He is also undertaking a post-graduate diploma in endodontics from the UCL Eastman Dental Institute.