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The LANAP® protocol was developed by Robert H. Gregg II, D.D.S. and Delwin K. McCarthy, D.D.S., the founders of Millennium Dental Technologies, Inc. These pioneering laser clinicians were fascinated by the possibilities of lasers and dentistry soon after their first introduction. Learn more by visiting www.lanap.com.
PatientSmart is a library of concise ADA patient education website content. It appears right on your site when you add an easy-to-install button on your home page. Patients can view videos, read texts and see images straight from the ADA's best-selling brochures. PatientSmart is also a valuable chair-side resource. Read more about PatientSmart
The Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST®), invented and patented by John Chao, D.D.S., is a scalpel-free, suture-free procedure for correcting gum recession. Through a small pinhole made by a needle, Dr. Chao uses specially designed instruments to gently loosen the gum tissue and glide it over the receded part of the tooth. Read more about PinHole Surgical Technique
Waterlase is a safe and gentle alternative to traditional dental tools. Using laser and water spray, Waterlase can perform many procedures without a shot or a drill. Finally, going to the dentist is fun again!
Meet Your Doctor
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.