The Importance of Six Month Checkups

When you leave the Vanguard Dental Group office in Derry NH after a cleaning and checkup, our front desk always makes sure to schedule your next appointment with us, six months down the road. Is twice a year really necessary? Isn’t having the dentist look inside your mouth once a year enough? The short answer […]

Sealants Prevent Cavities For Kids

Vanguard Dental Group Sealants Prevent Cavities For Derry Kids

As experienced children’s dentists, Vanguard Dental Group in Derry NJ recommends bringing your child in for their first checkup after their first teeth come in. That usually between six months and one year of age. During your child’s first check-up, we can discuss sealants, a clear layer of plastic applied to the grooved surfaces of […]

How Much Do You Know About Gum Disease?

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Gum disease is one of the leading causes of tooth loss in adult Americans, but it’s a preventable disease. With that in mind, Vanguard Dental Group in Derry NH presents a short quiz to test your gum disease knowledge. 1. Which of the following are risk factors for gum disease? a. Pregnancy b. Overbite c. […]

Oral Health For Derry Diabetics

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Many our of Vanguard Dental Group patients with diabetes have dental health problems. However, gum disease, tooth loss, and periodontal disease are not unavoidable. Blood sugar is the complicating factor. Diabetics who control their blood sugar have lower rates of dental problems. In fact, many dentists have noticed no increased risk of dental disease among […]

Test Your Cosmetic Dentistry IQ

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Are you up on the latest cosmetic dentistry procedures offered by Vanguard Dental Group in Derry NH? Take our quiz and find out! 1. This popular treatment uses a dental composite that resembles enamel. This composite is applied to the surface of the teeth, sculpted, and then hardened and polished. A. Veneers B. Flossing C. […]