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15Nov, 2019

What to Expect from Your First Teeth Whitening Experience

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If you’ve been considering getting your teeth whitened, it’s more than likely that you’ll have some questions and concerns about how long the process takes, whether or not there’s any discomfort involved, and perhaps how many shades whiter you can expect your teeth to become after the procedure. These are all fair questions and concerns, which is why Audubon Dental Center would like to shed some light on our teeth whitening procedure as a way to educate our patients. A large part of what we do is educate our patients […]
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14Nov, 2019

The Importance of Maintaining Healthy Tooth Enamel

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Tooth enamel is a calcified material that happens to be the hardest part of the human body. However, just because the enamel is made of stern stuff doesn’t mean that it’s impervious to decay. The big problem is, once you lose your enamel, you can never get it back. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Dental Federation agree that between 60%-90% of children and 9 out of 10 adults experience some form of tooth decay globally. This means that people’s tooth enamel all over the […]
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7Nov, 2019

Insider Tips for Great Oral Hygiene and a Healthy Smile

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) asserted in recent years that, although tooth decay is highly preventable, 9 out of 10 adults have experienced tooth decay at some point in their lives. The statistics are even worse worldwide, with the HHS also reporting that 1 in 3 people living in the world right now is suffering through some form of tooth decay when it comes to their permanent teeth. Below, Audubon Dental Center goes over a few insider tips that will help you avoid tooth decay and […]
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31Oct, 2019

7 Best Practices for Keeping Your Teeth Healthy

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When it comes to best practices for keeping your smile healthy and white, there are a few traditional things you can do to keep your teeth and gums in shape. There are also a few non-obvious things you can do that will give you a leg-up on potential oral health threats. Below, Audubon Dental Center goes over a few best practices you can put in place to achieve a sparkling, healthy smile. 1.) Set Good Principles and Stick to Them Setting good oral health principles (like brushing in the morning […]
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24Oct, 2019

Essential Oral Health Tips from Your Family Dentist

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When it comes to oral health, to maintain a healthy smile an individual has to incorporate a rigorous oral health plan, which involves at-home discipline but also establishing and maintaining a close relationship with your family dentist. The CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) released the shocking statistic that 1 in 4 adults in the US has untreated tooth decay. Below, Audubon Dental Center goes over a few essential oral health tips that will help you avoid tooth decay and gum disease. Brush the CORRECT Way Brush in circular […]
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22Oct, 2019

Is a Root Canal Painful?

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If you’re about to undergo a root canal procedure, fear not. In most cases, the root canal procedure is generally painless. The horror stories you hear about are usually cases in which patients delay treatment until their teeth become terribly infected. The bad reputation of root canals portrayed in the media stems from cases like these, and this is why root canals are often the subject of punch lines for jokes in regard to intense pain. When is a Root Canal Necessary? A root canal is necessary when the tooth […]
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15Oct, 2019

Making an Easier Transition into Dentures

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For those of us who end up having to get dentures, it can be quite an adjustment – to put it lightly. However, at Audubon Dental Center, we provide compassionate care to ensure patients who need dentures are able to achieve functionality and normalcy in order to have the most comfortable transition into dentures possible. Types of Dentures There are three types of dentures a patient might need: Complete Dentures, Partial Dentures, and Implant-Supported Dentures. Complete dentures are made for patients who need their entire set of teeth replaced, while […]
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8Oct, 2019

A Primer on Tooth Enamel Erosion and Restoration

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Did you know that the hardest material in your body actually exists in your mouth? It’s hard to believe, but your tooth enamel is actually harder than your bones! Think of tooth enamel as a hard sheath that delivers big when it comes to protecting your teeth. Enamel is the covering that provides your teeth with insulation from the elements. This protective shell has to be the toughest material the human body generates, since enamel is tasked with protecting your teeth from biting and chewing forces as well as shielding […]
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10Sep, 2019

How to Properly Brush Your Teeth

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Many patients out there are visiting their dentist regularly but not quite striking the right balance when it comes to brushing their teeth at home. Failing to brush your teeth properly can end up doing costly damage to your smile down the road, which is exactly why Audubon Dental Center would like to go over a few of the best practices when it comes to brushing your teeth. Know When to Brush Brushing after meals is crucial, but did you know that you should wait 20-40 minutes after you eat […]
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3Sep, 2019

5 Things You Should Know About How Dental Insurance Works

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Dental insurance might seem like a daunting subject to some of our patients, but it’s actually a breeze when compared to medical insurance. Below Audubon Dental Center goes over a few things you should know about the way that dental insurance operates. 1.) You Have Options Whether you have a dentist in mind or you don’t have a dentist at all, you can still choose from any dentists within your network and opt for a less expensive plan. 2.) You’ll Pay Significantly More to Use a Dentist Outside Your Network […]
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