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 should last a lifetime and each patient deserves to have a smile he or she 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, and this fulfillment 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 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 he lectures to doctors and residents on new developments 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 to create new techniques and products that advance orthodontic treatment. He has attained Diplomate status with the American Board of Orthodontics — the highest level of achievement and level of quality for his patients.
As a pioneer in orthodontics, Dr. Cosmo remains abreast of the latest research in the field and has created several products used in orthodontics 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 of the first-ever cloud-based and secure, interdisciplinary communication tools, called OrthoTracker, which allows doctors to share information easily and effectively 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, and is currently a member of the advisory board for EnvisionTEC.
Dr. Cosmo is active locally within the dental community as an orthodontic advisor to several study clubs, including the prestigious Seattle Study Club. He is a member of the Cranston Dental Society (past president in 2000-2002), and 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 volunteers his spare time with church organizations and various charities such as the American Cancer Society and The Tomorrow Fund.