Dental Services

Regular dental visits are essential to make sure oral health problems — from tooth decay to oral cancer — are detected and treated in a timely manner. At our office, your oral health is our paramount concern. We want to make sure your teeth stay healthy, function well and look great! From regular cleanings and exams to advanced restorative treatments, all of your routine dental needs can be met right here.

Services we offer include:


Scheduling dental check-ups on a regular basis is very important, not only for good oral hygiene, but also for your overall health. Poor oral hygiene can lead to dental and medical problems like gum disease, infection, tooth loss, and even heart disease.

Teeth Cleaning

Regular teeth cleanings not only improve your smile, but also play a vital role in good oral hygiene. In addition to daily brushing and flossing, teeth cleaning helps to remove plaque and tartar build-up that can lead to cavities and gum disease.

Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is a cosmetic dental treatment that can substantially improve the brightness and whiteness of your teeth. And although whitening is not a permanent solution and requires "touch-ups" for a prolonged effect, it remains one of the fastest and easiest ways to improve the appearance of your smile.


A crown covers or protects a full tooth structure and helps restore a broken down tooth to its original size and shape. A crown may be necessary when:

  • A tooth is broken or fractured
  • To improve cosmetics
  • Tooth has root canal treatment
  • Existing tooth has large decay that has compromised the strength of the tooth
  • Large existing fillings that are weakening the tooth

When preparing a tooth for a permanent crown, decay and old restorations are removed. A temporary crown is fabricated and placed on the tooth until the permanent crown is made. The permanent crown can help protect the teeth from further harm or decay. It is important to maintain proper hygiene of teeth with brushing and flossing

Fixed Bridge

A fixed bridge is a great way to "bridge" a gap that is left when a tooth is missing. Crowns are typically placed on the adjacent teeth to restore the space with a "floating" porcelain tooth. When replacing a larger space with a bridge, more crowns are placed to help distribute the load and force of normal function. Bridges help maintain teeth position and prevents teeth from drifting, restore your smile and restore chewing and speaking ability. A bridge requires extra cleaning maintance but with a few handy tips, keeping these bridges clean are simple. A bridge is a more affordable way to retore missing teeth but it is an alternative to implants and removable dentures.


Fillings can be done with composite (tooth colored) material or amalgam (silver colored) material. When a tooth is affected by decay, small cracks or fractures, the decay or weak tooth structure is removed and replaced with a filling material. Each material has its advantages or disadvantages. Your dentist can discuss what would be the best options for restoring your teeth. Fillings are done to fix chipped teeth, close spaces between teeth, and to replace areas of decay.

Porcelain Veneers

Veneers are bonded to the front of teeth to help reshape teeth. They are thin pieces of durable, tooth shaped porcelain that are made to look like your original teeth. Veneers are used for:

  • To close spaces after orthodontics
  • To fix misshapen teeth
  • Improve esthetics of severely discolored or stained teeth
  • To fix worn or chipped teeth

Teeth are lightly prepared for a veneer procedure. The color of the veneer is decided by you and the dentist. Maintaining good oral hygiene habits is important for the longetiviy of veneers as with any other dental procedure

Dental Implants

Implants are an excellent way to replace missing teeth. They can be placed as single unit teeth or be used for stability and support in removable dentures. Dental implants have an artifical root usually made of titanium which is biocompatible with the oral environment. Once they are surgically placed in the jaw, the bone integrates with the artificial root and a permanent crown is fabricated. Implants are very strong and restore a patient's smile.     

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505 West Hollis Street Suite 213 Nashua, NH 03062

Hours of Operation

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Richard B. Hanson, D.D.S.


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8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm