How Smiling Can Affect Your Mood

“Turn that frown upside down! It takes more muscles to frown than it does to smile. A smile is the prettiest thing you can wear. Peace begins with a smile. Life is short—smile while you still have teeth!” There’s a reason why there are so many sayings and idioms that involve smiling—not only is a … Continued

We Took Part in “Give Kids A Smile!”

The team at Arizona Smile Designers recently took part in a charity event called Give Kids A Smile. We provided free dental treatments to local school kids in Cottonwood, Camp Verde and Greater Sedona. Our doctors were very honored to be able to help these children and to talk about how important good dental care … Continued

3 Ways to Celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month February is the month of love, but did you know that it is also National Children’s Dental Health Month? This month-long celebration of good oral health for children was started in 1941 by the American Dental Association as a one-day event and was extended to last … Continued

Cottonwood’s, Camp Verde’s, & Sedona’s Answer to Dental Rehabilitation Even though we seldom talk about this topic, Arizona Smile Designers would like to take a minute and talk about restorative dentistry for your overall dental health. Please read below to learn more about this type of dentistry and how we can help you too. What … Continued

A Rose By Any Other Name… I’m sure most of you don’t know this, but prior to my residency here in Cottonwood, Arizona, I actually had a dental practice in Las Vegas, Nevada. The name of that dental practice in Las Vegas was actually, “Smile Designers of Las Vegas”. So imagine my surprise when I … Continued

St. Patrick’s Day Delicacy Dangers Artificially Green Foods Can Stain Your Teeth Hi everyone! Next week is St. Patrick’s Day and many people have already brought out their green food coloring, with everyone ready to dye foods, cookies, and beverages green in the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day. What was once a religious observance is … Continued

Things to Look for, as Well as Avoid Cosmetic dentistry is a growing portion of the dentistry field, as it is not confined to simple aesthetic modifications, but includes important health related treatments as well. Treatments like veneers, implants, and dental bonding all work to ensure the oral well-being of the patient, and ensure everything … Continued

Halloween is Fun, but Moderation is Key Now that Halloween is right around the corner, our Cottonwood, AZ dentists and staff would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone that too much candy can be bad for your teeth. Of course, we want all our patients, both young and old, to enjoy Halloween because … Continued

…no, not the kind you see at Hooters. I’m talking about the ones that go in the mouth that can be used to replace missing teeth or to anchor a denture in place. But, just like the Hooters kind, dental implants are pretty neat. So, why am I writing about them this month? Because we … Continued

Dental implants look, feel and act just like natural teeth and are a wonderful option for people who are missing teeth. If you are missing teeth, chances are that you don’t confident in your smile and you may feel self-conscious that others will notice the gaps or open spaces in your smile. People lose teeth … Continued