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Building Strong Smiles for Rhode Island Families

Dr. Barkin has been providing quality dental care for Rhode Island families since 1985, and he and his staff of highly experienced and caring professionals are dedicated to providing you and your family with the excellent, thorough, complete, and affordable oral health care that you deserve.

Dr. Barkin and his efficient staff understand and respect your busy schedule; therefore, you can count on him and his team to promptly address and treat your dental concerns -large or small - within a personalized and friendly environment.

Dr. Barkin and his team respect your time, and will never waste it.  Dr. Barkin's hygiene team is committed to keeping your entire mouth healthy, and is devoted to helping you determine the best plan for maintaining optimal preventative oral homecare.

Because Dr. Barkin works only with exceptional dental labs, and uses only the finest aesthetic materials available, you can be assured that no matter what type of dentistry you require, you will always receive the best oral health care possible. Moreover, Dr. Barkin utilizes only the most comprehensive and thorough sterilization system, coupled with an in-office dedication to cleanliness and hygiene that guarantees you worry-free dental care.

As your dental health professionals, Dr. Barkin and his outstanding staff want you to be confident knowing that they are a team of highly trained and skilled clinicians who pride themselves in providing exceptional and personalized dental care services for Rhode Islanders that keep Rhode Island families’ smiles healthy.

We’ll Provide You With That Winning Smile!

Meet Dr. Barkin

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  • Dr.
    Richard A. Barkin DDS

    Richard A. Barkin DDS was born and raised in Massapequa, New York, and has been a resident of Rhode Island since 1985. In 1981, he graduated from George Washington University summa cum laude with a B.A. in Chemistry/Zoology,

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  • Veneers

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  • Fillings

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  • Sealants

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  • Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient

    Patient Rights You have a right to choose your own dentist and schedule an appointment in a timely manner. You have a right to know the education and training of your dentist and the dental care team. You have a right to arrange to see the dentist every time you receive dental treatment, ...

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  • Overview

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  • Toothaches

    Simple toothaches can often be relieved by rinsing the mouth to clear it of debris and other matter. Sometimes, a toothache can be caused or aggravated by a piece of debris lodged between the tooth and another tooth. Avoid placing an aspirin between your tooth and gum to relieve pain, because the dissolving ...

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  • Introduction

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  • Your First Dental Visit

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  • Medications

    Some dental procedures, such as tooth extractions and oral surgery, may call for our office to prescribe medications before or after a procedure. These medications are used to prevent or fight an infection, or to relieve any post-operative discomfort and pain. For these reasons, it is extremely important ...

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Monday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:30 am-8:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

7:30 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

7:30 am-3:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed