Meet Our Staff

Dr. Gregory Bender

Dr. Bender graduated from the University of Rhode Island. He received his Doctorate in Dental Medicine from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Following Dental School, Dr. Bender completed a 1 year residency at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.

Dr. Bender is a member of the American Dental Implant Association. Dr. Bender is married to Jeannette Bender and they have 3 wonderful children.


Dr. Michelle Garnarche DMD

Dr. Michelle Garnache graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Originally from the West coast, she has called Rhode Island her home for over 3 years now. Dentistry runs in the family; her step-mother is also a Tufts Dental graduate while her father is a dental hygienist. Her focus in dentistry is to ease dental anxiety and make sure her patients feel well informed regarding their treatment. Dr. Garnache has always had a love for music, plays the drums, loves to weight train and has recently gotten involved in the muscle car world. She is very happy to be apart of Park Avenue Dental Associates.


Our experienced team of trained professionals is dedicated in treating their patients to the highest standards in dentistry today. We take pride in giving our patients the special care and attention they deserve. You'll always feel confident knowing that our dentistry practice provides you with the ultimate in modern technology, cleanliness and professionalism.

Our family dental care at Park Ave Dental Associates serves patients from Cranston, Providence, Johnston, and Warwick RI.