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  • 8 Things You Don’t Know About Cavities

    August 14, 2018 Damaged tooth with cavity dental caries decay disease - Idaho Falls dentist

    “Cavities” is a scary word – it seems like your worst nightmare come to life when your dentist discovers a cavity. This irreversible tooth decay is one of the most common ailments in children and has affected 91 percent of Americans over the age of 20. Cavities are a form of tooth decay that eventually create a hole in the tooth. They are created when leftover food particles react with oral ...

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  • Eliminating Bad Breath

    June 6, 2018 Idaho Falls Smiles is an Idaho Falls dentist

    By: Karli Willden Have you ever been in the middle of a conversation you wanted to escape? Like when the person you are talking to has such horrible breath, you think you are going to be sick? Bad breath is repulsive and can be the reason others may be avoiding you. In order to control bad breath, it is important you stay on top of your personal hygiene habits, watch what ...

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  • How to Avoid Unnecessary Tooth Damage

    May 16, 2018 Sports Guards Idaho Falls

    By: Karli Willden You get one set of teeth in your life and that’s it! How well you take care of your teeth throughout your life will determine how long you get to keep your teeth through the years. Understanding what may put your teeth in jeopardy of damage or decay is the best way to prevent unnecessary damages to your teeth. Below are a few tips on how you can ...

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  • Is Wisdom Teeth Removal Right For You?

    April 2, 2018 Wisdom Teeth Removal Idaho Falls

    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 Idaho Falls

    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

    Idaho Falls Smiles provides preventative, cosmetic, restorative dental care for all your family members of all ages. We also offer wisdom teeth removal, implants, and crowns. If you have additional questions about the services provided by Idaho Falls Smiles, give us a call or send us an inquiry today!

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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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