Christine Benoit, D.M.D.

Dr. Christine Benoit - RI Woman of the Year

Dr. Benoit is dedicated to help patients enjoy oral health throughout their lifetime.

Dr. Benoit graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine with a D.M.D. degree in 1977. Her undergraduate studies were at the University of Rhode Island where she received a B.S. in Zoology.

Dr. Benoit is the recipient of numerous awards including the State of Rhode Island Woman of the Year, the International College of Dentists Distinguished Deputy Regent Award, The Pierre Fauchard Academy Rhode Island Section Outstanding Service Award, the Tufts University Dental Alumni Association Alumni Award, the A. James Kershaw Award from the Rhode Island Dental Association, the International College of Dentists District One Distinguished Service Award, and in 2016, the International College of Dentists Meritorious Award.

From 2010 – 2016, Dr. Benoit served as an International councilor with the International College of Dentists, and is continuing on as Project Manager for the College.

Dr. Benoit is Secretary Treasurer of Dental Lifeline Network – RI, a charity providing free dental care to medically compromised patients.

Dr. Benoit is a member of the American Dental Association, International College of Dentists (Fellow), The Pierre Fauchard Academy (Fellow), the American Academy of Oral Medicine, the Commission on Dental Competency Assessments, the Academy of General Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine M Club, the University of Rhode Island Alumni Association and several other professional and civic organizations. Dr. Benoit previously served on the RI Board of Examiners in Dentistry as Chair.

For enjoyment, Dr. Benoit spends time with her family. Her hobbies and interests include tennis, hiking, gardening, theater, and German Shepherd Dogs.