Three Things to Include on Your Child’s Back-To-School Checklist

Having routine checkups and dental cleanings will help your child succeed at school as much as immunizations do. Why is that? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that tooth decay affects more children in the United States than any other chronic infectious disease, which can add up to missed school attendance. To protect… Read more »

Treating Cavities With Fillings

Poor oral hygiene can gradually affect the health of your gums and teeth. When bacteria deposits and food particles are not removed from your mouth each day, your chances of suffering a cavity on one of your teeth rises dramatically. With early diagnosis, Dr. David Duke can treat the cavity with a standard dental filling…. Read more »

Overcoming the Risks of Being a Teen

Overcoming the risks of being a teen includes oral health risks that will be posed. This can be the result of peer pressure that inevitably pops up in social settings as teens find their way in life and out of childhood. Listed below are common tips to help with your oral health care as a… Read more »

6 Ways to Overcome Dental Fear

The time has come for a dental appointment at Dental Designs of Bountiful, but you are a little nervous. You are not alone in your worries. You may be surprised to learn that dental fears and anxieties are not uncommon. Luckily, there are ways for you and your dentists to overcome your nervousness together. Tell… Read more »

This Summer, Enhance Your Smile with Dental Veneers

This summer, enhance your smile with dental veneers. Dental veneers are highly advanced forms of cosmetic dentistry designed to vastly improve the look of your teeth by placing a small, customizable shell on the fronts of teeth for an upgraded appearance of your smile. Dental veneers can be created for a single tooth that appears… Read more »

Make Your Smile Look Even Better with Dental Bonding

Make your smile look even better with dental bonding. If your smile does not live up to the look you require, or if you show signs of chipping, cracks, fractures, or splits in your teeth, dental bonding can help. Dental bonding treatments work by directly fusing a material, oftentimes a resin-based or porcelain substance, directly… Read more »

Gum Recession: What You Should Know

Have you noticed that your teeth seem to be longer than they were before? Would you be interested in learning that gum recession is much more common than you would expect because it’s one of the issues caused by gum disease? Furthermore, gum disease may be considerably more common than you might think. This means… Read more »

You Should Only Use a Whitening Toothpaste that Has Been Approved by the ADA

Removing minor surface stains from the teeth in your smile is important in preventing them from setting deeper into the tooth enamel. Without regular measures to counteract this effect, you could end up with a deeply stained smile that requires professional whitening at Dental Designs of Bountiful. One popular and convenient way to maintain your… Read more »

What You Should Look for in a Mouthwash

We have seen many patients at Dental Designs of Bountiful who’ve been misled through media and advertising into thinking that using an antiseptic mouthwash was just as effective as flossing. We’ve had to correct them on this. Flossing is the best way to clean plaque and food particles from between the teeth and gum line…. Read more »

The Oral Health Care Hygiene and Habits Quiz

How would you rank your oral health care? Would you say that you are adequately caring for your teeth and gums or would you agree there is a lot you could be doing to improve your smile? The chances are that even with excellent oral health tactics, there may be many little tricks and techniques… Read more »