Welcome to Lafayette Dental Care
We know how important having a great smile is to looking and feeling good. That’s why Dr. James D. Spivey and Dr. Juanita Fonseca of Lafayette Dental Care in Portsmouth, New Hampshire are committed to providing the highest quality in family and cosmetic dentistry.
Leveraging today’s latest technology, Portsmouth dentists Dr. James D. Spivey and Dr. Juanita Fonseca can create results that change how you look and feel. Whether you need a routine dental cleaning, Invisalign, teeth whitening or implants our dental practice offers a wide variety of procedures to uniquely fit your needs. In addition, our friendly staff ensures your visit to the dentist is affordable and comfortable. If you are searching for a Portsmouth family dentist or a Portsmouth cosmetic dentist – look no further, contact us today at (603) 351-9125.
Both Dr. James D. Spivey and Dr. Juanita Fonseca bring a unique background to our Portsmouth dental practice. With a background in periodontics and orthodontics, click to find out more about Dr. Spivey’s specializations and Dr. Fonseca’s specializations. We know that the first step towards a beautiful smile begins with selecting a Portsmouth dentist that you can rely on. Don’t hesitate to give us a call if you have any questions, or if you would like to schedule an appointment.
The first thing you will notice when you walk into our Portsmouth orthodontic practice is the incredibly friendly and inviting atmosphere. Members of our staff have been hand-picked to provide you the best possible experience during your visit to the orthodontist. Learn more about our team below.
Dr. James D. Spivey, DDS, MS, Periodontist
When you are faced with a choice to improve your oral health, most people will choose to keep their teeth for a lifetime. Dr. James Spivey has the knowledge, judgment, skill and experience to provide you with the care that you expect. Dr. Spivey is an experienced educator and dental practitioner. Since 1995, Dr. Spivey has been in full-time private practice in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. His practice centers on periodontics and dental implant services. He is known for his exceptional interpersonal skills, while excelling at clinical surgical care. As an experienced board certified specialist in periodontics, he provides traditional mucogingival, resective, and regenerative periodontal surgeries. He routinely performs dental implant care from a simple single tooth replacement to the most complex sinus lift, bone grafting, and full arch dental surgery.
Dr. Spivey’s passion includes providing high quality, innovative periodontal services to the surrounding communities and professional services to national dental organizations. His goals involve working with the dental community to expand the concept of interdisciplinary health care, which encourages dentists and physicians to collaborate with periodontal specialists to provide comprehensive diagnosis and treatment. This emphasizes the importance of providing the best quality oral health care to his patients through education, collaboration and communication.
Dr. Juanita Fonseca, DDS, MS, Orthodontist
Dr. Juanita Fonseca is committed to providing excellent orthodontic care, and stands out as a leading orthodontist in Portsmouth, and surrounding neighborhoods. The doctor uses the latest in orthodontic techniques to provide you with a beautiful and healthy smile. Additionally, Dr. Fonseca believes strongly in education to prevent oral health problems before they occur, and makes sure to keep patients fully informed about their dental health. Read more about Dr. Fonseca below.
With over 25 years of experience in the dental field, Dr. Juanita Fonseca began her undergraduate education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC and then finished at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT where she received her Bachelor of Science degree. Continuing on with her thirst for knowledge and desire to help people, Dr. Fonseca went on to get her dental education at the University Of Michigan School Of Dentistry in Ann Arbor, MI where she earned her DDS degree.
After practicing in a private practice for one year in Ann Arbor, she spent the next 2 years on the faculty at the University Of Iowa, School Of Dentistry in Iowa City, IA. Here was able to train first-year dental students in dental diagnosis, radiology, oral pathology, and TMD – fulfilling both her love for teaching and working with young people. In addition to working with the dental students, she worked in the Oral Diagnosis Department at the dental school.
Since 2011, Dr. Fonseca has been listed as a top Dentist in New Hampshire Magazine, a distinct honor where dentists are strictly voted on by their peers.
- Gum Grafting
- Wilkodontics (AOO)
- Ridge Augmentation
- Crown Lengthening
- Osseous and Flap Surgery
- Bone Grafting or Guided Tissue Regeneration
- Occlusal Services
- Initial Examination
- Interceptive Orthodontics
- Invisalign® Invisible Braces
If you are looking for a highly trained and experienced dentist in Portsmouth, you have come to the right place. At our practice, you will receive the highest quality dental care. Our dental office uses the latest state-of-the-art equipment and cutting edge technology and we uphold the strictest sterilization techniques. We know that many people may feel anxious about coming to the dentist, so it is our goal to make your visit with us as pain and anxiety free as possible. We view it as our mission to educate our patients about all of their oral health care options and to help guide them to choose a treatment plan that is most suitable and appropriate for their needs.
278 Lafayette Road, Bldg. E,
Portsmouth, NH 03801