Gift Yourself and Your Loved Ones With a Healthier Smile

Your daily brushing and flossing routine is crucial to thwarting dreaded cavities and gum disease from invading your smile, but by itself, it’s still not enough to maintain top-notch oral health. There is a reason we recommend regular dental cleanings and exams! Seeing our dental team for routine dental checkups... Read more »

The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and... Read more »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Find Out What Dental Cleanings Can Do for You Here

Dental cleanings are vital for a top-notch oral health and smile, which is why our dentist, Dr. Dickson Ufomata, strongly encourages you to keep up on your dental checkups every six months. However, if you don’t understand why dental cleanings are important, you’ll most likely place the appointments on the... Read more »

Test Your Tooth Sensitivity Knowledge Here

Do you know all there is to know about tooth sensitivity? Well, it’s time to find out. The more you know about tooth sensitivity, the better chance you have of preventing and treating it. Because tooth sensitivity can be quite inconvenient and a sign of a major dental issue, prevention... Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions About Root Canal Therapy

Root canal therapy is the removal of a tooth’s pulp from the inside of the tooth. The space is then cleaned and sealed. In many cases, root canal therapy can save a tooth from extraction. When a tooth is infected, root canal therapy in Lexington, Kentucky, may be recommended. Damage... Read more »

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 »