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AboutRiverside Dental Center & Beauty Spa

Riverside Dental Center & Beauty Spa is a Rio Rancho based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using advanced dental equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like checkups, teeth cleaning, crowns, veneers and more.

We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Heywood and our team invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 505-346-3186 and experience why our patients think Riverside Dental Center & Beauty Spa is the best dentist in Rio Rancho.

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Dr. Barbara Lewis-Heywood, DDS

Dr. Barbara Lewis-Heywood who likes to be called Dr. Barbara was born in Jamaica but moved to the USA 31 years ago. She studied at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus then transferred to Rutgers University where she completed a major in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. She was on the Dean’s List, a member of the school’s Honor Society, and graduated Magna cum Laude. She then obtained a full academic scholarship to Rutgers Dental School where she obtained her DMD degree.

She moved to New Mexico in 2001 with a 1 month old daughter, who is now 20 years old and currently in her 3rd year in college.

In her spare time Dr. Barbara Loves to garden, read, study her Bible, and talk with her friends. She has a passion for helping women and teenagers to find their best selves by getting to realize their value as children of the most high God. Her dream is to one day own a center where she not only improves people’s smiles but helps them to find their best self through dentistry, facial aesthetics, and emotional healing.