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Lexington, KY 40503

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Your Resource for All Things Oral Health

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.

Posted May 13, 2024 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Kevin Brewer

Help! My Child is Terrified of the Dentist

If you’re the parent of a young child, you know their brains are similar to sponges that soak up everything around them—especially in their first five years, which neuroscientists say is when they’ll do the most learning and developing in their entire life.  At this formative time, your child may amaze you with what they […]

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Posted April 13, 2024 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Kevin Brewer

Take it Easy After Tooth Extraction

At Brewer Family Dental, we’re here to help you as you teach your little ones how to care for their growing and changing smiles. Sometimes our combined efforts will prevent them from needing dental treatment beyond cleanings, fluoride treatments, and sealants, but other times we might recommend extraction to get them back on track for […]

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Posted March 27, 2024 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Kevin Brewer

Signs Your Child May Have a Dental Problem

Examining your child’s mouth isn’t easy! Their bone structure is still developing, and they might have difficulty opening wide—if they don’t, you’ll probably need a flashlight and a dental mirror for examination.  Your Lexington dentist, Dr. Kevin Brewer is equipped with a comfortable dental chair for them to lean back in, an illuminating overhead light, […]

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Posted February 27, 2024 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Kevin Brewer

Questions to Ask at a Back-to-School Dental Visit

Some schools require a back-to-school dental visit, but even if yours doesn’t, right before school starts is a good time to schedule one of your child’s regular checkups. Brewer Family Dental can take care of any problems so your child won’t have to miss class after school starts, and if oral hygiene routines got a […]

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Posted December 13, 2023 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Kevin Brewer

Mail-Order Braces: Buyer Beware

Mail-order braces are a controversial dental topic, and Brewer Family Dental weighs in today. Direct-to-consumer orthodontics companies make many appealing promises—no dental visits, aligners delivered to your door, and lower costs. But are the risks worth it?  Not according to this consumer alert from the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO). As of November 2017, the […]

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Posted November 27, 2023 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Kevin Brewer

What Did My Dentist Just Say?

At Brewer Family Dental, education is paramount in our mission to help our Lexington friends and neighbors improve and maintain their oral health. For this reason, we try to avoid using dental jargon when we’re speaking with our valued patient family.  However, there are terms that can’t be broken down as easily; in those cases, […]

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Posted October 27, 2023 / Blog, Dental Services, Patient Care
Dr. Kevin Brewer

Should I Let My Teen Whiten Their Teeth?

Do you remember feeling like standards of beauty were unattainable when you were a teenager? Heck, many of us feel this way as adults! It makes sense that teenagers might be concerned with the appearance of their smile and pine for bright white smiles the same way adults do because they’re often exposed to the […]

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Posted October 13, 2023 / Blog, Dental Services, Patient Care
Dr. Kevin Brewer

Time & Orthodontics Can Silence Bullies

According to a recent study published in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, teeth were the #1 feature that increased a child’s chances of being bullied. A person’s smile and teeth are often the first things people notice, and kids are no exception. Dr. Kevin Brewer at Brewer Family Dental would like to […]

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