5 Benefits of Preventative Dentistry in Boise

Sun Valley Pediatric and Cosmetic Dentistry preventative Dentistry in Boise

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

Digital X-ray in Boise

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…

You Won’t Be Out Cold (Unless You Want To Be!)

Sedation Dentistry Sun Valley

Does your heart start pounding at the mere thought of having a cavity filled? Do you get sweaty palms when you see a dental practice? Many people who have improved their smile with cosmetic dentistry or underwent extensive restoration procedures chose to use sedation. Though the terms ‘sleep dentistry’ and ‘oral conscious sedation’ are frequently…

Keep Teeth Healthy During Pregnancy

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Dental Cleanings During Pregnancy

If you are pregnant, your oral health may be the last thing on your mind. However, many women experience an increase in dental troubles during pregnancy. Today’s post contains important information for expectant Boise mothers and those planning to become pregnant. Dr. Lynn R. Blaisdell recommends having a thorough dental cleaning early in your pregnancy.…

Boise Dental News: What To Expect After Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Boise Dental News: What To Expect After Wisdom Teeth Extraction

For the 65 percent of Boise adults who develop wisdom teeth in their late teens or early twenties, Blaisdell Family Dentistry generally recommends removal. Wisdom teeth can damage adjacent teeth, nerves and, due to their awkward positioning, can increase risk of tooth decay and gum disease. Furthermore, they often come in crooked, crowding the other…

Teeth Whitening: Do It Right

Boise dentist teeth whitening

As the years go by, our teeth naturally lose their luster. Dark colored foods and drinks speed up the process, but even people who avoid coffee, wine and cola are not immune to yellow or gray teeth. Want to brighten up your smile? Have you considered tooth whitening? Teeth whitening at Blaisdell Family Dentistry is…

An Air-dried Toothbrush Is A Healthy Toothbrush, Boise

An Air-dried Toothbrush Is A Healthy Toothbrush Boise

Today in our Boise dental blog we will highlight some of the simple things you can do with your toothbrush to keep your mouth as clean and healthy as possible. One of the most important habits Boise residents can form is to always allow their toothbrush to completely air dry between uses. The best way…

Let’s Work Together To Keep Your Smile Healthy And Beautiful

low cost tooth bleaching Boise

Here at Blaisdell Family Dentistry we approach all your dental needs from two separate angles – what we can do in our Boise office and what you can do at home. For example, tooth whitening and correcting discoloration can be treated in our office or at home. Here in the office there are safe and…

Dental Implants In Boise

Dental Implants in Boise

The best permanent tooth replacement treatment available to Boise people who are missing teeth are dental implants. A dental implant is a metal (ideally titanium) rod implanted into the bone to replace the missing root. The crown and supporting structure are securely and permanently attached to the rod. Titanium is amazingly strong and extremely well…

When Style And Oral Health Collide in Boise

When Style And Oral Health Collide in Boise

Oral piercing is a popular form of body-art in Boise, but just because it’s popular doesn’t mean it’s safe. We’re  Drs. Lynn R. & Craig Blaisdell, dentists serving the Nampa, Meridian, and Sun Valley areas. When our patients ask us about the safety of oral piercings, we make sure they understand the possible consequences. First,…