Implant Dentures: Fixed or Removable?

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Now, denture wearers have an amazing new tooth replacement option. Implant-retained or implant-stabilized dentures both provide numerous advantages over standard dentures. Secure in the mouth—no slipping Furnishes up to 100% natural chewing function Upper denture doesn’t cover as much of the palate Comfortable Little or no gum irritation Doesn’t impair speaking ability Strong and durable…

Attack Of The Gummi Bear

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Here at the Boise dental blog, we never like to be the bearers of bad news, but we are dedicated to our patients’ oral health. So, today we offer an essential warning about a lesser-known danger of sticky candy. Most people probably know that sugar is not your teeth’s friend. Eating candy creates the perfect…

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,…

6 Ways To Prepare For Your Dental Procedure at Blaisdell Family Dentistry

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Nervous about an upcoming procedure? Let Blaisdell Family Dentistry offer 6 ways to prepare yourself mentally, emotionally, and physically before your big dental day. First, remember Drs. Lynn R. Blaisdell is trained to provide the best care and comfort possible. Second, take some time to relax and identify what you are nervous about. Take deep…