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 »

Root Canal Therapy: What You Should Know

Have you heard that root canal therapy is an extremely painful treatment that you should avoid? While not needing root canal therapy is preferable, we strongly recommend not avoiding the treatment. Furthermore, most patients claim that having root canal therapy is comparable to filling a cavity. Still, did you know that there are a few… Read more »

Gum Disease: How Dental Implants Can Help

If you suffer from gum disease, you may immediately find yourself with a number of serious questions. For instance, you could wonder how serious gum disease actually is or what might have caused it. Furthermore, you may want to know what you can do about gum disease. Sadly, periodontal disease can cause a number of… Read more »

Laser Dentistry and Your Teeth

Did you know that lasers have been used in dentistry for decades? However, recently laser dentistry has become more and more common. One of the main reasons for this is simply that patients tend to feel less anxious with a laser than they are with other dental tools. Laser dentistry also offers a number of… Read more »

A Fluoride Treatment Helps Prevent Tooth Sensitivity

The surfaces of your teeth have microscopic pores in the tooth enamel. Inconsistent oral hygiene practices and a propensity for consuming acidic foods and beverages can gradually erode tooth enamel minerals. This can widen and deepen these pores, creating microscopic channels down to the sensitive dentin within. This can cause tooth sensitivity when you consume… Read more »

How to Avoid Periodontal Disease When You Have Braces

Gum disease is a terrifying dental issue, especially because it can result in infected gums and loose and lost teeth if it’s not treated. This disease forms when you fail to remove the plaque from your teeth on a regular basis. Now, as you may already know, you’re more likely to suffer from this disease… Read more »

Happy Holidays – and Happy Teeth

The holiday season brings with it a ton of great food, but that food isn’t always the best for your oral health. That’s why, if you want to have the happiest holidays possible, you’ll also focus on making sure your teeth are happy during this season as well. Let’s look at some simple oral hygiene… Read more »

All About How to Get Your Child Excited About Oral Hygiene

Does your child think oral hygiene is a drag? Does this make them uninterested in cleaning their smile? If so, our Dental Designs of Bountiful team has some recommendations for you that could help make oral hygiene more exciting for your child. We encourage you to try the following things: –Get products that are made… Read more »

Cavities: What You Should Know

Did you know that cavities are simply another name for tooth decay? Fortunately, the number of cavities Americans have every year has decreased significantly. This is due in large part to increased awareness of the importance of oral health, including brushing and flossing to prevent cavities. But tooth decay is still a major problem in… Read more »