Top Dentists 2009

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.PeriodonticsPeriodontics 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 10 years Bedford Commons Periodontics, .PA. 303 Riverway Pl. Bedford (603) 623-6639 Other Leading Vote Getters Robert Fremeau, D.M.D. Practicing 30 years 30 Canton St. Manchester (603) 668-6434 John R. Herrin, D.D.S., M.S. Practicing 23 years N.H. Center for Periodontics, L.L.C. 170 S. River Rd. Bedford (603) 624-8787 Craig McLaughlin, D.D.S. Practicing 21 years 280 Main St., Suite 411 Nashua (603) 880-1707 Austin Wang, D.D.S. Practicing 12 years Cornerstone Periodontics & Implants, P.L.L.C. 153 Manchester St., Suite 5 Concord (603) 224-9474 General DentistryGeneral 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 10 years Connelly General and Cosmetic Dentistry 4 Elliot Way, Suite 306 Manchester (603) 669-1251 Other Leading Vote Getters Stephen Langlois, D.M.D. Practicing 27 years 765 S. Main St., Ste. 102 Dartmouth Commons Manchester (603) 644-3368 Robert N. Marshall, D.M.D., M.A.G.D. Practicing 30 years Aesthetic Dental Center 177 Pleasant St. Concord (603) 224-1743 Ralph Phelan, D.D.S. Practicing 39 years 104 Pleasant St. Concord (603) 224-5421 Paul Thompson, D.D.S. Practicing 30 years Thompson Smiles By Design 222 River Rd. Manchester (603) 669-6131 Pediatric DentistryPediatric 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 24 years Lindner Dental Associates, PC 72 S. River Rd. Bedford (603) 624-3900 Other Leading Vote Getters Roger Achong, D.D.S. Practicing 12 years Concord Pediatric Dentistry Pillsbury Building 248 Pleasant St. Concord (603) 224-3339 Luis Englander, D.M.D. Practicing in N.H. for 11 years Practicing in general since 1983 Lindner Dental Associates, PC 72 S. River Rd. Bedford (603) 624-3900 Douglas Johnson, D.M.D. Practicing 37 years Concord Pediatric Dentistry 248 Pleasant St. Concord (603) 224-3339 James McAveeney, D.M.D. Practicing 24 years Amherst Pediatric Dental Association 3 Overlook Dr. Amherst (603) 673-1000 EndodonticsEndodontics 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 Getters Douglas J. Katz, D.M.D., P.C. Practicing 12 years 1310 Hooksett Rd. Hooksett (603) 628-2891 Douglas Moll, D.M.D. Practicing 18 years NH Endodontics 6 Loudon Rd., Suite 6 Concord (603) 224-5553 Other Leading Vote Getters Aneesa Al-Khalidi, D.M.D. Practicing 11 years Granite State Endodontics 155 Main Dunstable Rd. Suite 210 Nashua (603) 883-3636 H.J. Ludington, D.D.S, M.S.C.D. Practicing 21 years 288 Lafayette Rd. Portsmouth (603) 431-3636 Theodore Neff, D.D.S., M.S. Practicing 9 years Advanced Endodontics, PC 18 Constitution Dr. Suite 5 Bedford (603) 637-1046 Matthew B. Walsh, D.M.D. Practicing 7 years NH Endodontics 6 Loudon Rd., Suite 6 Concord (603) 224-5553 Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryOral and Maxillofacial Surgery is the specialty that 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 23 years William P. Dobbin, D.M.D., P.A. 4 Elliot Way Manchester (603) 645-6600 Other Leading Vote Getters David Greene, D.D.S. Practicing 22 years Greene and Torio, O.M.F.S, L.L.P. 39 Simon St. Nashua (603) 883-4008 Mark Hochberg, D.M.D. Practicing 19 years 27 Sagamore St. Manchester (603) 622-9441 Richard J. Rosato, D.M.D. Capitol Center for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 6 Loudon Rd. #304 Concord (603) 225-0008 Mark Scura, D.M.D. Practicing 21 years Concord Oral Surgery, PA 194 Pleasant St. Concord (603) 225-3482 Orthodontics and Dentofacial OrthopedicsThe 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 33 years Mehan Orthodontics 113 Mammoth Rd. Manchester NH 03103 (603) 623-8003 Other Leading Vote Getters Deborah A. De Beradinis, D.D.S. Practicing 22 years Amherst Orthodontics, in partnership with Dr. E. Diane Shieh Unit 6, 5 Overlook Dr. Amherst (603) 672-0844 Luba Richter, D.M.D. Practicing 11 years 155 Pleasant St. Concord NH 03301 (603) 225-5242 Anne Todd, D.M.D., M.S.D. Practicing 16 years 49 Derry Rd. Hudson (603) 889-1100 Michael Vermette, D.M.D., M.S.D. Practicing 15 years Desmarais & Vermette Specialists in Orthodontics 2 Wall St. Concord (603) 224-9119 ProsthodonticsProsthodontics 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 Timothy McKinney, D.D.S. Practicing 22 years 169 S. River Rd. Bedford (603) 625-6456 Other Leading Vote Getters Paul J. Connolly, D.M.D. Practicing 4 years Bedford Center for Prosthodontics 207 Meetinghouse Rd. Bedford (603) 310-4626 Michael Hamel, D.M.D. Practicing 28 years 321 Lincoln St., Suite 203 Manchester (603) 668-3202 Jon W. Samaha, D.M.D., M.M.Sc. Practicing 28 years Samaha Family Dental Practice 13 Wall St. Concord (603) 225-2042 Lisa B. Schulman, D.D.S. Practicing 13 years Seacoast Dream Dentistry 200 Griffin Rd., Suite 9 Portsmouth (603) 436-2951
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