1. How A Cosmetic Dentist Can Fix a Chipped Tooth

    Chipped or Missing Teeth? When you live a rambunctious life, it can be easy to get an injury or two. Most injuries can result in a broken bone or a scratch. In those cases, a cast or a bandage can suffice. However, some, more serious injuries, can’t be covered up and forgotten. Such injuries, like…Read More

  2. Help! I’m Missing A Tooth: All About Dental Implants

    Whether you have a scar story about getting your a tooth knocked out from stopping a hockey puck shot by Wayne Gretzky or you lost one due to an advanced stage of gum disease, having all your teeth intact — even if it’s with a dental implant — is crucial to your overall oral health! Why is it …Read More

  3. The Unsung Heroes Of Preventative Dental Health

    In our dental office at Designer Smiles Dentistry, we take preventative dental health care very seriously. You’ve likely heard the adage, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and it’s completely accurate. The more you can prevent oral health mishaps the healthier you are and the more…Read More

  4. The Life-Saving Benefits of Flossing

    It’s important to practice good oral hygiene so your teeth and gums remain healthy. But did you know that a healthy mouth also means a healthy body? Bacteria that originate in your mouth can enter your body and negatively affect your overall health. In fact, a host of health problems can start wit…Read More

  5. Does Fluoride Prevent Cavities?

    Tooth decay, better known as cavities, is caused by bacteria that gather on your teeth and gums. The bacteria are sticky and coat your teeth with a clear film commonly called plaque. The bacteria produce acid which eats away at your tooth enamel and causes it to break down. Brushing twice a day and …Read More

  6. How to Floss With Braces

    If you’re an adolescent or an adult who recently got metal braces, you might wonder how to floss or whether you should even try. Flossing every day is particularly important while wearing braces. The risk of developing a cavity goes up due to food particles that get trapped in the braces, bands, a…Read More

  7. Question of the Week: Should I Floss Before or After Brushing?

    You should already know how important flossing is to your oral health, but have you ever wondered when it’s best to floss – as in before or after brushing? We get to the bottom of this common question here. Click to read more: Flossing plays a big part of taking care of your teeth and gums. Spec…Read More

  8. How Long Should You Brush Your Teeth?

    Brushing is important to oral health and oral hygiene, but do you ever wonder just exactly how long you should be brushing for each day? We take a look at the best brushing times for getting the cleanest teeth in our latest post. If you don’t brush for long enough, who’s to say you’re getting …Read More

  9. Worst Foods For Teeth: Make Sure To Brush After Eating These Foods

    By now, we all know the basic recipe for healthy pearly whites, including regular brushing and flossing, and a diet rich in teeth-healthy foods. What we might not realize is how some food choices can contribute to the wear and tear of teeth. So what makes a food bad for your smile? Dr. Stephen, D.D.…Read More