• “I have been a patient of Dr. Edens and Dr. Davis for several years now and I really appreciate their professionalism. Also, they are always concerned about providing a great dental care.”
    Steve W
  • “Our family has used this practice for years because the doctors and staff are professional, trustworthy, and good with both children and adults. They are also consistently on time with our appointments. Today, the hygienist offered a solution to an ongoing problem I've had, when I didn't even know to ask her about it. And it worked!”
    Christy M.
  • “Quite simply, the best dentists I have ever visited. I have had many different procedures with them. They were all very well done. When they couldn't do the implant surgery I needed, they referred me to a great surgeon. The staff is always friendly and accommodating.”
    Scott B
  • “Dr. Davis & staff are great. Very caring & personable. At this office you're not just another number, they truly care about their patients. I have been going to Dr. Davis for years and would recommend this office to anyone!”
    Shelly W
  • “Five cleanings, had to reschedule and they worked with me courteously. Dr. Davis is very patient with those of us who are not thrilled to be there. My kids love it there. Office staff is friendly. There are thorough on examinations. We have been patients there for over ten years and have never had a bad experience. Highly recommend them!”
    Laura F
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Welcome to Garden Springs Dental
Christopher S. Davis & Gregory M. Edens, Jr.

Welcome to Garden Springs Dental! Our entire professional team looks forward to serving your family with a personalized experience that will exceed your expectations!

There are many dental practices you can choose, but we don’t think you will find another that offers the warm, compassionate care and attention to detail that our staff provides. You deserve the highest quality dental care in a soothing environment, and we are happy to deliver.
 

Dr. Christopher S. Davis
Dr. Christopher S. Davis

Dr. Christopher S. Davis is a graduate of the University of Kentucky dental school, one of the best in the country. He has been a dentist for 18 years and has a broad range of experience in different areas of dentistry, from cosmetic and restorative dentistry to surgical treatments and root canal treatments.

Dr. Davis focuses on patient comfort and stays current with the latest advancements in dentistry to make sure that you receive the highest quality of care in the field. Please take a moment to learn more about Dr. Davis!

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Dr. Gregory M. Edens, Jr.
Dr. Gregory M. Edens, Jr.

Hailing from El Paso, Texas, Dr. Gregory Edens, Jr., graduated from Texas A&M University with a double major in biochemistry and genetics. After graduation, he attended dental school at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry.

He is highly trained to handle all your dental needs with gentle, friendly care and looks forward to meeting you and providing you with the outstanding treatment you deserve.

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Garden Springs Dental
833 Lane Allen Road
Lexington, Kentucky 40504
(859) 277-1189
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Periodontal Treatment in Lexington, KY

Do you worry about the condition of your teeth? 

Our goal at Garden Springs Dental is to do everything possible to protect your family’s oral health. Healthy gums are literally the foundation for healthy teeth, and so we offer cleanings and exams to prevent problems like periodontal disease.

But even with the most conscientious oral hygiene, you can still develop gum disease. If you do, we also offer therapies that will get your oral health back on track.

Periodontal disease is a bacterial infection of the gums, tissue, and ligaments that hold your teeth in place. The American Academy of Periodontology estimates that nearly half of all Americans between the ages of 20 and 50 have some degree of periodontal infection

How Gum Disease Progresses

Gum disease occurs when plaque and tartar are not thoroughly removed from your teeth during your at-home oral hygiene routine. Plaque produces toxins that irritate sensitive gum tissue, causing gingivitis, the earliest stage of gum disease, indicated by bleeding, swelling, or tender gums. 

Gingivitis is usually reversible with professional dental cleanings and improved oral hygiene because it hasn’t damaged the bone and ligaments that surround the tooth. 

Without treatment, however, gingivitis leads to periodontitis, the advanced stage of gum disease. Periodontitis attacks the gum and the bones that support your teeth. If we don’t remove the infection with a deep cleaning procedure called scaling and root planing, you will ultimately lose the tooth.

Periodontal Deep Cleaning

Scaling and root planing is a procedure performed by one of our experienced dental hygienists using specially designed professional instruments. The purpose of scaling is to remove plaque and tartar from the teeth and below the gumline. 

Root planing smooths the root surfaces of the teeth, which eliminates rough areas where bacteria can linger and cause gum disease. Our hygienists are very skilled and gentle, but we will numb your mouth to ensure that you are completely comfortable during the procedure. 

Prevention Is the Key

It’s important to note that gum disease is so prevalent because many people either don’t notice or don’t have any symptoms. We stress the need for diligent oral hygiene and routine preventive cleanings because it’s much easier to have your teeth cleaned twice a year professionally than to deal with a periodontal infection.

There’s another good reason to prevent gum disease from developing. Research shows that gum disease is associated with other chronic inflammatory diseases, such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

Take Steps to Protect Your Oral Health

As serious as gum disease is, it’s good to remember that it is highly preventable. With conscientious oral hygiene, a nutritious diet, and routine dental cleanings, you may never have to worry about gum disease.

The worst thing you can do is put off dental appointments because you are embarrassed about the condition of your teeth. We aren’t here to judge or lecture you about what you have done in the past. We are just happy to have the opportunity to support you in taking steps to enjoy a healthier smile. 

We are open until 6 PM Monday through Friday, so you don’t have to worry about missing time from work or school. If it’s time for your next dental cleaning, please call our Lexington, KY dental office to arrange a convenient appointment.

Office Information
833 Lane Allen Road
Lexington, Kentucky 40504
(859) 277-1189