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Welcome to Modern Dental, Dr. Travis Royce!

Modern Dental just got a whole lot cooler for the summer with the addition of Dr. Travis Royce. Please help us in welcoming our newest Boise dentist to the team! We sat down with Dr. Royce for a short interview in between patients to get to know our new dentist better. Let’s learn more about […]

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Root Canals Explained!

While prevention is the best medicine, sometimes we have to use a special treatment to save a tooth that is infected or is badly decayed. One method we use in a particular set of circumstances is called a root canal. Why Do People Need Root Canals? Teeth aren’t just made out of bone-like dentin, and […]

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Boise Staycation or Out-of-Town Vacation?

Is a staycation in Idaho better than a vacation somewhere else? Last month the kids were out on spring break. As we are saving our vacation time for later this year, this means that they were able to stay home in Boise, free from their normal responsibilities. This got me to thinking—what if they have […]

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Knock Her Socks Off This Valentine’s Day

Let me guess — Your big plan involves expensive flowers, a box of chocolate, and instead of the Olive Garden, you’ll go to Asiago’s for some real Italian. If you’re really on top of your Valentine’s Day game, you’ll even get her some jewelry. Don’t worry, I’m sure she won’t see that coming from a […]

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Service Spotlight — Dental Crowns

Sometimes the best way to restore a damaged tooth is with a dental crown. A crown is essentially a “cap” that restores a tooth to it’s normal shape and size. Crowns strengthen and repair the tooth’s structure, even improving the appearance of color, shape, and alignment. There are several reasons why we might recommend a […]

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Ten Facts About A Christmas Story That You Probably Didn’t Know

  A Christmas Story is a now much-loved holiday tradition for many families. The movie follows the story of a relatable kid Ralphie, as he dodges bullies and imagines what he would do with the perfect Christmas gift, a Red Ryder BB Gun. Did you know that this film inspired the hit show The Wonder […]

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The No-Baste, No-Bother Roasted Turkey

Normally, I would consider myself the king of meat. My wife, is a fantastic cook, but if we are smoking a ham or throwing steaks on the grill, I consider that my territory. Last year, I learned I would be responsible for preparing this year’s Thanksgiving turkey. While I generally prefer to roast my dead […]

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Happy Halloween, Boise!

October might just be my favorite month. The weather cools down, the leaves change color, it’s the middle of football season, and there are a lot of fun things to do in the Boise area as we get ready for Halloween. Most holidays only last a single day… But, we must really enjoy the Halloween […]

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The Spirit of Boise

If you’ve never been, the annual Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic is a must! Though we weren’t able to enjoy it this year, due to a weather related cancellation, we highly recommend everyone experience and enjoy this yearly event. You won’t be disappointed! The Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic is only one of the many […]

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High-Tech Tools for Back to School

The school year has just started. Students are adjusting to their new schedules, balancing school work and social lives, and forging ahead into the great unknown. Other than a sharpened #2 and a good work ethic, what ingredients do aspiring students require to succeed into greatness? Today’s students go beyond basic pencil and paper and […]

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