Dental Implants And Smile Makeovers

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At least three million Americans have replaced a missing tooth and restored their smiles with dental implants, and that number grows each year. At Vanguard Dental Group in Derry NH, we are providers of these dental marvels. A dental implant is a titanium post that is surgically implanted into your jaw. An artificial tooth goes […]

3 Cavity Fighters For Derry Kids

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Most parents know children’s dental health basics: brush regularly, reduce sugar intake, limit snacking, and get plenty of calcium and Vitamin D. At Vanguard Dental Group in Derry NH, we can think of three additional tools to help prevent cavities in children: Sealants Fluoride supplements Oral rinses Dental sealants are applied by in our office […]

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, […]

Do You Have A Thumbsucking Toddler?

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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 […]

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. […]