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…

A Noteworthy Dental Experience

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When Drs. Lynn R. Blaisdell walks into the room, you frequently feel the atmosphere kick up a notch. Here at Blaisdell Family Dentistry, we see patients for anything from fillings to cosmetic dentistry to cleaning requests. Having your teeth cleaned can be just as critical as addressing cavities and taking care of cosmetic dentistry needs.…

Gum Disease Linked To Alzheimer’s: Keep Those Gums Healthy!

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As if you needed another reason to keep your gums in top condition. Scientists have found a connection between a bacteria that cause periodontitis (advanced gum disease) and Alzheimer’s Disease. Porphyomonas gingivalis is a bacteria that can result in chronic periodontitis. The bacteria was discovered in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients. The research study, “Porphyromonas…

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…

Gum Disease And Tooth Loss

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Did you know that the most common cause of tooth loss among adults is gum disease? At Blaisdell Family Dentistry in Boise, the good news is that gum disease is easy to treat if it is detected in the early stages. Regular check-ups are critical, but there are warning signs for gum disease that everyone…

Daily Oral Hygiene: Put Your Heart Into It

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Your overall health is important to us at Blaisdell Family Dentistry. Our general dentistry services focus on oral health promotion and disease or issue prevention for patients in the Boise, Eagle or Meridian ID area. Brushing twice daily may help decrease your risk of heart disease. There is a link between gum disease and heart problems.…