222 Jefferson Blvd, Suite 100, Warwick, RI 02888, 401-739-2350

Dentist in Warwick, RI

All our professionals at Jefferson Dental Associates maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

The Staff consist of Registered Dental Hygienists who are thoroughly trained in treating gum problems as well as providing a high degree of dental preventative care. They are continuously taking Continuing education courses in diagnosis and treatment of dental problems in addition all our hygienist have many years' experience in the field. The rest of the dent al staff consists of Certified Dental Assistances who are highly trained to help the doctor to make your experience as easy and gentle as possible. In addition our administrative staffs are also Certified Dental Assistants and are knowledgeable in guiding you through dental insurance benefits as well as explain treatment that has been recommended. They will assist in developing a financial plan so your dental care is affordable.


Melvin Hanzel, DMD
A native Rhode Islander began practicing with his father Dr. Harold Hanzel in 1979 He was born in Providence and was raised in Warwick. Dr. Hanzel has a Ba in biology from the University of Rhode Island and a DMD from The Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He completed a 2 year residency in general practice dentistry at The Brookdale Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn NY. During his tenure at Brookdale he was the Chief Resident in Dentistry from 1978-1979. Brookdale is a teaching hospital of NYU School of Dental Medicine and Dr. Hanzel was a clinical instructor at NYU.

Dr. Richard L Glick
Dr. Richard L. Glick, "Dr. G.," is a 1971 graduate of the Georgetown University School of Dentistry in Washington, DC. Upon graduation he spent two years in the U.S. Air Force as a dentist in the U.S. and overseas.

Dr. Paul M. Kaplan
Dr. Paul M. Kaplan, or Dr. Root, as he is affectionately known in this area, has been practicing as an Endodontist (Root Canal Therapy Specialist) for fifteen years. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's School Of Dental Medicine, as well as the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education. He received his specialty certificate in Endodontics from the University Of Buffalo School Of Dental Medicine.  Additionally, while at the University of Buffalo; he was awarded a Master of Science degree in Oral Sciences for research he completed in the field of Digital Subtraction Radiography.

Andrea Gbenta-Drimbarean
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