• Is Wisdom Teeth Removal Right For You?

    April 2, 2018 Wisdom Teeth Removal

    By: Karli Willden If you are in your later teens, or a parent of a son or daughter in their later teens, it might be time to start thinking about wisdom teeth removal and whether it is right for you. Wisdom teeth, otherwise known as your third molars, can impact your mouth in a less than positive way, and most people who have them will choose to have them removed. Below ...

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  • Practicing Preventative Dentistry At Home

    January 30, 2018 Preventative Dentistry

    By: Karli Willden If you would like to have a great smile and avoid oral health issues down the road, it is important you know and apply proper preventative care techniques. Preventative care starts at home with good oral hygiene, but it also means seeing a dentist for professional care and checkups on your oral health. Below are some tips to keep your mouth and teeth healthy and strong with preventative ...

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  • Everything You Need To Know About Wisdom Teeth

    September 27, 2017 Wisdom Teeth Removal Idaho Falls

    By: Kathryn Hyer 9/26/17 Between the ages of 17 and 25, a person may develop third molars, more commonly known as wisdom teeth. While some never develop wisdom teeth, those that do develop wisdom teeth will often experience pain or discomfort until they are removed. When wisdom teeth come in, many questions may arise such as, when should they be removed? What does the procedure entail, and what is the recovery process ...

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  • Infographic: Preventative Dentistry For All Ages

    July 17, 2017

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  • Do You Want Whiter Teeth?

    April 5, 2017 Idaho Falls Teeth Whitening

    By: Michelle Tunquist Your smile is important.  In fact, most Americans believe that their smile is an important social asset.  Feeling comfortable with your teeth gives you an advantage when it comes time to smile.  If you are worried about how your teeth appear, you may be self conscious and awkward.  Most people feel more confident when their teeth are straight, white and clean.  White teeth are considered more attractive than ...

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  • Healthy Diets Make Healthy Teeth

    March 27, 2017 Idaho Falls Dentist

    By: Michelle Tunquist We all know that we need to brush our teeth twice a day, floss twice a day and visit the dentist every six months. These are “must dos” for good dental hygiene.  What you may not realize is that a healthy diet can have a huge impact on the health of your teeth.  Eat well and enjoy strong teeth and gums. Must Dos! These are the absolute minimum requirements for ...

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  • Tips to Get Your Kids to Brush Their Teeth

    March 27, 2017 Idaho Falls Pediatric Dentistry

    By: Michelle Tunquist Getting kids to brush their teeth can be a chore that few parents look forward to.  If your children are like mine, they’ve been known to run and hide as soon as the words “brush your teeth” are muttered.  Little kids are rarely concerned about the future of their teeth, and many think losing a couple teeth is actually something that they wouldn’t mind.  Changing teeth brushing from ...

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  • Brush Your Teeth for a Bright Smile

    January 12, 2017 Idaho Dental Hygiene

    By: Michelle Tunquist It’s no surprise that brushing your teeth is important for keeping your teeth clean and healthy.  No doubt you’ve heard it from every dentist you’ve ever visited and also from your parents as a kid.  Brush your teeth at least twice a day to keep your smile bright. Importance of Brushing Your Teeth There are tons of reasons for why brushing your teeth is important.  Though kids (and some adults) ...

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  • Soda Can Cause Problems for Your Teeth

    January 12, 2017

    By: Michelle Tunquist Soda is delicious and refreshing. In fact, it is a very popular drink. According to a Gallup poll done in 2012 nearly half of Americans drink soda every day, and according to the Associated Press in 2013 the average American drank 44 gallons of soda in one year.  That’s a lot of soda. Despite its great taste, it is bad for your teeth. What Makes Soda Bad? There are three ...

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  • The Benefits of Dental Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT)

    October 24, 2016 Cone Beam Computed Technology

    By: Michelle Tunquist What is CBCT? CBCT stands for Cone Beam Computed Tomography.  Sometimes, this type of technology is referred to as computerized tomography.  It uses specialized x-rays to take cross-sectional images of the body.  Dentists use cone shaped x-rays to take images of the patient’s teeth, mouth, neck, jaw, ears, nose and throat.  The data obtained from the scan is used to recreate 3D images on the computer so that the ...

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