About Us

Meet Dr. Shannon

Dr. Brian Shannon, DDS has been one of southern Rhode Island's most active and trusted pediatric dentists since 1987. After receiving an undergraduate degree from Hamilton College, Dr. Shannon attended Buffalo Dental School, graduating in 1985. He completed a 2-year pediatric dental residency at the Children's Hospital of Buffalo, serving as Chief Resident of the program. He has been selected by Rhode Island Monthly Magazine as a Top Dentist in the field of pediatric dentistry.

Dr. Shannon loves working with children to provide quality comprehensive dental care in a fun manner. He has been an active member of the Southern Rhode Island and Southeastern Connecticut communities by outreaching into the schools and day cares to provide dental presentations. He also sponsors many youth sports teams and has been chosen to be the dentist for the Westerly and Chariho school systems. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, as well as a member and Past President for both the Northeast Society of Pediatric Dentists and the South County Dental Society.

He and his wife Jacqueline have 4 wonderful children and a dog. Two of his children are Yankee fans, 1 Red Sox fan, a Dodger fan, and it is uncertain who the dog roots for.

Meet Dr. Capalbo

Dr. Anna Capalbo is a board-certified pediatric dentist. She grew up in Boston, Massachusetts and attended Harvard University for her undergraduate degree. She went to the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, graduating in 2007. Dr. Capalbo then completed a two-year pediatric dental residency through Lutheran Medical Center in Providence, RI. She has been selected by Rhode Island Monthly Magazine as a Top Dentist in the field of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Capalbo finds working with children extremely rewarding and strives to make dental visits comfortable and enjoyable for her patients. She is an active member of her community, visiting local area schools to provide dental presentations, and sponsoring many youth sports teams. She has been selected to be the dentist for the Westerly and Chariho School Systems. She also has hospital privileges at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital. Dr. Capalbo is an active member of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, and Rhode Island Dental Association.

She lives in Westerly, RI with her husband and fellow dentist, Dr. Matthew Capalbo, and their two sons. In her free time she enjoys cooking, getting lost in a good book, and spending time with family.

Our Hygienists

We are very fortunate to have 4 highly qualified and experienced dental hygienists. They have been providing dental care for the children and young adults in our pediatric dental practice for over 50 years combined! As well as their technical expertise in all facets of pediatric dental prevention, they also are quite skilled as dental educators. They have a comfort level in caring for all children that comes only with years of experience. They also continue to increase their knowledge by actively attending continuing education courses pertinent to the field of pediatric dentistry.

Dr. Shannon and Dr. Capalbo have wonderful assistants who are kind and caring and quite skilled at their positions. They help provide the best possible care for your child.

Our Front Desk Team

Our Front Desk Team is ready to make your visit to our office a pleasant one. From the first telephone encounter, to assistance with scheduling and insurance matters, they look forward to assisting you and your child.