Welcome to Our Practice!

Welcome Kathleen R. Libby D.D.S

Dr. Richard B Hanson and Dr. Kathleen R. Libby

We are excited to announce our dental practice moved into a newly renovated Suite 213, just two doors to the right from our old office! This recent move gives our practice more space and the opportunity to continue growing  to meet our patient family needs. 

Dr. Hanson and Dr. Libby are a father-daughter team that practices in Southern New Hampshire. Dr. Richard Hanson has been practicing in Nashua since 1984! He started practicing on Northeastern Blvd in Nashua and then opened his own practice on West Hollis Street in 1994. Dr. Libby is excited to continue our practice in the hands of family. Whether you are a returning patient or joining our office, we look forward to seeing you!

Our Philosophy  

Oral health is an important determinate in the overall health of an individual. The highest quality dental treatment and proper education in a calm, relaxed, and caring environment can best accomplish this goal. We believe that providing a friendly, warm, and professional attitude is crucial in the successful practice of Dentistry. Everyone deserves to be treated as we would want to be treated ourselves.

Expert Dental Care

Dr. Hanson, Libby and staff have been providing expert dental care to local dental patients like you, with a professional staff, modern equipment, and the latest dental treatments and procedures for more than 25 years.

Our dental services include:

  • Dental Check-ups
  • Teeth Cleaning
  • Fillings
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Crowns
  • Fixed Bridge
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Dental Implants

Our experienced team of helpful and friendly dental professionals are committed to giving you the highest quality dental care in the most convenient and comfortable manner possible.

Contact Us

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Meet Our Doctors

Our friendly and professional dental staff is here to serve you!

  • Richard B. Hanson

    Dr. Hanson graduated from the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 1982 and began practicing in Nashua, NH in 1984. As a general dentist Dr. Hanson
    combines his extensive eduation and clinical experience with a commitment to helping his local community by improving patients' smiles, dental health, and quality of life.    

  • Kathleen R. Libby

    Dr. Libby obtained her Bachelors of Science in Health Science from Walla Walla University and continued her education at Loma Linda School of Dentistry where she received her DDS degree.     


What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "Always fearful of the dreaded word crown... No Longer. The Staff and Dr. Libby were amazing. Thanks Everyone"
  • "We've been patients for almost 30 years. Very understanding about pain control. Extremely accommodating to apprehensive patients. If you're a big baby (like us), these are the dentists for you. They are both very wonderful, the staff is awesome as well. Always willing to work with you to achieve the best, pain free outcome. Extremely patient and understanding."
  • "Best dental office & best dental team - Roseanne W."
  • "Kathleen Libby DDS. is an excellent, caring, and understanding dentist.
    She offered and followed through to help me when I was in pain from an abscess, volunteering to work on my tooth during her holidays, not once , but twice. I believe I was in her office on Xmas eve. So very kind, caring, knowledgeable, and professional."
  • "I have been a client for almost 20 years. He is compassionate, patient and honest. amazing care given and his staff is FANTASTIC and accommodating. full five star rating!!"
  • "Clean office, great talent and chair side manor. very comfortable, Great staff! always there when you need them! -Jimmy C."
  • "DR Hansen is a great dentist and such a kind caring person to his patients and his staff. I have been seeing him for many many years"
  • "Dr Hanson provides excellent pain free dental care. He is great with kids and has a calm, caring manner."

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  • Veneers

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  • Fillings

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  • Sealants

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  • Overview

    Pain can occur in any number of places in your mouth: teeth, gums, roots, the palate, tongue and jaw. Cavities are a common culprit causing pain. Untreated cavities can impact nerves because of infections of the tooth and gums. Impacted and abscessed teeth and sore jaws from teeth grinding are other ...

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  • Toothaches

    Simple toothaches can often be relieved by rinsing the mouth to clear it of debris and other matter. Sometimes, a toothache can be caused or aggravated by a piece of debris lodged between the tooth and another tooth. Avoid placing an aspirin between your tooth and gum to relieve pain, because the dissolving ...

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  • Scaling and Root Planing

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  • Medications

    Some dental procedures, such as tooth extractions and oral surgery, may call for our office to prescribe medications before or after a procedure. These medications are used to prevent or fight an infection, or to relieve any post-operative discomfort and pain. For these reasons, it is extremely important ...

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Our Location

505 West Hollis Street Suite 213 Nashua, NH 03062

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Richard B. Hanson, D.D.S.


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm