Fluoride Treatments: Not Just For Kids

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You rarely hear the word “toothpaste” without it being preceded by “fluoride.” Fluoride toothpaste is good for teeth, and at Vanguard Dental Group in Derry NH, we encourage its use. Fluoride is an essential mineral that helps your teeth stay strong. It is found in some foods and water and makes toothpastes more effective at […]

Not All Smile Makeovers Are Created Equal

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In this post from Vanguard Dental Group in Derry NH, we talk about smile makeovers. Some people think the term is synonymous with cosmetic dentistry. Are the placement of four veneers considered a smile makeover? Well, yes and no. If your smile is attractive and healthy except for some chips in your upper front teeth, […]

A New Reason To Eat More Fish

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This may sound like an unlikely cause and effect, but research suggests that eating fish with high levels of polyunsaturated fats can lower the risk of gum disease, a condition we see far too often at Vanguard Dental Group in Derry NH. As you may know, gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss […]

What is Patient-Centered Dental Care?

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A question from the team at Vanguard Dental Group in Derry NH: What is your perception of the patient-dentist relationship? Would you characterize it as one-sided? In other words, does the dentist examine the patient’s teeth, choose the course of treatment, and perform the procedure, all while the patient is an inconsequential participant? It Starts […]

Let’s Talk About It

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If you have ever wondered how cosmetic dentistry could improve your smile, give us a call at Vanguard Dental Group in Derry NH and let’s talk about it. Maybe you have a tooth that’s been chipped since middle school, or a gap between your front teeth that’s been there forever. Or maybe your smile has […]

Rather Have A Root Canal?

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Have you ever heard the phrase ‘I’d rather have a root canal,’ to describe something painful or unpleasant? At Vanguard Dental Group in Derry NH, we perform root canal therapy for our patients and many report minimal discomfort. Root canal procedures have advanced significantly in recent years. For many patients, the procedure is no more […]

Worried About Dental Visits?

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Good dental health is important to overall health, but there are some people who would do almost anything rather than sit down for a dentist appointment. If anxiety or even phobia keeps you away from regular checkups, sedation dentistry from Vanguard Dental Group in Derry NH can help. There are lots of reasons why people […]

How To Make Brushing Your Teeth A Habit

How To Make Brushing Your Teeth A Habit

Brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day is one of the best things you can do to maintain good dental health. You’ve probably heard us say that more than once, at Vanguard Dental Group in Derry NH. Not many patients like to admit it, but studies show that some people have a hard time […]

3 Smart Smile Solutions

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In this article from Vanguard Dental Group in Derry NH, we take a look at three procedures often used in cosmetic dentistry. Dental Implants: For most patients, a dental implant is the prime solution for a missing tooth. It consists of a titanium rod implanted into the bone to replace the missing root of a […]