Gum Disease: What You Need To Know

Gum disease is a major cause of tooth loss among adults in the United States. Also called periodontal disease, it is frequently caused by a buildup of plaque on teeth. That is one reason why it is so important to practice consistent and effective basic hygiene habits, such as brushing... Read more »

Consistent Flossing Is Critical for the Prevention of Gum Disease

The American Dental Association recommends that you make a concentrated effort to brush your teeth twice each day and make sure to thoroughly floss at least once each day. This consistent and effective oral hygiene routine is designed to remove sugar residue, plaque buildup, and lingering food particles before they... Read more »

Over-the-Counter Help with Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity has been called a sore stimulation of the pearly whites. Luckily, it can be treated with everyday products. While we suggest visiting our office to address the underlying cause of the sensitivity, these bits of advice can be effective supplementary measures. Multiple toothpastes are labeled and marketed to... Read more »

Why Pregnant Women CAN Get X-rays

Most people know that radiation can cause cancer. That's why we get many questions and voiced concerns from expectant women who need X-rays for dental services. We completely get the concern, and we'd like to resolve it. First, please know that radiation from X-rays is very low and carries very... Read more »

Are Dental Implants Right for Me?

Are you missing one or more permanent teeth? If you would like to restore the beauty and functionality of your smile, ask Dr. Elliot Neuman about dental implants in Lexington, Kentucky. Dental implants are restorations that replace not only the visible portion of the tooth but the tooth root. Am... Read more »

Can You Reverse Your Gum Disease?

Gum disease can be a much more serious problem than many people realize. You may know about the basic problems such as bleeding, red, tender or swollen gums, loose teeth and bad breath. But gum disease can also increase your risk of respiratory infections, complications from diabetes, heart attack, stroke,... Read more »

Enhance Your Fall Smile with Dental Implants

The autumn season has come once again. Is your oral health in the condition you want it to be? If you are missing any teeth, or are scheduled for a tooth extraction, it is crucial that you have the missing gaps replaced immediately. One of the most highly effective treatments... Read more »

Symptoms & Risks of Gum Disease

Have you ever heard of gum disease? Gum disease, which is also known as periodontal disease, is a dangerous, yet common oral infection that affects numerous people. Gum disease can have dire consequences if left untreated, including the loss of adult teeth. Listed below are the symptoms of gum disease... Read more »

The Breakdown on Tooth Breakdown

So you probably know about cavities, right? But have you ever really learned about them? This post will help you fill your cavity knowledge! Dental cavities, sometimes called dental caries or tooth decay, are spots on or between teeth where bacteria have broken down teeth and left holes. When teeth... Read more »