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Dr. Albright, Laurence

Dr. Laurence Albright

Portsmouth Dental Studios 231 Corporate Dr.,
PORTSMOUTH, NH 03801
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Dr. Laurence Albright 9.9 out of 10 based on 7 Reviews
Practice Description
 All of our services are provided in a modern, clean facility. We adhere to strict OSHA guidelines for control of infectious diseases. Our facilities are constantly monitored by Total Compliance Consultants. Dentistry is more than a healing science, it is also an art. Art is created in Studios by artists. Your smile is our "work of art." Our goal is to provide you with 5-STAR DENTALCARE. We strive to provide you with the highest standards in care & comfort service.
Practice Highlights
  • - Caring & Friendly Staff.
  • - Comprehensive Family Dental Services
  • - Convenient Appointment Times.
  • - Dental Insurance Accepted.
  • - Flexible Payment Options.
  • - Gentle Dentistry Focused!
  • - Invisalign Certified Office
  • - Patient Education Focused.
  • - State-of-the-Art Facility.
  • - Velscope Chairside Cancer Screening
Discounts, Coupons & Specials
Other:
Our office feauters the velscope for early detection of oral cancers.
PatientFYI Interview
How does your office help a patient understand their costs for Services, payment plan options, or use of their dental insurance?
We tell them what their estimated dental benefits & Out-Of-Pocket will be, we file their Dental Insurance claims for them and we present any Financing Plans that they can apply for through our Practice.
How do you educate your patients about the treatments they need and how to keep problems from reoccurring?
We utilize Patient Education technology (videos, animations, etc.), Our Doctors and/or Staff presents key information & demonstrations and we present our Patients with handouts (pamphlets, etc.) for them to take home.
What do you do when there are multiple treatment options available for a patient's dental condition?
We present our Patients every possible treatment approach and then work with them to determine the Treatment Plan that best meets their individual needs.
What labs do you use for your restoration services (e.g. Crowns & Bridges) and do you provide patients with a choice of labs?
We utilize Local and U.S.-based Labs that meet our high standards for Patient Care.
What kind of sedation & comfort techniques do you utilize?
We utilize a variety of techniques that maximize our Patients comfort.
Do you treat children and, if so, how do you help them feel comfortable?
Absolutely!
What is your Appointment Cancellation Policy?
24 Hours Notice Please.
Medical Education
 Dr. Laurence Albright is a native of Kentucky. He graduated from the University of Louisville in 1966 with a Doctor of Dental Medicine. (DMD)
Personal Background
 His primary interests are esthetic dentistry, periodontal prosthesis and implant dentistry. He especially enjoys working with specialists on multi-disciplinary treatment. He is an advocate of extensive ongoing continuing dental education and has completed programs with Dr. Peter Dawson and the Seattle Institute for Advanced Dental Studios.
Community Involvement
 Dr. Albright and his wife, Marcia, have two children and four grandchildren. When not in the office, he and Marcia enjoy gardening and saltwater fly fishing, locally and in the Caribbean.
Patient Examples
Teeth Whitening Available Here!
A New Smile

In the today’s world of cosmetic procedures, teeth whitening reigns supreme. Universally valued by men and women alike, whitening (or bleaching) treatments are available to satisfy every budget, time frame and temperament.

Veneers Available Here!
Before Veneers
After Veneers

Patients have several main reasons for choosing veneers. One of the most common reasons a patient gets veneers is that the front teeth have become worn, chipped, or broken. Veneers hide the imperfections without having to place crowns on otherwise stable teeth. For many adults, misaligned teeth or gaps between teeth make their smile less presentable than they want. For these patients, veneers provide an easier alternative to the lengthy process of correcting the teeth with braces

Practice Staff


Melodie Hardy, Office Manager

Has been with us for 7 years! Melodie Hardy -Practice Administrator- will help you when no one else knows the answer. With over 20 years dental experience, she knows the policies and guidelines that help a dental office run like a business. She says its a pleasure to come to work each day when you a;re working with such a friendly, competent staff. Melodie and her husband, Dennis, live in Wells, Maine and have 3 grown children and 2 granddaughters. Her spare time is spent enjoying her family, gardening, reading, travel, sewing and outdoor sports including kayaking, snow shoeing and mountain hiking. She is an active volunteer in her church and community, and loves to cook and entertain. If you need to know something about all inclusive destinations in the Caribbean, she is the office expert.



