Boise Dentist Blog

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

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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Proganics All Natural Prophy Paste

Proganics All Natural Prophy Paste

We are excited to announce that we will soon be offering Proganics All Natural Prophy Paste ™ as an option during hygiene appointments. Proganics All Natural Prophy Paste ™ is a natural alternative to traditional fluoride and chemical based prophy paste. The addition of this polishing paste ...

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Childrens Dental Health

Childrens Dental Health

February is National Children's Dental Health Month. Each year, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors this event to highlight the importance of good oral care for children. This year's campaign slogan is "Defeat Monster Mouth."
Good oral hygiene and regular dental care are essential for every child's overall well-being. Poor...

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Oil Pulling

Oil Pulling

Oil pulling has been making headlines all over the internet recently. Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic technique which involves swishing oil around in the mouth for up to 20 minutes. It has had a resurgence in popularity in recent months, and the...

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Dental Benefits of Wine

Dental Benefits of Wine

Good news for all those wine lovers out there! In addition to other health benefits, recent research suggests that red wine may also help promote dental health. Data from a recent study published in the American Chemical Society’s Journal of...

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Periodontal Disease and OSA

Periodontal Disease and OSA

Several recent research studies have reported a link between chronic periodontal disease and obstructive sleep apnea. Both conditions are relatively common and are associated with a systemic inflammatory response. One large, population based study published in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology revealed that between 77% and 79% of subjects with...

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