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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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12Oct, 2018

3 Ways to have a Spa Experience at the Dentist

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3 Ways to have a Spa Experience at the Dentist Let’s face it, for most of us taking a trip to the dentist is not a welcome idea or, at the very least, not many people’s idea of a good time. At Audubon Dental we always look to improve upon the conventional dentist office experience. Below are a few ways that we provide a more relaxing experience and atmosphere for our valued patients. 1.) What You See We like to provide innovative treatments like laser teeth whitening to our patients, […]
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21Sep, 2018

3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Teeth Whitening Procedure

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3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Teeth Whitening Procedure Many people would agree that a healthy, bright, white smile is high on the list of desirable physical attributes. Having a bright white smile will boost confidence and open doors that might not have been there initially. Below are a few ways to maximize your teeth whitening experience at Audubon Dental Center and enjoy lasting results. 1.) Protect Your Investment A teeth whitening procedure should be a springboard for your oral health, not necessarily make you feel like […]
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7Sep, 2018

5 Signs You Might Need a Root Canal

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5 Common Signs it’s Time for a Root Canal The root canal procedure often gets a bad stigma attached to it — a big contributor is how the media lazily uses the root canal as a sort of shorthand when it comes to painful procedures. It’s true that the root canal is a particularly technical procedure, but it is actually designed to relieve pain. Below are a few symptoms you might be experiencing where you should consider the root canal procedure. 1.) You’re Experiencing Pain If you’re experiencing pain while […]
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27Aug, 2018

Dental Cavities Forms in Four Stages

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Dental Cavities Forms in Four Stages According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 26% of Americans aged 20 to 64 have untreated tooth decay, and that on average adults in this age group are missing 3 to 4 permanent teeth. There are a variety of reasons why these Americans are not enjoying the best possible oral health. To prevent dental disease, it helps to understand how dental cavities form: 1. White spots – The first warning sign of a forming cavity is white spots. Like what its […]
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20Aug, 2018

Why You Should Floss Everyday

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A Few More Reasons Why You Should Floss Everyday Everybody already knows that brushing at least twice a day is important in maintaining your overall dental health and hygiene. But do you floss your teeth regularly? Here are three reasons why you shouldn’t write off this important step. Prevent plaque buildup. Not reaching for the dental floss for even just a couple of days gives the bacteria in your mouth plenty of time to solidify and turn into plaque. Plaque can harden between your teeth within hours of your last […]
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10Aug, 2018

4 Tips for Preparing Kids for Their First Dental Visit

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4 Tips for Preparing Kids for Their First Dental Check-up A trip to the dentist is not something that most kids look forward to. The mere sight of the dental chair is enough to make them wail and throw a tantrum; anything to get them out of the clinic fast. There are many reasons why kids want to avoid the “dreaded chair” at all costs, but an unpleasant first visit is the one that tops the list. To make your child’s first visit to the dentist pleasant and even enjoyable, […]
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23Jun, 2018

Periodontal Disease: What You Need to Know

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5 Things to Know about Periodontal Disease Look in the mirror for a quick second and tell us what you see — are your gums red and swollen? Do they bleed easily? If you answered yes to these questions, then you may have gingivitis, the earliest stage of periodontal disease. Here are five things to know about this oral health problem: 1. Nearly half of Americans older than 30 have advanced periodontal disease – As mentioned, gingivitis is the earliest stage of periodontal disease. When left untreated, it can progress […]
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