April 18, 2013

Make Every Day Earth Day

During the early days of the environmental awareness movement, those who demonstrated against pollution, toxic chemicals, and the general public health were known as hippies. The early 1970s were a time of change, and assertions that we needed to pay more attention to the Earth’s atmosphere were generally dismissed. But […]
April 8, 2013

Regular Cleanings Lead to Healthier Mouths and Bodies

The American Dental Association and dentists everywhere, including our own Dr. Rahul Kode, Dr. JoAnne Curry, and Dr. Paul Lines recommend that you schedule an appointment every six months for a cleaning and checkup. Despite this universal recommendation from the experts, some people believe regular cleanings and checkups are unnecessary […]
April 3, 2013

Patient Appreciation Night: Iron Man 3 on May 16, 2013

It’s that time of year again! We are excited to announce that our next Patient Appreciation Night will be held on May 16, 2013! We will have a private screening of Iron Man 3 at Harkins-Chandler Fashion Square. RSVP to this event at our office by May 11, 2013! If […]
April 1, 2013

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

What is Oral Cancer? April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. If you have been putting off a visit to our Phoenix, AZ office for your regular check-up, now is an excellent time to schedule one. Regular visits to Dental by Design can be the first line of defense against oral […]
March 25, 2013

Xylitol — a Significant Factor for Improving Your Oral Health

Xylitol is a naturally occurring sweetener found in tree bark, plants, fruits, and vegetables. The human body also produces it in small amounts. It looks and tastes like sugar, so as part of a health regimen, most people require no willpower to use it. Xylitol is safe (approved by the […]
March 18, 2013

XEROSTOMIA – What Does That Mean Anyway?

Does your mouth always feel like it’s dry? If it does you may be suffering from xerostomia. Xerostomia is defined as dry mouth resulting from reduced or absent saliva flow. There are various medical conditions that can cause this type of dry mouth, which you can ask more questions next […]
March 13, 2013

St. Patrick’s Day: Celtic Pride, Green Shamrocks and Lucky Charms

“St. Patrick’s Day is an enchanted time — a day to begin transforming winter’s dreams into summer’s magic.” Adrienne Cook Lucky green shamrocks, leprechauns, and pots of gold: It must be St. Patrick’s Day! If you’re not Irish, how do you go about celebrating St. Patrick’s Day? It’s easy: You […]
March 8, 2013

Common Emergency Visits: From Lost Fillings to Broken Dentures

You never know when you’re going to experience a dental emergency, but if you do, it should give you peace of mind that know that emergency dental care is available at our office 24/7. Whether you chip your front tooth playing softball, or your child knocks out a couple of […]
March 1, 2013

Are Your Teeth Ready for the Big Day?

Capturing the Moment At Dental by Design we know that just about anyone who has taken on the challenge of planning her own wedding could tell you how important the little details can be. Things like having complementary colors, the right location, show-stopping flowers, and delicious food are all a […]