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Modern Dental COVID-19 Update

To our patients, families, and friends: The wait is over! The “stay in place” order from Governor Little will be phasing out beginning April 30th. Prior to this date, we were asked to treat urgent and emergency patients only. Beginning May 4th, we will resume seeing all patients during regular business hours. As we start […]

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What Idaho Families Need to Know About the Coronavirus

Unless you’ve been living in a bubble (which isn’t a terrible idea at the moment), you’ve heard a lot about COVID-19, a.k.a. the coronavirus. As these events continue to unfold, we’d like to keep our friends and neighbors informed about our community. Health experts around the world are racing to track and contain a new […]

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Are Artificial Sweeteners a Safe Alternative to Sugar?

You’re a health-conscious shopper. When choosing healthy snacks at the grocery store, you’ll pick up that yogurt container and take a look at the nutrition label. Low in calories and added sugar? Check. And so that yogurt finds a home in your shopping cart.  But you may have overlooked something.  We all understand that most […]

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Celebrating 75 Years of Fluoride

For most people, February means chocolates and expressions of love. For a dentist, February is special because it’s National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM). This month we dedicate ourselves to educating families about pediatric dental hygiene. The 2020 NCDHM slogan is “Fluoride in water prevents cavities! Get it from the tap!” 2020 marks the 75th […]

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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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Poor Dental Health Linked to Serious Health Risks

Did you know that poor dental health is linked to other serious health risks? Your Boise dentist can be your first line of defense not just for your teeth, but your overall health as well. Come on in and say “aaaahhhh” and there is a lot that your dentist can learn about you. For instance, […]

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Sugar Overload: Kids Are Eating Way Too Much!

One out of six children in the United States are obese by the age of five, and the rates just keep going up with age. While there are many factors that can contribute to weight gain, a lot probably has to do with the fact that 99 percent of toddlers consume more added sugar per […]

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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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Will Fluoride Toothpaste Prevent Tooth Decay?

Does your choice in toothpaste really matter? Yes. In fact, choosing the right toothpaste is one of the most important oral health decisions you can make! The American Dental Association recently affirmed what dentists have been saying for a long time — fluoride toothpaste prevents cavities! As a dentist, I’m here to tell you that […]

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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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