AboutAdvanced Cosmetic Dentistry

Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry is a Cranston based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using advanced dental equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like checkups, teeth cleaning, crowns, veneers and more.

We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Drs. Glick and Mastrostefano and our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 401-490-7929 and experience why our patients think Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry is the best dentist in Cranston.

Mission Statement

Our practice is working together to realize a shared vision of uncompromising excellence in dentistry. To fulfill this mission, we are committed to:

  • Listening to those we are privileged to serve.
  • Earn the trust and respect of patients, profession and community.
  • Exceed your expectations.
  • Ensure a creative, challenging and compassionate professional environment.
  • Strive for continuous improvement at all levels.


Dr. Richard L Glick

Dr. Richard L Glick, “Dr. G.,” is a 1971 graduate of Georgetown University School of Dentistry in Washington, DC. Upon graduation, he spent two years In the U.S. Air Force as a dentist in the U.S. and overseas.

In June 1975, Dr. Glick completed his postdoctoral training Periodontics and opened his practice In Cranston, Rhode Island. He was a clinical instructor at Boston University School of Dentistry Department of Periodontics under Dr. Gerald Kramer from 1975-1979. Over the past 40 years, he has held numerous other academic positions and lectured on emergency dental techniques. He was at the forefront of Implant technology and in 1985 was one of the first dentists in the area to receive AAID accreditation to provide patients with this innovative new dental technology. Dr. Glick has completed a four-year term on the Northeast Board of Dental Examiners and the Rhode Island Board of Dental Examiners.

Presently, he is a Periodontal Consultant in several general dental offices in the Rhode Island and Massachusetts area. He provides comprehensive periodontal/restorative treatment planning and periodontal care in these offices.

Aside from Dr. G's dedication to his family and profession, he enjoys traveling and golf. However, his greatest passion is to contribute. Over the years he has held many community positions. He contributes to the Crohn's & Colitis society, the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society, Miriam Hospital and Butler Hospital. At this time of his life, he finds great pleasure in the phrase “it's time to give back!”


Dr. David P. Mastrostefano

Dr. Mastrostefano attended Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and received his DMD in 1996. As an undergraduate he attended Boston College and earned a BA in Psychology and Pre-dental in 1992, with a concentration in personality psychology.

Since 2000, Dr. Mastrostefano is a doctor at Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry focusing in Family Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Implant Dentistry, and CEREC Dentistry. He also works for CCRI as a clinical instructor in the dental hygiene program. Previously, Dr. M. has worked at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine as a clinical Instructor of operative and prosthetic dentistry. In 1999 he worked at Healthdrive Medical and Dental Practices practicing Geriatric Dentistry where he taught oral cancer and oral assessment in-services to nursing staffs. Dr. Mastrostefano had an associateship with Thomas Coffey, DDS in 1996 to 2000 in Family Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, and Implant Dentistry Controlled Business Operations. In 1998, he worked with Blackstone Valley Family Dental practicing Family Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, and Implant Dentistry. He is currently working at Molar Express-Thundermist providing Dentistry to underprivileged children of Rhode Island. He is also a CEREC in-office trainer with Patterson, training new dentists who are having difficulty with their CEREC.

Dr. Mastrostefano is currently a member of the ADA, RIDA, and Cranston Dental Association. He is a founding member of the RI CEREC study club for CEREC Dentistry. Dr. M is also CPR certified.