Dr. Frank DeQuattro is devoted to creating your beautiful smile! He absolutely loves his career choice and the lifelong relationships he has formed with his patients.
- Dr. DeQuattro attended Boston University School of Dental Medicine where he received his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (D.M.D.) degree.
- He graduated magna cum laude and was the Valedictorian of his class as well as the class president.
- He continued his education at Boston University and completed a two-year residency in orthodontics.
- He was selected for membership in the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society and the Pierre Fauchard Academy International Dental Honor Society.
Invisalign Top 1% Diamond Provider
- Dr. DeQuattro was the first orthodontist to be certified by Invisalign in Boston in the year 1999 when Invisalign first started.
- He was selected by Invisalign to participate in their esteemed Alpha group consisting of the top 20 leading orthodontists in the country.
- He has achieved a level of expertise and proficiency using Invisalign that is unmatched in the industry.
- His engineering background puts him at a great advantage in utilizing this high-tech treatment.
Cutting-Edge LightForce Technology
- Dr. DeQuattro is the first orthodontist in Rhode Island to implement the revolutionary LightForce system for truly customized treatments.
- LightForce allows for the creation of 3D-printed brackets that are more discreet, efficient, and versatile than traditional metal braces.
- Treatment with LightForce begins with final outcomes in mind. Every adjustment in dental alignment is preplanned to deliver optimal results.
- The suite of LightForce appliances and digital tools enable Dr. DeQuattro and his expert team to create perfect smiles that predictably exceed expectations.
- 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
From Engineering on the International Space Station to Orthodontic Specialist
- Prior to attending dental school, Dr. DeQuattro was a mechanical engineer for several years and received his Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Rhode Island.
- Dr. DeQuattro has worked on several interesting projects for NASA and the Department of Defense.
- As an engineer for McDonnell Douglas Aerospace Company, he worked on projects for the International Space Station.
- He was also a project engineer for a defense contractor in Newport working on US submarine systems at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center.
Service to Our Country
Dr. DeQuattro is a retired Colonel in the US Army Dental Corps having served in the National Guard. He received his commission in 1983 and has served in the reserves for over 25 years. In 2004, he was called to active duty and served for four months in Iraq. He is a proud veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
On a Personal Note
Dr. DeQuattro is a resident of South Kingstown, RI, where he lives with his wife and three daughters. As a native Rhode Islander, he grew up in Johnston and was active in sports through high school. He enjoys boating, hiking, skiing with his family, and fishing with friends. He keeps active by competing in local running events and practicing heated power yoga. His love of hiking has brought him some amazing experiences such as climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa and Mt. Aconcagua in Argentina. He teaches sailing instruction for the RI Special Olympics and coaches youth soccer.
He is very active in the South Kingstown community and sponsors many local soccer, baseball, and basketball youth teams. He has also performed volunteer humanitarian dental services in impoverished communities in Central America and the Caribbean.