Is Grandpa Smiling?

Categories: Dental Health
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The team at Blaisdell Family Dentistry in the Boise, Eagle or Meridian ID are wants to discuss how are Americans doing when it comes to the dental health of the 65+ population. The Good News: The rate of decay in the elderly has decreased in the past thirty years.1 The Bad News: 25% of persons…

The Challenge Of Oral Hygiene For Orthodontic Patients

Categories: Dental Health
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There is no doubt about it – it is harder to keep your teeth clean if you wear braces. It’s unfortunate (and ironic) when brace wearers develop tooth decay and weaken their teeth while they’re actually trying to improve their smile with braces. The team at Blaisdell Family Dentistry wants to discuss how to keep…

Dental Sealant Q & A

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The team at Blaisdell Family Dentistry in the Boise, Eagle or Meridian ID loves to discuss sealants. The team thinks they’re the tops! Q. What are dental sealants? A. Dental sealants are permanent plastic barriers applied to the biting surfaces of teeth. They prevent cavities by filling in the grooves and fissures where food particles…

How Dental Implants Are Changing Dentures

Categories: Dental Implants
How Dental Implants are Changing Dentures in Boise

If you are one of the many patients wearing dentures in Boise, you know that they are not the ideal solution for missing teeth. Denture problems include slipping, gum irritation, trouble eating and talking. At Blaisdell Family Dentistry, we can help discuss dentures vs implants, and also how they can work together. MODERN RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY The…

Which Type of Toothbrush is Best?

Categories: Dental Health
Toothbrush Wars in Boise

It may surprise you to know that some people have very strong opinions about which type of toothbrush is the best: manual or electric. The team at Blaisdell Family Dentistry in the Boise, Eagle or Meridian ID hears this question a lot. Is there really one that is clearly better? Most dentists will tell you…

3 Tips To Make Brushing Count

Categories: Dental Health
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The team at Blaisdell Family Dentistry in the Boise, Eagle or Meridian ID area provides great dental care. Many of our patients want to know if they are brushing correctly. Having patients come for treatment and leave with questions answered—from which toothpaste to buy to proper tools and techniques—is our business. At Blaisdell Family Dentistry we…

Just Like Natural Teeth (Naturally Perfect Teeth, That Is!)

Categories: Porcelain Veneers
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Have you been searching for the right dentist to fix your crooked, stained, or chipped teeth? The team at Blaisdell Family Dentistry in the Boise, Eagle or Meridian ID area wants to end your search! We specialize in cosmetic dentistry, including porcelain veneers, which are an extraordinary, minimally-invasive solution for cracked, stained, or chipped teeth. Porcelain…

5 Ways To Help Your Child Avoid A Cracked Tooth

Categories: Family Dentistry
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Protecting kids’ teeth from cracks and chips should be taught at a young age. This blog from the team at Blaisdell Family Dentistry in the Boise, Eagle or Meridian ID area contains an easy-to-follow list of tips to keep your child’s teeth whole and strong. Don’t chew on hard things. Kids should steer clear of ice,…

These Snacks Are Just As Bad As Candy For Kids’ Teeth

Categories: Dental Health
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Most parents know that candy is bad for teeth. Suckers, and other forms of candy are made mainly of sugar. Sugar creates acid that drills into enamel, and that small hole can become a cavity. Blaisdell Family Dentistry in Boise would like to discuss kid snacks. Because sugar is bad for teeth (and overall physical health), many moms and…