Starting The Invisalign Treatment Process

At the end of treatment with Invisalign, you can find yourself with a set of straight teeth, an improved smile, and a lower risk for future oral health issues. So what can you expect at the beginning of treatment? One reason many people would prefer to use Invisalign to adjust their teeth is because it does so in a less conspicuous fashion than traditional bracket and wire braces. Invisalign can also be more convenient, thanks to your ability to remove your appliance whenever you eat, or when you are cleaning your teeth. (more…)

How Nitrous Oxide Can Change Your Treatment Experience

How would you describe your overall comfort with dental appointments? Are you fine during a checkup, but find yourself experiencing a spike in anxiety when you need restorative dental work? Many patients may feel real alarm when they have to undergo something like cavity treatment, and some will feel nervous during preventive appointments. For patients who need help feeling at ease, nitrous oxide can be supplied during your visit. The gas will relax you, but allow you to stay conscious of what is happening. Anxious patients who normally dread their dentist’s office can be put at ease, so that they can more comfortably undergo necessary oral care. (more…)

VELScope Offers Important Early Detection For Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is a serious, potentially deadly, disease. When it comes to combating this condition, early detection can have a big impact on your odds of successful recovery. You can perform a self-check for oral cancer, monitoring the inside of your mouth for lesions, sores, or other suspicious textures. Your dentist can also provide a careful examination thanks to VELScope. VELScope provides your dentist with a means to detect the earliest signs of oral cancer. This means you can be diagnosed – and have treatment started – before symptoms would even be visible. (more…)

Questions About Porcelain Veneers? We Have Answers

What will it take to really transform your smile, and help you dramatically improve your appearance? For many people, the answer to their cosmetic dental woes is to have porcelain veneers placed on teeth. When veneers are put in place, they can cover up issues with damaged or badly formed teeth, and hide discoloration. This cosmetic dental procedure offers patients the opportunity to make lasting changes, and enjoy their desired smile. Of course, if you are unfamiliar with what it takes to craft and place veneers, and unsure of how to care for them, you may be hesitant to move forward with a treatment. A better understanding of how veneers are made, placed, and maintained can help you more comfortably move forward with securing improvements. (more…)

Enjoy The Friday Night Concert And Fireworks August 18

As part of this year’s Old Home Day series of events, you and your family are encouraged to come out to the Londonderry High School lawn and enjoy the Friday Night Concert And Fireworks! The Friday Night Concert And Fireworks has been a popular gathering, and a popular Old Home Days attraction, for many years. You can enjoy the sounds of the band Manchuka, an eight piece group featuring a five piece horn section, singers, and a rhythm section. The group is sure to keep your toes tapping, but once they wrap up, make sure you stick around for the fireworks display, organized by the Londonderry Fire Department. (more…)

Root Canal Therapy Can Take Care Of Serious Tooth Decay

Once bacteria have access to your pulp – and the opportunity to attack your tooth’s living tissue – you can be in for an uncomfortable experience. An advanced stage of tooth decay can lead to serious discomfort, and make it more difficult to bite and chew food. You can even lose your tooth! Root canal therapy involves the accessing of your tooth’s interior, and the safe removal of all signs of infection in your root and pulp. By performing this procedure, your dentist can save your tooth from serious harm, and bring an end to your ongoing tooth pain. (more…)

3 Issues That Can Complicate Cosmetic Dental Work

If you are bothered by the quality of your smile, you may already be looking into cosmetic dental work. There are procedures available that can effect a terrific change to how you look. Your dentist can correct for the size and shape of teeth, and make your smile look brighter and whiter. However, before you can move forward with a treatment, you will need to have your oral health examined. If you want to do something like have your teeth fitted with porcelain veneers, your dentist needs to verify there will be no outstanding issues that cause complications. During a review, your dentist will look for any suggestion that something could interfere with your desired procedure. (more…)

Advanced Imaging Technology And Your Dental Experience

What does advanced imaging technology do to improve your dental experience? Your dentist uses images of your smile to plan procedures, and to more carefully examine the current quality of your oral health. Digital x-rays, which emit notably less radiation than conventional x-rays, offer a clearer view of your teeth, making it easier to make observations and diagnoses. Digital imaging using ConeBeam technology opens up the possibility to create a 3D image of your mouth. This can help your dentist plan more involved work, like the placement of a dental implant. (more…)

Quiz: Responding To Bruxism And TMJ Dysfunction

If you leave the issue of bruxism unaddressed, you may find yourself in the dentist’s chair having restorative dental work done to repair teeth. Patients who are compelled to grind their teeth at night are doing more than just straining their jaw, or making their teeth sore in the morning. You generate enough power when you clench your teeth to cause worrying chips and cracks. Your dentist can help you stop this problem by providing you with a mouth guard that keeps your teeth safe. TMJ dysfunction, a problem that often accompanies bruxism, can also be treated with an oral appliance you wear at night. (more…)

Take Part In The Lundgren 5K Road Race

Are you ready to hit the road? The Lundgren 5K Road Race, part of Londonderry’s Old Home Day celebration, will give you an opportunity to celebrate town history while enjoying an invigorating run. This is the thirty-seventh year the race has been held, making it one of New Hampshire’s oldest races. This USATF certified event will hand out plaques for winners in different age groups. You will be able to celebrate Londonderry’s history while whizzing by familiar sights as you pass through the course. Raffle prizes and designated shirts for entrants will also be made available through the run. The awards and refreshments at the race are being offered by Powerade, and Lancer Timing Services. (more…)