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.…

Who Do You Call If You Have a Dental Emergency?

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A dental emergency is any occurrence in which damage to the teeth occurs and the patient needs urgent care. While a dental emergency may have never happened to you, it could happen in the future. Some things are too pressing to wait for an appointment. How do you know if you need to call for…

Reinvent Yourself With A Smile Makeover

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A smile makeover can boost your confidence for an upcoming job interview, promotion or new relationship. The process may include teeth whitening, invisible braces, veneers, dental implants, or gum tissue graft surgery. We want to create the perfect smile for you at Blaisdell Family Dentistry in Boise where we create beautiful smiles for our cosmetic dentistry patients. Small…

Adequate Results vs. Incredible Results

A cosmetic surgeon has specialized schooling in addition to the training a general surgeon completes. Likewise, a cosmetic dentist has completed rigorous courses in addition to dental school. Our team at Blaisdell Family Dentistry in the Boise, Eagle or Meridian ID area has had extensive training in cosmetic smile enhancements. Teeth whitening, crowns, porcelain veneers, and…

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.…

Cosmetic vs General Dentistry in Boise

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Today’s article explains how cosmetic dentistry and general dentistry in Boise are different. General dentists are dedicated to preventing and treating oral diseases such as cavities and gum disease. When a problem is diagnosed, let’s say, a cavity between two teeth, a dentist will determine the best way to restore the tooth with general dentistry in…

Dental Health in Boise: Do You Suspect A Bite Problem?

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The topic of today’s post is malocclusion, which means “bad bite”. Edward Angle, a pioneer in modern orthodontics invented the term malocclusion. Malocclusion is fairly common in the population as a whole but, fortunately, in most cases, the misalignment is so slight that it causes no troubles. When you combine multiple teeth on two arches and…

5 Benefits of Preventative Dentistry in Boise

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At Blaisdell Family Dentistry, we promote preventative dentistry in Boise for young children by developing decay prevention plans and helping our patients establish and preserve proper dental practices. If today’s kids can avoid tooth decay, it will benefit them more than you may realize in the future. How Does Preventative Dentistry in Boise Benefit You?…

A Dentist’s Indispensable Tool: Digital X-rays in Boise

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Providing unmatched dental care is much easier for dentists when they have extensive, comprehensive information about their patients’ oral health. Pictures are more accurate than written notes. To go a step further, pictures that show what’s going on below the visible surface of your teeth are worth even more than a thousand words. So, along with…