ClearCorrect: Getting Invisible Braces in Boise

ClearCorrect: Getting Invisible Braces in Boise

There are many reasons patients don’t particularly enjoy traditional braces, despite how dramatic an impact they can have on your appearance and oral health. If only we could somehow make them invisible and removable… If you think invisible braces sound like a pipe dream, you might be surprised to learn that we have them right […]

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Water is Nature’s Drink

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month Twenty percent of kids in the U.S. don’t drink water in a given day. That miraculous, life-giving hydration doesn’t make the cut — at least by itself. That same 20 percent of kids consume twice as many calories from sugar-sweetened beverages than children who drink water every day, […]

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Top Last Minute Christmas Gifts for Kids in 2020

What better way to close out such an abnormal year than with the Christmas cheer of family, food, and fun? Many of us are still on the hunt for the perfect present. Time is short, so here are some of the best Christmas gift ideas for kids we could find, compliments of our entire dental […]

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Don’t Lose Dental Benefits You’ve Already Paid For!

Did you know that you could actually save hundreds of dollars by using your dental benefits before the end of the year? In fact, putting off needed dental work can backfire due to not only the financial impact but also an escalation of negative health conditions. Less than half of insured adults actually use their […]

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Yes, It’s Safe to Go to the Dentist

Some people might be hesitant to make dental appointments during the coronavirus pandemic. After all, dentists had a government-mandated break earlier in the year, and in August the World Health Organization gave questionable guidance that routine dental care be avoided until we sort this whole COVID-19 thing out. These steps were taken as precautionary measures […]

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7 Ideas for a Fun and Safe Halloween in 2020

2020 seemed destined for holiday greatness: Valentine’s Day is on a Friday. 4th of July is on a Saturday. Halloween is on a Saturday. Thanksgiving is on a Thursday (of course). Christmas is on a Friday. New Year’s Day 2021 is on a Friday. Then COVID-19 came along, and here we are in October and […]

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Why Do We Even Have Wisdom Teeth?

From infancy through adolescence, we develop our first set of teeth, lose them, and then grow a whole new set. Just when you think you’re all done growing teeth, a new set of molars emerge, which we call “wisdom teeth.” After you’ve waited so long for your final teeth to come in, they may cause […]

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Teeth Whitening in Boise

While we all want to have movie-star good looks, as your dentist, I can only help with your teeth. The process of aging, diet, and inadequate dental hygiene can result in teeth that are discolored. Fortunately, teeth whitening in Boise is a quick and effective way to improve your smile and roll back the effects […]

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Oral Health and Aging

Oral hygiene is important at any age, but many lack appreciation for just how important it is in our older population. Because of the ties between oral health and overall health, mouth care is critical for the elderly. The Connection Between Oral Health and Disease Your mouth is teeming with bacteria — most of which […]

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Dental Crowns from your Boise Dentist

What’s a dental crown and why do I need one? That’s a great question, and we hear it from patients regularly. Sometimes a tooth is damaged beyond what a simple filling can repair. A dental crown is simply a “cap” that is fit to the surface of the tooth to restore it to its normal […]

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