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Dr. Nicholas Paquin

Dr. Paquin is now board-certified Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

A native Rhode Islander, Dr. Paquin is thrilled to be back home and practicing in RI. Children’s early dental experiences shape their perception toward dental care for a lifetime. Dr. Paquin’s goal is to create a comfortable setting to work with you and your child to optimize oral health in a fun educational environment.

Education and Continuing Education

Dr. Paquin earned his DMD at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. During his time there he was actively involved in community outreach programs, including providing care to homeless and high-risk youth in the Boston area. Dr. Paquin completed his residency training in pediatric dentistry at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island providing advanced training in sedation dentistry for children. Dr. Paquin studied at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth with a degree in Biology.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • American Association of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Rhode Island Dental Association


Dr. Paquin is a faculty member at St. Joseph Hospital in Providence, RI, where he helps train all facets of pediatric dentistry with a particular focus on infant tongue- and lip- tie.

Outside the Office

During his time at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Dr. Paquin was a right wing on the varsity hockey team serving as team captain in 2008-09. He was an active member of the school’s student athlete leadership council, a recipient of the Ken Whitten Scholar Athlete Award and the ECAC Northeast all academic team.

Dr. Paquin and his wife Alicia have two sons they are happily raising in the community. In their free time, they enjoy all that New England summers have to offer and having fun with friends and family.

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