Basic Information About Root Canal Treatment

What Is Dental Pulp? Dental pulp is the tissue, blood vessels, and nerves in the center of a tooth. Why Might Dental Pulp Need to Be Removed? The dental pulp can become damaged from several things, including a cracked tooth, an injury or blow to a tooth, or a deep... Read more »

Choose a Dental Bridge to Replace a Missing Tooth

A dental bridge is a dental restoration that is used to replace one or more missing teeth. A tooth replacement with a dental crown connected on either side makes up a dental bridge. The dental crowns are connected to the teeth on either side of the gap to anchor the... Read more »

Signs and Risk Factors of Gum Disease

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

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 »

The Teeth Grinding Problem & the Solutions

Teeth Grinding Teeth grinding, which is also referred to as bruxism, refers to the clenching of the teeth together tightly or rubbing them against each other. Many people grind their teeth from time to time, but for some, the severity is such that their oral health could be affected. Teeth... Read more »

Improve Your Smile With Veneers

What Are Dental Veneers? If you are self-conscious or ashamed of your smile, our dentists may recommend veneers. These custom-made, thin shells of tooth-colored material are bonded to the front of the teeth to improve their appearance.   When Are They Used? Veneers can be used to close gaps and... Read more »

Choose a Mouth Guard to Protect Your Smile

If you or your child play a sport, our dentist may recommend a mouth guard.   What Are Mouth Guards? A sports mouth guard is worn over the teeth to protect the teeth and soft tissues from blows to the face and head. A mouth guard typically covers the upper... Read more »

Eliminating Bad Breath

Having bad breath can hinder your self-esteem and confidence. If you suffer from bad breath, which is also called halitosis, there are several things you can do at home to reduce or eliminate it.   Brush & Floss To help ward off bad breath, make sure that you brush your... Read more »

Dental Anxiety & the Solution

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

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 »