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At Hamburg Family Dental, we know that knowledge is power, and we’re here to educate and empower our patients to take control of their oral and overall health. Most folks don’t realize how much your oral health impacts your overall health and vice versa, and we think this is vital information everyone needs to know. From fun dental facts to the history of the toothbrush, and how slacking on your oral hygiene routine could potentially lead to a heart attack or stroke—follow along on our blog for bi-monthly articles on all things oral health. Feel free to comment, share, and join the conversation!

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Posted August 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services

Dentistry for Kids: What the Tooth Fairy Won’t Tell You

Babies and kids are constantly growing and changing, and their mouths are no exception! Throughout childhood, kids lose their baby teeth, gain adult teeth, and they begin to take ownership of their own oral health. From brushing to braces to practicing their smiles, oral health is important for every kid at every stage. Read on […]

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Posted August 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology

How Dental Sealants Keep Cavities at Bay!

If you are a parent, you probably know how difficult it is to get 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 Hamburg Family Dental, we want your whole family to have excellent dental health, so here’s some […]

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Posted July 27, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care

Are You Singing the Toothache Blues?

Are you or a loved one suffering from the toothache blues? Don’t wait around in pain for the problem to resolve itself. Although we do enjoy spending quality time with our patients at Hamburg Family Dental, we don’t want any Lexington residents to have to undergo unnecessary dental procedures.  A toothache can indicate a much […]

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Posted July 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health

Hot on the Trail with Oral Pathology

When it comes to your oral health, we hope you never have any pains or problems. Good preventive care will help you always feel your best! But even with the best habits, dental problems do happen. In that case, oral pathology is the science and medicine that helps diagnose and treat whatever is making you […]

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Posted June 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care

Smile: It’s Good for You!

Your smile is more powerful than you may know. Scientists have studied many aspects of smiling, such as how it affects your brain, your health, and your overall experience of life. Even the situation you’re in and the people around you are influenced by your smile. The findings may surprise you. Or, if you’re someone […]

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Posted June 14, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology

Crowns, Bridges, Dentures & Implants: The Facts

There are lots of ways to deal with missing or damaged teeth. You’ve probably heard one of us at Hamburg Family Dental talking about implants, dentures, bridges, and crowns, but have you ever wondered what they are and how they work? Dr. Alisha Patel knows that folks like to be informed, so think of this […]

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Posted May 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care

Sugar: Teeth’s Worst Nightmare

People in the United States eat more sugar than any other country in the world. (Fortunately, we also have some of the best dentists in the world.) You hear it all the time: “sugar rots your teeth.” But is it true? What exactly does sugar do to your teeth and why is it so bad? […]

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Posted May 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health

How to Clean Teeth Like a Dentist

Oral hygiene is the foundation of good dental health. Brushing and flossing regularly is the best way to keep your smile healthy and clean. Consider this your personal cleaning tutorial on the art of dental hygiene, instructed by Dr. Alisha Patel and the skillful hygienists at Hamburg Family Dental. Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Floss & Mouthwash Before […]

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Posted April 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology

The Best Way to Replace Missing Teeth

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 much fun losing teeth 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 […]

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Posted April 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health

Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore Bleeding Gums

One of the most common and destructive myths about oral health is that it’s normal for gums to bleed. Dr. Patel would like everyone in Lexington to know that this is not the case! Imagine if we weren’t talking about gums—should any part of your body start to bleed whenever you touch it?  The truth […]

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