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.
Have you ever heard someone say, “It was worse than a root canal?” Most of us in Lexington are used to hearing root canals compared some genuinely unpleasant circumstances, but Dr. Brewer would like set the record straight and talk about how root canals can do some serious dental good. As always, we are happy […]Continue Reading »
We’ve all had a toothache at some point at some point or another. While you should always consult your Lexington dentist, it’s not always a serious problem. Often, the issue can be fixed with a filling or a root canal. However, many Lexington residents have found themselves in a situation where the tooth is not […]Continue Reading »
Traditionally, dentists have used what’s known as amalgam, or special metal alloys, to fill cavities. However, modern dental medicine has advanced to the point that Dr. Brewer can offer Lexington patients a much better option for filling holes caused by tooth decay: composite fillings. At Brewer Family Dental, we would like to educate you on […]Continue Reading »
If you are looking for a dentist in Lexington, you may have picked up on the fact that there are two types of dental degrees – DDS and DMD. Perhaps you’ve noticed that there are far more of one than the other, or maybe they are split 50/50. Either way, you’re probably wondering what the […]Continue Reading »
When it comes to ridiculous beliefs on dental hygiene and treatment, we’ve heard just about everything. However, the most dangerous ones usually aren’t quite so over the top. Unfortunately, a number of dental myths are floating all over Lexington, so Dr. Brewer is here to put an end to the misinformation. Don’t feel bad if […]Continue Reading »
It’s no secret that diabetes is a health condition that must be treated because of the problems it can cause throughout the body—including in your mouth. Consider that nearly 26 million children and adults in the U.S. who, according to the American Diabetes Association, have diabetes. Lexington dentist, Dr. Brewer wants you to know the […]Continue Reading »
Most Lexington folks have had some exposure to the concept of wisdom teeth. Perhaps you have had yours removed, are considering a removal, or Dr. Brewer has just shown you an X-Ray with the infamous third molars creeping into view. It’s common to hear patients ask how they are removed, but we rarely hear people […]Continue Reading »
Let’s be honest. If you are like most Lexington folks, you’ve probably put off going to the dentist at one time or another. Some of us have even avoided seeing a dentist for years at a time. In fact, one in three Americans avoid going to the dentist regularly. After a while, that time spent […]Continue Reading »
For many Lexington residents, one thing stands in the way of a healthy, beautiful smile fear of the dentist. Routine cleanings can be scary for folks with dental phobia. However, at Brewer Family Dental we have made it our business to offer you the most comfortable dental experience possible, which is why Dr. Brewer offers […]Continue Reading »
You’ve been hearing it for years “make sure to visit Dr. Brewer twice a year for your regular cleanings.” Just in case you’ve ever wondered why regular dental cleanings are so important, we at Brewer Family Dental would like to take this opportunity to let Lexington residents in on some information you don’t often hear. […]Continue Reading »
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Dr. Brewer is a general dentist providing orthodontic services.