About Us

One of the many unique traits of the office, is the longevity of our employees. Similar to the television show “Cheers”, imagine walking into the office and everyone knows your name. All of our employees have been with us over 20 years ! And several have been here over 30 years!


Walter Lada, Jr., DMD

A native to Rhode Island, Dr. Lada grew up in the Garden City part of Cranston. He attended Henry Barnard School before graduating from Moses Brown School. He received a dual degree in Biology and Psychology from Brown University and his DMD degree from the Henry Goldman Dental School at Boston University. Dr. Lada is also a member of  the Piere Fauchard Academy, an international dental honor society. Dr. Lada previously served for 20 years on both the Rhode Island Dental Association's and Cranston Dental Society's Peer Review Council. He also served on the RIDA's Council on Dental Benefits, Council on Children's Dental Health Month and the RIDA's political action committee. His practice has been located in Cranston for 29 years


Office Staff

Dorina D'Ambrosca CDA Office Manager 31 Years
Karen Cottam, RDH Dental Hygienist 35 Years
Kerri Dorsey, RDH Dental Hygienist 28 Years
Francine Petrone, RDH Dental Hygienist 31 Years
Nancy Stratis, CDA Dental Assistant 23 Years