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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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The Right Place For Orthodontic Care | Lexington, KY

Being the parent of a teenager is tough. They have a lot of pressure in school and in their social lives. Plus, you are trying to prepare your not-so-little one for college or to enter the workforce. And then there's his or her teeth. You know your son or daughter will need orthodontic care, but where should you take them for treatment in or around Lexington? The answer is one of the ...

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Take Comfort During Your Dental Care | Lexington, KY

As the weather gets colder, we often seek out something cozy and comfortable. A cup of hot cocoa or a warm bowl of soup can do wonders for our mood. Even settling into the couch to watch TV can be a great way to help relax at the end of a stressful day. We know that coming to the dentist maybe be a stressful event for you or someone in your family. We want to help reduce that stress at Beaumont ...

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4 Ways To Restore Your Smile | Lexington, KY

We normally hear the word restoration used in the contest of construction. Your friends may be restoring a room in their home. A business owner may be restoring a building for a new purpose. In some cases, a developer may be restoring an entire city block as part of an effort to revive that area. Restorative dentistry is intended to revitalize the health of your mouth. In many cases, this ...

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Stop Gum Disease With Arestin | Lexington, KY

Gum disease is one of the most common oral health problems in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that nearly half (47.2 percent) of American adults over 30 have some form of periodontitis. Our risk of advanced periodontal disease only increases as we get older. The CDC also estimates that 70.1 percent of adults 65 and older have periodontitis. Our staff at ...

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