At Brewer Family Dental, we believe knowledge is power, so we place a strong emphasis on patient education. The more you know, the more power you have to make good decisions for your oral and overall health. Most folks don't know just how much the two are related! Follow along on our blog for bi-monthly articles, fun facts, tips and tricks for keeping your smile healthy and beautiful for life.
Your Mouth: A Picture of Health Did you know that when a dentist looks at your mouth, they can tell a lot more than just how often you’re brushing? It’s true—your oral health is like a window into your lifestyle and habits. Dr. Kevin Brewer should know. We’ve seen mouths from all over Lexington in […]Continue Reading »
Dentistry is serious medicine, and daily oral hygiene is a top priority. But teeth can be pretty fun, too—not to mention fascinating. For starters, have you ever seen the full sets of baby teeth and adult teeth present in a child’s head x-ray? Go ahead, look it up. There are tons of interesting dental facts […]Continue Reading »
When he became the first president of the United States, George Washington had only one real tooth left! You heard right—just ONE. Everyone has heard something about this great man and his dental history, but if you heard that Washington had wooden teeth, then you heard wrong. This myth is totally false—and Brewer Family Dental […]Continue Reading »
Imagine this – you have come to see Lexington dentist Dr. Kevin Brewer for a cleaning and routine checkup. The cleaning goes well, but then he tells you that you have a cavity. You’ve been dreading the possibility of this news and now you fear that something must be wrong since you have been brushing and […]Continue Reading »
There is a good chance you have heard someone at Brewer Family Dental mention the term ‘bruxism’ and discuss the problems it can cause for your oral health. At the office, we talk about a lot of technical dental stuff that doesn’t necessarily concern our Lexington patients, but bruxism is something we definitely want you […]Continue Reading »
Whitening strips are among the most popular health and beauty products in Lexington. Brightening up your pearly whites is a great way to give your smile a boost, and with all the over-the-counter options, there’s no reason not to pick one up and try it out. Dr. Kevin Brewer wants you to be informed about […]Continue Reading »
Most of us in Lexington have experienced a toothache. At their mildest, toothaches may cause just enough discomfort to get on your nerves and disrupt your concentration, but at their worst, they can be debilitating. Because the pain feels like it’s coming from your tooth, it’s natural to assume that all toothaches are caused by […]Continue Reading »
One of the most common and destructive myths about dental hygiene is that it’s normal for gums to bleed. Dr. Kevin Brewer would like everyone in Lexington to know that this is not the case! Imagine if we weren’t talking about gums-should any part of your body start to bleed whenever you touch it? The […]Continue Reading »
If you’ve visited our blog before, you know that we love to talk about tooth decay. The chances are, everyone in Lexington has had or will have tooth decay at one point. It is classified by the National Institutes of Health as the most prevalent disease in the world. Today we’re going to talk about […]Continue Reading »
You may think being exhausted simply comes with the territory of being a parent (and it does), but there may also be a serious medical condition causing your child to wake up often throughout the night—sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is most commonly found in adults, but in rare cases can also affect children. Dr. Kevin […]Continue Reading »
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Dr. Brewer is a general dentist providing orthodontic services.