Dr. Apolonio Lirio, is a graduate from Georgetown University where he was a student athlete on the varsity crew team. Dr. Lirio went on to complete his Master of Science Degree in Biomedical Sciences from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and his Doctorate in Dental Medicine Degree from the Temple University School of Dentistry. Following graduation, he completed his residency in Advanced General Dentistry at Temple University and has taught as an Associate Clinical Professor of Dentistry at Temple University and at the LECOM School of Dental Medicine in Bradenton, FL.
Dr. Lirio has been practicing and teaching dentistry for 13 years and is a member of the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, and a Certified Team Dentist of the Academy of Sports Dentistry with specialized training in dental injury management and athletic mouthguard fabrication. Dr. Lirio currently serves as the Team Dentist for the Riverview High School football, basketball and lacrosse teams in Sarasota, FL by providing professional grade customized mouthguards and emergency dental services for their student athletes.