1. The Designer Smiles Difference

    Whatever the reason, there comes a time in everyone’s life when they must do the near impossible — find a new dentist. There are few people who look forward to going to the dentist, so it’s important to make sure that your new dentist is someone who you trust, who leads a comfortable and inviting practice. Designer Smiles Dentistry strives to give each one of our patients in Missouri City a memorable and comfortable experience every time. In this blog, we’ll discuss what makes a dentist office that’s worth investing in, as well as what makes a great dentist, so that you don’t settl…Read More

  2. Why Gingivitis Is So Harmful

    Visiting your local dental clinic such as Designer Smiles Dentistry is a great resource for cosmetic dentistry when getting the whitest smile in Texas is a priority, but getting your oral health sorted should be your top priority! Preventative oral health is brushing and flossing twice per day and scheduling routine dental exams. Avoid dental health issues such as oral cancer and gingivitis through prevention! In our last blog, we examined oral cancer and how help prevent it. In this article we’ll touch on gingivitis — the oral condition our dentists all warns us about — and how it impac…Read More

  3. You Need Regular Dental Checkups!

    Maybe you have been neglecting your dental checkups or don’t think you really need to see the dentist unless you have a problem. Your dental health is an indicator of your overall health and well being, and dental checkups are extremely important. Read on to find out why regular checkups are so important, and how they can keep your teeth, gums, and whole body healthy! The Amazing Cleaning The kind of clean that a dental hygienist gives you is so much more detailed than one you can get at home. Even if you are brushing and flossing regularly, tartar can build up on your teeth and lead to cavi…Read More

  4. Brushing Your Teeth Properly Can Save Your Health

    Generally, most of us don’t think much about the importance of brushing our teeth. It’s part of our everyday routine, but it’s fairly common that we don’t actually brush well enough to fully clean our mouths. It is easy enough to just go through the motions and think that your mouth is clean -- when it’s actually not. Going to see your dentist at least twice a year is a great way to make sure your mouth is healthy, but it’s not the end-all-be-all for your oral health. The Importance Of Brushing Well: Gum Disease Prevention  When you don’t brush often, or well enough, plaque buil…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 flossing at least once a day will go a long way to removing the troublesome plaque and keeping your mouth healthy. But is there more you can do to prevent tooth decay? In short, yes. Does Flouride Prevent Cavities? To keep your teeth and gums in good health, visit your dentist for regular exams and …Read More

  6. 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. Specifically, flossing helps remove plaque and food debris from the areas between your teeth that the toothbrush can’t adequately reach. And dental professionals recommend that you incorporate flossing into your home oral care routine at least once per day. Yes, flossing is important – but have you …Read More

  7. 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 your teeth clean enough? Fact is if you’re not brushing for long enough (and not brushing right) your teeth may suffer. But just how long should you brush your teeth for? One minute? Two minutes? Five minutes? We get to the bottom of things in this post: How Long Should I Brush? You’ve probably …Read More