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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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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.


Want to Promote Your Heart Health? Take Care of Your Smile!

February 8, 2020

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You’re at the doctor’s office for your annual checkup, and you know what’s coming—the advice to take better care of your heart. You know you should eat better, lay off the soda, and exercise more often to have your heart working in top-notch shape, but did you know that you can improve your heart health by keeping your oral health in check? In this blog post, you’ll learn more about how your smile and heart are connected in terms of your well-being and how your dentist near Manorville can contribute to your heart health.


Start 2020 Off Right: Visit Your Dentist

January 7, 2020

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It’s 2020! It’s not only a new year but also a new decade and a great opportunity for a new start. If you are one of the many people who want to set health goals, you can worry about staying on track consistently throughout the year. Some healthy habits, such as going to the gym and eating healthy foods, can be challenging. Well, what if you could do something beneficial for your oral and overall health only a few times a year? Other than daily brushing and flossing, visiting your dentist in Westhampton for a checkup and cleaning is the best and simplest thing you can do this year to meet your goals.


We’ve Been Voted Best of the Best Dentist!

December 10, 2019

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At Beach Dental, we’ve helped countless patients achieve their healthiest, most confident smile this year. But you don’t have to take our word for it! On December 7, 2019, Beach Dental was named the Platinum Winner of Dan’s Papers Best of the Best Award in the Best Dentist category in South Fork. To determine the winners, votes for the Best of the Best Awards are collected from consumers exclusively online.

You know, this isn’t the first time that Beach Dental has won this honor. In fact, this marks the eleventh year in a row that Beach Dental has been given this award, and when you take a closer look at our practice, it’s easy to see why.


When Do Baby Teeth Start Falling Out? And Other Questions for Your Children’s Dentist

November 10, 2019

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As a parent, you try to make sure that your child gets what they need to stay healthy. In addition to scheduled visits to the pediatrician, you’re diligent in bringing them to the dentist twice every year. At your four-year-old’s most recent appointment, your children’s dentist says that your little one has a couple of loose baby teeth. You start to worry. Isn’t it too early for that? When do baby teeth begin to fall out? Read on to learn the answers to the most commonly asked questions about your child getting and losing teeth.

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