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…

Bright And Healthy Smiles

No one disputes the fact that bright and healthy smiles are more attractive. Everybody likes to see an attractive smile, and having beautiful teeth is also healthy for your self esteem. Glad to Meet You I’m Lynn R. Blaisdell, DDS. I serve the Boise community with dental services including dental implants. I provide dental services…

You May Have Gingivitis

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This post from Blaisdell Family Dentistry in Boise is about gingivitis, which is early-stage gum disease. Every person’s mouth provides a cozy home for over 600 types of bacteria. If you are devoted to oral hygiene and have healthy gums, these microbes usually don’t impact your health. However, if you have gum disease, bacteria can…

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…

What Is Lurking Under Your Gumline?

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Your overall dental health depends on healthy teeth and gums. Along with regular checkups at Blaisdell Family Dentistry in Boise, regular brushing and flossing helps keep everything in good shape. You already know how to brush your teeth. But there are best practices that you may not be aware of. Bearing in mind that there…