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8Feb, 2019

3 Things You Might Not Know About Dental Bridges

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3 Things You Might Not Know About Dental Bridges Dental bridges are a commonly-utilized treatment for gaps that occur due to 1-3 missing teeth. You may only think that treating missing teeth has benefits limited to appearance, but this is simply not the case. Dental bridges can not only improve your smile’s appearance after experiencing losing a tooth, but it’s also a way to improve your ability to speak and to chew properly. Below, we go over a few things you may not know about dental bridges to clear up […]
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1Feb, 2019

Gum Disease and its Link to these 3 Health Conditions

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Gum Disease and its Link to these 3 Health Conditions It’s become a widely accepted fact that poor oral health is inextricably linked to overall health — meaning that not taking care of your teeth and gums have larger implications than simply affecting aesthetics and overall appearance. Below are 3 health conditions linked to periodontal disease, conditions that can seriously disrupt your quality of life and even lead to a shorter lifespan. 1.) Alzheimer’s Disease You might have read it in the news recently, that AD is linked to gum […]
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25Jan, 2019

3 Ways to Brush Perfectly at Home

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3 Ways to Brush Perfectly at Home When it comes to taking care of your teeth and gums, your primary line of defense should be a one-two punch combination. This will include both brushing great at home and keeping your biannual commitment of coming in to see us at Audubon Dental Center for your routine checkup and cleaning. The truth is, not everyone knows how to brush properly to begin with. That’s why we thought we’d list a few pointers below that will help you on your way to a […]
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18Jan, 2019

4 New Year’s Resolutions that Will Protect Your Smile

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4 New Year’s Resolutions that Will Protect Your Smile It’s that time of year when everyone keeps their new year’s resolution list close by for reference. Many of us are focusing on our weight or achieving that perfect beach body. Some of us might be looking to transition into a new career. With the year just starting, anything is possible. However, at Audubon Dental Center, we thought we’d provide a few new year’s resolutions that will benefit your teeth and gums, since they always get shortchanged this time of year. […]
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21Dec, 2018

6 Bad Habits that Sabotage Your Smile Pt.2

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Our last blog went over a few bad habits that are harmful to your pearly whites, but we realized that we still had plenty more to list, so we decided to split this blog entry into two parts. It’s pretty obvious and well-known that smoking and chewing on hard objects and foods (like your nails, jawbreakers, and even ice cubes), can damage the teeth. But there are other less obvious activities that you might be engaging in that put your smile at risk. We’ll list a few below, because preventive […]
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14Dec, 2018

6 Bad Habits that Sabotage Your Smile Pt. 1

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There are certain activities and bad habits that some of us might be engaging in that are really bad for the tooth and gums. Some of us might take our teeth for granted, but they can suffer from wear and tear just like any other body part, despite their seeming hardness. Read on for a few ways that you might be damaging your smile — some of these are more obvious than others. 1.) Smoking This is one of the obvious candidates that are bad for your oral health. Bad […]
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6Dec, 2018

5 Reasons it’s Time for a Teeth Whitening Procedure

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Teeth whitening is a huge industry that many a snake oil salesmen take advantage of. The truth is, any whitening treatment you buy over the counter is likely not up to par — at best. At worst, an over the counter whitening kit could do damage to your teeth and gums. That’s why it’s important that, when considering teeth whitening options, to get a professional involved. Audubon Dental Center offers the Zoom Teeth Whitening procedure, which represents the latest in teeth whitening technology. Read on for a few reasons to […]
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26Nov, 2018

5 Foods to Avoid This Thanksgiving

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During the holiday season we all tend to indulge a little more in the foods and beverages that we might not partake in every day. Champagne, cider, cranberry sauce, sodas, candy, peanut brittle, fudge — many of the best holiday foods are either loaded with sugar or acids, or have a texture or consistency that is bad for your teeth. Read on for a few foods to avoid if you can, that way you don’t have to make an impromptu trip to the dentist. 1.) Breads and Processed Carbs This […]
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6Nov, 2018

5 Reasons to See Your Dentist Before the Year’s End

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As the year comes to a close, both November and December can easily get hijacked due to schedules, itineraries, and family coming in and out from out of town. These two months make it extra difficult to get anything done for yourself. But, the problem is, the end of the year is a crucial time to stay on top of your oral health. Read on for 5 reasons why you should get a visit in with your friendly oral health specialist before the new year. 1.) Because the Holidays Are […]
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26Oct, 2018

5 Dangerous Sports for Your Teeth

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5 Dangerous Sports for Your Teeth At Audubon Dental Center we like to provide our patients with educational materials that will help them make informed decisions when it comes to their oral health and their overall wellness. A big part of what we do is provide preventive dentistry for our patients, which sometimes means providing our two cents when one of our patients is planning on taking part in a lifestyle change or a new sport or activity. Below are a few of the more high-risk sports when it comes […]
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