Category: News & 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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Welcome Dr. Pickar!

I’m Dr. Dan Pickar and I joined RI Dental Arts on July 27th. We’ve jumped right back into the swing of things by implementing new protocols and vigorous screening techniques to keep our patients and staff in good health during these unfamiliar times. The office is up and running again and I’ve had the pleasure […]

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New APCO-X UV System

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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Accidents Happen!

Accidents happen!  Although we prefer proactive and preventative dentistry, accidents and dental trauma can happen to anyone.  When it does, remain calm and trust that we know how to handle any curve ball life may throw your way.  In this case, Dr. Shihadeh used a conservative technique to provide a long lasting and natural appearing […]

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