Dr. Nathan W. Tilman is originally from Salisbury, Maryland, received his Bachelor of Science from Wake Forest University in 1997. He received his doctorate from the University of Maryland Dental School in 2001 as class valedictorian. After dental school, Dr. Tilman served as a Dental Officer in the United States Navy for four years. During this time, he completed a one year hospital-based General Practice Residency, and served for two years onboard USS Ashland (LSD 48) where he was deployed for six months in the Arabian Gulf. After completing his military service, Dr. Tilman worked in a private practice in Virginia Beach for one year until moving to Newport in June of 2006.
Since starting his practice here, Dr. Tilman has made it a priority to incorporate the latest dental technology, including digital x-rays, CEREC single-visit crowns, and advanced dental imaging to ensure that your dental treatment is the safe, efficient and long lasting.
Dr. Tilman is a leader in dental technology in the region and is the only dentist in Newport County to incorporate 3D digital radiology, electronic records, and CEREC technology and he is sought out by his colleagues for advice and training on advanced dental technology.
Dr. Tilman currently serves as the president of the Newport County Dental Association and is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry whose members are committed to continuing education to keep their practices current with the latest and safest techniques. He also belongs to the American Dental Association, the Rhode Island Dental Association, the Providence Plantations Dental Study Club and the Rhode Island CEREC Study Club. He is also a trainer for CEREC Technology.
Dr. Tilman enjoys spending time with his wife Keri, their daughter Olivia and son Zachary. The three enjoy traveling, music, and any outdoor activity.
When you have dental problems, you need to turn to a dentist who listens and responds…an experienced dentist who knows the field and can effectively diagnose and treat your needs…a friendly dentist who counsels you on the best ways to maintain and improve your teeth and gums. Dr. Nathan Tilman meets all these criteria. Plus, you benefit from a dedicated team of trained professionals who give you the individualized attention you deserve.
Dr. Tilman believes that informed patients are better prepared to make decisions regarding their health and well being. We will take all the time necessary to ensure you have a full understanding of your dental condition before starting any treatment. Dr. Tilman uses the iPad and various models to demonstrate various dental conditions.
The best care in the world doesn’t mean a thing if you can’t access it. At Newport Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, we strive to make our Downtown Newport office as efficient and convenient as possible. Included in these web pages is information about Dr. Tilman’s office, including our location, maps, directions, hours, insurance policies and appointment scheduling. You can even email a request for an appointment right here!