Suffering From Jaw Pain?

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In this post from Designer Smiles in Fargo ND, we wanted to discuss something that most dental practices don’t focus on: jaw pain. The jaw is a sliding hinge joint, and its formal name is a real mouthful: the temporomandibular joint, or TMJ for short. TMJ disorder (TMJ/TMD) is more common than you might guess. […]

Should Teens See a General or Pediatric Dentist?

Parents in Fargo have two main options when it comes to the dental care of their children: a pediatric dentist, who works specifically with children, or a general dentist, who also cares for other members of the household. What’s the difference between a pediatric dentist and a general dentist? Pediatric dentists are specially trained to […]

Debunking Dental Myths

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In this post from Designer Smiles in Fargo we focus on three common myths about dental health. All Sugar Is Equally Bad For Teeth. Sugar increases the risk of tooth decay, but some types are worse than others. Foods that leave sugary residue on the teeth do more damage than those that are swallowed immediately. […]

Regular Cleanings And Heart Health

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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, […]

Trust Dr. Jeff For Accurate Dental Info

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We’re all better-informed than ever before, thanks to the Internet. Tremendous sources of information are just a few taps away. Proactive self-education can be good for you and your family, especially if it helps with living a healthy lifestyle. But Dr. Jeff at Designer Smiles in Fargo reminds you not to rely on online dental […]

Health Habits To Keep You Smiling

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In this post from Designer Smiles in Fargo, we focus on behaviors that influence dental health. Of course, regular brushing and flossing are two important habits for healthy teeth, but there are many more things we can do to keep a healthy smile. Diet Do’s Do eat a nutritious diet with a variety of foods. […]