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Experiencing an Oral Emergency During the COVID-19 Shut Down? Here’s What to Do

March 30, 2020

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Countless states have issues mandatory shut downs for businesses and are telling people to stay indoors due to COVID-19. Unfortunately, emergency situations that require urgent attention still occur. In these unsure times, you have more options for emergency care than your local ER. Read on to learn when you can visit your emergency dentist and how you can reduce your risk of oral emergencies while you self-isolate. ß

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What Bleeding Gums Could Mean for You this Valentine’s Day

February 1, 2020

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Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, which means love and romance are on many people’s minds. The color red is everywhere – red roses, red boxes of chocolate, red… blood in the sink? Yikes! Bleeding gums in Lexington is a sure sign of gum disease and definitely not the color red you want to see this February. What should you do if you experience bleeding gums? February is National Gum Disease Awareness Month, so there is no better time to educate yourself on the causes, signs and treatment options for this common oral infection.

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Starting Healthier Dental Habits in 2020

January 28, 2020

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Making new year’s resolutions can either be fulfilling or a letdown, depending on whether or not you make your 2020 goals attainable. Kick off this year by focusing on living an overall healthier life by optimizing your dental hygiene and visiting your dentist for a professional checkup and teeth cleaning in Lexington. Read on for some tips on how to boost your confidence and health this new year. 

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Give the Gift of a Whiter and Brighter Smile for the Holidays!

December 10, 2019

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During the holiday season, it’s customary for countless photos to be taken to preserve the precious moments with family and friends. For people with teeth stains, the thought of smiling as a picture is being taken can be a little intimidating. That’s why this is the perfect time to take action by undergoing teeth whitening in Lexington. Whether it’s for you, a spouse/partner, family member or friend, find out why teeth whitening is the perfect holiday gift!

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Do You Understand Why It’s Best to Use Your Benefits Now Instead of Waiting?

November 8, 2019

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Your dentist has just informed you that you need a tooth extracted as soon as possible. Knowing it’s the right thing to do, you suddenly remember all the important things you have to do over the next several weeks as the holidays grow closer. When will you have the time to schedule this type of procedure when so much is going on? If you’re debating whether to hold off on your procedure or just find the time now, you might want to consider the financial hit you will take if you wait until 2020. Find out why it’s in your best interest to use your dental insurance benefits in Lexington before the end of the year.   

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4 Benefits of Practicing Excellent Dental Hygiene Every Day

October 30, 2019

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Are you spending as much time caring for your smile as you should? According to the Academy of General Dentistry, the average American only brushes their teeth for about 45 to 70 seconds each day – less than half of the recommended time (at least two minutes per session when brushing twice daily).  Since October is National Dental Hygiene Month, it’s a good time to remind yourself why oral health is so important. For example, your dentist in Lexington can name the following 4 benefits of brushing and flossing well every day.

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4 Reasons Why a Missing Tooth Needs to Be Replaced

August 21, 2019

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If one of your teeth is knocked out, you’ll only have a short amount of time to have it replanted by an emergency dentist in Lexington; otherwise it’ll need to be replaced by a dental implant or another kind of restoration. But sometimes you might think, “Why bother? It’s one missing tooth; surely I can just live without it and save some money.” Do not make this mistake. Failing to refill a gap in your smile can lead to these 4 serious dental consequences.

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A Dentist In Lexington Has a New Blog and Updated Website!

May 10, 2019

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Welcome to our very first blog! At Dental Wellness of Lexington we’ve recently given our website a “facelift,” and this blog is a great addition that we’re excited to share with you. We wanted a way to provide our patients with valuable oral health information such as how dental implants work or how to prevent cavities, and we’ll be writing about a new topic each month. But for today’s blog, you’ll learn about the care and services we provide and hear a few things our patients have said about us. As a dentist in Lexington, we love taking care of the community’s dental needs and look forward to many more years of service!

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