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Get Your Dental Crown Faster With CEREC

A dental crown should be made to fit your mouth. A dental crown should restore your smile and your ability to chew. And a dental crown should be ready on your schedule. We appreciate that our patients are busy, which is one of the reasons we offer CEREC dental crowns at all three Beaumont Family Dentistry offices in Lexington. If you need a dental crown because an injury, tooth decay, or a ...

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Why Your Dentist Cares About Your Diabetes

People with diabetes are more likely to have a lot of other health problems, too. Some of those problems include heart attacks, high blood pressure, and strokes. This is a concern for anyone, but a particular concern for your dentist is your increased risk for gum disease. Researchers are still studying the relationship between these two diseases, but know that the team at Beaumont Family ...

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How To Hold Onto Your Dentures

You should only lose your teeth once. If you get dentures, we feel comfortable saying that you probably want to keep them in your mouth. But we have learned that dentures can come loose when people are talking, when people are eating, and when people are skydiving. Wait ... skydiving? That's what happened to Polly Chester, 72, of Florida. Polly decided that she wanted to jump out of an ...

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Orthodontics: DON’T Try This At Home

The Internet has changed the world in a lot of ways, but some of the things you can find online are just wrong. What's worse, some of them can be bad and even dangerous. Online videos of people promoting do-it-yourself "braces" are one example of these unhealthy ideas. Orthodontic care should take place under the supervision of a trained professional. If you live in Central Kentucky, you can ...

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It Takes Two To Make Your Teeth Stay Right

Do you like having teeth? Would you like to keep them? All of them? We sincerely hope that you said yes to all three of those questions. That's also why we hope you are participating in preventive dentistry. Why do we say participating? Well, prevention is a team effort. It starts with the things you do at home as part of your oral hygiene, and it ends with the routine care you receive as ...

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Smile And Feel Comfortable With Invisalign

People, particularly adults, who don't like their teeth can develop what might be considered odd behaviors. Some people with crooked teeth feel the need to hide them at all times. As a result, they will hold their hands in front of their mouths when they speak. They will hold napkins in front of their faces the entire time they are eating. When they pose for pictures, they never smile. Instead ...

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Sedation Dentistry Is Safe For Your Family

Sam and Sally Sanderson* sat down with Sam's siblings, Steve and Samantha, to discuss sedation dentistry. The Sandersons knew their kids, Samson and Stephanie, were scared of the dentist, so they wanted a solution. Steve and Samantha started receiving sedation dentistry years ago when then learned about Beaumont Family Dentistry in Lexington. Steve and Samantha spoke about how the sedation ...

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A ‘White Wedding’ Should Include Your Teeth

Imagine you are getting married in six months. You probably already picked out your dress or your tuxedo. You know when and how you will get your hair cut and styled before the ceremony. You just need one more thing for a picture perfect wedding day — white teeth. We certainly hope your smiles will come easy and often on what should be the best day of your life. We also want you to be proud ...

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Why Straight Teeth Aren’t Just About Looks

If you are an adult with crooked teeth, gaps in your teeth, or crowded teeth, you may have thought about braces. You also may have dismissed the idea, thinking you are too old or that straight teeth are just about vanity. And you would be wrong on both counts. We understand that straight teeth look better, but that's not the only reason you should be thinking about fixing your alignment ...

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How To Fix What’s Wrong With Your Smile

Picture the perfect smile in your mind, although you may not have to imagine it. If you have a celebrity magazine nearby, you can probably pick it up and find an example of a "Hollywood smile" on more than one page. Would you like to have a smile like that? If you do, then we have some good news ... and you won't have to fly to California to get it. Cosmetic dentistry is one of the services ...

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