Deb , Office Financing Coordinator

Has been with us for 5 years! Deb -Patient Financial Co-ordinator- brought over 20 years of dental experience when she started at Portsmouth Dental Studios in 2004. She enjoys helping our patients with their insurance questions. Her smiling face will be there when you “check out” and she will make sure you leave the office appointment with no question unresolved concerning your care. She enjoys the atmosphere of this office. The friendliness of the staff and patients is the best part of her work day. She grew up a military brat and traveled a lot in the continental U. S. and overseas. She likes New England best. She lives in Eliot with her teenage son, Nick. Her older son, Ben, lives in Massachusetts. Reading is her passion. She enjoys murder mysteries best. She is happiest when surrounded by friends and family and loves to cook and entertain. Going to antique markets and finding treasures is one of her favorite pastimes.



Rhonda , Hygienist

Has been with us for 10 years! Rhonda is a native of Portsmouth and owns her own home here. She is "mom " to her two "boys", Boston terrier, Stitch and Pug, Leo. Rhonda loves to travel and experience new foods and wines. Her favorite vacation spots include sailing the British Virgin Islands and enjoying the culture of Italy. She stays active with a membership at Planet Fitness and Portsmouth Athletic Club. She loves her profession and her patients. She has been with us for over 10 years and is a graduate of New Hampshire Technical Institute.



Lori Sullivan, Hygienist

Lori has worked with this practice for over 20 years. She enjoys “catching up” with all the patients who she has seen for years, and getting to know the new ones. She has a wonderful husband and son and they enjoy spending as much time as possible at their family camp in Oxford, Maine.



Gail Bigelow, Hygienist

Has been with us for 5 years! Gail started at our practice in 2004, fresh out of hygiene school at the University of New England. She enjoys the relaxed atmosphere at this office, and the fact that the staff gets along so well, and can voice their opinions and be heard. Gail likes educating her patients about the importance of good oral health. She lives in Dover with her husband and two young sons, and loves “hanging out” with her family.



Joy Goupil, Assistant

Has been with us for 11 years! Joy has worked for Dr. Albright for 25 years and has been with Portsmouth Dental Studios for 5 years and counting. She enjoys meeting and getting to know her patients. She appreciates the positive attitude in our office and the quality of the dentistry done here. Joy is married and lives in Kittery. She enjoys boating, beaching and any sun filled activity. She keeps the entire staff in “stitches” with her quick wit.



Patty Pafford, Assistant

Has been with us for 9 years! Patty has been with Portsmouth Dental Studios since 2003, and before that with Dr. Porter. She enjoys coming to work to an office filled with smiles and laughter. In addition to her dental assisting job, she is studying for a career (yet to be determined). Patty lives in Greenland with her husband and 3 children. She enjoys time with family and friends, and relaxing at their lake cottage.



Diane Norton, Patient Scheduling Coordinator

Joined our team in 2009. She brings over 12 years of dental office experience to our practice. She appreciates the positive attitude in our office and the quality of the dentistry done here. Diane lives in Greenland with "Nina" her devoted plott hound.



Shannon Garwich, Hygienist

Shannon relocated to Portsmouth from the Monadnock Region to work at Portsmouth Dental Studios. A graduate of New Hampshire Technical Institute, she has since received certification in local anesthesia at Sacrament Community College. Shannon has been with us since 2004, and enjoys educating and treating her patients. She’s an adventurous spirit, loves to travel and enjoys all outdoor activities, including, but not limited to mountain biking and skiing.

Hours
Sun
Closed
Mon
7:30AM - 5:00PM
Tue
7:30AM - 5:00PM
Wed
7:30AM - 5:00PM
Thu
7:30AM - 5:00PM
Fri
Closed
Sat
Closed