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Gift Idea for Kids: Books about Oral Health

Fun children’s books about brushing and flossing are a great gift idea for the little ones in your life. Since it’s not just the holiday gift giving season but also the season of sweets, sugary treats, and candy- a book that talks about oral health is a smart choice. And yes, as a dentist and […]

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How do I get my kids to brush and floss?

I’m a dentist AND a Dad. I understand how hard it is to get your kids to brush their teeth regularly. However, I can’t stress enough how important it is for you to keep trying. My kids are all professional hygienists! I think there is this crazy – yes, crazy! – idea that the children […]

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A Natural Breath Freshener

Here, smell my breath. Has anyone ever asked you to do that? No thanks! I say. But with this natural breath freshener, it might not be so bad. Mint is a common flavoring to most oral hygiene products. Its unrivalled popularity is not only due to its clean and freshening flavor and scent, but the […]

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Taking Toothpaste to the Great Outdoors

This summer I was lucky enough to go on a high adventure trip with some of the older boys in my Boy Scout troop. Amid water skiing, mountain biking, hiking, camping, and fishing – you better believe I took care of my teeth. Camping is no excuse for getting lazy with your oral hygiene! But […]

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I’m More than Just a Boise Dentist

I’m not just a Boise dentist. I love what I do, but there is more to me that what you see as you sit in my office chair with your mouth hanging open. I have a passion for dentistry, yes, but I’m also an active guy. I enjoy mountain biking and bike racing. As well […]

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Yellow Jackets, Winter, and Toothpaste

So, you may remember my last blog post about leaving your toothpaste at home the next time you go camping? Well, I was thinking about my trip and decided to share a story. One of the other camp leaders is an excellent dutch oven cook. He made us some fried chicken on our last night […]

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Bottled Water Could Be Killing Your Teeth

  Water is great for you! However, there have been numerous studies coming out recently that have very startling new information for anyone concerned with dental health. With the huge push for people to drink more water, we are seeing a huge increase in the amount of people drinking bottled water. They are finding that […]

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Steak, Good For Your Teeth?

The American Dental Association endorses steak! Yessssss! With that great news shared, here is a reason to eat red meat without feeling guilty in the slightest: Read meat contains phosphorus which helps protect tooth enamel and bone. In addition, eating “challenging foods”, or those that make you chew a lot, helps to strengthen jaw muscles. In […]

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What Can You Do To Get A Beautiful Smile?

Here at Modern Dental in South East Boise, we do much more than your regular checkups. Have you checked our specialty services tab on our website? From Orthodontics to implants, Sleep apnea to conscious sedation, we’re a Boise dental practice that has it all! Here is a great visual of all the procedures you can […]

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Good Food That’s Good For Your Teeth? Yes Please!

We wanted to share a quick and easy summer recipe with all our wonderful patients in Boise. The reason we love this recipe is that it has a lot of vitamins and nutrients that are also very good for your teeth, and it always leaves you feeling filled, but not overly stuffed! We hope you […]

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