Signs and Risk Factors of Gum Disease

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Gum disease is an infection that attacks the gums and bone structures that support and surround the teeth. If left untreated, this disease can cause the loss of healthy jawbone structure and even tooth loss.   Signs of Gum Disease Gum disease is more easily reversed and treated if it... Read more »

Sources of Fluoride

Posted by & filed under Cavities, Child Dental Care, Decay, Dental Cleaning, Healthy Smile.

Fluoride is a mineral that is naturally found in water and some foods. Fluoride is sometimes referred to as nature’s cavity fighter, as this mineral can strengthen tooth enamel, thus helping to protect teeth against acid attacks that cause cavities. In addition, fluoride strengthens developing and growing teeth. Because fluoride... Read more »

Dental Anxiety & the Solution

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Do you feel stressed, nervous, or even anxious leading up to or during dental visits? You are not alone! Many people feel some degree of dental anxiety. Some are so nervous that they even avoid going to the dentist altogether. Here at New Hampshire Center for Comprehensive Dentistry, our dentists... Read more »

Restore Your Smile With Dentures

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When a patient is missing most or all of their permanent teeth, our dentists may recommend dentures in Amherst, New Hampshire. These removable dental restorations can allow you to speak, smile, and eat properly again.   What Are Dentures? Dentures are dental restorations that replace all of your missing teeth.... Read more »

Choose a Dental Bridge

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If you are missing one or more permanent teeth, one of your options may be a dental bridge to restore your smile. A dental bridge is made up of a replacement tooth or teeth (to fill the space) and a dental crown on either side. The crowns are placed on the... Read more »

The Protection of Dental Sealants

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If you would like extra protection from cavities ask our dentists about dental sealants. Sealants are a thin material that is painted over the chewing surfaces of the back teeth.  If you look closely at the surface of those molars you'll see what we call "pits and fissures"or hollows and... Read more »