The Dental Department, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth has the dual mission of maintaining operational dental readiness while training General Practice Residents. Each specialty of dentistry is represented including: Comprehensive General Dentistry, Endodontics, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Prosthodontics, Oral Surgery, Orofacial Pain and Periodontics. In addition, two full-time Dental Hygienist provide preventive dental care.
Provides preventive and general dentistry, as well as, orofacial pain services. Prosthetic treatments are limited to those cases having teaching value to the residency program.