Frederick A. Hartman, DMD

Dr. Frederick A. Hartman is an innovative oral and maxillofacial surgeon who is board certified and thrilled to be a part of the Rhode Island medical and dental communities.  His patient and affable demeanor, outstanding clinical training, and passion for delivering only the highest quality patient care have made him a welcome addition to surgical practice in Southern New England. 

Born and raised in West Palm Beach, Florida, Dr. Hartman is a graduate of the University of Florida.  Fred completed his dental training at the University of Pennsylvania in 2001, going on to complete his oral and maxillofacial surgery training in 2005 at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C.  Dr. Hartman was selected as the chief resident for the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2005.  Fred then went on to serve as a faculty member at the Washington Hospital Center and maintained a private practice in Bethesda, Maryland.

Dr. Hartman practices the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery and lectures nationally and internationally on implant dentistry and the surgical management of complex medical patients.  He is voted year after year by his peers as one of the areas top Oral and Maxillofacial surgeons.  Specific clinical interests include dental implants, minimally invasive surgical techniques, adult and pediatric anesthesia and reconstructive maxillofacial surgery.  He is guided by a simple philosophy that clear communication with both patients and referring doctors leads to the best outcomes.

Fred is a member of the medical staff at Rhode Island Hospital, the Miriam, and Hasbro Childrens Hospital.  He is a diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.   Additionally, Dr. Hartman holds Diplomat status with the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, is a member of the American Dental Association, the Rhode Island Dental Association, the Rhode Island Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.  He served as the President of the Greater Cumberland Dental Society, was elected by his peers to the Pierre Fauchard Academy and volunteers his time with Donated Dental Services.  Fred serves as a board member of the Rhode Island Oral Health Foundation and is the Director of Oral Surgery for the Rhode Island Mission of Mercy Free Dental Clinic. 

In today’s ever changing medical and dental landscape, Dr. Hartman never looses sight of the individual patient’s unique needs.  His office team shares this vision and works to maximize the use of your time and resources while minimizing anxiety and confusion.  Dental and medical insurance plans are very confusing to most people. Our team understands this and goes to great lengths to ensure your absolute clarity on those aspects of your visit.

Our clinical team involved with direct patient care has decades of experience.  We are highly informed, empathetic and patient.   Our years of experience benefit you by getting ahead of problems and making your care easy and predictable.   Having performed thousands of procedures under office based general anesthesia, we have notable expertise in this area of practice. Rigorous continuing education, office drills, state of the art equipment and above all a sincere passion for what we do allow us to maintain that expertise.

Outside of the office, Fred enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons.  His other passions include surfing, triathlons and volunteer work including international medical mission trips to perform cleft lip and palate surgeries.