Dr. Pratt is a graduate of Boston University, having earned a B.A. in biology. She continued her studies at the University of Connecticut, where she earned her Doctorate of Dental Medicine. Dr. Pratt practiced as an associate of Dr. Dimitri Ganim then partnered with Dr. McManus, and now leads Pratt Family Dentistry.
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Dr. Pratt continues to stay current with regular continuing education courses, including:
It is with great pleasure that we welcome Dr. Kaja Puerini to our practice.
Dr. Puerini is a graduate of Penn State University and a 2005 graduate of Temple University School of Dentistry. A Rhode Island resident since that time, she is married to Dr. Stephen J. Puerini, who is also a dentist. Together they are the busy parents of elementary aged triplets.
Prior to starting her family, Dr Puerini served as Dental Director of Thundermist Health Center in West Warwick from 2005 until 2009. Following the invaluable experience gained there she has managed to balance her time between private practice and the joy of raising three energetic children.
In addition to her broad experience, Dr. Puerini brings to the practice a love of dentistry and a passion for excellence. She believes that an informed patient is a vital component in the delivery of quality dental care and makes certain that her patients are treated with kindness and professionalism at every visit.
Dr. Cristina Barron earned her Bachelors of Science degree at The Florida State University with emphasis in Nutrition with Exercise Physiology. She went on to pursue a Biology double major at the University of South Florida and then a Doctorate in Dental Medicine from the Boston University School of Dental Medicine in 2005, where she received the Delta Dental Award and recognition for her commitment to Public Health. Two years later she completed her post doctoral residency at Lutheran Medical Center, where she earned an Advanced Education in General Dentistry certificate while providing care to an under-served population.
Over the years, Dr Barron has served many families in private practice in the Boston, Providence, and Southern Rhode Island areas providing the highest quality of Comprehensive care.
A lifelong scholar committed to staying on top of the most cutting edge technology that dentistry has to offer and trained by several distinguished national lecturers provides an array of services, including implant dentistry, advanced periodontal-prothetics, Invisalign, Endodontics, Preventative dentistry, simple and surgical extractions with socket preservation, crown and bridge.
In your new patient consultation, she provides you with a full comprehensive work up, a diagnosis and treatment options to help you achieve your goals. Her objective is to provide minimally invasive dentistry with consideration to form and function while placing great emphasis on keeping you comfortable.
Dr Barron has volunteered her time to Rhode Island's Donated Dental Program over the past decade. She is a member of the Seattle Study Club, American Dental Association, Rhode Island Dental Association, Providence Plantations District Society, and Kent County Dental Society. In 2021, Dr Barron was selected by her peers as a Rhode Island Monthly's Magazine's "Top Docs". She resides in Jamestown with her husband James, and three children Sienna, Kyla, and Scarlett. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, running, biking, dancing, yoga, boating and snow sports - pretty much anything outdoors!