How HEPA Filters Keep You Safe at Ultimate Smile Design

HEPA filter dental office safety

While we resume our regular routines as the COVID-19 pandemic wanes, you may be wondering if it’s safe to visit the dentist. It’s as important as ever to continue your regular dental checkups. The stress caused by these unsettling times can damage your teeth, so it’s crucial to receive consistent dental care to ensure that…

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New! Ultimate Smile Design’s Patient Portal

Ultimate Smile Design patient portal

Ultimate Smile Design is happy to introduce our new patient management system, Dentrix. Through the Patient Portal, our patients can request appointments and will have access to their dental treatment plan. Please read below to learn about the features of your patient account and how to create an account. Patient Account Features Inside your patient…

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Is Hydrogen Peroxide Teeth Whitening Best?

does hydrogen peroxide teeth whitening work best

If you are interested in whitening your teeth, a quick internet search will tell you that there are many whitening products and procedures on the market. Not all of these treatments are worth their cost due to their painful side effects or limited whitening capabilities. Here at Ultimate Smile Design, we offer the teeth whitening…

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Healthy Summer Treats That Won’t Harm Your Teeth

When we think of a tasty summer treat, foods like ice cream, popsicles, snow cones, and milkshakes often come to mind. These treats may be delicious on a hot summer day, but the sugar can break down your enamel and cause decay. While they may sound tempting, there are plenty of healthy summer treats that…

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Is Dental Implant Surgery Right For You?

is dental implant surgery right for you

A dental implant is an artificial tooth and root that is placed in the mouth and fused with the jawbone to create a new functioning tooth. Implants improve the stability of existing dentures as well as slow the process of bone resorption. They are made of a titanium metal post, which serves as the root…

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Know the Signs of Healthy Gums and Gum Disease

the signs of healthy gums

Maintaining healthy gums benefits not only the health of your teeth but also the health of your whole body. Neglecting to take proper care of your gums may result in gum disease, the leading cause of tooth loss. Gum disease has also been linked to cardiovascular disease and respiratory infections. It can also lead to…

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How to Find a Dentist in Palm Bay, FL: 4 Things to Look for When Searching for a Dentist

how to find a dentist in palm bay fl what to look for when searching for a dentist

Searching for a new dentist in Palm Bay, Florida, always begins with a bit of trepidation. Will you be able to find a dentist who has a good reputation, who provides services using the latest technology, and who puts patients at ease? There are many dentists in the area. How do you choose the right…

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Want a Great Smile? 6 Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures That Will Help

cosmetic dentistry procedures

Cosmetic dentistry offers procedures that help to keep your smile as white and bright as possible. The color, size, and shape of your teeth are what define your smile. Age, environmental elements and lifestyle habits have a direct impact on how your teeth look. You can take proactive measures to keep your smile looking its…

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Do Vitamins Help Keep Teeth Healthy?

do vitamins help keep your teeth healthy

It’s often the simplest things that can have a major impact on our oral health.  We’ve written before about the importance of a healthy diet in overall oral health. In this article, we explore the role of vitamins and minerals in keeping teeth healthy. Vitamins for Healthy Teeth Whether you get your vitamins and minerals…

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DIY Dental Home Remedies Don’t Replace Regular Checkups

diy dental home remedies don't replace regular dental checkups

At Ultimate Smile Design, we advocate holistic dental care and have even written about some natural DIY dental treatments that may be effective. However, there are circumstances when home remedies are not effective and may damage your teeth. Preventive dental care begins at home but does not replace regular checkups and treatment for oral health…

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