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  • You Won’t Miss The Metal With Invisible Braces

    You Won't Miss The Metal With Invisible Braces In Boise

    Hello! Welcome to my Boise dentistry blog. Do you have crooked teeth? Do you wish you would have had braces as a kid, but feel it is too late now? Maybe you feel self-conscious about smiling with a mouth full of metal. I have good news for you: at Blaisdell Family Dentistry, we offer invisible braces.

    The main advantage of invisible braces is that it is nearly impossible to see them while they are being worn, but the results are definitely noticeable!

    Don’t let the absence of metal fool you. The clear removable aligners effectively correct the alignment and crowding problems that can affect the overall health of your teeth.

    My name is Lynn R. Blaisdell of Blaisdell Family Dentistry. My staff and I want you to feel great about your smile.

    Please call my Boise office today at 208-922-6902 to schedule an orthodontic consultation. Your oral health is important, so make sure you are getting the regular exams and cleanings you deserve. Here at Blaisdell Family Dentistry, we provide the highest possible standard of dental care.

    Don’t let crooked teeth prevent you from the smile you deserve, ask us about Invisalign clear braces today!

     

    Contact Blaisdell Family Dentistry: 208-922-6902

    Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

    8877 W Hackamore Dr
    Boise, Idaho
    83709

     

  • Discover Why Patients Trust Their Smile To Blaisdell Family Dentistry

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    Hi, I’m Dr. Lynn R. Blaisdell. Practicing dentistry at Blaisdell Family Dentistry is enjoyable and rewarding. I appreciate the relationships I have formed with my valued patients who trust me to care for their teeth.

    My current patients: thank you personally for allowing me to serve your dental needs. I know you have many other choices for dentistry in the Boise area.

    Kudos to my talented dental team and dedicated administrative staff who keep my friendly practice running smoothly and allow me to focus on what I do best.

    Visiting this blog for the first time and need an experienced dentist? I hope you will consider my practice. Learn more about our services and philosophy here, or call 208-922-6902 to schedule a no-pressure consultation.

    I have been keeping smiles healthy and performing smile makeovers since 1981. Each one of my smile redesign patients values their new smile almost as much as I value their support.

    Blaisdell Family Dentistry provides a full array of cutting-edge cosmetic dental procedures available, including teeth whitening, invisible braces, tooth-colored fillings, dental crowns, porcelain veneers, cosmetic bonding, gum contouring, and crown lengthening. If you don’t make it a point to keep up with the ever-evolving world of dentistry, you might not be aware of newly-available procedures.

    We offer a variety of effective treatments for crooked teeth, gum disease, discolored teeth, and any other dental malady you can imagine. Ask us about exciting advances in children’s cavity prevention, laser dentistry, cold sore removal, same day restorations, early decay detection, and oral cancer screening.

    Again, thanks for visiting our Blaisdell Family Dentistry website. Enjoy your day!

     

    Contact Blaisdell Family Dentistry: 208-922-6902

    Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

    8877 W Hackamore Dr
    Boise, Idaho
    83709

     

  • Are All Carbs Created Equal?

    Diet Changes For Healthier Teeth In Boise

     

    Did you know that making small but critical changes to your diet can improve your oral health?

    Most patients are aware that the sugar found in candy, cookies, juices and sodas can harm your teeth, but some don’t realize that all carbohydrates can cause cavities. A handful of pretzels or a piece of pumpernickel bread can have the same effect on your teeth as a fudge brownie.

    All carbohydrates break down into simple sugars, which are converted into plaque, which can then cause cavities and gum disease. Carbs are naturally sticky and adhere to your teeth. Eating carbs with meals is healthier than eating them as snacks because more saliva is generated at mealtime. Saliva helps prevent food particles from sticking to teeth.

    At Blaisdell Family Dentistry, we continue to see tooth damage caused by sodas and sports drinks. If you choose to drink them, sip them through a straw. By limiting the contact of these drinks on your teeth, you will help preserve your enamel.

