What is the Best Mouthwash, According to Dentists?
In every industry, people want to know what the experts use. When you apply that to dentistry, the answer is not a simple product recommendation, though. Because each person is unique with different oral health risks and histories, there is no good one-size-fits-all approach. That means there is no single “best mouthwash” out there. Let us explain. What is the[…]
Is Apple Cider Vinegar Destroying Your Teeth?
We have seen an alarming trend in recent years: acid erosion from the use of apple cider vinegar in the mouth. As more and more people are seeking alternative medicine and all-natural remedies, some turn to apple cider vinegar as a supplement. We love seeing people take action to improve their health. Unfortunately, this action is detrimental to your oral[…]
Stocking Stuffers that Your Dentist Loves
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! We know that you are probably in the thick of your holiday plans, including last minute Christmas shopping. When you have stockings for stuffing, consider some of these dentist-approved items! Floss You know we have to recommend floss. It is the perfect size for a stocking, and literally everyone needs it! You[…]
Is a Dental Crown Necessary with a Root Canal Procedure?
Most people do not think about this question until they find themselves in need of a root canal procedure. Then as the treatment plan develops, they see the list of treatments that accompany a root canal procedure and start asking this very question. In this week’s blog, we will answer this question thoroughly so that you can understand the reasons[…]
Does a Missing Tooth Need to be Replaced?
If you are missing a tooth, you may have asked yourself this question. Does that tooth really need replacement? It is an important question to ask, and the answer is not always yes. It is usually yes, but not always. We want our patients to understand why we recommend various treatments. Our goal is always to maintain or improve your[…]
Should I Use Dental Tools at Home?
No! Seriously. No. We know there is a huge selection of tools and instruments available today for sale online. We know they say you can clean your teeth at hone and skip the dentist. We know that is tempting. But still, no. In this week’s blog, we will cover the risks of attempting teeth cleaning through the use of dental[…]
Why is My Dentist Recommending Gum Grafts?
People hear the term “gum graft” or “skin graft” and understand that there is a need for new tissue for some reason or other. Your dentist may recommend a gum graft for a variety of reasons. The goal is to provide new healthy tissue in order to achieve a long-lasting attachment so that you keep your teeth as long as[…]
Which Dental Care Products Should I Be Using for Optimal Home Care?
We know that feeling of standing in the oral care aisle of your pharmacy or grocery store and having no idea which toothpaste to choose. There are so many different brands and formulations available nowadays that it can seem overwhelming to choose just one. With so many products to choose from, a little help from your dental professionals at Designer[…]
Is Children’s Dental Care Important?
Children are not just miniature humans. Their bodies are constantly changing and growing, creating complications and considerations that don’t apply to adults. Every aspect of a child’s health is important, and that includes his or her dental health. Obtaining the appropriate dental care for children, is an essential part of maintaining great oral health. Great oral health contributes to great[…]
Why Do I Have So Many Cavities?
Cavities are bad news. Literally. No one wants to go to the dentist and hear that they have multiple cavities in their teeth, requiring expensive dental treatment. Almost every cavity is preventable. In order to prevent them, though, you have to know why you are getting them. This week’s blog aims to help you understand the cavity process, your specific[…]