Dr. Candida Castillo graduated from The University of Rhode Island with a BS in dental hygiene. She pursued her professional goals at Boston University School of Dental Medicine where she earned her DMD and a CAGS for her residency . She was awarded the Dr. Cummings Award for her dedication and unique love for dentistry. During her residency, she was awarded with the outstanding clinical proficiency. Dr. Castillo is a gifted clinician; her interdisciplinary approach to dentistry is founded in her clinical experience and in her continuing education from world renown educators and leaders such as the Dawson Center and Spear Education. Through the years, she has traveled to dental meetings and conferences seeking out continuums in both general holistic and cosmetic dentistry. Through these numerous hours of continuing education she has built on her foundation of creating healthy, beautiful smiles. She has learned the most current techniques for all aspects of holistic dentistry, providing safe amalgam removal and a linking the body-mouth-connection. Dr. Candida Castillo is a FELLOW of the Academy of General Dentistry. An honor bestowed upon only 9% of dentists in the country. In addition, Dr. Castillo is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the American Dental Association. Dr. Castillo creates awareness of the importance of good oral health by volunteering in the community. She volunteers at the Providence Rescue Mission, RI Mission of Mercy, New England Lupus Foundation, and other health fairs throughout the year. Dr. Castillo has been voted by her peers “RI TOP DENTISTS”, in RI montly Magazine since 2015. She has a unique practice philosophy that patients recognize the second they walk through the door. Whether looking for general, family, or cosmetic dentistry in Rhode Island, Dr. Castillo looks forward to giving you an awesome experience.