Welcome to Our Practice!


Welcome Kathleen R. Libby D.D.S

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

Welcome to our website! 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. Hanson has recently been joined by his daughter Dr. Kate Libby. It has been exciting to keep 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 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.


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Meet Our Doctors

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

  • Richard B. Hanson
    DDS
    Doctor

    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
    DDS
    Doctor

    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.     

Testimonials

What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "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"
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  • "Dr Hanson provides excellent pain free dental care. He is great with kids and has a calm, caring manner."
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Featured Articles

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  • Veneers

    Teeth that are badly stained, shaped or crooked may be improved by a veneer placed on the surface of the affected teeth. Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain or plastic cemented over the front of your teeth to change their color or shape. Veneers are used on teeth with uneven surfaces or are chipped, ...

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  • Fillings

    Frequently asked questions: dental fillings Are dental amalgams safe? Is it possible to have an allergic reaction to amalgam? Is it true that dental amalgams have been banned in other countries? Is there a filling material that matches tooth color? If my tooth doesn't hurt and my filling is still in ...

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  • Sealants

    Sealants are liquid coatings that harden on the chewing surfaces of teeth and are showing a great deal of effectiveness in preventing cavities—even on teeth where decay has begun. The pits and grooves of your teeth are prime areas for opportunistic decay. Even regular brushing sometimes misses these ...

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  • Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient

    Patient Rights You have a right to choose your own dentist and schedule an appointment in a timely manner. You have a right to know the education and training of your dentist and the dental care team. You have a right to arrange to see the dentist every time you receive dental treatment, ...

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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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  • Introduction

    Does mercury in the silver fillings in your mouth pose any long-term health risks? Does fluoride, in spite of everything we've been told since childhood, actually cause more harm than good? What does the latest research reveal about tobacco use on your overall oral health? This section is dedicated ...

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  • Your First Dental Visit

    Your first dental visit promises to be a pleasant experience. Making sound decisions about your dental care and oral health is an easy thing to do with the right preparation beforehand: Make a list of questions to ask our office, so you don't forget anything on the day of your appointment. This ...

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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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  • Oral Piercing

    Oral piercings (usually in the tongue or around the lips) have quickly become a popular trend in today’s society.  With this popular trend, it is important to realize that sometimes even precautions taken during the installation of the piercing jewelry are not enough to stave off harmful, long-term ...

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Our Location

505 West Hollis Street Suite 211 Nashua, NH 03062

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Richard B. Hanson, D.D.S.

Monday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Tuesday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Wednesday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Thursday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Friday:

8:00 AM-2:00 PM

*Select Fridays

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed