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Dr. W. Bruce Houghton, DMD, FAGD, LVIF, FIAPA

Dentist | General Practice

5/5(21)
226 Broad Street Suite 3 Nashua NH, 03063
Practice Philosophy

Traditional Medicine

Rating

5/5

About

W. Bruce Houghton, DMD, FAGD, LVIF, FIAPA, is a dentist with thirty-seven years of experience in his field. He diagnoses and treats patients at his private practice, Perfect Smiles, PLLC, located in Nashua, NH. Services provided include facial symmetry, smile makeovers, full mouth reconstruction, implants, cosmetic dentistry techniques, sedation dentistry, periodontal care, oral appliance therapy, dental sleep medicine, and more. Dr. Houghton offers the most advanced materials, techniques, and treatments available today. As a dentist, he treats diseases and other conditions that affect the teeth and gums, especially the repair and extraction of teeth and the insertion of artificial ones. Dr. Houghton remains a forum member of The Las Vegas Institute for Cosmetic Dentistry, Occlusal Connections, and Exceptional Dental Forum.

Education and Training

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Dmd DDM 1983

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Treatments

  • Facial Symmetry
  • New Denture Technology With Face Lift Appearance
  • Smile Makeovers
  • Neuromuscular Dentistry/tmj Therapy
  • Full Mouth Reconstruction
  • Cosmetic Dentistry Techniques
  • Implants
  • Mini Implants
  • Clear Aligner Therapy
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Periodontal Care
  • Oral Appliance Therapy
  • Dental Sleep Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • fellow The Academy of General Dentistry 
  • member The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry 
  • charter member International Academy of Comprehensive Aesthetics 
  • member The Academy of Laser Dentistry 
  • member The American Dental Association 
  • member The New Hampshire Dental Society 
  • forum member The Las Vegas Institute for Cosmetic Dentistry 
  • forum member Occlusal Connections 
  • forum member Exceptional Dental Forum 

Experience & Accolades

  • DMD, FAGDPerfect Smiles, PLLC

Professional Society Memberships

  • International Academy of Comprehensive Aesthetics, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Academy of Laser Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the New Hampshire Dental Society

Dr. W. Bruce Houghton, DMD, FAGD, LVIF, FIAPA's Practice location

Perfect Smiles, PLLC

226 Broad Street Suite 3 -
Nashua, NH 03063
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New patients: 603-595-6699, 603-889-5248, 603-595-6699

Perfect Smiles, PLLC

2260 Broad St -
Nashua, NH 03063
Get Direction
New patients: 603-889-5248
https://perfectsmiles.com/creating-the-perfect-smile/

Dr. W. Bruce Houghton, DMD, FAGD, LVIF, FIAPA's reviews

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Patient Experience with Dr. Houghton


5.0

Based on 21 reviews

Dr. W. Bruce Houghton, DMD, FAGD, LVIF, FIAPA has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 21 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Dentist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.
  • Byron b.
    (5)

    Entertaining.

  • Long t.
    (5)

    Always a good experience with cleanings.

  • Scott c.
    (5)

    Best I've ever found.

  • Cedric l.
    (5)

    A wonderful relaxing experience!.

  • Larisa t.
    (5)

    Love to come to this dentistry office - grate care, great customer service..

  • Jack c.
    (5)

    Best ever. Wouldn't go any where else.

  • Alan d.
    (5)

    Unexpectedly brilliant in its simplicity.

  • Jeff a.
    (5)

    Awesome dental work.

  • George n.
    (5)

    Excellent as always.

  • Charlene s.
    (5)

    Best. dentist in Nashua.

  • Richard g.
    (5)

    Very good - cleaning and exam .

  • Andreana m.
    (5)

    Awesome!.

  • Michael l.
    (5)

    Replacement of filling.

  • Elaine d.
    (5)

    Great dentist.

  • Steven p.
    (5)

    Excellent.

  • John k.
    (5)

    Best Ever!.

  • Audrey w.
    (5)

    I now have the Perfect Smile!.

  • Karen p.
    (5)

    Teeth Cleaning, X-rays and Exam.

  • Anonymous
    (5)

    Teeth cleaning.

  • Gary g.
    (5)

    A phenomenal experience.

  • T. d.
    (2)

    Fantastic.

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Media Releases

Get to know Dentist Dr. W. Bruce Houghton, who serves patients in Nashua, New Hampshire.

Dr. Houghton, a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, is so enthusiastic about smile design in dentistry because he has discovered the perfect combination of artistry and science. Blending his artistry skills with modern dentistry, he is excited to bring smile design to patients at his private practice – Perfect Smiles, PLLC – in Nashua, New Hampshire. 

Some of the dental services that he provides include facial symmetry, smile makeovers, full mouth reconstruction, implants, cosmetic dentistry techniques, sedation dentistry, periodontal care, oral appliance therapy, dental sleep medicine, and more. Technology has literally changed dentistry and Dr. Houghton offers the most advanced techniques, materials, and treatments available today to guarantee the finest quality, natural-looking results. 

“We at Perfect Smiles are enthusiastic about what we do partly because of the amount of training and continuing education we take on a yearly basis. New Hampshire dentists are required to take 40 credit hours of continuing education bi-annually for licensure, but we take approximately five times that amount which is roughly 100+ credit hours yearly or 200+ hours bi-annually.” as stated on the dental practice’s website.

Since Smile Design is not taught in dental school, it requires a great deal of specific post-graduate training. There are varying degrees of training ranging from home study, classroom, and classroom combined with clinical treatment. All of the post-graduate training Dr. Houghton has completed includes hands-on courses with real patients. He earned his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) degree from the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 1983. 

This dentist is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the International Academy of Comprehensive Aesthetics, the Academy of Laser Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the New Hampshire Dental Society. He is also a forum member of The Las Vegas Institute for Cosmetic Dentistry, Occlusal Connections, and Exceptional Dental Forum.

Dentistry, also known as Dental and Oral Medicine, is a branch of medicine that consists of the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity. Dentists diagnose and treat dental issues and help patients develop better oral hygiene regimens. They clean teeth, correct bite issues, perform surgeries and extractions, and perform other duties to ensure that the teeth and mouth are healthy. 

For his expertise in the field of dentistry, Dr. Houghton has earned numerous certifications, including Advanced Bio PAK Scan Interpretation in 2018, Advanced Jaw Development Orthodontics in 2018, Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders and Myofunctional Therapy in 2017, The Oxygen Advantage in 2016, Chirodontics in 2009, Sleep Dental Medicine including Sleep Apnea in 2009, Advanced Laser Certification in 2009, Bone Grafting in 2007, Sinus Lifts in 2007, Invisalign in 2002, Full Mouth Reconstruction, LVI in 2001, and Automated Endodontics including root canals in 1995, among many others. 

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