• Groton | (860) 449-1023   |   Westerly | (401) 596-0337

About Us

An Award Winning Practice

Welcome to the offices of Dr. Dante Gulino Jr, providing top-notch oral and maxillofacial surgery. Our offices are staffed with friendly and knowledgable employees who put our patients first. 

Meet Dr. Dante E. Gulino

Dr. Dante E. Gulino Jr. is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with emphasis on wisdom teeth, single tooth extraction, alveolar surgery, orthognathic surgery, office anesthesia, laser surgery, facial cosmetics, sleep apnea, and pathology. Dr. Dante E. Gulino Jr. grew up in Westerly, Rhode Island. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology from the University of Rhode Island. He then entered Georgetown University School of Dentistry. Dr.Gulino was the valedictorian in his class and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Georgetown University with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS).

Dr. Dante E. Gulino completed a general practice residency at Yale New Haven Hospital. He then returned to Georgetown University for his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency and at the same time he received his medical degree from Georgetown University.  At completion from Georgetown University he attended St. Francis Hospital in Hartford Connecticut, completing a 1 year fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, with an emphasis on Orthognathic surgery, TMJ surgery and Major Trauma surgery.

For the past 27 years, he has been engaged in a private oral and maxillofacial surgery practice in Westerly, RI and Groton, CT. Dr. Gulino also served in the US Naval Reserve and has surgery privileges at the Yale New Haven Hospital – Westerly Campus.

He is a member of the following organizations:

  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Fellow, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Board Certified by the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • National Dental Board of Anesthesia NDBA
  • American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Rhode Island Dental Association RIDA

Our Clinicians

Grace Turano RDH, BS, MBA :  Grace Turano has been a Registered Dental Hygienist in Rhode Island and Connecticut for 27 years.  She has a Bachelor of Science in Health Education and a Masters of Business Administration from Plymouth State University. Grace is certified to administer local anesthetic in Connecticut and Rhode Island. She is also certified to use the Light Walker Laser for periodontal treatment. Grace’s speciality is preventing periodontal disease. She can be defined as a Periodontal Therapist. Her goal is to identify periodontal disease and work with Dr. Gulino to  prevent further bone loss.

Two Convenient Locations

Our Groton office is located at 425 Gold Star Highway in Suite 205. The phone number is (860) 449-1023.

Our Westerly office is located at 85 Beach Street in Building B. The phone number is (401) 596-0337.