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 »

Preparing Your Smile When Avoiding Dangerous Food

No matter your age, the foods and drinks you eat can have a negative impact on your smile. Even though foods and drinks that contain sugar are often linked to a variety of oral health dangers, they are not the only hazards you need to avoid. Be sure to exercise... Read more »

The Uses of Bone Grafting in Dentistry

Bone grafting is a health care treatment that removed bone from one area in the body and placed it in another. In some cases, artificial bone can be used. Within dentistry, bone grafting is highly effective at keeping your jaw strong enough for a variety of oral health procedures. Here... Read more »

A Dental Fracture Can Vary in Severity and Treatment

A tooth can be fractured by something as traumatic as a sports injury or something as mundane as grinding your teeth while you sleep. Even if you aren’t in immediate pain, you should still have the fractured tooth examined at our dental office in Lexington, Kentucky. Without professional restoration, the... Read more »

Facing Dental Anxiety With Sedation Technology

Are you afraid of going to the periodontist? If so, you are not the only one experiencing anxiety when seeing your dental specialist. It is common for patients to feel nervous about visiting the periodontist. Here at Bluegrass Periodontics in Lexington, Kentucky, Dr. Elliot Neuman and Dr. Douglas Neuman strive... Read more »

How Can a Bone Graft Benefit Your Smile?

Dr. Elliot Neuman and Dr. Douglas Neuman along with our periodontal team have successfully helped patients in Lexington, Kentucky replace bone loss to the jaw. At Bluegrass Periodontics, we have seen how a bone loss to the jaw can affect your smile and facial appearance.Under normal conditions, healthy jaw bone... Read more »