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

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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

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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,…

2010 Christmas Wish Story

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In partnership with 107.9 Lite FM Christmas Wish received at Lite FM on Tuesday, December 7, 2010. My son is 34 years old and slightly challenged. I have always taken care of him but I was laid-off permanently from my office job over one year ago and we have been struggling ever since. I have…

ROOT CANAL THERAPY

What is a root canal? Underneath your tooth’s outer enamel and within the dentin is an area of soft tissue called the pulp tissue. While a tooth’s pulp tissue does contain nerve fibers, it is also composed of arteries, veins, lymph vessels, and connective tissue. Each tooth’s nerve enters the tooth at the very tip…

SIX DENTAL MYTHS DEBUNKED

Myth 1: The consequences of poor oral health are restricted to the mouth Expectant mothers may not know that what they eat affects the tooth development of the fetus. Poor nutrition during pregnancy may make the unborn child more likely to have tooth decay later in life. “Between the ages of 14 weeks to four…