Gum Disease Can Lead to Many Health Problems

For a healthy lifestyle, it’s important to think about the habits you have in your life to maintain positive health in all aspects of your life including your oral health. That is why, our dentist Dr. Dickson Ufomata with Leestown Dental Center in Lexington, Kentucky, is here to talk to... Read more »

Dental Sealants: The Facts You Should Know

If you’re interested in having a top-notch smile, then dental sealants are your friend. Dental sealants are beneficial dental products that can help your teeth more than you might realize. Our dentist, Dr. Dickson Ufomata, would like to tell you all about dental sealants today to help you know all... Read more »

The Importance of Removing Your Wisdom Teeth

Many people feel conflicted about the option to remove your wisdom teeth. Our dentist, Dr. Dickson Ufomata with Leestown Dental Center in Lexington, Kentucky, understands the dilemma, which is why we are happy to talk to you about the importance of having them removed. Wisdom teeth are common in many... Read more »

How Much Do You Know About Dentures?

If you have questions about dentures, our dentist team is happy to provide the information you need to know if they are right for you. What do dentures feel like? At first, your dentures may feel a little loose until the cheek and tongue muscles acclimate and hole the dentures... Read more »

Watching out for Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Food for thought: if baby teeth fall out anyway, does it matter if we take care of them? And because they fall out, do they really change a child’s oral health? The answers are less intuitive than you might believe. Find out a tiny bit more about baby teeth, a... Read more »

Discover Your Hidden Smile with Dental Veneers

  Your oral health often depends on many factors. Even if your teeth are in good condition, they may not have the appearance that you are looking for. If you are hoping for an improved appearance through a tooth restoration, numerous treatments exist within the field of cosmetic dentistry to... Read more »

Please Take Note of Dental Attrition Symptoms

The alignment of your teeth plays an important role in the appearance of your smile, as well as your ability to efficiently bite, chew and grind food. Misaligned teeth are often prone to chips, dental fractures, and chronic conditions that affect the integrity of the tooth enamel. As one misaligned... Read more »

The Steps to Building a Better Smile: Invisalign®

Have you ever heard of Invisalign®? Invisalign is a highly effective orthodontic aligner system designed to straighten teeth without the mess of wires and metal brackets that accompany traditional braces and orthodontic treatments. A metal-free treatment ensures your smile can be straightened without the burden of any social stigmas that... Read more »

Fills the Gaps in Your Smile with Dental Implants

Without daily dental care and regular professional treatment by a dentist, untreated dental problems can severely damage a tooth. If a dental problem such as tooth decay or periodontal disease becomes severe enough, it might lead to the loss of one or more teeth. In a severe case, Dr. Dickson... Read more »

What is Plaque and How Can It Hurt Me?

Plaque is a sticky film that clings to the teeth, attacks the smile, and alters your oral health if you let it. It is a dangerous substance that can promote tooth decay and gum disease. It’s important to remove it regularly otherwise your smile might reap the consequences. Plaque is... Read more »