New Parents: Educate Yourselves About Children’s Oral Health

This message from the The Dental Design Center in White Plains NY is for new parents or couples planning for children sometime in the future. The statistics on early childhood tooth decay are sobering. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, 42% of U.S. children between 2 and 11 years old have…

Peace Of Mind At The Dental Design Center

At The Dental Design Center in White Plains NY, we make a conscious effort to help our patients feel comfortable. Though our chairs are cushy as can be, we are not talking about physical comfort here. We are talking about emotional comfort. In other words, peace of mind. Here are some ways we are committed…

Holidays Bring Dental Health Hazards

At The Dental Design Center in White Plains NY, we don’t like providing the reality check; especially around the holidays. Everyone wants to think positively and enjoy their time, and that’s well and good. But we would be an ineffective dental team if we didn’t remind you to take extra care of your teeth this…

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…

Gum Disease: A Serious Condition

One of every ten American adults is likely to get some form of gum disease by the time they’re sixty-four years old. At The Dental Design Center in White Plains NY, we provide treatment for gum disease. We take gum disease very seriously. It is a leading cause of tooth loss, and is associated with…