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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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What You Didn’t Know About Your Mouthwash

I recently stumbled upon quite a few reports about a specific mouthwash that was literally KILLING people’s taste buds.  I was amazed, but not completely shocked. This particular brand of mouthwash is not one we recommend here at Modern Dental in Boise, because we have had patients with bad experiences with it as well. Nothing […]

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Why Should I Use Dental Floss?

Modern Dental’s very own, Dr. Wagner, discusses why dental floss is so important to use: Well, there’s a very simple answer to that. When I went to dental school I had never used floss before and I was diagnosed with ELEVEN cavities. Now at dental school I realized the importance of dental floss. And that […]

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How to Properly Brush Your Teeth

How to properly brush your teeth is something patients regularly ask me about. There’s a number of techniques you can use, but the most important thing is to just remember to brush and floss daily! While watching this video, all I could think about was how much toothpaste these techniques would get on the mirror! […]

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I Have A Fear Of Dentists, What Should I Do?

Dr. Wagner of South East Boise’s Modern Dental addresses a common issue. Fear of the dentist: Well, there is a couple of things that you should be aware of. Number one, dentistry and the ability to deliver comfortable care has improved so much in the last few years. Technology has given us methods and materials that make […]

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