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Sugar Overload: Kids Are Eating Way Too Much!

One out of six children in the United States are obese by the age of five, and the rates just keep going up with age. While there are many factors that can contribute to weight gain, a lot probably has to do with the fact that 99 percent of toddlers consume more added sugar per […]

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7 Shocking Dental Statistics

  We want to see you for regular checkups and cleanings — and we hope that’s all we need to see you for. In a perfect world, all our patients would brush at least twice a day, floss daily, eat healthy diets, and drink mostly water. Unfortunately, most of us are falling short of this […]

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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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Service Spotlight: Dental Implants

As dentists in Boise, we feel it’s our duty to answer our patients’ questions about dental treatments and procedures. With this post, we want to talk about dental implants. Our patients often ask us about implants, wondering if the treatment is right for them. We hope to address all of your questions and concerns, but, […]

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7 Fascinating Facts About Smiles

A simple smile can translate a lot of information. In fact, research shows a genuine, confident smile can have a big impact on your career, your love life, and even your health. Studies have long reported that smiling can help boost your immune system too, as well as relieve stress. Smiles Away! We have natural […]

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How Long Does A Root Canal Take?

I found a few interesting facts for you: According to the American Association of Endodontics, more than 15 million root canals are performed each year in the U.S. AAE research shows that patients who have experienced root canal treatment are six times more likely to describe it as “painless” than patients who have not had […]

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The Adventures of a Dead Tooth

It’s a crime scene most dentists don’t like looking at. It’s very dark with ugly shades of yellow, gray, and black covering what was once, pearly white. The roots are rotted, the enamel eroded. It had so much life left. But, in the end, decay and a deep cavity got the best of it and […]

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Sleep Apnea’s Hidden Danger – Even Your Doctor May Not Realize

If you, or someone you love, is suffering from sleep apnea and is struggling with a CPAP machine, it’s important to remember that a CPAP machine is not a cure — it’s a treatment that only works if you wear it. But, the CPAP is not the only option out there. In certain cases, a […]

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Sleep Apnea: Are My Children At Risk?

Sleep apnea in children is more common than one might think. In fact, a handful of recent studies have suggested that up to 25 percent of children who are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) might also show signs of obstructive sleep apnea. Looking For Some Good News? Something as small as a sleep […]

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