Daily Oral Hygiene: Put Your Heart Into It

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Attention patients of Vanguard Dental Group in Derry NH: brushing twice daily may help decrease your risk of heart disease. Scientists, dentists, and cardiologists have known for many years that there is a link between inflammation in the mouth (gum disease) and heart problems, However, a recent study studied oral health habits and heart disease […]

It’s Better To Prevent A Cavity Than Fill One

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At Vanguard Dental Group in Derry NH, the dental health of our patients is always our top priority. We want to stop tooth decay before it even gets started. The goal of preventative dentistry is to maintain dental health so that no restorative dental work ever becomes needed. In other words, preventing cavities, gum disease, […]

Is A Tooth Implant The Same As A Dental Crown?

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What’s the difference between a dental implant and a crown? The relationship between a dental implant and a crown can be confusing. They can be combined in one procedure. And both are available at Vanguard Dental Group in Derry NH. Let’s clear up the confusion. 1. A dental implant can function as a foundation for […]

Don’t Settle For An Unattractive Smile

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Don’t Settle For An Unattractive Smile In Derry!

No one likes to settle for less than the best, especially with something as important as your smile. Cosmetic dentistry from Vanguard Dental Group in Derry NH can give you the best possible smile. You don’t have to live with crooked or chipped teeth. Porcelain veneers are an affordable and non-invasive way to correct misshapen […]

Do You Have A Thumbsucking Toddler?

Open Bite

Parents have always been warned that thumb-sucking can have a negative impact on the dental health for kids. One of the problems we see at Vanguard Dental Group in Derry NH is a type of malocclusion called an open bite. An open bite occurs when the front teeth in the lower and upper jaw have […]

Are You At Risk For Bone Recession?

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This post from Vanguard Dental Group in Derry NH concerns your jaw bone. We all know that a healthy smile requires decay-free teeth and healthy gums, but how often do we appreciate our jaw bone? Our teeth need a strong firm foundation to remain healthy. Occasionally, a patient experiences bone recession in their jaw which […]

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 […]