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How Do I Choose the Right Dentist for My Dental Implants?

With their abundance of benefits, dental implants are one of the most popular, and most recommended, restorative treatments for one or more missing teeth. That said, it’s important to carefully select the dentist that performs this procedure. Successful implantation offers strong, durable, and aesthetically appealing results. A highly skilled dentist, ...
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When Should I Consider Dental Implants?

Losing one or more teeth can have many drawbacks. You may not be able to eat or drink as easily. You may have difficulty speaking. And you may be self-conscious about smiling. There are many options available to address missing teeth, but dental implants are considered to be the gold ...
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Battling Bad Breath

  Here at Shen DDS many of our patients in Mountain View, CA come into our office for restorative dentistry like dental implants. Often times, after a patient has received their dental implant they are very surprised by just how lifelike and realistic their smile looks once implantation is completed. ...
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Feeling Extra Clean: Mouthwashes For You

A man uses mouthwash after brushing his teeth.

At Smile By Design in Mountain View, CA, we love helping our patients leave with a brighter, whiter smile. It comes with hard work, maintaining a healthy oral regimen, including brushing and flossing at least twice a day. But some patients haven’t ventured into the realm of mouthwashes before, and ...
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Gingivitis; What It Really Is

Girl with Gingivitis

Maybe people hear about the dangers of gingivitis. On nearly every toothpaste and mouthwash commercial you can hear the products effectiveness in helping to prevent this disease. Almost every dentist’s office have posters explaining the importance of flossing and how pivotal it is in preventing gingivitis as well. Ok, ok ...
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Proven Success with Dental Implants

In Mountain View, CA, we can provide the same kind of treatment that Brian Maixner received with dental implants.

Here at Smile By Design, we know the wonders of a full smile makeover. We have seen many patients come to us, unhappy with the way their smiles look and refusing to smile in the fear that someone might notice their teeth. Luckily, we can perform a smile makeover using ...
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