How to Find the Best Dentist in Boise

How to Find the Best Dentist in Boise

Finding a reputable dentist in the Treasure Valley can be challenging and stressful. In fact, there are over 300 dentists in the Boise metro area alone! A dentist that you have confidence in is often hard to find. There are many ways to find a reputable dentist in Boise, and the American Dental Association offers these useful tips: […]

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What is a Cosmetic Dentist?

A cosmetic dentist versus a regular general practice dentist… what is the difference? You (or anybody for that matter) may have perfectly healthy teeth. A dental patient may brush and floss regularly and not have any cavities. However, the question is if they are happy with their smile or not. This is where cosmetic dentistry […]

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What is Sleep Apnea – and Why Do Dentists Care How Much Sleep I Get?

Have any of these things happened to you? You’re in the middle of sleep, only to awake gasping for air. This happens several times throughout the night, and even though you make it back to sleep, the next day you don’t feel rested. Loved ones comment that when you snore, it is very loud. Some of these factors […]

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Teeth After 65 – What to Expect

At some point in each of our lives, our bodies wear down with age. Teeth and gums are part of this process. What parts of your oral health are natural processes of aging? How do you know if your mouth truly requires medical attention? This posts helps you understand what to expect with the coming […]

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Teeth Whitening – Is It Safe?

Not long ago, teeth whitening was a cosmetic procedure that was rarely advertised. Today, it is hard to watch TV without seeing a commercial promising an increased quality of life simply by using whitening strips. If you’re considering teeth whitening, you want to make sure it won’t do more harm than good. Before starting a […]

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What to Do if a Tooth is Knocked Out

Tooth loss is frightening. It is a common theme in nightmares, and in real life, the consequences of losing your adult teeth are far-reaching. Tooth loss harms your self-esteem, your dignity as a human being, and your wallet. If you have lost a tooth through injury or accident, there are steps you can take that […]

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Oral Hygiene on the Move

At home, you may have established good habits, but those habits can easily be thrown off by the chaos of travel. It doesn’t have to be that way, though. Whether you’re a salesman driving across the country, a father of four vacationing in Hawaii, or a fugitive escaping justice, there are no excuses for bad […]

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Do You or Your Child Need Braces?

The added financial responsibility of caring for others can be stressful, especially when deciding whether to buy braces for your children. Braces cost money that could be spent elsewhere, and your child’s social life and physical appearance will be impaired temporarily. How do you know if your child really needs braces? Let’s take a look… […]

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How to Get Your Toddler to Brush Their Teeth

Your children’s health is top priority.  You want them to have the best health possible, and good health starts with the teeth. Without healthy teeth, your children’s looks and speaking ability will suffer, possibly causing self-esteem and social problems. Bad teeth can also affect your child’s ability to eat healthy foods. When should your child […]

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