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.
If we told you that your mouth is the site of a constant battle between teeth and bacteria, would you believe us? Alright, maybe it’s not that dramatic, but the fact that Lexington teeth are always at risk of developing dental caries is no exaggeration. In case you’ve never heard about caries, Dr. Brewer is […]Continue Reading »
Every Lexington parent remembers seeing their baby’s first teeth emerge, watching the rest pop up, and finally cheering as their child loses their first baby tooth, all in the blink of an eye! In fact, baby teeth come and go so quickly that some people are led believe they don’t have an impact on a […]Continue Reading »
Most of us were taught when we were kids that sweets like chocolate will rot your teeth. While this may remain true for some types of our favorite sweet snack, that doesn’t mean we have to take it off the menu all together. In fact, recent studies have found that dark chocolate, containing high percentages […]Continue Reading »
If you are a parent, you probably know how difficult it is to get Lexington children to brush and floss regularly. On top of that, young children often lack the necessary motor skills to properly care for their teeth. At Brewer Family Dental, we want your whole family to have excellent dental health[LINK], so here’s […]Continue Reading »
We all remember losing our teeth as children and being delighted to find money from the tooth fairy under our pillow, but it’s just not as fun as an adult. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, adults between the ages of 20 and 64 have an average of 25 permanent teeth […]Continue Reading »
We love to talk about the fun and interesting sides of oral health, but today, there is something much more serious on our minds. We care about the health of everyone in Lexington, and as dental care professionals, we feel it is our duty to educate you on how to be as safe and healthy […]Continue Reading »
Although you might think of your general health and your dental health as two separate categories, they are much more connected than the average Lexington resident would suspect. Just like the information you provide to your doctor helps him/her keep your health in good shape, Dr. Brewer depends on your input for optimum dental health. […]Continue Reading »
Originally created for people that can’t consume regular sugars, alternative and artificial sweeteners have become extremely popular in Lexington in all kinds of different products. From chewing gum to diet soda, Dr. Brewer wants you to know which of these options are best for your dental and general health, so here are the facts about […]Continue Reading »
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the fluoridation of drinking water is ranked among the ten greatest public health achievements of 20th century America. However, a quick search of the internet tells us that fluoride is actually toxic if ingested in large enough quantities. So which is it? Do the health benefits […]Continue Reading »
Are you or a loved one suffering from the toothache blues? Don’t wait around in pain for the problem to resolve itself. Although, at Brewer Family Dental, we do enjoy spending quality time with our patients, we don’t want any Lexington residents to have to undergo dental procedures that could have been avoided. A toothache […]Continue Reading »
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Dr. Brewer is a general dentist providing orthodontic services.