Not Your Mother’s Jewelry: 5 Reasons Tongue Piercings Are Dangerous

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In this post from The Dental Design Center in White Plains, we’ll get right to it. While tongue, cheek, and lip piercings are popular and even common, there are lots of reasons to keep piercings where they belong—in your ears. Here are five really good ones: Excessive drooling—YIKES! Chipped teeth Infection (some even in places…

Not Happy With Your Dentist?

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Looking for a new dentist? It’s easy to find one. A quick Google search, a Yelp review or two, and you’ll have a short list of possibilities. The trick is finding a dentist you’re happy with! At The Dental Design Center in White Plains, we’re proud of our positive online reviews. Even so, knowing whether…

Fluoride Treatments: Not Just For Kids

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This message from The Dental Design Center in White Plains is about the importance of fluoride to teeth at all stages of life. You rarely hear the word “toothpaste” without it being preceded by “fluoride.” “Fluoride toothpaste” is ubiquitous for good reason. Fluoride is a key mineral that helps your teeth stay strong. It is…

What Is Oil Pulling?

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This post from The Dental Design Center in White Plains looks at oil pulling, an alternative practice that has been generating some buzz lately. Is it a reliable therapy, or a fad? Oil pulling has been a part of Indian Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years. It is the practice of swishing oil in the mouth…

Get On Top of Your To-Do List

Is it time to get your life back in order? Maybe you’ve let certain things slide: things like refilling a prescription, changing your furnace filter, getting your oil changed – or making a dental appointment with The Dental Design Center in White Plains. If you’ve been pushing dental work onto the back burner, maybe it’s…

Getting Soft: Your Toothbrush and You

At The Dental Design Center in White Plains we almost always tell our patients to use a soft-bristled toothbrush on their teeth. Our recommendation is usually enough, but sometimes patients ask, why? Why soft? We’ll use this blog post to explain. The short answer is that soft-bristled toothbruses are gentle on your gums, but at…