Westhampton Dentistry Blog
June 10, 2017
For literally hundreds of years, dentists relied on dentures and bridges to replace a patient’s missing teeth. But in the 1950s, dental implants became available. These prosthetics are much more lifelike replacements for missing teeth. In addition, implants are a permanent solution to tooth loss that require only the same care as natural teeth. If you need to replace one or more teeth, schedule an appointment for dental implants in 23226 with Dr. Way at Westhampton Dentistry.
May 7, 2017
Do you have to get a tooth damaged by decay, infection or oral trauma extracted? Unfortunately, extraction can be necessary. However, thousands of teeth receive dental crowns to restore their strength and appearance. Dr. William Way offers innovative CEREC same-day dental crowns in his 23226 office to refinish marred smiles. Learn the pros and cons of CEREC restorations and traditional crowns. Which is right for you?
April 27, 2017
You have lost several teeth to extensive tooth decay. Now you are faced with a choice: dental implants in 23226 or traditional dentures. Your dedicated team at Westhampton Dentistry will help you decide which is best for your particular oral health needs. Dr. William Way can place either tooth replacement option, giving you a smile that is fully functional and very natural-looking. Here are some details for you to consider so you make your very best decision.
March 3, 2017
It’s time for the yearly family photo, and you’d like to smile for the first time! It’s not that you don’t love your family; the reason you don’t smile each year is because you’re embarrassed about how your teeth look. Discoloration, chipping, and slight crowding cause you to hide your smile whenever possible, even when you truly want to share it. You’ve lived with these teeth for so long you’ve never considered that you might be able to repair them. Dr. William Way wants you to know that you can achieve your dream smile with porcelain veneers in 23226.
February 9, 2017
Toward the end of last year, you started a great new job in Richmond. Now that your dental benefits have kicked in, you’re finally ready to address your missing teeth in the back of your mouth. You’re not sure what treatment would be best for you. When you work with the team at Westhampton Family Smile, they suggest dental bridges as the optimal solution. In this article, they explain all about this common tooth replacement method.
January 6, 2017
You love being a grandma – now that you’re retired, there’s nothing you cherish more than spending time with your grandchildren at Maymont. You explore the gardens together and enjoy soaking up the sun – you want to take a picture together to capture a memory, but your smile leaves you lacking confidence and not wanting to be a part of the photograph. You’ve been considering dental implants in 23226 to correct the two missing teeth you have, but aren’t sure what dental practice can give you expert treatment and make sure you’re comfortable while you upgrade your grin. Luckily for you, the team at Westhampton Dental is your choice for an exceptional dental experience while providing quality, permanent implants.
December 23, 2016
You have always wanted a straight, attractive smile, but the years have gone on. You are not a child any more. Can an older teen or adult achieve that smile goal without the embarrassment and inconvenience of metal braces? It’s possible with Invisalign clear aligners from Westhampton Dentistry and Dr. William Way. Invisible, fast and easy treatment with Invisalign in Richmond fixes many alignment problems that affect health, appearance and self-confidence. Just because you are all grown-up, you do not have to live with less than perfect teeth.
November 10, 2016
You’re casually walking around the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, soaking in all of the masterworks. Some of them are over a 100 years old, but the paint and marble looks like they just had hands on them yesterday. You look deeply into a portrait of some royal woman smiling, and your eyes are immediately drawn to her teeth. The artist was either very kind or she must have been born with a perfect smile. You wish your smile would look that good if someone painted it, but you have large gaps because of missing teeth. You decide right there that you want to get them fixed, but what is the next step? Dr. William W. Way wants to tell you why getting dental bridges in Westhampton is clearly your best option. (more…)
October 20, 2016
There’s never been a more important time to focus on taking care of your oral health. With periodontal disease being linked with other health concerns in the body, we now understand that in order to achieve optimum health and well being, you have to maintain your oral health. As with most things, at Westhampton Dentistry we’ve found that consistency is the key to good oral hygiene in Richmond, and Dr. William Way is here to discuss what you can do to maintain your oral health and in turn your overall health.
September 11, 2016
What’s the big deal about oral cancer? Dentist in Richmond, Dr. William W. Way, routinely screens for this deadly disease because it affects thousands of American adults each year. Patients must understand symptoms and risks and get early treatment if cancer is diagnosed.