Welcome to the Practice of Richard Newhart, D.D.S.
Dr. Richard Newhart is a Periodontist (gum disease specialist) in Parkersburg, WV. He is the first Periodontist in the state of WV to offer LANAP (Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure), which is a gentle, more effective way to treat bone loss. The Gum Doctor has been serving the Mid-Ohio Valley since 1989. Procedures he performs include: Dental Implants, Gingival Gum Grafts, Bone Grafting, Frenectomy, Gingivectomy, Crown Lengthening, Tooth Exposures for Orthodontics, Pinhole Surgical Technique to cover exposed roots and more.
Dr. Richard Newhart has done ongoing and extensive specialty training to give the best advanced periodontal care to his patients! He has attended literally thousands of hours of continuing education since graduating from Case Western Reserve Dental School.
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Comprehensive care, one convenient location
L.A.N.A.P - Gentle Laser Treatment
Laser-assisted new attachment procedure (the LANAP protocol) is a surgical therapy designed for the treatment of periodontitis through regeneration rather than resection.Learn More
Gum Disease & Your Health
Periodontal disease (gum disease) can affect your general health…and it can be affected by your general health.Learn More
Our goal is to help improve a person’s quality of life by helping our patients eat normally without loose partial dentures or missing teeth.
Your first visit to Richard Newhart, DDS involves a few special steps so that we can get to know you. To understand what to expect, please read through this page. You’ll find all the practical information you need, such as a map and directions to our office, practice hours, payment policies and more. There’s also background information about our committed staff and our first visit procedures. You can also save some time by printing out and completing the patient forms in advance of your appointment and bring your insurance card with you on your first appointment visit.