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20May, 2019

What You Should Remember When Flossing

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Flossing is an important aspect of oral health, just as important as brushing in many respects. Not only that, the ADA recommends it and your dentist will certainly give you a hard time if you’re not doing it. Cleaning between your teeth daily with an interdental cleaner (such as dental floss) improves your teeth and gum health and has even been shown to help prevent cavities and gum disease. Why Floss? Plaque is a sticky film that coats your teeth that contains bacteria that feed on leftover food and sugar […]
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17May, 2019

How to Take Care of Your Child’s Teeth

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Just because your child will end up losing their baby teeth doesn’t make your child’s first set of teeth any less important. Your child’s first teeth (which are often called their baby teeth) are extremely important for your child’s oral health and taking care of them will help set the tone for taking care of your child’s adult teeth. Baby teeth also carry the important function of holding the necessary space needed for the adult teeth to grow in. When you take care of your kid’s baby teeth you’re also […]
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10May, 2019

5 Great Tips for a Healthy Smile in 2019

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When it comes to creating and maintaining a healthy smile, there’s stuff you can do at home and stuff you definitely need to get done at your dentist’s office. Audubon Dental Center specializes in helping entire families set the foundation for amazing oral health, which is being shown to be more and more intertwined with your overall health. Below are a few measures you can take to keep your smile healthy and sparkling for the rest of 2019. 1.) Brush (and Floss) Properly Twice Daily This is an easy one, […]
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3May, 2019

5 Risk Factors for Tooth Decay

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Did you know that certain habits and certain types of lifestyles make you more primed for tooth decay down the road? It’s true. We are the collection of the decisions we make, and what we eat, drink, and the way we live are all choices that we make on a daily basis. Once we start making better choices, the future starts to get brighter and brighter, and the same is true for your smile. Below Audubon Dental Center goes over 5 common risk factors for tooth decay. 1.) An Affinity […]
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15Apr, 2019

4 Signs You Need an Oral Health Checkup

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4 Signs You Need an Oral Health Checkup As January comes to a close, it’s important to take inventory of your brushing and your overall oral health habits for 2019. Keeping on track with your oral health routine isn’t just about keeping up with appearances, either. Having a healthy smile has immense health benefits. Not only that, having poor oral health is linked to a host of health conditions you don’t want any part of, like diabetes, heart disease, even Alzheimer’s Disease. Below are 4 signs you should schedule a […]
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15Mar, 2019

3 Signs You Need a Composite Filling

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3 Signs You Need a Composite Filling At Audubon Dental Center we believe that staying on top of your oral health is a keystone toward staying on top of your overall health. A part of staying on top of your oral health is being aware of any problems as they arise, in which case you should schedule a consultation with us so we can address the root of the problem. If you’re in need of a ceramic filling (which is another way of saying that you have a cavity) you […]
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8Mar, 2019

3 Simple Ways to Get Ready for Your Dentures

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3 Simple Ways to Get Ready for Your Dentures Let’s face it, nobody wants to end up in a set of dentures. But, if we’re fortunate enough to get into our more advanced stages of life, sometimes dentures are the only option. Below are a few ways that you can get yourself ready for dentures — that way you can make the denture transition as comfortable as possible. 1.) Engage in Cheek Exercises Your buccinator muscles (also referred to commonly as your cheek muscles) have the function of helping you […]
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1Mar, 2019

Calcium and Phosphorus, 2 Essential Vitamins for Your Oral Health!

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Calcium and Phosphorus, 2 Essential Vitamins for Your Oral Health! Calcium and Phosphorus just happen to be two essential vitamins for your oral health. Calcium helps keep your teeth strong and healthy for a number of reasons, while phosphorus maximizes calcium’s bone-strengthening capabilities. More on Calcium Calcium continues to play a huge role in making your jaw bones healthy, which help hold your teeth in place, too. Foods which have been known to have high amounts of calcium include dairy foods like milk, cheese, and yogurt, but readers might also […]
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22Feb, 2019

4 Smile-Friendly Foods

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4 Smile-Friendly Foods When it comes to our diets we might change them due to some sort of health condition, like diabetes. Or, we’ll change our diet to reach specific ends when it comes to our bodies, like cutting carbs or processed sugars in order to reduce inflammation and lose unwanted pockets of weight. However, very rarely do we consider what we can do to help fortify our smile through our diet. Below are a few foods you can focus on to boost your oral health. 1.) Carrots, Cucumbers, Broccoli […]
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15Feb, 2019

4 Signs You Need an Oral Health Checkup

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4 Signs You Need an Oral Health Checkup As January comes to a close, it’s important to take inventory of your brushing and your overall oral health habits for 2019. Keeping on track with your oral health routine isn’t just about keeping up with appearances, either. Having a healthy smile has immense health benefits. Not only that, having poor oral health is linked to a host of health conditions you don’t want any part of, like diabetes, heart disease, even Alzheimer’s Disease. Below are 4 signs you should schedule a […]
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