4512 Post Road

East Greenwich, RI 02818

Call (401) 884.2190

Meet Your Team

Judy Pratt, D.M.D.

Dr. Pratt is a graduate of Boston University, having earned a B.A. in biology. She continued her studies at the University of Connecticut, where she earned her Doctorate of Dental Medicine. Dr. Pratt practiced as an associate of Dr. Dimitri Ganim then partnered with Dr. McManus, and now leads Pratt Family Dentistry.

She is a member of the:

  • Rhode Island Dental Association (council of membership chair; council on credentialing)
  • Kent County Dental Society
  • Pierre Fauchard Academy, an International Honorary Dental Organization
  • Rotary Club of East Greenwich
  • Scott Carlson Memorial Road Race ALS 5K Run/Walk (director)
  • ALS Association, Rhode Island Chapter (board member)
  • National ALS Association Board of Trustees (member)
  • Rhode Island Monthly (top dentist)
  • Give Kids a Smile (volunteer)
  • Donated Dental Services (volunteer)
  • Mission of Mercy (volunteer)

Dr. Pratt continues to stay current with regular continuing education courses, including:

  • Infection Control
  • OSHA certification
  • E4D Cad-Cam dentistry
  • Oral pathology
  • Mini-residency in implant dentistry
  • TMJ splint therapy
  • Geriatric and pediatric dentistry
  • Medical emergencies
  • CPR with AED certification

James F. McManus, D.D.S.

Dr. McManus earned his B.S. in biology from Providence College before earning his dental doctorate at Georgetown University School of Dentistry. Following graduation, he served two years in the U.S. Public Health Service and National Health Services Corps, practicing in  rural South Dakota. He then moved home to Rhode Island to start his private practice.

Dr. McManus has been happily married to Patricia for over 40 years. They have five children (Meghan, Erin, Michaela, Kevin, and Matthew) and many wonderful grandchildren.

Dr. McManus is a member of the:

  • American Dental Association
  • Rhode Island Dental Association (former trustee)
  • Kent County Dental Society (past president; secretary/treasurer; peer review committee)
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Pierre Fauchard Academy, an International Honorary Dental Organization
  • Delta Dental of Rhode Island (board of directors member)
  • Participant of Mission of Mercy and Give Kids a Smile (volunteer)
  • Potowamut Golf Club
  • Rhode Island Monthly (top dentist)
  • Knights of Columbus (grand knight)
  • Saint Gregory the Great Catholic Church (Eucharistic minister)

Always eager to accentuate his expertise, Dr. McManus regularly completes continuing education courses. Recent highlights include:

  • Infection control
  • OSHA certification
  • E4D Cad-Cam dentistry
  • Oral pathology
  • Endodontics (root canal therapy)
  • TMJ splint therapy
  • Geriatric and pediatric dentistry
  • Medical emergencies
  • CPR with AED certification

Dr. Peter Chang

Dr. Peter Chang earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Syracuse University before attending the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine where he earned his doctorate of dental medicine.

After graduating, Dr. Chang's interests led him to continuing education courses in a variety of topics:

  • dental aesthetics
  • fixed prosthodontics
  • pediatric dentistry
  • endodontics.

Dr. Chang grew up in New Jersey, however, he considers himself bi-coastal with family on both the East and West coasts. During his spare time Peter enjoys playing a variety of musical instruments, listening to music, practicing yoga and watching movies. Dr. Chang looks forward to providing quality dentistry and promoting a healthy lifestyle that supports good dental habits.

Dr. Kaja Puerini

It is with great pleasure that we welcome Dr. Kaja Puerini to our practice.

Dr. Puerini is a graduate of Penn State University and a 2005 graduate of Temple University School of Dentistry. A Rhode Island resident since that time, she is married to Dr. Stephen J. Puerini, who is also a dentist. Together they are the busy parents of elementary aged triplets.

Prior to starting her family, Dr Puerini served as Dental Director of Thundermist Health Center in West Warwick from 2005 until 2009. Following the invaluable experience gained there she has managed to balance her time between private practice and the joy of raising three energetic children.

In addition to her broad experience, Dr. Puerini brings to the practice a love of dentistry and a passion for excellence. She believes that an informed patient is a vital component in the delivery of quality dental care and makes certain that her patients are treated with kindness and professionalism at every visit.

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