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3 Signs That Your Dentures Need Replacement

March 28, 2023

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denture split into two pieces

If you’ve had your dentures for a while, you probably understand the wonderful benefits that they can offer. You might have gotten so used to them that you almost forget what it was like not to have a set of teeth you can rely on!

However, dentures don’t last forever, and if you aren’t proactive you may very well have to go without them when they break. To prevent that, here are some signs that your dentures are in need of replacement.


3 Bad Habits That Could Compromise Your Dental Implants

February 12, 2023

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3-D Diagram of a dental implant

Dental implants are one of the most durable tooth replacement options there is. One study found that nearly 95% of them last for at least 20 years with proper maintenance. With a success rate that high, you might think that your dental implants are invincible.

Unfortunately, that’s far from the case. There are actually a few bad habits that could put your dental implants seriously at risk. Here are the most common examples of habits to avoid.


How Do I Stick to My New Year’s Resolution of Flossing More?

January 4, 2023

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father and son flossing

Do you cringe at the thought of your hygienist or dentist telling you to floss more often? There is only one solution, and it isn’t as difficult as many of us make it out to be. However, a lot of people still slack on their daily flossing. The New Year is a great time to make this change, but you will need to stick with it to see the benefits. Continue reading to learn from your dentist in Lexington why flossing is so important, plus get some tips to maintain your New Year’s resolution.


3 Smile-Friendly Stocking Stuffers

December 2, 2022

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Candy cane and cookies on tableYour tree is decorated and your family’s stockings are hung, which means you’re on the hunt for the perfect gifts. As you pick out goodies to put in their stockings, change things up this year by keeping their dental health in mind. Candy canes and cookies are staples in many households; however, they can spell disaster for your family’s smiles. You can promote healthy teeth and gums with 3 smile-friendly stocking stuffers everyone will love. 


3 Reasons to Be Thankful for Dental Implants This Thanksgiving

November 14, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — lexingtondental @ 4:53 pm
family members smiling with dental implants during Thanksgiving dinner

After so many years of life, it can be a challenge to find something meaningful to be thankful for on the designated holiday. Of course, you are grateful for family, friends, and many other good things in your life, but those are everyone’s go-to answers!

If you have dental implants, you have several unique things to be grateful for built into your smile. Keep reading to learn what these replacement teeth can do for you and what you can be personally thankful for when you have them!


3 Tips to Help You Avoid a Root Canal

October 24, 2022

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man shaking hands with his dentist

Did you know that an estimated 59% of Americans are more scared of getting a root canal than they are of public speaking? Despite how prevalent this fear is, the truth is that root canal therapy is a common, safe, and comfortable dental procedure. In fact, it’s often the best way to relieve severe pain caused by a tooth infection. Still, you’ll want to avoid the need for such a treatment in the first place by keeping your smile healthy. Read on to learn three tips that can help you prevent needing a root canal!


Tips for Getting Used to Eating with Dentures

September 24, 2022

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scrambled eggs

Your confidence is up since you recently got your dentures because you are happier about your appearance. It’s so much better than when you were missing teeth, thank goodness you took the initiative to make a change. Your brother invited you to that new Mexican restaurant downtown, and when it comes to what to eat you aren’t quite as confident yet in your new smile. Read on to get advice from your dentist about eating with dentures in Lexington


Why Is Maintaining Your Veneers So Important?

September 4, 2022

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veneers 3D illustration

Porcelain veneers are a popular cosmetic option because they allow patients to enhance their smiles by correcting aesthetic flaws. Because of this, they have become a staple for celebrities and anyone who is looking to upgrade their smile. However, just because they are made from porcelain does not mean you are immune to tooth decay. Your teeth that support veneers can still develop cavities. Continue reading to learn how maintaining your veneers in Lexington can help prevent such problems.


How To: Ace Your Next Dental Exam During Back-to-School Season

August 24, 2022

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College student smiling while holding books

Have your days been jam-packed with to-dos amid back-to-school season? If so, your schedule may be a bit haphazard to accommodate buying books, organizing your things, purchasing school supplies, and the like. With your next dental exam rapidly approaching, you may be wondering what you can do to pass with flying colors. Good news: you’re in the right place! Keep reading for five helpful tips.


Back-to-School Tips for Your Invisalign Teen

July 14, 2022

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teenager smiling while in school

Summertime is quickly coming to an end, which means the first day of school is right around the corner! Are you worried about your child’s return to the classroom? If you have an Invisalign teen, you might be wondering how you can ensure they’re following their treatment throughout the day. While you can’t supervise them, there are many other ways you can help them stick to the program. Read on for some back-to-school tips to help your teenager stay on track.

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