Dentist in Providence, RI

Capitol Hill Dental

276 Smith Street, Providence, RI 02908

Your Family Dentist in Providence, Rhode Island

The dentist examines the patient's teeth.

At Capitol Hill Dental in Providence RI, we believe in treating people, not just teeth! We’re proud to provide quality family dentistry in Providence, RI, and to patients nearby Providence. Here at our dental practice, we treat your family like our family. Our office is conveniently located between Providence College and The Rhode Island State House & Capitol Building on Smith Street in Providence, RI—just minutes from I-95, Providence’s Smith Hill neighborhood, and Downcity PVD. We’ve been caring for families for over 30 years, and strive to develop lifelong relationships with our dental patients by combining the latest dental technology with a professional and compassionate staff.

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Are you looking for a new dentist in Providence, RI? We’re accepting new patients and would be happy to meet you and your family. Contact our office to discuss your needs and book an appointment! 

Capitol Hill Dental Savings Plan

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Simple, affordable dental savings plans for individuals and immediate family members, provided by Capitol Hill Dental in Providence, RI.


Colonial Dental Plan
$ 299
per year includes:
  • 1 Regular Exam
  • Routine x-rays
  • One Oral Screening
  • 2 Cleanings
  • 2 Flouride Treatments
  • Up To 20% Off Other Treatments
  • $40 off additional immediate family members
$695 value!

Meet Your Dentists in Providence, RI

Joe Absi, DMD

Joseph Absi, D.M.D.

General Dentistry

Dr. Joseph Absi was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts. Staying true to his roots, he earned a biology degree from UMASS Boston and his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Boston University. He completed his AEGD at a community health center in Dorchester, MA through NYU Langone. Dr. Absi is proficient in many aspects of dentistry, including operative, fixed and removable prosthodontics, periodontics, endodontics, and oral surgery including alveoloplasty and socket preservation.

Dr. Absi has experience with a medically diverse patient population, including children and adults, patients who do not speak English, patients with neurodevelopment disorders and disabilities, and those with varying socioeconomic statuses. Dr. Absi is certified and experienced with CAD/CAM technologies and Invisalign. 

Fun fact—Dr. Absi worked as a graphic designer before pursuing dentistry! His passions include art and serving the community, and he enjoys cooking, board games, and backpacking when he’s not practicing dentistry. Dr. Absi also enjoys languages, and while fluent in his native English, can understand beginner-level Spanish, German, and Haitian Creole.

General Dentistry
Dr. Farah Alayyoubi received her dual BA/DMD degree from Boston University. With both of her parents in the medical field, she also knew she wanted to pursue a career in health care. By combining her desire to serve her community and her great eye for detail, she began her pursuit in the field of dentistry. During her time at Boston University, she minored in Public Health and interned at the World Dental Federation headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. Here she took part in global oral health initiatives and worked on the Noma Classification system.

In dental school, Dr. Alayyoubi volunteered at numerous screening events and homeless shelters around the local Boston area including “Healing our Collaborative Community”, “Rosie’s Place” and several others. After dental school, she elected to further her education by completing an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program in New York where she was able to improve her skills as a dentist.

Dr. Alayyoubi is passionate about treating her patients like family and enjoys learning about their life experiences and backgrounds. She individualizes her approach to each of her patients, ensuring that she is able to help them achieve their goals and desires. Dr. Alayyoubi’s approach to dentistry includes treating her patients as a whole and targeting healthier habits and preventive approaches for long-term healthy smiles. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering at her local community garden, baking, and spending time with her friends and family.

Everyone was very professional and caring. Dr. Farah is excellent. Definitely recommend this place.
—Jenny G.
Dr. Negar Harraji is an Endodontist specializing in complex root canals and problems of the dental pulp and tissues surrounding the root. She holds a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Endodontics after completing her specialized residency training at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine at Boston University. Her training has covered all advanced aspects of conventional and surgical endodontics including the use of high-tech instruments and the microscope. She has lectured and mentored many of her juniors, has defended and presented on various research topics, and continues to be involved in academic dentistry.

Dr. Harraji is coming from Los Angeles where she obtained a Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at the University of Southern California (USC). She is a member of the American Association of Endodontics and remains active in the professional community.

Her approach to patients embodies her international upbringing, a very personal empathetic touch, and the pragmatism and focus of her engineering background. Before dentistry, Dr. Harraji has completed both a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.) and a Master of Engineering (M. Eng.) in Industrial Engineering. She completed her Masters at the University of Toronto and has an extensive background in leadership, innovation, and technology, and brings that sophistication to her everyday clinical practice. Dr. Harraji’s priority though has been her patients, enjoying and dedicating time to assist those in need, including volunteering abroad to deliver dental care in underserved regions including treatment planning, prophylaxis, oral hygiene instruction, sealants, restorative dentistry, and nutritional counseling. In her free time, she loves to exercise and is an avid swimmer, cyclist, and amateur runner. She loves to explore new hiking trails and enjoys good food.

Dr. Sylvia Nagy is a board-certified Periodontist with over 30 years of experience in Dentistry. She completed her undergraduate work at the University of Maine in Farmington then graduated from Temple University School of Dentistry (cum laude) in 1995. She served as a general dentist in the U. S. Navy for 5 years and was selected by the Navy to study Periodontics and Implant Dentistry in 2000.
Dr. Nagy completed her Periodontics and Implant Dentistry residency at Louisiana State University (LSU) in New Orleans. She also has a Master’s degree in Oral Biology from LSU, is a diplomat of the American Academy of Periodontology, and is a member of the Northeastern Society of Periodontists. She retired from the Navy in October 2017 after 22 years. Dr. Nagy is married and has five children whom she loves spending time with! She also enjoys photography, cooking, watching sports, and bowling.

How can we help?

At Capitol Hill 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.

Patient Testimonials

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Frequently Asked Questions

No, we do not accept it. We do accept most major insurances and offer convenient savings and payment plans. Please see our Insurance and savings plans or contact our office if you have additional questions.
We offer FREE teeth whitening to qualifying new patients. Book your appointment today to learn more!
We sure do! Visit our Savings Plan page to enroll today.
Yes, we do! If you’d like to straighten your teeth without metal or wire braces, book your appointment for a consultation today.
Yes, you can. Please contact our office to make sure we accept your insurance or savings plan and book an available appointment for the service you require.
“White” fillings or composite fillings are made from a composite resin that is both safe, and easy to apply. Best of all it matches the natural color of your teeth for a seamless smile. “Silver” fillings or amalgam fillings can be more apparent and difficult to hide if you aren’t a fan of the way they look. Book your appointment today!

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