Dentist in Providence, RI

Angell Street Dental Associates

425 Angell Street, Providence, RI 02906

Office Hours

Monday - Friday

7:30am - 5:00pm

Saturday - Sunday


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Providence Dentists at Angell Street Dental on the East Side of Providence, RI place an emphasis on prevention, as well as personalized attention. We offer complete dental services for all ages in a relaxed, comfortable environment, including preventative care, restorations, cosmetic dentistry, Invisalign, and much more. Our team is dedicated to helping you achieve and maintain a healthy smile from age one to 101. Established for over 30 years, we are conveniently located on Angell Street, right in the heart of the East Side of Providence near Wayland Square.

We strive to develop lifelong relationships with our patients by combining the latest dental technology with a professional and compassionate staff. Your whole family will feel right at home. We look forward to meeting you!

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Thomas DePetrillo Dentist in Providence Angell Street Dental Associates

Thomas DePetrillo, DMD

General Dentistry

Dr. Thomas DePetrillo is a graduate of Bishop Hendricken High School. He later received a degree in chemistry from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida. He continued his studies at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts, earning a Doctorate of Medical Dentistry in 1989. Following many years of private practice in Johnston, RI, Dr. DePetrillo joined the team at Angell Street Dental in Providence, RI in 2004. 

Dr. DePetrillo is committed to providing his patients with the highest level of dental care. A lifelong learner, he has attended many renowned advanced dental learning institutions across the country and studied with various experts in his field. He has had extensive training in advanced cosmetic procedures from both The Dawson Academy and The Clinical Mastery Series. He is skilled in all preventative, restorative, and cosmetic procedures and is a Preferred Provider with Invisalign. Dr. DePetrillo is also a certified provider of Botox and Xeomin for esthetic procedures as well as for TMJ and migraine therapy. Dr. DePetrillo has been selected by his peers as a RI Monthly Magazine’s “Top Doc” since 2014. He is a member of the Providence Chapter of the Seattle Study Club. Dr. DePetrillo also donates his time to people in need through the RI Donated Dental Program and has provided free dental care to children through Christina’s Smile Children’s Dental Clinic. He also provides dental care for Veterans through a government-assisted program. Dr. DePetrillo lives in Glocester, RI with his wife, Cheryl, and daughters, Lauren, Julianna, and Jenna. He spends most of his free time practicing traditional Okinawan Karate and learning to play guitar. One of his favorite vacation spots is in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, where he enjoys tasting the local tequila.

Melissa James DMD Dentist in Providence Angell Street Dental Associates

Melissa James, DMD

General Dentistry

Dr. Melissa James earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree along with her Master of Public Health degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her residency nearby at the Providence VA Medical Center, focusing on comprehensive care for veterans and developing complex treatment planning skills. In 2021, she was recognized with both a Community Dentistry and Dental Public Health Award from the American Association of Public Health Dentistry and an Outstanding Achievement in Operative Dentistry Award from The Academy of Operative Dentistry. 

Dr. James is proficient in many aspects of dentistry, including implant restorations, simple and surgical extractions with ridge preservation, operative dentistry, crown and bridge treatment, endodontic therapy, preventative and pediatric dentistry, sealants, and dental exams. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Rhode Island Dental Association, and the Alpha Omega Dental International Dental Society. Dr. James is experienced and certified in minimal sedation dentistry and Invisalign. Recently married, Dr. James enjoys spending time with her husband and traveling together.

Frederick Liu DMD Dentist in Providence Angell Street Dental Associates

Frederick Liu, DMD

General Dentistry

Dr. Frederick Liu earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the Boston University School of Dental Medicine with several honors and awards, including the Quintessence Award for Clinical Achievement in Restorative Dentistry. He completed his residency at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. During his residency, Dr. Liu rotated through all dental specialties, but enjoyed specific focus on esthetic dentistry utilizing CADCAM and restoring all types of implant systems for fixed and removable prosthetics. 

Dr. Liu prides himself on being up to date on the latest dental research and advanced technology. He is a member of the American Dental Association. Dr. Liu is bilingual in English and Mandarin, and quite talented outside of the office. When he’s not performing dentistry, he enjoys cooking, ultimate frisbee, playing both the piano and saxophone, and sketching and painting. Dr. Liu also enjoys volunteer work and mentoring to support the advancing dental community and the community at large.

Charles Riotto DMD Dentist in Providence Angell Street Dental Associates

Charles Riotto, DMD

General Dentistry (Retired)

We want to share a special THANK YOU with Dr. Charlie Riotto for over 40 years of outstanding dentistry and community care. Though we were sad to see Dr. Riotto retire earlier this year in 2022, we are extremely happy for him and wish him the very best in life and health. Congratulations, Dr. Riotto!

For me, the last few months have been a time of thoughtful reflection. After spending three years as a Navy dentist, I have had the pleasure of practicing my passion, this wonderful art/science of dentistry at Angell Street Dental for another thirty-eight years! During this time, many of you have become close friends and it has truly been a pleasure and a privilege caring for you and your families. I feel fortunate to have shared so many years, smiles, and memories with you and yours here at Angell Street Dental.

How can we help?

At Angell Street Dental in Providence, RI, our patients are family. We specialize in preventative care and also offer restorative and cosmetic dentistry, including tooth replacements and prosthodontics. We also maintain your periodontal health and are available for emergency dental care in RI. Our team is dedicated to helping you achieve and maintain a healthy smile.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Our dental office in Providence, RI is conveniently located at 425 Angell Street on the East Side of Providence. Contact our team to make an appointment to meet our Providence dentists. Find directions below on our Map.

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