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4 Common Mistakes You May Be Making in Your At-Home Dental Care

November 30, 2020

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Going in to your appointment with your dentist in Westhampton, you feel pretty confident. You’re not experiencing any kind of discomfort, and you brush every day. What could go wrong? Quite a bit actually! By the time cavities or gum disease give you sensitivity or pain, the problem may already have caused damage to your smile. Although your dentist would never cringe at the sight of your teeth, they know that much of the harm done could have been avoided.

Although you can still experience problems even with proper at-home care, healthy daily habits can lower your risk significantly. Here are four common mistakes you may be making and how you can correct them for a healthier smile.


Too Old for Dental Implants? Nope!

November 25, 2020

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happy seniors who have dental implants in Westhampton

Experienced. Seasoned. Wise. These are all descriptions you may prefer for yourself over being called old. At this point in your life, you may not be quite as carefree as you were when you were younger, but that doesn’t mean you’re giving up on life either. Thanks to modern advancements, like dental implants in Westhampton, not only are more people simply living longer, but many seniors also lead better, more fulfilling lives than ever before. While you may be “too old” for some things, you never outgrow having a strong, confident smile.


Smile Through Your Retirement with a Dental Membership Plan

October 15, 2020

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After a long, successful career, you’re finally ready to retire. You look forward to spending more time pursuing a hobby or two, taking it easy, being with family and friends, and maybe traveling, but you worry about the transition. After all, adjusting to a retired lifestyle may take some getting used to, and you won’t enjoy the same benefits you did while you were working. For instance, did you know that Medicare doesn’t cover dental care at all?

As you age, taking care of your oral health is still essential in keeping your heart, brain, and the rest of your body healthy. But how are you supposed to pay for the entire cost of dental care while you’re on a fixed income? The good news is that many dental offices, like your dentist in Westhampton Beach, provide a dental membership plan as an alternative to dental insurance.


4 Unexpected Benefits of a Smile Makeover

September 12, 2020

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man smiling after a smile makeover

As you get ready in front of the mirror, you can’t help but notice your imperfect teeth. Before grabbing your keys and heading out the door, you make a little close-lipped smile and figure that’s good enough. But you don’t have to settle! The truth is that a smile makeover could give you what you’re looking for and then some. A smile makeover does so much more than just make you look more attractive. Here are some of the other benefits you can enjoy when you like your teeth’s appearance.


What You Can and Can’t Eat Right After Implant Surgery

August 11, 2020

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bowl of applesauce after dental implants in Westhampton

After years of frustration with wearing dentures, you’ve decided to take the leap and get dental implants in Westhampton. You anxiously look forward to the moment when you can bite into a crisp, juicy apple again without worrying that your replacement teeth will slip out of place. However, when you go in to have the implant posts placed into your jaw bone, your dentist informs you that there are foods you should not eat for at least a few days after the procedure.

Wait! Shouldn’t you be able to eat whatever you want? It’s important to remember that the placement procedure is considered minor surgery, which means your mouth will require some downtime to heal afterward. As a result, there is food you should and shouldn’t eat in the days that follow the placement procedure.


CoCofloss: Is It Worth the Cost?

July 11, 2020

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man flossing his teeth

These days, there are luxury versions of nearly every kind of product, not just cars and clothing. For certain items, you may choose to spring for the luxury brand, positive that you’re getting a high quality product worth the extra money. But what about luxury floss? As one of the most expensive brands out there, CoCofloss likely isn’t available for sale at your corner store and costs more than Glide, but could it be money well spent? Here, your dentist in Westhampton discusses Glide and CoCofloss to help you decide whether you want to go luxury for this oral health item.


5 Reasons Dental Implants Are So Popular

June 10, 2020

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older couple smiling with dental implants in Westhampton

As you look in the mirror at the gap in your smile, you wonder how others have dealt with tooth loss. Although dentures and bridges are still available, an ever-increasing number of patients are choosing to replace missing teeth with dental implants. In fact, whether you realize it or not, chances are that you know someone who has at least one dental implant. According to the American Dental Association, more than 5 million dental implants are placed every year in the United States. Why have dental implants in Westhampton been growing in popularity? Read on to find out five reasons!


How Can Yellow Teeth Become White Again?

May 9, 2020

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yellow to white teeth with a dentist in Westhampton

Standing in front of the mirror, you’re getting ready for a special night and want to look your best. You put on your favorite shirt and make sure your hair and makeup are just right, but then you notice just how dull your smile appears. It’s amazing how one little detail like the color of your teeth can put a damper on your confidence and make you look older. Fortunately, you don’t have to only accept what time has done to your smile. You can brighten your teeth and restore your youthful glow with this advice from your dentist in Westhampton.


What We’ve Been Up to During the Pandemic

April 9, 2020

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With all the news coverage and safety measures in place, you have no doubt noticed that things are a little different around here. Over the past several weeks, everyone’s schedules and normal routines have been thrown off because of COVID-19, and your dentist in Westhampton is no different. At Beach Dental, we’ve had to temporarily close our doors in order to help slow the spread of this virus, but that doesn’t mean we’ve been sitting around doing nothing. Here is how our team has spent their time away from the office.


3 Healthy Oral Habits That Support Your Immune System

March 10, 2020

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Over the past several weeks, we’ve heard a lot about the Coronavirus or COVID-19. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, this virus is transferred via droplets from person to person; then they touch their eyes, nose, or mouth, bringing the infection into the body. As the wettest part of your body and a main entry point to your whole system, your mouth plays a pivotal role in avoiding or limiting the spread of COVID-19, which is why it’s important to take care of your oral health. Below you’ll find oral health tips from your dentist in Westhampton that promote a healthy immune system.

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