Stephen J. Puerini, Jr., DMD
Dr. Puerini is a graduate of Bishop Hendricken High School in Warwick and Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts. While at Assumption College, he completed a degree in biology and completed the necessary prerequisites for dental school. He attended Temple University Dental School participating in both the pediatric and oral maxillofacial study clubs and received his degree in 2003.
After graduation, he returned to Rhode Island to join the practice of his father, Dr. Stephen J. Puerini, Sr. and his friend and Godfather, Dr. Steven J. Saccoccio in 2003. Since graduation, he continues to devote time to continuing his education keeping current with the advances within the field of dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association and The Rhode Island Dental Association. He is currently a member of the RI Interscholastic League, an organization dedicated to safety in school sports programs. In 2019 he was inducted into the Pierre Fauchard Dental Honor Society, an organization that acknowledges the importance of ethics and honesty in dentistry.
His practice includes, but is not limited to, work with crown and bridge, veneers, CAD/CAM dentistry, soft tissue laser and cosmetic dentistry.
Dr. Puerini enjoys hiking, camping, snowboarding, surfing and anything that involves the outdoors. He lives in Jamestown with his wife and their three children, triplets Luke, Jake and Jane.