Dr. Rihal graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1995 with a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree.
He is a past President of the Manitoba Dental Association (2013) and is the current Chair of the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada (CDAC). He further serves as an executive board member of the National Dental Examining Board of Canada (NDEB).
He is a part-time clinical and didactic instructor for the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Manitoba and a fellow of the International College of Dentists (ICD), the Pierre Fauchard Academy, and the American College of General Dentists. He is a Principle partner at the Assiniboine Dental Group in Winnipeg Manitoba.