Westhampton Dentistry Blog
June 4, 2018
Did you know that almost 4 out of every 5 adults have some form of gum disease? You may not give your gums a second thought, but they actually form the foundation of a healthy smile. In fact, advanced gum disease is one of the leading causes of tooth loss. Fortunately, there are some easy ways to prevent gum disease so you can have a great smile for as long as possible. In this blog, you’ll learn about 6 of the best ways to keep your gums in tip-top shape from a dentist in Westhampton!
May 31, 2018
When you’re looking to replace your teeth, you have to consider a few different things. Will my existing conditions affect my new teeth? Will they hinder me from finding the right tooth replacement? Which tooth replacement is just right for me?
Trusting a dentist to explore different restorative options is probably your best bet, although dental implants in Richmond is always your local dentist’s go-to restoration. Dental implants offer so many benefits if you’re the right candidate! Find out more to see if this tooth replacement option is best for you.
April 27, 2018
If you’re like most people, time is your most precious asset! We know that hearing that you need a crown isn’t your favorite news of the day, but fortunately, modern dentistry has made dental crowns in Westhampton easier and faster than ever with CEREC (Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics).
Also called same-day crowns, you won’t need to schedule two separate appointments. With this option, you only have to come in once! In this blog, we’ll talk about how it works and why it’s better than a traditional crown, so keep reading to learn more!
March 2, 2018
Did you know that dental implants have a high success rate? So much so that over 95% of patients who undergo implant placement are successful! But what makes these statistics so high? Post care from the procedure is the key to maintaining a secure, successful dental implant for years to come!
Learn more about dental implants in Westhampton and how to properly care for them in this week’s blog post.
February 2, 2018
In the past, when you thought about receiving dental fillings to restore a tooth to its normal state, you would probably envision a shiny piece of metal that could be seen when you open your mouth, signaling to the world that tooth decay occurred in the area. Your local dentist says things have changed, though, and you now have more options for fillings. Learn what they are and which one offers the greatest advantages as you continue reading.
January 6, 2018
If you desire to have perfectly white teeth that seem to glisten like the light of the sun on a warm summer’s day, then you’re not alone. Studies show that having whiter teeth can spell more success, as employers are 58% more likely to higher a person with white teeth than someone lacking in that department. The foregoing statement means that having bright and brilliant teeth has become a necessity in our society, which explains why teeth whitening methods are so important. But your local dentist wants to remind you of the value of mouthwash in helping to achieve the same goal.
December 16, 2017
When your dentist says you have a cavity, you may be disappointed to hear you need fillings to stay protected. This isn’t meant to punish you or make you feel guilty for having a cavity. In fact, your dentist sees it as necessary treatment to stop future tooth decay from spreading deeper.
Your dentist also wants to inform you of the signs and symptoms so you can help him catch cavities early. After all, the earlier the detection the better the prevention will be.
November 20, 2017
A typical activity for you and your family on a Sunday afternoon is to watch the Redskins play on TV. And on some occasions, you’ll take them south to FedEx Field to catch a home game. You let the children really enjoy themselves by eating candy, chili dogs, nachos and sodas, all of which they absolutely love. The problem is that this snack-food-bonanza leaves a bacteria trail that adds to some pre-existing problems. It turns out that your children haven’t maintained the best brushing practices, so they need to see a dentist in Richmond for dental sealants.
October 6, 2017
When you schedule a dental appointment, you’re not just receiving a dental cleaning. You’re taking advantage of the opportunity to have your inner and outer workings of the mouth examined by a professional. This helps to avoid serious health concerns like oral cancer.
Little do many people know, you can also perform a basic oral cancer screening at home. In case you haven’t been to the dentist for a while or happened to miss your last appointment, you can follow these simple steps for screening from the comfort of your own home.
September 13, 2017
If you’re missing a tooth or even several, replacing your teeth is one of the best investments you can make in your smile. When considering the various options available in the dental market to replace your teeth, it’s common for patients to become overwhelmed. To make things simple, your dentist is here to explain how dental implants in Westhampton are the best tooth replacement option available.