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27Apr, 2018

Why You Should Get Dental Insurance

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Top 3 Benefits of Dental Insurance Should you get dental insurance? This is a common question still asked by patients. It’s no secret however that dental work is expensive, lending the question of getting dental insurance rhetorical. But there are instances when getting dental insurance isn’t the best decision. Often, these are cases where the insurance plan doesn’t match the needs and objectives of the patient. This is why when it comes to getting dental insurance, it pays for patients to take their time and shop around for the best […]
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20Apr, 2018

Why Children Should Regularly Visit the Dentist

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Dental Visits: Why They’re Important in Early Childhood One of the major milestones parents highly anticipate and get excited about early on is their baby’s first tooth. As soon as that first pearly white starts to poke through, parents can’t seem to stop doting on and taking pictures of the development and their baby. While joy and excitement are normal reactions, equally important are care and concern for the baby’s teeth. In other words, parents should start thinking about how to look after their baby’s oral health. Early Childhood The […]
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13Apr, 2018

Whiten Your Teeth and Improve Your Smile

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Improve Your Smile and Whiten Your Teeth with These 4 Tips Your smile is your greatest social asset. What could be more welcoming than to be greeted with a bright smile? If you’re wondering how you can improve your smile, look no further than the color of your teeth. A pair of pearly whites can give you a big boost of confidence, making you smile wider and more frequently. Here are some helpful tips for whitening your teeth: 1. Brush and floss properly – It goes without saying you should […]
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6Apr, 2018

Healthy Habits for Children’s Oral Hygiene

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Children’s Oral Hygiene: How to Build Healthy Habits Parents are well aware of how crucial good oral hygiene habits are for the long-term oral health of their children. However, there are still misconceptions about caring for baby teeth. As baby teeth will fall out and be replaced with permanent teeth eventually, some parents make the mistake of neglecting their children’s baby teeth. Unfortunately, unhealthy baby teeth can have long-term effects, ultimately leading to unhealthy adult teeth. Building Healthy Habits As mentioned, baby teeth should be equally cared for by parents, […]
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29Mar, 2018

Top 5 Reasons To See Your Dentist Regularly

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Top 5 Compelling Reasons to See Your Dentist Regularly Many people experience anxiety about seeing their dentist. However, there are real benefits to be had in overcoming this common fear of the dentist’s chair and dental appointments. Here are five compelling reasons why you should see your dentist: 1. Get a real confidence boost – A beautiful, healthy smile does wonders to one’s self-esteem. Your smile is such an important social asset that you should take steps to take care of it. It can greatly impact your relationships, your career, […]
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22Mar, 2018

Dental Implants: Increase in Demand In the Next Few Years

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 Why Dental Implants Will Become Increasingly Popular According to the American Dental Association, more than 5 million US senior citizens aged 65-74 experience complete tooth loss, while close to 3 million were edentulous. Tooth loss, however, isn’t just a problem of the elderly. This is because 91% of adults aged 20-64 have been found to have dental caries, a remarkable 27% of which go untreated. As anyone might guess, tooth decay is a common cause of tooth loss, where the buildup of plaque weakens the tissues supporting teeth. As a […]
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15Mar, 2018

7 Tips for a Healthy Smile in 2018

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7 Tips for a Healthy Smile in 2018 Keep those pearly whites healthy and bright with these dental hygiene tips: 1. Change your toothbrush – When was the last time you changed your toothbrush? The new year isn’t the only time to replace your toothbrush. As a rule of thumb, your toothbrush should be replaced every three to four months. Additionally, make sure you use a soft-bristled toothbrush, as hard bristles can damage your teeth. 2. Eat a varied diet – A varied diet rich in vitamins and minerals won’t […]
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8Mar, 2018

What’s New In Dentistry Technology

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 New Technology In Dentistry: What To Expect In The Coming Years Technology continues to improve anything it touches. From the way we work to how we communicate with one another, technology has forever changed the fabric of society, including healthcare. Here are some of the exciting and sweeping changes it’s bringing to the field of dentistry. Self-repairing Teeth A report by the CDC National Center for Health Statistics revealed that 91% of American adults aged 20-64 years have dental caries in their permanent teeth. The astonishing figure betrays the high […]
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29Sep, 2017

What’s the difference between family and general dentistry?

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Do not confuse family dentistry with general dentistry, because the two are not exactly the same. General dentistry means that the dentist in question practices many or all capacities of dentistry. In short, a general dentistry practitioner does not have a specific area of expertise or specialization. A family dentist will address oral health during every stage in a person’s life. Properly qualified family dentists will be able to provide effective oral health care for those who have baby teeth and those who have permanent teeth as well. What Your […]
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22Sep, 2017

What does dental insurance cover?

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If you’re wondering what your dental insurance covers, you’re not alone. We get a lot of patients who avoid certain types of procedures because they think these treatments aren’t covered by insurance. Here at Audubon Dental Center we believe in patient education, providing resources to our patients that will help them along in their personal oral health journeys. Considering that good oral health is showing itself to be linked to good overall health, we thought it would be a good idea to go over dental insurance, as well as the […]
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