The ADA: Promoting Dental Health Since 1859

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This message from Designer Smiles in Fargo is about the American Dental Association. You have probably seen the ADA symbol on toothpaste and floss—but what else do you know about this dental association? The ADA’s self-proclaimed purpose is to improve the level of public oral health by supporting the dental industry through not-for-profit federal, state, […]

How Are Dental Implants Priced?

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This message from Designer Smiles in Fargo is about dental implants and how they are priced. Looking into how much dental implants cost and getting a simple answer can be frustrating. But there is a reason for that. It can be confusing to research the cost of getting a dental implant and finding nothing solid […]

Keeping Teen Smiles Healthy

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This message from Designer Smiles in Fargo is about teenagers. If you are the parent of a teen, you may already have some concerns about your child’s well-being. As young men and women progress toward complete independence, some make questionable choices when it comes to health. We encourage Fargo parents to be vigilant about twice-yearly […]

Should You Worry About Dental X-rays?

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At Designer Smiles in Fargo, keeping our patients in excellent dental health is much easier when we have thorough information. In  this case, pictures are worth a thousand words. Pictures, in the form of X-rays, reveal what’s going on below the surface of your teeth and gums. That’s why we like to have complete and […]

3 Problems Which May Require A Root Canal

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This post from Designer Smiles in Fargo is about root canal therapy. Root canals are often feared, but they shouldn’t be, because they allow you to keep a tooth that would otherwise have to be extracted. As the saying goes, knowledge is power. It can help when you understand what is happening during what can […]

Are There Drawbacks to Dental Implants?

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Dental implants might sound like some futuristic solution to missing teeth. But they’ve become part of mainstream dentistry, and are available at Designer Smiles in Fargo. Most patients have a lot of questions about dental implants, once they seriously begin to consider them. Are they experimental? Safe? Painful? Like we said, they are considered mainstream. […]

The Five Stages of a Cavity

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In this message from The Dental Design Center in Fargo we discuss something about cavities you might not know. You may have heard that once tooth enamel is eroded, it’s gone forever. This is not entirely true. In the earliest stage of enamel erosion, a cavity can be reversed. Here are the five stages of […]