Worried About Dental Visits?

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“How can I deal with anxiety about visiting the dentist?” 1. Consider what the anxiety stems from. For example: pain, injections, loss of control, personal space invasion, embarrassment about fear of the unknown. 2. Communicate these fears and concerns with your dentist. 3. Expect respectful consideration and open discussion about resolving issues of concern. Drs.…

Is Mouthwash A Must?

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If you’ve ever walked the oral care aisles of any drugstore, you know that there are many different types of mouthwash. Some tout their germ-killing abilities, others emphasize their fluoride content, and some claim to whiten teeth while freshening the breath. These are all great benefits, but will they help meet your oral care needs?…

Persistent Dry Mouth?

The Blaisdell Family Dentistry Guide To Dry Mouth

Many residents in our Boise community experience dry mouth occasionally. Some develop dry mouth in social situations or when they are under a lot of stress. Sporadic or infrequent dry mouth is usually not a serious dilemma. Constant dry mouth, or xerostomia, is not only irritating but can also lead to severe health problems. Your…

Raise Your Dental IQ

Raise Your Dental IQ

Small things can raise your Dental IQ and benefit your smile. One simple lesson involves bacteria, and everyone’s mouth has a lot of it. But, don’t worry, bacteria per se isn’t the problem. The critical thing is the balance of bacteria. This is where brushing and flossing come into play. Brush and floss properly each…

What is a Beautiful Smile Worth?

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What is a beautiful smile worth? Men and women who have received a smile makeover at Blaisdell Family Dentistry in Boise say it was worth every penny. Your smile is a part of you that you share with your family, friends, and co-workers every day. An attractive smile creates confidence. If you are uncomfortable with…

Find A Few Minutes To Floss

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One of the reasons some people don’t floss their teeth every day is that it’s hard for them to find the time. If you’ve found this to be true, the team at Blaisdell Family Dentistry n Boise reminds you how important flossing is to your dental health. Right before bedtime is the most common time…