About Dr. Small
Mark Small is a life long Rhode Island native. He graduated from Bishop Hendricken High School in 1983 and received a B.A. in Biology from Boston University in 1987. Following his undergraduate degree, he attended Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and graduated in 1991. While at Tufts, he had honors level achievements in many of his classes, including oral diagnosis, oral oncology, removable partial dentures, and didactic endodontics. During his senior year at Tufts, Dr. Small was a student instructor in the Early Clinical Experience Program.
After graduation, Dr. Small did a year long general practice residency at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, CT. During the residency, he sharpened his clinical skills while treating patients in the hospital and the out patient clinic. Following this advanced training, he returned to Rhode Island and worked in several different dental offices throughout the state. He was a clinical instructor at the University of Rhode Island's Department of Dental Hygiene and in 1999 achieved a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry. He is a Fellow in the Pierre Fauchard Academy, a dental honor society and is a Fellow in the International College of Dentistry. He took over Richard Cicchitelli's dental practice in 2001.
Dr. Small is a member of the American Dental Association, the Rhode Island Dental Association, the Cranston Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Small has served as the treasurer, vice-president, and president of the South County Dental Society. He is a past president of the Rhode Island Dental Association and has served as the chairperson of the Council on Dental Benefits Committee, the Scientific Chairperson, Secretary/Treasurer, and Vice President of the Rhode Island Dental Association. Dr. Small is currently serving as the RIDA peer review chairperson. Dr. Small lives in North Kingstown with his wife, Darleen, and his three children, Emily, Timothy, and Samuel.