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

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…