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Jul 27, 2020, 8:46 AM
Most of us know that we should be visiting the dentist every six months for a dental cleaning and a checkup. We know that tooth pain means we should visit the dentist as soon as possible and that bleeding gums may point to…
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Jul 13, 2020, 10:40 AM
Getting a dental checkup during pregnancy is an essential part of ensuring that your teeth and gums are healthy. Because of the increase in estrogen and progesterone during pregnancy, expecting moms are at a higher risk of…
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Jun 22, 2020, 5:23 PM
Dental implants have rapidly become the most popular option for adults missing some or all of their teeth. Odds are that if you’re healthy enough to undergo routine dental procedures, you are likely a good candidate for…
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Jun 8, 2020, 7:45 PM
Since we have all been (hopefully!) brushing our teeth for decades, we may think it’s simple by now. However, there are still a few mistakes that can be made. Here at Auburn Family Dental, we want to make our patients aware…
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Mar 23, 2020, 10:00 AM
The most common dental diseases are tooth decay and gingivitis. These are also the two simplest dental diseases to prevent! Practicing good at-home oral hygiene habits such as brushing twice a day and flossing daily can help…
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Mar 9, 2020, 10:00 AM
Taking good care of your teeth and maintaining a healthy smile is a job that lasts a lifetime. Luckily, we can benefit from a number of tools that make this job much easier. Making sure you have the 4 essential dental health…
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Feb 24, 2020, 2:04 PM
If your child suffers from bruxism (the nighttime grinding and clenching of the teeth), you may be familiar with the sounds of popping or grinding noises when he or she sleeps. Rest assured, bruxism is common in childhood and…
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Feb 10, 2020, 11:30 AM
If you want to make the most of your next dental checkup at Auburn Family Dental, there are a few questions you can ask to help you learn more about your dental health. Here at our office, patient education is one of our top…
Jan 26, 2020, 2:12 PM
X-Rays are used by dentists in order to locate and diagnose problems with the teeth. X-Rays provide dentists with highly detailed pictures of the teeth, bones, and the supporting tissues of the mouth. Many parents have…
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Jan 11, 2020, 1:15 PM
If you’re embarrassed about your smile but are afraid that it’s too late to consider orthodontic treatment, think again! In the last few years, more and more older adults are choosing orthodontic braces. Whether your parents…