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Woman with dry socket tooth pain
Dec 10, 2018, 10:19 PM
After a tooth is pulled, there is the risk of developing a condition known as ‘dry sockets.’ While this condition can be treated, it is very painful and we recommend doing all you can to prevent it from occurring in the first…
Woman eating a burger
Nov 26, 2018, 10:07 PM
The best way to avoid developing a dental cavity is by caring for your oral health. This means brushing your teeth at least twice a day, flossing every day, and visiting Auburn Family Dental every 6 months for a dental…
Happy Thanksgiving
Nov 9, 2018, 7:01 PM
There are plenty of things to be grateful for this Thanksgiving, but one thing you might overlook is your teeth. How often do we really stop to think about the importance of healthy, beautiful teeth? Probably not often…
Dental office with staff and patient
Oct 22, 2018, 4:35 PM
Making sure to visit your general dentist every six months for a dental cleaning and exam is a very important part of keeping your teeth and gum tissues healthy. However, your dentist is able to detect more than just dental…
Young woman smiling
Oct 11, 2018, 5:01 PM
One of the symptoms of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder is that your teeth may begin to shift or not line up the way they used to. TMJ disorder is a term used to describe any condition that affects the temporomandibular…
Woman smiling
Sep 27, 2018, 5:50 PM
Porcelain dental veneers consist of thin sheets of ceramic that cover the front of the teeth in order to fix a cosmetic dental problem or restore a damaged tooth. These veneers are made of porcelain and are attached to the…
Children at school passing an apple in class
Sep 17, 2018, 2:37 PM
Now that kids are back in school, it can be difficult to monitor exactly what they’re eating and whether or not they’re caring for their dental health at school. Here at Auburn Family Dental, we want to make sure that all of…
Mouth with braces
Aug 23, 2018, 8:10 PM
Because dental technology has come such a long way in recent years, orthodontic treatment has become more and more popular. There are many different and more subtle types of orthodontics available than just the traditional…
Mouth smiling
Aug 7, 2018, 7:19 PM
Up to 80% of us has a type of fungi that naturally occurs in the mouth. These fungi are called candida albicans. When the numbers are low enough, candida albicans is just a harmless part of your mouth’s flora. But if the…
Couple sleeping
Jul 25, 2018, 5:28 PM
Sleep apnea is what happens when your upper airway becomes obstructed during sleep. There are a few reasons this may occur, including enlarged tonsils, excess tissue, or a large tongue. However, it can also happen because of…