Avoid These 5 Smile Wreckers

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We hope today’s post will alert blog visitors to some harmful oral health risks. At Blaisdell Family Dentistry, too often, we treat decay and damage caused by the following: 1. Sports Injuries Many parents send their children out on the playing field with a mouthguard but fail to safeguard themselves when they participate in activities…

Learn How You Can Change Your Life By Transforming Your Smile

Boise Smile Makeovers at Blaisdell Family Dentistry

Many dental patients have experienced a boost in self-confidence by undergoing restorative or cosmetic dentistry at Blaisdell Family Dentistry in Boise. Nothing gives us more satisfaction than helping individuals dramatically improve their smile and overall self-esteem. We Offer The Latest Tooth Restoration Techniques We serve you with the latest tooth restoration procedures to correct dental…

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…