    Another vital way you can improve yourr oral health is to get the proper amount of calcium (800mg of calcium a day for men and 1,000mg for women under 50). Calcium helps strengthen your jaw and secure your teeth firmly in the jaw bone.

    Diet alone will not prevent cavities and detrimental gum disease for dental patients, however, wise eating encourages healthy teeth and gums.

    We’re accepting new general and cosmetic dental patients in the 83709 zip code area. I encourage you to call 208-922-6902 today to schedule an exam and cleaning.

    Blaisdell Family Dentistry in Boise offers a full menu of general and specialty dental services including cosmetic dentistry and dental implants. For more specifics, call today to schedule an appointment.

     

    Contact Blaisdell Family Dentistry: 208-922-6902

    Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

    8877 W Hackamore Dr
    Boise, Idaho
    83709

     

  • How To Get The Whitest Teeth

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    Some people’s teeth are whiter than others, but I think it’s safe to say that most of us Boise residents want our teeth to be pearly white! If you are one of those people, then Blaisdell Family Dentistry can help you achieve that beautiful smile you deserve. Today we want to share some tips on teeth whitening and what we can do for you!

    Don’t Forget to Brush
    The first tip seems like a no-brainer, but many individuals still overlook this practice. We are talking about daily tooth brushing. Brushing your teeth with a soft toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste is one of the best ways to keep your teeth clean and prevent tooth decay. Often our teeth become discolored or stained because of what we consume (drinks, food, etc.) but when we brush our teeth, it decreases the damage.

    After brushing teeth, another tip is using a fluoride rinse to finish the cleaning job. Fluoride helps get into the cracks where bacteria can be hiding away. When the bacteria is killed, it prohibits it from spreading and discoloring your teeth. When you are shopping for a fluoride rinse, check the labels. Some ordinary mouthwashes don’t contain fluoride.

    Sometimes the discoloration is too extreme to be reversed by home remedies. That’s why we at Blaisdell Family Dentistry offer other effective services to beautify your smile. We provide in-office teeth whitening and take-home teeth bleaching kits. Each of these are an effective solution to teeth whitening. Call us today for a consultation!

     

    Contact Blaisdell Family Dentistry: 208-922-6902

    Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

    8877 W Hackamore Dr
    Boise, Idaho
    83709

     

  • Keeping Kids Smiling At Blaisdell Family Dentistry

    Dentistry For Child Blaisdell Family Dentistry in Boise serves patients of all ages and provides general dentistry for children. Our friendly staff takes special care of our youngest patients to make sure they are comfortable and safe.

    A little extra patience with our child patients is vital. We understand that going to the dentist can be a bit frightening for a child, so we make sure they are comfortable with their surroundings, and always invite mom or dad to join them in the room. We make sure they understand the necessary procedures and answer their questions.

    Children’s dentistry requires more than just comfort, however. We understand how children’s dentistry differs from the treatment for older patients. If you have questions about cleaning your baby’s teeth, talk to us about thumb sucking, dental sealants, fluoride supplements, tooth protection for kids’ sports, and orthodontia, call 208-922-6902 today to schedule a consultation.

    The American Dental Association recommends that children see a dentist when their first tooth erupts or around one year of age. By starting regular dental visits at the toddler age and teaching proper hygiene, we can help you reinforce vital oral care habits and lifestyle choices that will produce strong and healthy teeth.

    In addition to children’s dentistry, Blaisdell Family Dentistry offers:

    • teeth whitening
    • family dentistry
    • porcelain veneers
    • dentures

    We are currently accepting new patients of all ages. We look forward to meeting you and your child.

     

    Contact Blaisdell Family Dentistry: 208-922-6902

    Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

    8877 W Hackamore Dr
    Boise, Idaho
    83709

     

  • 5 Tools For Tooth Transformations

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    Too-small teeth. Misshapen teeth. Cracked teeth. Chipped teeth. Spacing irregularities. These problems are all-too-common. But you don’t have to live with them! With the advances in cosmetic dentistry, Blaisdell Family Dentistry offers fixes for these vexing tooth issues!

