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Ask Not What Your Teeth Can Do For You …

Have you heard of the "hobbit"? We don't mean the book by J.R.R. Tolkien or the movies based on that book. We mean the tiny humans who once lived on an island in Indonesia. Scientists have been studying the teeth of these small people to figure out if they are a separate species than some of our previous human ancestors. Teeth play a big role in who we are — and were — and they also make a ...

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Cosmetic Dentistry Can Change Your Smile

When you have something, you want the maximum benefit possible. That's true of your car, your cell phone, and something more important — your teeth. We don't want teeth that are purely functional (so we can bite and chew food). We want our teeth to look their best, too. We something is wrong with our teeth, we lose confidence in our smiles. That can cause us to appear sad or withdrawn, and ...

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You Really Can Get A Dental Crown In One Day

If you've ever seen a car race in person or on television, you've seen a pit crew in action. With lightning speed, they are able to remove worn down tires and replace them with fresh ones so the driver can get the best performance possible from his or her vehicle. It's remarkable to watch. Now imagine that the driver needed two trips to complete that process. On the first stop, the pit crew ...

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Chew What You Can Bite With Dental Implants

The animal world is a fascinating place. Alligators are an excellent example of this. Scientists have learned that alligators can regrow a lost tooth up to 50 times during their lifetimes. If only people had this same ability. Then we wouldn't have to worry about losing our teeth as we get older or because of poor dental hygiene. Alas, we aren't that lucky. That means losing our teeth can ...

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Do You Know The Risks Of Your Sleep Apnea?

We could lie to you and say that sleep apnea is no big deal, but that wouldn't be fair to you or to your loved ones. People with sleep apnea should be taking steps to treat their condition, if not for themselves, then for their families. Research has shown that about 40 percent of people who are prescribed a CPAP machine (the most common treatment for sleep apnea) do not use it. This would be ...

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4 Myths About Gum Disease

Dentists want their patients to stay healthy. At Beaumont Family Dentistry, our goal is to help you and your family have the healthiest mouths possible. This is why we care about the condition of your teeth and your gums. Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is both more common and more concerning than you may realize. If left untreated, you could experience a variety of problems from sore, ...

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Tongue-, Lip-Tie Can Hurt Your Nursing Baby

Our staff at Beaumont Family Dentistry in Lexington is dedicated to providing dental care for every member of your family. We want to help your children, no matter how young. We help teenagers with orthodontic care. We monitor your children's teeth for problems when their baby teeth start falling out and their adult teeth begin coming in. We can even help your newborns before they have any ...

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Take Comfort While Getting Dental Care

The new year is here, but one resolution you won’t have to make is finding a new dentist this year. You are a patient at Beaumont Family Dentistry, and it has made your life so much better. When you moved to the Lexington area, you wanted to use that as an opportunity to get over your dental anxiety. It’s not like it’s completely gone away, but it so much easier to manage with ...

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Your New Year’s Dental Resolutions | Lexington, KY

As 2015 draws to an end, we have been thinking about our New Year's resolutions. It seems like many of our resolutions stay the same every year. ("Exercise more" comes to mind.) When you sit down to make your plans for 2016, we encourage you to remember your teeth and gums. We want you to avoid periodontal disease and tooth decay, and that may mean facing your fear of the dentist. At ...

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The Life Of Your Teeth | Lexington, KY

When your first tooth started to come in, it was a big event for your parents. (It was a big event for you, too, even if you don't remember it.) This changed everything. As more teeth came in, you were able to eat solid foods. Eventually your "baby teeth" fell out, and your adult teeth would came in. With proper care, these teeth could last the rest of your life. Our team at Beaumont ...

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