Superior Health Through High Quality, Compassionate Care.

Welcome to Rhode Island Dental Arts

Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized, quality dental care that you deserve.

When you visit our office you will experience all that modern dentistry has to offer, including a comprehensive list of general, restorative and cosmetic dental services to meet the  needs of  the whole family. Our goal is to assist each patient in achieving and maintaining long term dental health and a beautiful smile.

Part of our commitment to serving our patients includes providing information that helps them to make a  more informed decision about their oral health needs.  This website is a resource we hope you’ll find both useful and interesting.

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News and Information

Warwick Beacon: Fewer Dentists Seen as a Pending Crisis

With dentists aging, nearly frozen insurance reimbursement rates and not keeping pace with increasing costs, and fewer people choosing to go into the profession, “we’re sort of at a tipping point” says Rhode Island Dental Association president, Dr. Frederick Hartman, DMD Oral Surgery Service. Hartman sees what’s happening first hand. He’s one of 22 oral […]

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Dentistry Crisis in Rhode Island! An Open Letter from Rhode Island Dental Association President, Dr. Fred Hartman

Dentistry is in a crisis! But we can turn things around in Rhode Island if we work together! An alarming 25% of dentists are over 65, while a total of 37% of dentists are over 60. This is extremely concerning. Year after year, dentists will start to retire. It’s already a hard job, especially with […]

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APCO-X UV Systems Now Installed To Elevate Protection Of Our Patients And Staff

It may be a long time before things return to normal. Masks, hand sanitizer and social distancing are here to stay for the foreseeable future. Live sporting events, concerts and a trip to the movies will never be the same again. As we navigate through these uncertain times it is important that we remain vigilant […]

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Meet Our Dentists


Dr. Shihadeh and his assistants changed my life. I have so much confidence! I feel like a new person!


Dr. Ib is young and on top of the latest trends. I am very happy with his work.


Excellent dentists and staff, I've been a patient for 25 years!


Dr. Puerini Jr is kind and considerate and is surrounded by a professional and caring staff. Best of all, he gives the least uncomfortable “shots” of anyone I have ever gone to.

115 Budlong Road
Cranston, RI 02920