Aaron C. Ercole, DDS

Dr. Ercole earned a bachelor’s degree in biology at the University of California, Irvine, graduating magna cum laude. He then attended the University of Southern California for his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree, and while there he earned the Leadership Award from the International College of Dentists. Dr. Ercole has also received several other honors, including the National Council Scholastic Achievement Award from the Psi Omega Fraternity and the R.L. Fowkes and L.J. Fogel Memorial Award from the Southern California Academy of Oral Pathology.

Every year Dr. Ercole continues to advance his education so he can provide the most current care for patients. He is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He has also been a diplomate for this board and holds membership in the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Middle Atlantic Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and American Dental Association.

Dr. Ercole has worked as a Department Chief and Program Director at the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital and has taught at the National Capital Consortium Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program, Womack Army Medical Center, and University of Maryland. Dr. Ercole served in the U.S. Army for over eight years as a Captain and a Major in the Dental Corps. When he isn’t performing oral surgeries, he enjoys football.

Paul M. Geunes, DMD

Dr. Geunes’s goal as an oral surgeon is to provide excellent patient care. He earned his dental degree from Temple University in 1991 and regularly continues his education so patients can benefit from the most modern techniques and procedures available.

Dr. Geunes has been practicing in the area for over 20 years and holds membership in the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and American Dental Association. He has placed over 1,000 dental implants in the course of his career.

Meet Our Team

At Ocean State Oral Surgery Center, L.L.C., our team members are kind, competent, and empathetic when aiding our oral surgeons in North Providence, Rhode Island. Come and meet the team who makes your comfort and oral health their top priority.

nicole Nicole—Office Manager
Nicole has over 13 years of experience in the dental field and has even served a dental mission in Guatemala. She brings her experience and knowledge to our practice and works as a team leader. Nicole and her husband have one son. She is a certified spin instructor and enjoys cooking in her spare time.

loriLori—Surgical Assistant
Lori has worked as a surgical assistant for over 27 years and has been with Ocean State Oral Surgery Center, L.L.C. since 2000. She has been a member of the California Dental Association. She enjoys being a member of our practice and loves how our team feels like a second family. Lori and her husband are the proud owners of a one-year-old puggle dozer. In her spare time, Lori enjoys going to the beach and boating.