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Boise Dentist Blog

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

Women in Dentistry

Women in Dentistry

There’s no doubt that the face of dentistry is rapidly evolving. Historically, it has been a male dominated profession but that standard has been shifting with increasing numbers of women choosing to pursue a career as a dentist. According to a 2016 article published by the American Dental Association, only 1.

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Mother's Day Smile Giveaway

Mother's Day Smile Giveaway

It's time for our third annual Mother's Day Smile Giveaway! Our moms take such good care of us all year and this is a great opportunity to show them how much they are appreciated. This year, Dr. Bruce, Dr. Ririe, and Dr.

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Idaho Female Dentists Selected to Participate in Diversity Program

Idaho Female Dentists Selected to Participate in Diversity Program

Dr. Rosa Pothier has been selected for the American Dental Association’s 2016-17 class of the Institute for Diversity in Leadership. The ADA Institute for Diversity in Leadership is designed to enhance the leadership skills of dentists who belong to racial, ethnic and/or gender backgrounds that have been traditionally underrepresented in leadership roles.

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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.

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Toothsavers

Toothsavers

New Gaming App Inspires Kids to Brush Two Minutes, Twice a Day! In an effort to motivate parents and caregivers to take action to reduce their children’s risk of oral disease, the Ad Council and The Partnership for Health Mouths, Healthy Lives have released a new, free mobile gaming app called Toothsavers.

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Food Drive

Food Drive

We love living and working in the Treasure Valley and want to give back to the community! In honor of Thanksgiving, our office is holding a food drive for the Idaho Foodbank. Throughout the month of November, Drs. Bruce, Ririe, and Bruce will donate 5 pounds of food for each new patient we see and 1 pound of food for each new "

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Give Kids a Smile, Boise, Idaho

Give Kids a Smile, Boise, Idaho

Friday, February 3rd was the national Give Kids a Smile day.  This is a national program which provides free dental care and education for children that need it.  So far, just under 10,000 dentists and almost 30,000 volunteers participated in the program.

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Idaho Academy of General Dentistry

Idaho Academy of General Dentistry

I have had a couple of people ask me what the Academy of General Dentistry is. The academy does a number of things, but mainly advocates for the general dentist, organizes and monitors continuing education, and provides awards for education achievement.

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Buying Local in Boise

Buying Local in Boise

A lot has been made lately of buying local. By paying for food, goods and services that are in Idaho and the places we live and work, we keep more money in State. Plus, there is a reduction in the transportation costs associated with getting those things.

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Community Involvement

Community Involvement

We believe that being part of the community means giving back, also. Below are some of the organizations we support or have supported through the donation of our services: Centennial High School Girl's Basketball Program Bishop Kelly High School The College of Idaho Senior Solutions Give Kids a Smile St.

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