Due to patient safety, Audubon Dental Center will only accept dental emergencies until further notice. For any questions or concerns please call us at 301-856-1122 or email: adcofclinton@gmail.com. Thank you!

12Mar, 2020

What Happens During a Dental Implant Procedure?

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You’ve likely heard of dental implants but maybe the details of the process are a little hazy to you. Dental implants are treatments that both address the aesthetics of a patient’s smile while also serving as a treatment that restores the functionality of your mouth. For instance, if you leave a lost tooth untreated, this means that your underlying bone in that area of the mouth is no longer getting stimulation from teeth shifting while chewing. If you continue not to treat a lost tooth, as a result, this can […]
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5Mar, 2020

More on Fluoride Treatment for Preventing Tooth Decay

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Your at-home brushing and flossing routine is the cornerstone of your oral health plan, but sometimes it’s still important to fortify your oral healthcare practices with professional treatments that are designed to help you get the most out of your smile. This is especially true for our young oral health enthusiasts. One service Audubon Dental Center offers is our fluoride treatments that help prevent cavities and tooth decay, which are custom-tailored for our younger patients. What is Fluoride Exactly? Fluoride is a mineral that helps prevent tooth decay, making your […]
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27Feb, 2020

How Often Should I Get My Teeth Cleaned?

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Whether we have insurance or not, it’s not always easy to get into the dentist’s chair for the requisite two cleanings per the calendar year, which is why many of us tend to put off our cleanings until the last minute, or maybe even not get them done at all. For those of us who wonder what the right amount of visits with the dentist should be each year, it’s helpful to go over some tips and recommendations as far as how often you should be getting your teeth cleaned […]
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20Feb, 2020

What to Expect from Your First Teeth Whitening Experience

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Teeth whitening is a treatment that many folks explore when they want to put the finishing touches on a movie-star-caliber smile. We all know the attractiveness of a bright, white smile, which both gives patients added confidence as well as takes years off of their appearance. As a result, teeth whitening represents a $3.2 billion-dollar global industry. At Audubon Dental Center we provide teeth whitening treatments designed to boost your smile whiteness on your terms, creating a comfortable and effective experience for all of our valued patients. We offer laser […]
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19Feb, 2020

Cold and Flu Season: 5 Ways to Care for Your Mouth When You’re Sick

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When we get sick it might seem like a decent opportunity to put our oral health routines on pause since we’re not feeling like our normally happy, healthy selves. However, brushing your teeth when you’re sick will help ensure your mouth stays clean and free of bacterial contamination. Having a clean mouth will help you feel refreshed and a touch more healthy than you would if you left your mouth unclean throughout your sickness. 1.) Hydrate Well Stay hydrated when you’re sick and when you’re well to ensure your mouth […]
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12Feb, 2020

5 Ways to Rid Yourself of Bleeding Gums and the Importance of Doing So

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Bleeding gums are quite common, believe it or not, and most of us will experience our gums bleeding after brushing or flossing at some point in our lives. Below, Audubon Dental Center goes over a few ways to get rid of bleeding gums fast, not to mention a few reasons why it’s important to do so. 1.) Brush and Floss 2 Times Daily Making brushing and flossing a normal part of every day is crucial in maintaining the health of your teeth and gums. Failing to brush regularly can certainly […]
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5Feb, 2020

8 Bad Oral Health Habits to Break in 2020

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When it comes to our oral health routine, we’re only as good as what we’re doing habitually, and that goes for both our eating and drinking habits as well as our brushing and flossing routines. Below, Audubon Dental Center goes over a few bad habits to break this year. Doing so will set you up for a happy, healthy 2020, not to mention set the foundation for a healthy smile for years to come. 1.) Not Changing Your Toothbrush The American Dental Association suggests that we all change our toothbrushes […]
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29Jan, 2020

What Are Dental Implants?

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Think of dental implants as hardware designed to fit and function in your mouth like normal teeth. Dental implants can be put in place of a single lost tooth and dental implants can also be used for multiple tooth replacement during more intensive procedures like smile restorations. As strong as our teeth are normally, it’s important to understand that tooth loss can occur during an accident or from failing to practice healthy dental habits like brushing and flossing on a regular and consistent basis. The National Center for Biotechnology Information […]
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8Jan, 2020

Dental Insurance for 2020 — Are You Covered?

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Dental insurance might seem like a complicated matter, but it’s generally offered in one of two ways: either through Marketplace healthcare plans or stand-alone dental plans. When it comes down to it it’s important to make sure that your coverage works for you and your lifestyle. At the end of the day, it’s a good idea to have dental insurance, though many patients might skip it, especially in the face of paying higher monthly premiums for health insurance. More on High vs Low Coverage High coverage levels will have higher […]
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1Jan, 2020

5 Risk Factors for Tooth Loss

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Tooth loss can either happen by a freak accident or it can occur due to continuous neglect. When it comes down to it, tooth loss is partly avoidable when we practice our home oral health routines to the utmost. That’s why it’s important to get with your dentist to determine the best routine that you can practice at home that will address your distinct needs. You’ll want to brush at least twice daily, and for minutes on end. Use a soft-bristled toothbrush and brush in gentle, circular motions to avoid […]
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