    1. Veneers. Also called dental laminates or porcelain veneers. These extremely thin shells are custom-made so the size, shape, and color are perfectly matched to your surrounding teeth. The veneers are securely cemented to the front of the teeth to dramatically upgrade your smile.

    2. Bonding. This procedure uses a strong tooth-colored resin to close spaces, correct chips and cracks, or change the shape. The resin is molded into place and then a light is applied to harden the material for secure adherence to the tooth.

    3. Recontouring. Minimally-invasive reshaping of a tooth by removing small bits of enamel to improve the shape or length. This cosmetic dentistry procedure is sometimes called odontoplasty or slenderizing.

    4. Crowns. Most people are familiar with this durable multi-purpose restoration. Natural-looking dental crowns are fabricated in the shape and color of the tooth and cemented into place to fully cover the part of the tooth visible above the gumline.

    5. Braces. Patients of all ages are transforming their smiles with state-of-the art orthodontia. Before you dismiss this option as too time-consuming or expensive, learn about the new braces now available. Braces are more convenient and discrete than ever before.

    Countless Boise dental patients have achieved beautiful smiles with a cosmetic dental smile makeover from Blaisdell Family Dentistry!

    We’re  Drs. Craig and Lynn Blaisdell of Blaisdell Family Dentistry in Boise. We’re dedicated to to helping our patients have optimum oral health and beautiful smiles. If you have any questions about veneers, bonding, recontouring, or crowns, I invite you call us at 208-922-6902 to make an appointment today.

    “Excellence in Dentistry.”

     

    Contact Blaisdell Family Dentistry: 208-922-6902

    Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

    8877 W Hackamore Dr
    Boise, Idaho
    83709

     

  • Schedule Your Coronation

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    We treat all of our patients like royals here at Blaisdell Family Dentistry, but some of them receive actual crowns. We’re not talking about crowns a king or queen wears, but crowns for your teeth! If you live near Boise, Blaisdell Family Dentistry is the best place to get your teeth looking better than ever. And putting a crown on a tooth with issues could be just what you need to obtain a dazzling smile.

    Crowns are a remedy for a myriad of problems:

    • To safeguard a weak tooth from decay, breaking, or to hold together a cracked tooth.
    • To cover and provide strength to a tooth with a large filling and little tooth structure remaining.
    • To restore a broken tooth or a tooth that has been severely worn down.
    • To enhance a tooth that is too small or misshapen.
    • To cover a tooth with severe discoloration.
    • To add strength to a tooth following a root canal procedure.

    If you feel like you have a need for a crown, don’t look any further than Blaisdell Family Dentistry. Our dentists and lab techs have the experience, training, and ability to make sure your crowns are produced and placed perfectly. There are many different kinds of crowns that serve different purposes. We perform an intensive examination to ensure the crown you get is perfect for you and your smile.

    We then prepare your tooth so that the crown will fit the way that it should. Once the tooth is prepared and ready, we use state-of-the-art tools to fit the crown on your tooth. When done properly, crowns can last many years. Crowns are outstanding way to safeguard and enhance your smile. Schedule a coronation today!

     

    Contact Blaisdell Family Dentistry: 208-922-6902

    Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

    8877 W Hackamore Dr
    Boise, Idaho
    83709

     

  • It’s Not About Vanity

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    Since 1981, Blaisdell Family Dentistry has been providing confidence and dignity to our amazing Boise and Boise patients through cosmetic dentistry and dental implants.

    Many Boise people seem to have it all together with bright eyes and great smiles. We want you to be on the same footing as your friends, colleagues and customers. Wanting to look your best and feel your best is not about VANITY, it’s about reality in the Boise professional community. A remarkable smile creates a favorable first impression and demonstrates polish and attention to detail. These are advantages for Boise people in every field of work.

