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Dental Care For Your Kids | Lexington, KY

Whether you are a new parent or you’ve got teenagers, you want them to be happy and healthy. That includes good oral hygiene. You make sure your kids brush their teeth. You encourage them to floss. You want them to eat healthy, and you try to limit how much sugar they eat. But are you forgetting something? Regular visits to the dentist’s office can help maintain your family’s oral health, ...

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How Plastic Can Straighten Your Teeth

When you were a teenager, you may have heard the insults hurled at people wearing braces. Metal mouth. Brace face. Zipper mouth. Hopefully, people have become more understanding, but that may not change your anxiety if you have teenager who may need braces or if you are an adult considering braces for yourself. Braces aren’t the only way to straighten your teeth, however. For some patients, ...

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Who’s Afraid Of The Big, Bad Dentist?

Around Halloween every year, haunted houses spring up around the country. The employees dress in scary costumes. Many times they take inspiration from popular scary movies. Chainsaws and hockey masks, striped sweaters and fedoras, ghosts and spooky noises add to the atmosphere of many “haunted” attractions. You may even dress as something scary for Halloween. For some people, being afraid ...

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Sedation Dentistry Is Like a Dream Come True

Do you dream of going to the dentist? If not, we promise we won’t be offended. What if you could feel like going to the dentist happened in a dream? Or what if going to the dentist was as relaxing as taking a nap? It’s possible with sedation dentistry. For people who are afraid of the dentist or who experience dental anxiety, sedation can allow you to get the care you need without the ...

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What Can Dental Implants Do For You?

You may have lived for years with missing teeth. You may have tried dentures, but now you want something more permanent. You want to feel like you have a full set of teeth again, but maybe you don’t know how that’s possible. Help is closer than you think if you live in Central Kentucky. Beaumont Family Dentistry has three Lexington area locations to serve you, and you can get dental ...

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Athletic Mouthguards Can Save Your Teeth

If you have an athlete in your family, you know the thrill of sitting in the stands and cheering for him or her. There’s nothing like watching your loved one compete, whether he or she plays basketball, football, soccer, field hockey, or any other sport. And there’s nothing worse than seeing him or her get injured. As fun as sports are to play and to watch, we all understand that accidents ...

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Evaluating Your Orthodontic Options

Teeth serve a vital role in keeping us healthy. They allow us to chew our food, which makes it easier to digest. That allows us to get the nutrients we need to survive. Unfortunately, teeth can also be a source of problems. When they don’t come in straight, they can cause pain or create opportunities for infections. You may also have an overbite or underbite that affects how you eat or ...

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What Can Dentures Do For You

What do ivory, teeth from fallen soldiers, and animal bones have in common? They have all been used to create dentures in the course of human history. Of course, they aren’t the only things. Alexis Duchâteau made porcelain dentures in 1774, and since then newer materials like Vulcanite (which has nothing to do with Star Trek), resins, and plastics have made dentures better looking and longer ...

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Crowns Fit For A King or Queen

Crowns aren’t just for kings and queens, and they don’t go on your head, either. In dentistry, crowns are used as a replacement for a natural tooth. You may want a crown for cosmetic or restorative reasons. Either way, you and your mouth deserve the royal treatment. And that’s just what you’ll receive if you come to Beaumont Family Dentistry in Lexington. We can replace missing or ...

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Want To Sleep Better? Ask Your Dentist

On sitcoms, snoring is often played for laughs. Usually one character is asleep while another character or group of characters tries to do something without waking up the first character. Sure it might be funny on television, but if you are the person snoring, you could be showing symptoms of more serious health concerns. Snoring could be affecting others as well. At some time or another, ...

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