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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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27Aug, 2019

A Quick Primer on the Root Canal Treatment

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Root canals often get a bad reputation in the media, often synonymous with pain, however root canals are actually a treatment meant to relieve pain from an infected tooth. Root canals are designed to make your mouth feel more normal again and protect your smile. Below, Audubon Dental Center goes over what a patient can expect during a root canal treatment — it’s never as bad as patients think! Millions of teeth are treated and saved via the root canal procedure. A root canal can usually be done in one […]
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20Aug, 2019

7 Crucial Rules for Denture Care

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When it comes to dentures, it’s important to follow best practices in order to ensure that they last for the long haul. Below are 7 rules you should follow for proper denture care. 1.) Soak Dentures at Night It’s a good idea to soak dentures for 6-8 hours each day, which, turns out, is most easily done when you’re sleeping. Soaking your dentures in either warm water or a half-vinegar/half-water solution or special denture cleanser will help remove plaque, tartar, and stains. 2.) Practice Safe Handling Dentures can break easily, […]
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12Aug, 2019

How to Keep Healthy Teeth and Gums

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We live in an age where there is a lot of information and a lot of misinformation out there. To tell the truth, no matter what you hear or who you hear it from, the ingredients of having healthy teeth and gums have largely remained the same. If you’d like to learn some of the tried-and-true methods that have been keeping people’s teeth and mouths happy and healthy for generations, keep reading. Audubon Dental Center is happy to provide our patients with tools and resources to keep their smiles sparkling […]
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5Aug, 2019

The Basics of Good Oral Hygiene

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Sometimes, when we hit a rut in any one of our routines, it’s important to get “back to basics,” so to speak. The same is true when it comes to our oral health routines. Maybe we have all these options for over-the-counter or cosmetic solutions, when, in reality, the strongest line of defense against tooth decay, cavities, and gum disease is a strong oral health foundation. Below are best practices for keeping a healthy smile. Never Go to Bed Without Brushing It’s important in life to have principles, and the […]
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29Jul, 2019

Risks of Not Brushing Your Teeth at Night

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Some of us (well, come to think of it, many of us) live lives that are constantly on the go. With jam-packed schedules where it seems like we literally have to account for every single hour we have, it might seem okay to skip on brushing at night. However, there are many risks that come along with skipping a night brushing and flossing session, which Audubon Dental Center discusses below. You Risk Plaque Build-Up Every time you fail to brush at night your teeth are being attacked, covered in a […]
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22Jul, 2019

The Importance of Cleaning Your Tongue

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In the face of maintaining an adequate brushing and flossing routine, brushing our tongues might often get put on the backburner, or even largely ignored. It might seem like it’s okay to skip out on cleaning our tongues, but there are actually a lot of pitfalls that come along with failing to adequately clean this important structure of the mouth. Below, Audubon Dental Center goes over a few reasons why cleaning your tongue is in your best interest when it comes to fighting bad breath and tooth decay. We take […]
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12Jul, 2019

Tips to Prevent Gum Disease

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Gum disease (also known as Periodontal Disease, and in more advanced cases termed as Periodontitis), is caused when bacteria produced from plaque (which is a sticky, colorless created in the mouth) builds up and bonds itself between your gums and teeth. Turns out your mouth creates a fertile setting for bacteria to begin to grow, which can cause the gums that surround the tooth to become inflamed. When you leave this inflammation that occurs in the mouth untreated, your gums can start to deteriorate, not to mention your supporting bone […]
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5Jul, 2019

Benefits of Using A Family Dentistry Practice

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There are many benefits to utilizing a family dentistry practice that you should be taking advantage of. Audubon Dental Center provides foundation-building oral health care services for the entire family. We’re basically your one-stop shop for your family’s dentistry needs at every stage of the game. Below we go over some of the benefits of using a family dentistry practice. Unparalleled Convenience When you utilize Audubon Dental Center, your entire family is covered when it comes to their dentistry needs. If any special circumstances arise, we can also point any […]
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