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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…
Beach sceen
Jul 17, 2018, 6:04 PM
Now that summer is here, many families are setting off on fun summer vacations. However, this doesn’t necessarily mean that you get a break from your oral hygiene habits! In fact, caring for your teeth becomes more important…
Man with thumbs up
Jun 22, 2018, 5:00 PM
As your dentist, Dr. Behnaz Raisdana cares about preventing and relieving pain caused by dental problems. However, in our attempt to relieve your pain, we may first have to cause some post-procedure pain. This is an…
Dental hygienist and patient
Jun 12, 2018, 4:08 AM
Dental hygienists have been thoroughly trained on the ins and outs of everything related to dental hygiene. The hygienists here at Auburn Family Dental know how to teach our patients how to keep up with their oral health and…
Lemon tree
May 24, 2018, 3:19 AM
Taking excellent care of your dental health may not be enough to prevent dental cavities, tooth decay, and damage to the tooth enamel. Your dental health will also have a lot to do with your diet. If you mostly eat foods high…
Woman at dental check-up
May 8, 2018, 4:03 AM
Receiving a cancer diagnosis is never easy. However, if caught early, oral cancer can be much more easily treated. Because of this, it’s important that you know how to perform regular oral cancer self-checks and the signs and…
Woman brushing
Apr 28, 2018, 3:13 AM
Brushing your teeth is one of the most important parts of your at-home oral hygiene routine. Because you’ve been brushing your teeth since childhood, you probably think you’ve got a pretty good idea of how to do it correctly.…
Boy with soda
Apr 12, 2018, 8:42 PM
It’s no secret that soda is bad for both your body and your oral health. Soda contains no nutrients and is full of sugar and high-fructose corn syrup. In fact, the average 12oz can of soda contains around 10 teaspoons of…
Little girl with missing tooth
Mar 29, 2018, 3:57 PM
Most of us got a little help losing our teeth when we were younger. Dad would tie a string around our loose tooth and the other end around the doorknob, or mom would just reach in with a tissue and yank the loose tooth out!…