Boise Dentist Blog

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

Boise-Dentist.com recent comments

Boise-Dentist.com recent comments

Below are three different comments we received over the last month from recent patients at our Bay Pointe office, which is located on the Boise Bench.

"Incredible! I have not been as rested and have not had the resulting energy after a night's sleep until using the Somnomed!  Not even from my CPAP...

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The value of free whitening and free cleanings to new patients

The value of free whitening and free cleanings to new patients

I believe I have posted on free whitening before, but I thought I would visit the subject again.  In light of the current economy, I hear many dental consultants recommending free whitening, $1 exam and cleanings, free kittens with examination, etc.  I made that last one up, but the idea...

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Results of our recent patient survey

Results of our recent patient survey

Here are some comments from our recent e-mail survey:

Thank you! You are awesome! – Gina

I wouldn’t go anywhere else and couldn't be happier with your office and its people. Many thanks. - Michael

The staff are all beautiful, the Doctors are very handsome; however, the qualifiers are the...

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Dentistry as a commodity

Dentistry as a commodity

I had a conversation with a friend the other day regarding the public view of dentistry as a commodity.  There is an idea that every dentist has been to dental school, has a license to practice dentistry and can drill and fill the needed cavities.  Therefore, he reasoned, it makes...

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Porcelain crowns vs. metal crowns

Porcelain crowns vs. metal crowns

I often get the question - what is the difference between an all-ceramic crown and a porcelain with metal-based crown.  First of all, crowns that are used in the posterior usually have a core material.  This is either a porcelain-type core of metal.  Then a more esthetic porcelain is placed...

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