Beware Of An Acidic Diet

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People generally don’t think of a tooth as a body part that fluctuates in strength. Our teeth seem to have a steady hardness and dependably grind food whenever we need them. However, teeth are dynamic organisms with nonstop chemical processes. The protective enamel that covers the softer interior consists of minerals. Enamel demineralizes (loses some…

How Do You Measure Success?

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At The Dental Design Center in White Plains, the dental health of our patients is our number one priority each and every day. We hope that goes without saying! How do you measure dental success? A check-up with no cavities? A perfect smile? A crown that looks as natural as the surrounding teeth? It could mean…

Inlays/Onlays: Less Invasive Than Complete Crowns

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Restorative dentistry has advanced significantly over the years and there are now several effective ways to fix decayed teeth. In this post from The Dental Design Center in White Plains, we concentrate on two similar types of restorations: inlays and onlays. Where possible, an inlay or an onlay can be a less-invasive substitute for a…

Gummy Smile?

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Gummy Smile?

Many White Plains cosmetic dentistry patients with a gummy smile undergo crown lengthening surgery to bring proper balance and symmetry to their smile. Gum tissue and, in some cases, bone is removed to expose more of the visible part of a tooth. It is a safe procedure that does not affect healthy tooth structure. A…

Save Your Breath

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This post from The Dental Design Center in White Plains focuses on a problem experienced by many people, bad breath. Bad breath, or halitosis, has several causes. The most common is poor oral hygiene. Halitosis often happens in the middle of the day, due to an inability to brush between meals. Small food pieces on…

A New Reason To Eat More Fish

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This may sound like an unlikely cause and effect, but research suggests that eating fish with high levels of polyunsaturated fats can lower the risk of gum disease, a condition we see far too often at The Dental Design Center in White Plains. As you may know, gum disease is a leading cause of tooth…

Professional Teeth Whitening In White Plains

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A beautiful smile leaves a lasting impression. Professional teeth whitening from The Dental Design Center in White Plains can dramatically improve your overall appearance and give you a boost in self-confidence. Our teeth often turn yellow or gray as we age. The things we eat and drink continually such as colored sodas, coffee and red…