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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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27Jun, 2017

General Dentistry: Top 3 Things Your Dentist Will Never Tire of Reminding You

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Growing up, did your parents ever nag you to “go to your room and brush your teeth” after every meal? As children, we often thought of oral hygiene as a chore. It’s only when we grew older we realized our parents only thought of what’s best. General dentistry consists of services that are geared towards maintaining tooth health. In the same way, your parents only looked after you and your pearly whites, your general dentist only wants you to heave healthy teeth. That said, here are three things your general […]
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20Jun, 2017

Aesthetic Dentistry for Teenagers

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Adolescence is that period in a teenager’s life when they are highly concerned about their appearance. Peer influence during this age is so strong at this stage in life that other people’s perceptions become more important than one’s own. In that light, aesthetic dentistry may help boost a teenager’s confidence. This is because a pair of pearly whites is often seen as an attractive asset. Aesthetic Dentistry There are many means through which doctors can improve the appearance of their patient’s smile. For instance, dental braces can correct an overbite […]
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6Jun, 2017

3 Ways Audubon Dental Center Stands Out in General Dentistry Services

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  You’re having toothaches; you spot discolored teeth; your gums bleed every time you brush – these are just a few scenarios that call for a dentist. When you want to get a thorough examination done, it’s a general dentist you need to see. Here are three ways Audubon Dental Center stands out for its general dentistry services: 1. Find a variety of affordable general dentistry services under one roof – One reason why people may delay or skip their routine visit to the dentist is because of costs. However, […]
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