Are All Carbs Created Equal?

Most people know that the sugar in candy, cookies, juices and sodas can harm your teeth, but some people don’t realize that all carbohydrates can cause cavities. As we’ll describe in this post from The Dental Design Center in White Plains NY, a handful of pretzels or a piece of pumpernickel bread can have the…

Protect Your Enamel, Protect Your Teeth

This message from The Dental Design Center in White Plains NY is about tooth enamel. Enamel is the hardest substance in the body, and well-suited to protect your teeth. If you keep your tooth enamel healthy, you will avoid many dental ailments. Your risk of getting cavities goes way down. Your teeth will be less…

Flossing For Health And Happiness

Most people know that flossing is an important part of oral health. As we like to remind our patients at The Dental Design Center in White Plains NY, its value has been proven time and time again. Flossing is your chance to remove the food debris that a toothbrush can’t reach. Which Kind Is Best?…

How Tooth Grinding Can Damage Your Smile

Teeth grinding is a common behavior among people of all ages. Known formally as bruxism, it is when someone involuntarily clenches or grinds their teeth. It can have serious consequences, but is treatable at The Dental Design Center in White Plains NY. Teeth grinding can occur during the day or night and can affect children…

Mouthwash Facts

Using mouthwash is a quick and easy way to freshen up your breath, and certain types are actually a good addition to your daily dental health routine. But at The Dental Design Center in White Plains NY, we remind you that using mouthwash is never a substitute for brushing and flossing your teeth. There are…

Small Dental Annoyance or Serious Problem?

White Plains Dental Emergencies

In this blog post from The Dental Design Center in White Plains NY we are going to talk about stomatitis. Stomatitis refers to non-specific irritations in the mouth. It is usually caused by cold sores, gum disease, or even from biting the inside of the mouth. Most of us have probably had stomatitis at one…