Outlining the Basics of Teenage Dentistry

                                                   Peer pressure can play a key role in shaping your oral health as a teenager. This is because we’re often influenced by our social settings and willing to take risks that otherwise would be dangerous to your health simply to please those around us. This can prove costly for your teeth, which are… Read more »

Check With Your Dentist Before Using a Tooth Whitening Product

Dental stains that affect the appearance of your teeth can be embarrassing and frustrating. Many people with discolored teeth might think that experimenting with retail tooth whitening products is a great idea. Many teeth whitening products evoke confidence in their effectiveness through persuasive marketing claims. Unfortunately, most of these products overpromise and underdeliver. Oftentimes, they… Read more »

Protect Your New Dental Filling With Proper Care

An untreated cavity will only get worse and can lead to the need for root canal therapy if the decay reaches the center of your teeth. It’s important to have a dental cavity filled as soon as possible to avoid tooth abscess and extensive dental treatment. A dental filling can often repair a cavity, but… Read more »

Essential Dental Tips on Chewing Gum

  Have you ever tried using alternative oral health care cleaning techniques to improve your smile? Did you know there are numerous cleaning utensils available to enhance and strengthen your teeth and gums? Are you aware that chewing sugarless gum after meals can help protect your teeth from dental damage that can often arise? It’s… Read more »

Bleeding Gums Can Be an Early Sign of Periodontal Disease

Healthy gums are essential for maintaining strong teeth and good oral health. The American Dental Association notes that a consistent daily oral hygiene routine should incorporate brushing your teeth each morning and evening, and making sure to thoroughly floss at least once each day. This is essential for preventing cavities and gum disease. When bacterial… Read more »

How To Care for Your Smile This Holiday Season

The holiday season brings many festive activities, but don’t forget to take care of your mouth! Here are some tips to take care of your teeth. Drink Water: Accompany all sweet dishes and your meals with a large glass of water. This rinses your mouth and clean sugars away from teeth and gum tissue. It… Read more »

Improve Your Unattractive Teeth with Dental Veneers Today!

You deserve to have a beautiful smile that boosts your self-confidence and self-esteem, which is why our dentist, Dr. Blake Dayley, encourages you to improve your unattractive smile with dental veneers! Dental veneers are thin, tooth-colored shells that cover your tooth and hide its imperfections. With the help of veneers, you can have an attractive… Read more »

All About Tooth Extraction

Thanks to the advances in modern dentistry, many teeth that at one time would have needed to be extracted because of trauma and disease can be saved. However, there are times in which an extraction is unavoidable. For example, if a tooth has been damaged to the point that it can’t be saved, an extraction… Read more »

Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make When Brushing Your Teeth

At Dayley Family Dental, we tell our patients to eat a balanced diet, maintain strong daily oral hygiene habits, and keep all bi-annual dental checkups in Boise, Idaho to keep your smile healthy for a lifetime of smiles. Since brushing your teeth is a basic oral hygiene essential, today we would like to share with… Read more »

Fundamental Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures

Cosmetic dentistry, the area of dentistry concerned with making mouth and teeth appearance enhancements, encompasses many services. At Dayley Family Dental, we’re proud to offer our patients the following cosmetic dentistry services: -Dental bonding. If you have damaged or discolored teeth, you might be interested in oral bonding. Using a compound material, Dr. Blake Dayley… Read more »