Gritting Your Teeth: Stress And Your Smile

Categories: TMJ
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Doctors have been telling us for years that stress can increase the risk of everything from high blood pressure to depression. But how often do we think about how stress impacts our smile? Here are some dental problems linked to stress. Canker and Cold Sores Cold sores are a symptom of the herpes simplex virus. […]

Been A While Since You’ve Visited A Dentist?

Categories: General Dentistry

Whether you have lived in North Dakota for a long time, or just moving in to the Fargo area; taking care of your teeth eventually involves a visit to the dentist. We are Designer Smiles located at 3525 25th St S in Fargo, North Dakota. If you are looking for an experienced family dentist, we […]

3 Point Checklist Before Your Dental Consultation

Categories: General Dentistry
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Looking for a dentist in Fargo, North Dakota 58104 because you’re losing the battle with buildup, chipped teeth, tooth pain, stains or decay? I’m Dr. Dennis Hetland with Designer Smiles since 1996. This article offers 3 steps to take before you arrive at our office for a consultation. The state of your mouth is important […]

Into The Thick Of It – The Skinny On Toothpaste

Categories: General Dentistry
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Welcome to our blog, Fargo! I’m thrilled with how much I have to share with you about toothpaste and oral hygiene in the short time we have together. Enjoy! Why does toothpaste seem gritty? The abrasive nature of toothpaste is to aid in removing dental plaque and food from the surface of the teeth. Rough […]