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4 Reasons to Follow Us on Facebook

By Dr. Brad Bagwell
Learn why you should follow us on Facebook right away!

Do you follow us on Facebook yet? Following a business on Facebook is easy and beneficial. We work hard to ensure the content on our page is personal, entertaining, relevant, and interesting – but most importantly, we want it to be valuable and beneficial to YOU! Here are four reasons you should follow our Facebook page […]

February is American Heart Month – Are You Listening?

By Dr. Brad Bagwell
Did you know that heart disease is the #1 killer for women in America?

Since 1964, American presidents have been warning the American public about the very real danger of heart disease. Why? Each year, one out of every three deaths in America is caused by heart disease. This is more than any other deadly disease, including cancer. Because of this, the month of February has been designated as […]

5 Valuable Tips to Beat Tooth Sensitivity

By Dr. Brad Bagwell
5 Tips to Beat Tooth Sensitivity-blog

Gulp – ouch! You just took a sip of your favorite drink and are now experiencing a sharp pain through your teeth. Does this scenario sound familiar? Maybe it’s your favorite hot or cold dish that’s setting off these pains. Either way, you may have sensitive teeth. Several factors could trigger tooth sensitivity pain, including […]

Tooth Sensitivity Can Be a Real Pain…No Pun Intended

By Smiles Dental Design Team
graphic showing tooth anatomy

Have you ever gone to the dentist with a toothache only to find out there is nothing wrong?  If you have, you’re not alone.  Automatically when you have pain in your teeth you think, “Oh no, I’ve got a cavity!”, but that is not always the case. Tooth Sensitivity is real, with real pain that […]

Motivate Your Kids to Brush with the Brush DJ App

By Smiles Dental Design Team
Child standing toward the sink brushing teeth with the Brush DJ App

Need a motivational tool to get your kids brushing their teeth regularly and correctly? Look no further! The Brush DJ App was created for just this purpose. You can download Brush DJ for free on the Apple App Store or on Google Play. Creating good oral hygiene habits doesn’t just happen. It takes time and attention, and […]

National Dental Hygiene Month – “Let’s Celebrate!”

By Dr. Brad Bagwell
Tonya Thomas, R.D.H., our lead Hygienist

Are you aware that the entire month of October every year is National Dental Hygiene Month?  Here at Smiles Dental Design, we have the greatest hygienists around! Everyday you will find our hygienists busy cleaning teeth to ensure the oral health of our patients.  Normally we see patients twice a year for their cleanings, but […]

Think Pink: Breast Cancer Awareness Month [Infographic]

By Smiles Dental Design Team
View breast cancer awareness statistics in this post.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a yearly initiative to raise awareness about breast cancer. Spreading the word about breast cancer is vital: According to the National Cancer Institute, the five-year survival rate for breast cancer patients is nearly 90% when it’s detected in an early stage. It’s critical to recognize the risks for this disease and […]

Overcoming Dental Anxiety – Never Fear The Dentist Again

By Dr. Brad Bagwell
Do you experience dental anxiety and fear? You CAN overcome it with sedation!

Are you afraid of the dentist? Have you ever put off dental work because of some form of dental anxiety? If so, you’re not alone. It’s estimated that 3 out of 4 people have at least some fear of going to the dentist! For millions, their fears extend beyond a nervous stomach or apprehension to make an appointment. Studies show […]