Carol BongiovanniYour Dentist in Wakefield and Westerly, RI

Carol Bongiovanni, D.M.D. (Dr. Bongiovanni) grew up around Aquidneck Island and received a Bachelor of Science Degree from The Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute with a major in Biology. She graduated from Tufts Dental School with a D.M.D. in 1993 and completed her orthodontic residency in 1995. She moved to Marin County, California after graduation and worked full time in a private practice until 2016. In 2017, she moved back to Rhode Island to be closer to her family.

  • Dr. Bongiovanni volunteered as an associate professor in the orthodontic department at the University of the Pacific in San Francisco for 15 years.
  • She was a member of the Marin County Dental Care Society that provides dental care for undeserved children.
  • Her interest in orthodontics started when she had braces as a teenager and was encouraged by her new, healthy smile at the finish of the treatment. Her orthodontist became her inspiration!
  • She enjoys traveling, hiking, skiing, snowboarding and baking for willing recipients!
  • One of her favorite things about moving back home is seeing all four seasons again
Dr. Carol Bongiovanni

Professional Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • American Association of Orthodontics
  • Rhode Island Dental Association
  • Rhode Island Association of Orthodontics
  • South County Dental Society
  • Fellow International College of Dentists

Orthodontists receive an additional 2 to 3 years of specialized education beyond dental school to learn the proper way to align teeth and correct bites. Only those who successfully complete this formal education may call themselves orthodontists, and only orthodontists can be members of the American Association of Orthodontists.

Learn more: aaoinfo.org.

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