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May 31, 2013

How to Handle an Unexpected Dental Emergency

Regardless of the type of dental emergency you experience, it is important that you visit Dental by Design for emergency dental care as soon as possible. A chipped or cracked tooth requires professional attention, as bacteria may gather in these areas, potentially causing infection that could require a root canal. […]
May 24, 2013

Memorial Day: Parades, Remembrance, and the Unofficial Start of Summer

“The purpose of all war is peace.” – Saint Augustine Fire truck sirens, baton twirlers, marching bands covering patriotic tunes, colorful floats, costumes, and millions of red, white, and blue American flags being waved in the air on a beautiful day in late May, that is what Memorial Day is […]
May 17, 2013

Sleep Apnea and Snoring, from Dental by Design

Snoring may not be something you take seriously. You might even laugh or joke about it. But the fact is, anytime you or your partner snore to the point of waking, it could be a sign of serious health problems. Sleep Apnea and Its Effects Sleep apnea is a sleep […]
May 10, 2013

How Do I Handle My Child’s Dental Emergency?

With children undergoing developmental dental changes and engaging in rough-and-tumble activities, dental emergencies can sometimes arise. If your child knocks out a tooth or experiences any type of oral discomfort, call Dental by Design right away so we can provide you with a quick assessment and pain-free treatment. Before an […]
May 3, 2013

Energy and sports drinks eat away at teeth, study says

Sports and energy drinks cause irreversible damage to the teeth of teens and young adults.  A study which was published in the May/June 2012 issue of General Dentistry states that energy and sports drinks contain so much acid that they begin destroying teeth after only five days of consistent use.  […]
April 23, 2013

Why Visiting the Emergency Room for Your Dental Problem isn’t a Good Idea

Emergency rooms are for emergencies, so before you head to the hospital because of a dental problem, you need to ask yourself this question: Is what you’re experiencing really a medical emergency? While emergency room visits for dental related issues are on the rise across the United States , they’re […]
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 […]