S. Richard Bascetta D.M.D. and his staff strive to provide caring, sensitive, and gentle dentistry. We offer a full range of dental services from cosmetic to surgical procedures that will help maintain your dental health for life. Your comfort is our number one concern.
Our dental services are tailored to the needs of your entire family, and our professional staff is here to offer the best care available. No matter what your dental ailment may be, or if you just need a regular check-up, we can provide the expert care you are looking for without having to sacrifice your comfort in the process. Call us for an initial consultation.
A native of Hartford, Connecticut, Dr. Bascetta became interested in dentistry at a young age. After his high school graduation from South Catholic, he was accepted to Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. Shortly after his college graduation, he was accepted to Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, in Boston, Massachusetts, where he received his D.M.D. as well as several awards and honors. After completing an internship at the United States Coast Guard Academy, he assumed a solo private practice of general family dentistry in Newington, Connecticut.
Dr. Bascetta offers a complete line of high-quality dental services in a caring and relaxed atmosphere. He specializes in cosmetic bonding, tooth colored fillings, and teeth whitening. He provides comprehensive care including preventive care, oral hygiene, periodontal scalings, painless extractions, full and partial dentures, root canal therapy, crowns and bridges, and implant crowns.
Dr. Bascetta is a member of the American Dental Association, Connecticut State Dental Association, New England Dental Society, Hartford Dental Society and the Academy of General Dentistry. He is currently an officer of the Connecticut chapter of the National Italian American Medical Society. As a responsible and dedicated health care provider, he regularly attends continuing education courses to keep current in the latest trends and technologies.
Practice hours are Monday - Friday 8 AM - 5 PM and selected Saturday mornings by appointment.