February 22, 2013

Ask Dr. Rahul Kode, Dr. JoAnne Curry, and Dr. Paul Lines: “How do I avoid bad breath?”

At Dental by Design, we see a lot of patients who are concerned about their bad breath, also known as halitosis. So today we thought we would educate our patients about what you can do to keep your pearly whites clean and your breath minty fresh! Naturally, good oral hygiene […]
February 14, 2013

Valentine’s Day and your teeth

Valentine’s Day is almost here and there is a lot of candy making the rounds this week. It’s once again time to remind all our patients to be extra careful when choosing those candies and treats! All those sweet, sour and sticky candies may taste great, but these treats are […]
February 4, 2013

February is also American Heart Month!

You may remember our post from last week, when we discussed February being National Dental Health Month and the benefits of visiting our office every six months (or as recommended). But did you know February also marks American Heart Month? It’s a great time to take notice of the health […]
February 1, 2013

February Marks National Dental Health Month!

Did you know February is National Dental Health Month? It’s a great time of the year to renew those resolutions about continuing to practice great dental hygiene. Today, we thought we would discuss the importance of preventative oral care. While most folks are familiar with traditional healthy-conscious practices such as […]
January 23, 2013

What do you love about our office?

From your very first visit to our office, we strive to provide superior treatment in a pleasant, friendly atmosphere. We are always updating our office with the most advanced and up-to-date dental technologies and methods and are here to get to know you personally and find out how we might […]
January 18, 2013

The importance of wearing a mouthguards

With winter sports underway, we wanted to remind our patients about the importance of wearing a mouthguard while you’re on the court or the field. Here are some frequent questions we hear from our patients about mouthguards. Q: What are mouthguards? A: Mouthguards are a flexible, removable device made of […]
January 10, 2013

Foods for healthy gums and healthy hearts

It’s that time of the year again, when we try to stick to our New Year’s Resolutions. If you look around, you’ll notice many ads are about fitness and exercise equipment. However, the best place to start is with smart nutrition. A healthy diet is very important. If we all […]
January 4, 2013

Do germs really live on my toothbrush?

The dreaded cold and flu season is here again! After recovering from your cold, one of the most important steps you can take to avoid becoming reinfected is replacing your toothbrush! Germs can linger on the bristles, and you risk prolonging your sickness by continuing to use the same toothbrush. […]
December 27, 2012

Happy New Year!

The year is almost over, and as we reflect on the year that was, we’d like to ask all our patients: what was memorable about 2012 for you, and what are you looking forward to in 2013? Do you have a New Year’s resolution, or any exciting plans for the […]