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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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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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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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ClearCorrect: The Clear Orthodontic Alternative

If you’re an adult who wants straight teeth, you might feel like you’re caught in a trap. You probably didn’t have braces when you were younger, and you’re not sure how they’d fit into your life as an adult and a professional. Braces are a highly-personal choice. They can do wonders for your teeth, and […]

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Root Canal Recovery & What to Expect

Congratulations for making it through your root canal! As painless as some procedures can be nowadays, there’s a bit of trepidation of what will happen after the root canal is completed. In today’s post, we are covering such trepidations to help you have a better understanding of what’s normal after a root canal and what’s […]

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Sleep Apnea: Alternatives Most People Don’t Know About

Did you know, there are more than 18 million Americans who suffer from sleep apnea? That is a huge number! For years, the CPAP has been the major treatment option for those with obstructive sleep apnea. But, more and more people are opting to not use the CPAP machine. Image Credit Patients complain that the […]

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A New Year to Smile About: 2015 Resolutions You Can Keep!

2015 will be a great year and a great way to ring in new dental resolutions, too! These resolutions are sure to be things you’ll actually want to keep and hopefully they make it past the second week of January! This year, make the choice to set reasonable goals and do something that is going […]

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Some Hidden Truths about Teeth Whitening

I’ve been whitening people’s teeth for a while now (including my own), so I know a few things about it. I want to clarify some truths about teeth whitening that you probably aren’t aware of. How Common is Teeth Whitening? To begin with, teeth whitening has become very common. If you’re a reliable brusher and flosser, […]

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Dental Implants with Incredible Accuracy

Today, I want to cover an important dental topic: implant-supported options for your smile. These are typically the crowns, bridges, and dentures that you are familiar with, but it also includes full arch reconstruction. If you’ve lost teeth, had teeth pulled, or chipped or knocked out – you would be a great candidate for these […]

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Protecting Your Child’s Teeth During Sports

Soccer has started up again. Tess, 7, and Sam, 11, are both in Idaho Rush Soccer Leagues right now. And because I’m not just a dad, but also a Boise dentist, the next thought on my mind is… mouthguards! Well, maybe not the very next thought. I tend to reminisce about my days playing midfield. […]

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