Boise Dentist Blog

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

Dental Sealants

Dental Sealants

Parents often have questions about dental sealants and if they are a good option for their child.

Why Dental Sealant May Be Necessary

Teaching your child to brush and floss properly (and regularly) can take some...

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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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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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Managing Your Child's Dental Anxiety

Managing Your Child's Dental Anxiety

Tips to Manage Your Child's Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety is prevalent among young children and, in many cases, can stem from an adult's own dental fears (whether you recognize them or not). If left unmanaged, going to the dentist can...

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Dealing with Bad Breath

Dealing with Bad Breath

Dealing With Bad Breath

If you've dealt with morning breath, or struggle with bad breath throughout the day, here are some likely reasons behind it and ways to banish it once and for all.

Causes of Bad Breath

The freshness of your breath can be influenced by a number...

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How to Choose and Care for Your Toothbrush

How to Choose and Care for Your Toothbrush

Choosing the right toothbrush, caring for it, and knowing when to replace it are all important components of achieving and maintaining good oral health. The following post provides some tips and recommendations for choosing and caring for your toothbrush.

 Choosing the Right Toothbrush

The toothbrush aisle at any store can...

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