Tyler L. Phelan

Tyler grew up in North Kingstown, Rhode Island. After completing high school at Bishop Hendricken he attended the University of Rhode Island obtaining his Bachelors degree in Biological Sciences. Throughout his four years at URI he was a member of the lacrosse team. During one of his practices he chipped his tooth in half. This…

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Alisha Rivera, RDH

Alisha has been practicing dental hygiene since 2007 when she received her associate’s degree from the Community College of RI, she joined the Exquisite Smiles team in 2017. She enjoys volunteering at yearly events such as Yankee and Mission of Mercy. She resides in Pawtucket with her husband JJ and Bean, her Yorkie Terrier mix.…

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Amy Santos, CDA, BS

Amy has been in the dental field for 17 years and has been a part of the Exquisite Smiles team since 2012. She received her bachelors degree from Rhode Island College and became a certified dental assistant from DANB.  The parts she enjoys most of her job is helping educate her patients as well as…

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Goretti Picozzi

Goretti has been in the dental field for over 20 years. She has been part of the Exquisite Smiles team since 2015. She interacts very well with patients and enjoys educating them of their oral health. Mostly, she takes pride in patient care and making them at ease in the dental chair. In her free…

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Debbie Lloyd, RDH

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Debbie has 36 years experience, 10 as a certified dental assistant and 27 as a registered dental hygienist. She enjoys getting to know her patients and helping them achieve and maintain a healthy smile for life.

Jennifer Melo, RDH, BS

Biography Jennifer has been working with Dr. Phelan and the Exquisite Smiles team since 2011. She has earned her BSDH from Vermont, and aspires to earn her Masters degree. She is an active member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association, and enjoys her profession and helping patients! Jen resides in Southeast MA with her husband…

Deb Phelan

Biography Deb has been in the dental field for 30 years. She specializes in insurance coordination and reaching out to the help the staff in any way she can. She enjoys gardening, fitness, reading and walking her two golden retrievers. She enjoys traveling with Dr. Phelan and spending time with their two boys Mike and…

Sue Duarte

Biography Sue joined our team in 2009; she has been in the dental field for over 29 years. Her knowledge on dentistry combined with her compassion for people offers everyone the assurance that their dental needs are met with their best interest in mind. Exquisite Smiles is proud to have Sue as a leader of…

Jennifer Phillips

Biography Jennifer has been working with patients in the dental field for over 20 years and has been part of the Exquisite Smiles team since 2006. In our office, she manages patient’s treatment, insurance and finance. Most importantly she takes pride in patient care and values their relationships. Personally, she has served in the U.S…

James M. Phelan

Biography Dr. James M. Phelan,D.M.D., M.A.G.D is a Master AGD, an honor bestowed upon approximately three percent of all dentists. He is a member of Continuum V of the Pankey Institute, a premier program in dental education. Dr. Phelan is a 1983 graduate of Tufts School of Dental Medicine, and a 1983 Pierre Fauchaud Academy…