Top Dentists 2008

We asked the state’s dentists whom they would recommend if someone were seeking a top dental specialist. Here are the results in seven specialty areas.The NumbersWe sent out 941 Top Dentist surveys and received 168 replies.What Do All Those Initials Mean?D.D.S. Doctor of Dental SurgeryD.M.D. Doctor of Dental MedicineD.M.Sc. Doctorate of Medical SciencesM.S. Master of ScienceM.S.D. Master of Science in DentistryP.A.: Professional AssociationP.L.L.C. Professional Limited Liability CorporationF.A.G.D. Fellow in the Academy of General DentistryThe top five (sometimes six, when the scores were especially close) dentists in each category are listed. The dentist with the most votes appears first, with a photo. The remainder are listed alphabetically. General Dentistry General Dentistry is the field responsible for the diagnosis, prevention and often treatment of disorders and conditions of the oral cavity and maxillofacial area. Top Vote Getter: Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. Practicing 9 years Connelly General and Cosmetic Dentistry 4 Elliot Way, Suite 306 Manchester (603) 669-1251 Christopher Binder, D.M.D. Practicing 11 years Suite 6, 194 Pleasant St. Concord (603) 225-6331 John Machell, D.M.D. Practicing 30 years John C. Machell, D.M.D., P.L.L.C. 505 W Hollis St., Suite 202 Nashua (603) 882-9881 Tom Parsi, D.D.S. Practicing 9 years Parsi-Orsorio Dental 16 Hampton Rd. Exeter (603) 772-7874 Paul Thompson, D.D.S. Practicing 29 years Thompson Smiles By Design 222 River Rd. Manchester (603) 669-6131 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the specialty which includes treatment of diseases, injuries and defects for the purposes of both function and aesthetics in the oral hard and soft tissue. Top Vote Getter: William Dobbin, D.M.D. Practicing 22 years William P. Dobbin, D.M.D., P.A. 4 Elliot Way Manchester (603) 645-6600 David Greene, D.D.S. Practicing 21 years Greene and Torio, O.M.F.S, L.L.P. 39 Simon St. Nashua (603) 883-4008 Mark Hochberg, D.M.D. Practicing 18 years 27 Sagamore St. Manchester (603) 622-9441 Mark Scura, D.M.D. Practicing 20 years Concord Oral Surgery, PA 194 Pleasant St. Concord (603) 225-3482 Jose Torio, D.D.S. Practicing 21 years Greene and Torio, O.M.F.S, L.L.P. 39 Simon St. Nashua (603) 883-4008 Endodontics Endodontics is the specialty concerned with the human dental pulp and periradicular tissues. This branch deals with treatment of diseases and injuries of the pulp and associated periradicular conditions. Top Vote Getter (tie): Douglas J. Katz, D.M.D., P.C. Practicing 11 years 1310 Hooksett Rd. Hooksett (603) 628-2891 Theodore Neff, D.D.S., M.S. Practicing 8 years Advanced Endodontics, PC 18 Constitution Dr. Suite 5 Bedford (603) 637-1046 Aneesa Al-Khalidi, D.M.D. Practicing 10 years Granite State Endodontics 155 Main Dunstable Rd., Suite 210 Nashua (603) 883-3636 M. Cameron Kharazi, D.D.S. Practicing 12 years Hudson Endodontics 182 Central St. Hudson (603) 882-5455 H.J. Ludington, D.D.S, M.S.C.D. Practicing 20 years 288 Lafayette Rd. Portsmouth (603) 431-3636 Douglas Moll, D.M.D. Practicing 17 years NH Endodontics 6 Loudon Rd. Suite 6 Concord (603) 224-5553 Matthew B. Walsh, D.M.D. Practicing 6 years NH Endodontics 6 Loudon Rd., Suite 6 Concord (603) 224-5553 Prosthodontics Prosthodontics is the specialty focused on health of patients with missing or deficient teeth and/or oral and maxillofacial tissues using biocompatible substitutes. Top Vote Getter: Michael Hamel, D.M.D. Practicing 27 years 321 Lincoln St., Suite 203 Manchester (603) 668-3202 Richard Liu, D.M.D., M.Med.Sc. Practicing 13 years 10 Vaughan Mall #7 Portsmouth (603) 436-9200 Timothy McKinney, D.D.S. Practicing 21 years 169 S. River Rd. Bedford (603) 625-6456 Julian Osorio, D.D.S. Practicing 28 years Parsi-Osorio Dental 16 Hampton Rd. Exeter (603) 772-7874 Jon W. Samaha, D.M.D., M.M.Sc. Practicing 27 years Samaha Family Dental Practice 13 Wall St. Concord (603) 225-2042 Lisa B. Schulman, D.D.S. Practicing 12 years Seacoast Dream Dentistry 200 Griffin Rd., Suite 9 Portsmouth (603) 436-2951 Periodontics Periodontics is the specialty focused on tissues of the teeth or their substitutes, as well as the health, function and aesthetics of these tissues. Top Vote Getter: Michael Neal, D.M.D. Practicing 9 years Bedford Commons Periodontics, .PA. 303 Riverway Pl. Bedford (603) 623-6639 Robert Fremeau, D.M.D. Practicing 29 years 30 Canton St. Manchester (603) 668-6434 John R. Herrin, D.D.S., M.S. Practicing 22 years N.H. Center for Periodontics, L.L.C. 170 S. River Rd. Bedford (603) 624-8787 Craig McLaughlin, D.D.S. Practicing 20 years 280 Main St. Suite 411 Nashua (603) 880-1707 Austin Wang, D.D.S. Practicing 11 years Cornerstone Periodontics & Implants, P.L.L.C. 153 Manchester St., Suite 5 Concord (603) 224-9474 Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics The specialty of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics deals with issues of malocclusion, as well as neuromuscular and skeletal abnormalities. Top Vote Getter: William Albert Mehan, D.M.D. Practicing 32 years Mehan Orthodontics 113 Mammoth Rd Manchester NH 03103 (603) 623-8003 Gary Lindner, D.M.D., D.M.S.C. Practicing 23 years Lindner Dental Associates, PC 72 S. River Rd. Bedford (603) 624-3900 Luba Richter D.M.D. Practicing 10 years 155 Pleasant St. Concord NH 03301 (603) 225-5242 Anne Todd, D.M.D., M.S.D. Practicing 15 years 49 Derry Rd. Hudson (603) 889-1100 Michael Vermette, D.M.D., M.S.D. Practicing 14 years Desmarais & Vermette Specialists in Orthodontics 2 Wall St. Concord (603) 224-9119 www.dvorthodontics.comPediatric Dentistry Pediatric Dentistry is an age-defined specialty providing oral health care to infants and children through adolescence, including those with special health care needs. Top Vote Getter: Gary Lindner, D.M.D., D.M.S.C. Practicing 23 years Lindner Dental Associates, PC 72 S. River Rd. Bedford (603) 624-3900 Roger Achong, D.D.S. Practicing 11 years Concord Pediatric Dentistry Pillsbury Building 248 Pleasant St. Concord (603) 224-3339 Nilfa Collins, D.D.S Practicing 11 years 100 Bridge St. Pelham (603) 635-1166 Luis Englander, D.M.D. Practicing in NH for 10 years Practicing in general since 1983 Lindner Dental Associates, PC 72 S. River Rd. Bedford (603) 624-3900 Douglas Johnson, D.M.D. Practicing 36 years Concord Pediatric Dentistry 248 Pleasant St. Concord (603) 224-3339 Jon J. Wendell, D.D.S Practicing 18 years 150 Griffin Rd. Suite 1 Portsmouth (603) 436-2204
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