Boise Dentist Blog

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

Nutrition and Dental Health

Nutrition and Dental Health

Nutrition and Dental Health

By: Carmen Oldenburg, MA, CHES

Guest author Carmen Oldenburg is a Health Educator and Mind/Body Specialist and helps patients with lifestyle education and health and wellness coaching.

Poor nutrition affects the entire immune system, thereby increasing susceptibility to many disorders. People with...

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The affects of sugar and artificial sugars on your whole body

The affects of sugar and artificial sugars on your whole body

In this blog post, I decided to interview Dr. Angela House, a family physician in Eagle who focuses on nutrition.  Many of the things that occur in our bodies affect different biologic systems.  For example, smoking can affect both the lungs and periodontal structures of the mouth.  Refined sugars are...

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New Antibiotic Prophylaxis

New Antibiotic Prophylaxis

As of April 2007, the American Heart Association guidelines for antibiotic prophylaxis were changed to include only those patients at greatest risk for bacterial endocarditis.  This means that if you needed antibiotics prior to dental treatment in the past, it is a good idea to speak with your physician to see...

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