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Bleeding Blue in Boise After Virginia

With football season back in the air, it has me reminiscing. I remember a time, not so long ago, when a strong argument could be made that Boise State had the best NCAA football program, or at the very least, was the most under-valued Division I team. Those days may be long gone. Back in […]

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Idaho Prepares for the 2017 Great American Eclipse

Idaho might seem like it’s being invaded, what with as many as 500,000 out-of-state visitors expected to cross our borders to get front row seats to the Great American Eclipse. Rural areas that normally host small populations like Weiser, Stanley, or Donnelly are being overrun with spectators looking for their own patch of open sky. […]

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Cone Beam X-Rays in Boise

If traditional x-rays are like a paper map for your teeth, then cone beam x-rays are the Google Earth map of your mouth. Good treatment starts with good information. When dental x-rays first became available, they were a valuable tool to help diagnose patients. Procedures and technology have both radically improved since then, but we […]

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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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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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