Cosmetic Dental Masterpieces

Porcelain Veneers

With porcelain veneers, you can improve your smile without significant restorative dental work. Dental Veneers Transform Your Teeth Porcelain veneers are glass-like, wafer-thin covers that are attached to the front of your teeth. Porcelain has been used in dentistry for many years because no other restorative material is such a fantastic match for natural tooth…

What If My Dental Insurance Doesn’t Cover Dental Implants?

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For years, the dental industry has been advocating implants as the preferable tooth restoration option in most circumstances. But many dental insurance providers don’t cover dental implants. The dental insurance industry seems to be stuck in 1970. For example, many insurers will cover dental bridges. Clearly, dental insurance companies rarely make coverage decisions based on…

Tooth Whitening And Your Dentist

Tooth whitening has become one of the most popular dental procedures in Idaho. It seems that everyone is whitening their teeth to help their smiles look younger and brighter. Many men and women are turning to over-the-counter solutions to improve their teeth, however, there can be disadvantages to this approach. Here is some basic advice…

Do You Eat A Tooth-Healthy Diet?

Healthy Teeth and Your Boise Diet

Maintaining healthy teeth is an important concern for our local Boise dental patients. As your Drs., I’m dedicated to helping you care for your teeth and keep them healthy. Everyone in Boise knows that maintaining healthy teeth requires thorough daily brushing and flossing. Regular visits to your local Boise dental practice is also necessary for…

Pregnancy And Oral Health

Pregnancy And Oral Health In Boise

In today’s Blaisdell Family Dentistry blog we will discuss how pregnancy impacts your dental health. I am Drs. Lynn R. Blaisdell and I want all expectant Idaho mothers to realize the importance of good oral hygiene during pregnancy. Because of the changes going on in a pregnant woman’s body, there are potential dental health issues…

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.…