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!

15Jun, 2018

How Do Dental Cavities Form

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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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8Jun, 2018

Top 5 Causes of Gum Sensitivity

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Top 5 Causes of Gum Sensitivity Often, people do not give their gums the attention that they need to keep them healthy. When people think about dental hygiene, what generally comes to mind is keeping the teeth healthy and strong, keeping bad breath at bay, and basically maintaining their pearly whites for that perfect smile. In the process of putting too much focus on the teeth, the gums are neglected, and this leads to several gum problems; from gum sensitivity to gum sores, and if left neglected for too long, […]
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1Jun, 2018

4 Common Questions About Dental Bridges Answered

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4 FAQs About Dental Bridges Answered Dental bridges and crowns are installed on the patient to fill a gap between two healthy teeth. Often, these are recommended if the gap is only missing a few teeth and the gap is between healthy teeth. The healthy teeth will be needed to support the bridge and crown. If the decayed tooth can still be saved, the decayed part will be removed and a dental cap or crown will be installed over the remaining tooth. The cap or crown will serve as protection […]
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25May, 2018

4 Tips to Help You Adjust to Your Orthodontic Braces

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4 Tips to Help You Adjust to Your Orthodontic Braces Dental braces — it’s been a part of many people’s childhood or teenage years. While dental braces may not be the most flattering of orthodontic accessories to wear, the results of going through the long and arduous process are worth it. If you’ve just been told you need dental braces or have just recently gotten them, here are four helpful tips to help you adjust to them: 1. Do what the orthodontist tells you to do – First things first, […]
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18May, 2018

Eat Your Greens: Top Vegetables High in Calcium<

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Top 5 Vegetables High in Calcium From a young age, we are told that we should take good care of our teeth. We are taught how to floss, how to brush properly and to see our dentist at least once a year. These lessons deal with proper dental hygiene only from the outside, however. To truly take care of your teeth, you should also watch what you eat and strive for a nutritious diet, particularly one that is high in calcium. This is because calcium plays a vital role in […]
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4May, 2018

The Benefits of Flossing 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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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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