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Dr. Matrullo & Associates is proud to employ an experienced team of dental professionals with unique skill sets who all work collectively to generate stunning results for our patients in Cranston, RI. Every one of our dental experts is trained to operate our advanced collection of technology, such as digital radiography and intraoral cameras. To help you acquire the characteristics you crave, we will get to learn about you on an individual level to better understand your ambitions and insecurities and form a treatment plan that effectively focuses on them. Each member of our faculty immensely treasures the ties they have formed with the people in their care.


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Paul Matrullo, D.D.S.

RI Dental Association, Cranston Dental Society, Pierre Fauchard Society

Dr. Paul Matrullo has excelled in his practice of dentistry for more than 30 years. He opened his practice with the vision of giving his patients the stunning smiles they have always wanted. To this day, Dr. Matrullo continues to provide the highest quality of general dentistry and cosmetic smile reconstruction.

Dr. Matrullo discovered his passion for dentistry in high school when he began to discover his artistic talents and curiosity in medicine. He received a Bachelor of Science in biology from Providence College where he combined his interests and decided to pursue a career in dentistry. He followed his enthusiasm for the dental arts to New York University where he received his doctorate in dental surgery and later to Harvard University where he received his degree in implantology.

Making the best of his achievements and credentials, Dr. Matrullo finds giving back to the community a rewarding experience. He founded a child identification program in Cranston, RI for which he was awarded a citation from the city of Cranston. He is a former president of the Cranston Dental Society and a former Crusade Chairman of the American Cancer Society. In 1995, he founded the Paul J. Matrullo Scholarship at New York University for dedicated students who would otherwise be unable to afford dental school.

Dr. Matrullo is also an active member of the following organizations: American Dental Association, Rhode Island Dental Association, Cranston Dental Society, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, American Society of Osseointegration-Diplomate and Fellow, New England Dental Society, New England Implant Study Group, American Academy of Advanced Oral Reconstruction, Sleep Disorder Dental Society, American Academy of the History of Dentistry, and Fellow to the Pierre Fauchard Academy.

Joseph Matrullo, D.M.D.

RI Dental Association, Cranston Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, Pierre Fauchard Society

Affectionately known to his patients as "Dr. Joe," Dr. Joseph Paul Matrullo takes pride in providing his patients with all aspects of general and cosmetic dentistry, including fillings, implants, teeth whitening, and all-porcelain restorations, such as crowns, bridges, and veneers. Seeing how a new smile can light up a room is the most rewarding experience of being a dentist for Dr. Matrullo.

Class valedictorian, Dr. Matrullo graduated from Providence College with a Bachelor of Science in biology. He earned his doctorate in dental medicine from the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine where he was recognized by the International College of Dentists for professionalism and high clinical achievement.

He is a past or present member of the following organizations: American Dental Association, Rhode Island Dental Association, Cranston Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, World Clinical Laser Institute-Associate Fellow, Providence Plantations Study Club, Seattle Study Club, and Tufts University Alumni Association.

When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Joe enjoys all things outdoors, including gardening, archery, camping, and cycling, with his wife, two daughters, and their dog.


Born and raised in Wichita, KS, Dr. Kylie Zaccari received her undergraduate degree from Wichita State University. She went on to earn her master’s degree in biomedical sciences from Mississippi College before starting Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2018. She recently completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency at the Togus VA Medical Center in Maine. In her free time, she enjoys baking and traveling with her husband.

Giovanna Cusumano, D.M.D.

A graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine with a doctorate in dental medicine, Dr. Cusumano grew up in Michigan where she graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science in neuroscience. During her time at Tufts, she served as president of the American Association of Women Dentists and treasurer of the Italian Dental Association. She was the recipient of the Tiberi Family Scholarship, emphasizing her connection to Italian heritage. Dr. Cusumano completed her externship at a health center in Winslow, AZ, treating members of the Navajo community, which showed the positive impact of public health dentistry.

In her personal time, Dr. Cusumano enjoys running, yoga, and spending time with family and friends.

William Bebrin, D.M.D.

Dr. Bebrin received his Bachelor of Science and doctorate in dental medicine from the University of Connecticut. He later received orthodontic specialty certificates from the orthodontic departments at Harvard School of Dental Medicine and Forsyth Institute. He also has a doctorate in medical science in oral biology from Harvard. Since completing clinical training in 1989, Dr. Bebrin has been active as a researcher, teacher, and area orthodontist in private practice. As a member of the American Orthodontic Association, he attends continuing education courses to stay current with the latest advances in orthodontics that will benefit his patients.