    Popular ways to achieve such a worthy goal might be found in the services we offer at Blaisdell Family Dentistry in Boise. We offer porcelain veneers, prepless veneers, and teeth whitening as ways to improve your confidence and security. Don’t hesitate to ask us about teeth whitening, veneers, sedation, dental implants or any other questions that might be gnawing at you. We’ve got the answers and Dr. Lynn R. Blaisdell can set you up with a dental treatment plan that will make your jaw drop!

    No matter your age, 2 to 102 – no matter your location from Eagle to Meridian to Sun Valley – we invite you to see our friendly staff and take the step toward that impressive smile you deserve.

    A phone call away at: 208-922-6902. Book a consultation today!

     

    Contact Blaisdell Family Dentistry:

    208-922-6902

    Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

    8877 W Hackamore Dr
    Boise, Idaho
    83709

     

  • Brush Up On Your Cavity Basics

    Cavity Basics Boise

    Blaisdell Family Dentistry patients use the word “cavity” often when discussing oral health practices. Along with teeth whitening and other cosmetic dentistry procedures, cavities are a hot topic.

    At Blaisdell Family Dentistry we think it’s great that people in the Boise area are so conscious of their teeth, and we feel that having a better understanding of exactly what a cavity is will help them take better care of their pearly whites.

    Cavities can also be called caries or tooth decay. When a tooth is permanently damaged in the hard surface, tiny openings occur. These little holes are cavities. Different factors that contribute to tooth decay are:

    Frequent eating
    Consuming sugary beverages
    Oral bacteria
    Insufficient tooth brushing and flossing

    Cavities may get so bad that you will see pits or holes in your teeth, but symptoms may be more subtle, such as sensitivity, pain when biting, or a toothache. If you experience any of these symptoms, you should call your Eagle, Meridian, or Sun Valley dentist today for an appointment.

    If you are in the market for quality dental care in the Boise area, give Blaisdell Family Dentistry a call. We have been treating dental patients in and around Boise since 1981. We can also answer any questions you have about cosmetic dentistry procedures such as veneers and dental implants.

    We hope to hear from you soon!

     

    Contact Blaisdell Family Dentistry:

    208-922-6902

    Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

    8877 W Hackamore Dr
    Boise, Idaho
    83709

     

  • Has Your Smile Lost Its Luster?

    Has Your Smile Lost Its Luster?

    Hello Boise! Has your smile lost its luster? Are your teeth discolored? If flashing a pearly white smile is important to you, I can help. My name is Lynn R. Blaisdell and I have been creating whiter, brighter smiles for patients in the Boise area since 1981 at Blaisdell Family Dentistry.

    Whether your teeth have been stained through sipping dark-colored drinks such as red wine or coffee, or if smoking has left your teeth brown and dull, my staff and I at Blaisdell Family Dentistry can illuminate your teeth and upgrade your smile.

    Maybe you have injured a tooth causing it to turn gray. We offer several solutions to restore the color to a tooth. When you come in for a consultation we will determine which cosmetic dental procedure is ideal for your teeth.

    Your smile is the first thing people notice. I will make sure your smile is brilliant and absolutely remarkable!

    At Blaisdell Family Dentistry we not only offer tooth whitening to our Boise area patients, we also offer cosmetic dentistry.

    If you or your family need dental implants or prepless veneers we invite you to come in for a dental consultation. We are located at 8877 W Hackamore Dr in Boise, Idaho.

    Invest in a white, bright smile! Call Blaisdell Family Dentistry in Boise today at 208-922-6902 or visit http://www.blaisdellfamilydentistry.com/Thanks for visiting my cosmetic dental blog – Dr. Lynn R. Blaisdell & Dr. Craig Blaisdell

     

    Contact Blaisdell Family Dentistry:

    208-922-6902

    Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

    8877 W Hackamore Dr
    Boise, Idaho
    83709