Dr. Gary Light, DMD

Dr. Gary Light, DMD

Dentistry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Gary Light, DMD is a dentistry practitioner in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Harvard School Of Dental Medicine in 1986 and practices dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and more.Read his story

189 Waterman St

Providence, RI 02906

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Dr. Light's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Light "Dr. Gary Light was born in Brooklyn, NY and graduated summa cum laude from the State University of New York at Albany and cum laude from The Harvard School of Dental Medicine. He is a member of the Pierre Fauchard dental honor society, the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. He is a former Chairman of the Rhode Island Board of Dentistry and has been an examiner for the North East Regional Board of Examiners since 1992. He has served as a consulting dentist for the Community College of Rhode Island Dental Assisting Program and his office was a training site for dental assistants enrolled in the CCRI dental assisting program. In 1998, he was inducted in to the International College of Dentists, a prestigious honor society for dentists who have made an extraordinary contribution to the profession, and has been recognized by his peers as one of Rhode Island's "Top Dentists" every year in the Rhode Monthly Magazine survey since 2005. Since 2000, he has been the team dentist for the Providence Bruins Hockey Team. Dr. Light practices general, cosmetic, and implant dentistry with a focus on oral rehabilitation/reconstruction and comprehensive dental treatment."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Light "Providing superior dental care in a friendly, modern and comfortable environment"

3  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Implant Dentistry

12  Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Traumatic Injuries

10  Procedures

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  • State University Of Ny At Albany
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Harvard School Of Dental Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • International College Of Dentists
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Light's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Light to family and friends
13 total reviews (1 has a comment)

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Dr. Light's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Over 12 years Doctor Light has always had great energy to see me and while waiting in chair being peeped by other staff , you can hear him interacting with the other patients in the hall and he just puts everyone at ease in a place not many like to have to generally go to a DENTIST !!! Thanks...more
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