What is Dental Sleep Medicine?

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What is dental sleep medicine? It’s a relatively new branch of dentistry that treats sleep apnea and other sleep-related breathing problems. Don’t confuse dental sleep medicine with dental sedation or sleep dentistry. Dental sleep medicine treats sleep apnea. What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a malady where you have frequent, intermittent gaps in breathing…

Unexplained Headaches Or Jaw Pain?

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Hello! I’m Lynn R. Blaisdell, DDS, of Blaisdell Family Dentistry in Boise. I have been practicing quality general and cosmetic dentistry since 1981. Today’s post focuses on malocclusion, or bad bite. Malocclusion is the dental term for a problem in the way your top and bottom teeth come together. The ideal bite is when the…

The 411 on TMJ

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Do you have unexplained pain or clicking sounds in your jaw? They can be the result of a serious jaw condition. Some conditions with the jaw and the muscles that control it are known as temporomandibular disorders (TMD). But it’s also typically called TMJ, because that’s the acronym for the name of the joint. Technically,…

How Do Veneers Create Stunning Smiles?

Veneers Create Stunning Smiles in Boise

Veneers have a multitude of applications in Boise cosmetic dentistry. With veneers, you can transform your smile without significant restorative dental work. Is your tooth enamel worn and thin? Tooth-colored porcelain veneers have the brilliance and translucency of healthy tooth enamel. Many Boise dental patients have received veneers to cover worn enamel. Some believe they…

What’s New In Dentistry?

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The world of dentistry continues to advance at a rapid pace. If you have visited your Boise dentist lately, you have probably noticed some things that make your visit more comfortable, such as the ability to watch TV or listen to music while receiving treatment. Many Boise dentistry patients welcome oral conscious sedation to reduce…

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…