Rather Have A Root Canal?

Fargo Endodontics

Have you ever heard the phrase ‘I’d rather have a root canal’ to describe something painful or unpleasant? At Designer Smiles in Fargo we perform root canal therapy routinely for our patients and many report minimal discomfort. Root canal procedures have advanced significantly in recent years. For many root canal patients, the procedure is no […]

Regular Cleanings And Heart Health

Fargo Dental News Regular Cleanings And Heart Health

Visiting Designer Smiles in Fargo for a dental checkup and cleaning every six months may  seem inconvenient sometimes, but you may benefit in ways you’d never imagine. A recent study showed that people who had their teeth professionally cleaned at least once every two years were 24 percent less likely to have a heart attack, […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]