Dr. Cosmo is committed to helping his patients live happy, healthy lives with beautiful, straight smiles. It is his philosophy that the benefits of orthodontics last a lifetime and each patient deserves to have a smile they can be proud of. Dr. Cosmo is passionate about bringing such a positive change to people. It gives him great joy to see his patients smiling at the end of their treatment; it is this fulfillment that makes him look forward to each day at Cranston Orthodontics.
Education and Affiliations
Dr. Cosmo received his education at the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Dental Medicine and the Boston University Medical Center’s Department of Orthodontics. He remains highly active in continuing education in order to offer his patients the most current technology in his field. Dr. Cosmo has published articles in respected peer-reviewed scientific publications and lectures to doctors and residents on new development in the field of orthodontics. Dr. Cosmo has served on the faculty at Boston University Department of Orthodontics from 2000-2005, and continues to perform clinical research with residents from Tufts University creating new techniques and products advancing orthodontic treatment. He has attained Diplomate status of the American Board of Orthodontics, the highest level of achievement and level of quality for his patients.
As pioneer in orthodontics, Dr. Cosmo remains abreast of the latest research in Orthodontics and has created several products in use in the orthodontic field today. He serves as an advisor for major medical and orthodontic companies such as 3M. Dr. Cosmo was chosen as a beta site for the testing and improvement of 3M’s programmed orthodontic brace system. In 2009, Dr. Cosmo was integral in creating one the first ever “cloud based” secure, interdisciplinary communication tool called OrthoTracker, that allows doctors to easily and effectively share information about mutual patients and coordinated treatment. In the field of 3D imaging, Dr. Cosmo was involved with companies like Anatomage Imaging, to help design diagnostic aids used today.
Dr. Cosmo is active locally within the dental community being an orthodontic advisor to several study clubs including the prestigious Seattle Study Club. He is a member of the Cranston Dental Society (past president 2000-02), member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, American Board of Orthodontics, Rhode Island Dental Association and Rhode Island Association of Orthodontists.
Outside the office, Dr. Cosmo enjoys local sports and spending time with his wife and three children. He also volunteers his spare time with church organizations and various charities, such as the American Cancer Society and The Tomorrow Fund.