Dr. Bebrin has a love of orthodontics and a compassionate concern for his patients. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time and participating in outside sports and activities with his wife, Dr. Gwen Cugine, and his children, Michelle, Billy, Nikki, and Lauren.

Paul Kaplan, D.M.D.

Dr. Paul M. Kaplan, or "Dr. Root" as he is affectionately known in this area, has been practicing as an endodontist (root canal therapy specialist) in Rhode Island and Massachusetts for more than 26 years. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, as well as the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, Dr. Kaplan also received his specialty certificate in endodontics from the University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. Additionally, while at the University of Buffalo, he was awarded a Master of Science in oral sciences for pioneering research he completed in the field of digital subtraction radiography.

During his career, Dr. Kaplan has been awarded many honors, including being selected nationally as America's Top Dentist in the field of endodontics for the past 20 consecutive years and honored locally as a Rhode Island and Massachusetts Top Endodontist on multiple occasions.

In addition to treating patients at our dental office, Dr. Kaplan is involved in the academic arena of dentistry. He served as a clinical instructor and professor at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and Boston University School of Dental Medicine where he taught post-graduate endodontic residents. Additionally, he chaired the endodontic department and taught Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residents at UMass Memorial Hospital.

Away from the office, Dr. Kaplan performs cantorial concerts, teaches tennis, and enjoys quiet time boating and fishing with his family.

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1280 Park Ave

Cranston, RI 02910

Call: 401-600-2793

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I love Dr Matrullo.. I recommend him to everyone. I wouldn't go anywhere else. The staff is great as well.

M.D. Google

Hands down the best practice in RI! These guys are amazing at what they do, and I couldn’t recommend them more. Every experience has been wonderful, and I’ve been going to them for over a decade!

S.M. Google

Dr Matrullo has been my dentist of choice for years. The staff is friendly and professional. Dr Matrullo is a very busy man but when I need help he sees me asap. They are incredibly fast and make sure to match color on any fillings that are visible.

J.P. Google

Dr Matrullo has been my dentist of choice for years. The staff is friendly and professional. Dr Matrullo is a very busy man but when I need help he sees me asap. They are incredibly fast and make sure to match color on any fillings that are visible.

B. Google

Genuine compassion, true expertise & professionalism has been my consistent experience for over 3 decades w/ Dr. Joe & his entire team. I’m very sincere when I share, they are truly the absolute BEST! Not once, not twice, not three times, etc., but absolutely, each & every time I’ve needed them for 30+ years, I’ve been accommodated & treated w/ nothing less than smiles, comfort, relief, resolution, & true compassion. Rhonda (Dr. Joe’s right hand medical assistant) & Dr. Joe have a combined & amazing way (that I don’t think they are consciously aware of), but of talking you thru & comforting you as they proceed w/ literally… Yikes!! Yes! A freaking surgical root/nerve involved dental procedure. Besides, the initial numbing needle (even that was minimal), Dr. Joe speaks to you every step of the way in a soothing, almost meditative voice w/ reassurance you are fine, telling you exactly what he’s doing, what you’ll feel (i.e. “pressure, but not sharp pain, & if you do, he & Rhonda are laser focused, watching you, attuned & listening). Rhonda is always at your side providing reassurance w/ a gentle touch of pressure on your shoulder to let you know she’s there & focused. She’s genuinely kind and admirable. Michelle (whom I personally believe, is the front office expert & true matriarch of the entire practice) w/ her expertise, warmth, & welcome is always a pleasure. Michele has superior insurance processing skills, & if you need her, she’s gotcha. If you feel horrible upon arrival, I promise she’ll make you feel better. I most recently, experienced horrific mouth/tooth pain, & thought I might have to cancel an upcoming, long overdue & previously paid in full vacation abroad. From the time I called Dr. Joe’s Office, until I had complete relief & total resolution, it was less than 2.5 hours (including my 45 minute commute to Dr. Joe’s office because I currently live on the CT line, but I’d never consider seeing anyone else). This particular day happened to be a half day for Dr. Joe & team. The office literally worked thru lunch time, & while I know they won’t admit it, I know they stayed late for me w/ no gripes whatsoever, no frowns, & from start to finish, nothing but genuine smiles, & compassion. I’m beyond grateful, & I feel so fortunate. If you don’t currently experience the same amazing care from your dental provider, I highly encourage you to reach out to Matrullo & Associates. With so much gratitude to Michele, Rhonda, & Dr. Joe, Deb Montanaro

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