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Yes, It’s Safe to Go to the Dentist

Some people might be hesitant to make dental appointments during the coronavirus pandemic. After all, dentists had a government-mandated break earlier in the year, and in August the World Health Organization gave questionable guidance that routine dental care be avoided until we sort this whole COVID-19 thing out. These steps were taken as precautionary measures […]

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7 Ideas for a Fun and Safe Halloween in 2020

2020 seemed destined for holiday greatness: Valentine’s Day is on a Friday. 4th of July is on a Saturday. Halloween is on a Saturday. Thanksgiving is on a Thursday (of course). Christmas is on a Friday. New Year’s Day 2021 is on a Friday. Then COVID-19 came along, and here we are in October and […]

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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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Boise Black Friday Deals – 2017 Edition

In the era of Amazon, many people think that brick and mortar stores are doomed. I don’t know about that, but many of Boise’s stores are offering fantastic deals for Black Friday in order to show that they can compete with the online giants. In fact, some of the best sales this year can only […]

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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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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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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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