Boise Dentist Blog

The professional blog of Doctors Dan Bruce, Steve Bruce, Rosa Pothier and Rob Ririe

Dry Mouth

Dry Mouth

A dental epidemic is brewing, and it's called Xerostomia, or "Dry Mouth". It sounds innocuous enough, and perhaps that is why many people affected by the problem fail to treat it, or detect it altogether. But it's nothing to scoff at, especially considering that extreme cases of...

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Common Tooth Staining Foods

Common Tooth Staining Foods

7 Surprising Foods That Are Staining Your Teeth

Wine, coffee and tea–it's the trifecta of tooth-staining foods that almost everyone knows to avoid in order to protect their pearly whites. These beverages, however, are just the beginning of a long list of foods that can sabotage your smile,...

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Understanding Dental Veneers

Understanding Dental Veneers

Have you ever looked in the mirror and wished you could enhance the color, shape, size, or length of your teeth to achieve your perfect smile? With veneers, you actually can!

So, what exactly are veneers, what problems do they fix, what is the process for applying them...

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Women in Dentistry

Women in Dentistry

There’s no doubt that the face of dentistry is rapidly evolving. Historically, it has been a male dominated profession but that standard has been shifting with increasing numbers of women choosing to pursue a career as a dentist. According to a 2016 article published by the American...

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Teens and Oral Health

Teens and Oral Health

Teenagers and Oral Health Challenges

The back to school season makes life crazy for everyone. How does this affect oral health for teenagers?

It’s a crazy time! With so much to think about, it’s important that proper and thorough brushing and flossing is not lost in...

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Wow Cup

Wow Cup

If you are looking for a spill-free cup for your child, give the Wow Cup a try! It features a patented 360-degree "Even-Seal" drinking edge that automatically seals itself after a sip has been taken. The Wow Cup is also dentist approved because it supports natural oral...

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