Boise Dentist Blog

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

Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Wisdom Teeth Removal: What You Can Expect

Just the phrase "wisdom teeth removal" is enough to make your mouth hurt, but do you actually know what to expect during and after the procedure? Taking the...

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Pregnancy and Dental Care

Pregnancy and Dental Care

Pregnancy and Dental Care

Several of my patients have approached me recently with questions concerning dental care during pregnancy. Some of the common questions that arise are: Is dental treatment safe during pregnancy? Will anesthetics, medications, and x-rays be harmful to the baby? What are things I...

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Reducing Dental Costs

Reducing Dental Costs

Five Ways to Reduce Dental Costs

Receiving regular dental care is important to maintaining your oral and overall health. However, many people avoid visiting the dentist as often as they should because of money. This is often counterproductive because preventive dental treatment can...

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Overcoming Dental Anxiety

Overcoming Dental Anxiety

Some people would do just about anything to avoid a visit to the dentist. Even though dental procedures generally aren't painful, just being examined can make people feel stressed. Most people can live with having some dental anxiety, but for those with dental phobia, the thought of...

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New dental associate

New dental associate

We have exciting news!!

Drs. Steven Bruce, Robert Ririe and Daniel Bruce have welcomed a new dental associate to their practice. Dr. Rosa Pothier will be seeing patients at both office locations – Boise Downtown Dental and Bay Pointe Dental Center. Dr. Pothier is a general dentist whose...

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Sugar Consumption and Dental Health

Sugar Consumption and Dental Health

Sugar Consumption and Dental Health

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has waged war on excess  sugar consumption. In his new documentary, Jamie's Sugar Rush, he highlights the "devastating" effects sugar consumption is having on people's dental health. Of particular concern is how sugar is negatively impacting children's' oral health.

According to Dr. Nigel...

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