The 4 Stages of Gum Disease

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Gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss in adults. It’s a progressive condition, and is easily treatable in its earliest stages. In this article from Vanguard Dental Group in Derry NH, we have put together a list of the four main stages of gum disease, in order to keep our patients aware and […]

Swollen Gums?

If Your Gums Are Swollen And Sore, Call Vanguard Dental Group

If you are worried about swollen gums or an aching tooth, you’re are not alone. You should have your symptoms checked out right away, because they could be a sign of gum disease, a serious but treatable condition at Vanguard Dental Group in Derry NH. Gum disease is progressive. Before it reaches the advanced stage, […]

7 Surprising Causes Of Bad Breath

Anyone with chronic bad breath understands the embarrassment and frustration associated with this condition. As unpleasant as it is, rest assured we can help at Vanguard Dental Group in Derry NH. There are several possible causes for bad breath, some that you may overlook: Poor oral hygiene Digestive problems Systemic infection Bacteria on dentures Gum […]

5 Ways To Floss Daily

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If you’ve noticed that you’re too tired to floss your teeth each night, this post from Vanguard Dental Group in Derry NH is for you. We want to give you a few ideas for unique times to floss, since it’s an essential part of your daily dental health routine. If you’re an early riser, try […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Health Habits To Keep You Smiling

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In this post from Vanguard Dental Group in Derry NH, we focus on behaviors that influence dental health. Of course, regular brushing and flossing are two important habits for healthy teeth, but there are many more things we can do to keep a healthy smile. Diet Do’s Do eat a nutritious diet with a variety […]

Brush Up On Your Cavity Basics

Brush Up On Your Cavity Basics Manchester

At Vanguard Dental Group in Derry NH, we see more cavities in our patients than we would like to. Cavities are far too common in the United States, and there is a tendency to consider them inevitable. Cavities happen when certain types of bacteria produce acids in the mouth. These acids destroy the enamel of […]