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 »

How Exercise Impacts Your Dental Health

Your brain, teeth, and other parts of your body are more interconnected than you may realize. In fact, they are so interconnected that when you exercise, you not only increase your physical and mental health but your dental health. Here’s how it works: According to a study published in the Journal of Dentistry in 2005,… Read more »

Don’t Let Smoking Destroy Your Smile

Were you aware that smoking tobacco is also a major contributor to dental problems such as teeth, gums and soft oral tissues? If you are a smoker, Dr. Blake Dayley and our dental team would like to take a moment to share with you today some good reasons to consider quitting this harmful habit. Reason… Read more »

Untreated Periodontal Disease Can Eventually Lead to Tooth Loss

Hardened tartar at the gumline can be caused by poor oral hygiene habits. When this happens your gums are at increased risk of periodontal disease and other gum health complications. If you do not seek timely treatment for periodontal disease, you could suffer increasing complications. Over time the bacterial inflammation and infection can cause your… Read more »

A Tooth Damaged by Bruxism Needs Treatment and Protection

If you unconsciously grind your teeth at night on a regular basis, it puts your teeth at an increased risk for dental fractures, chips, and TMJ disorder symptoms. The effects of this condition, which is known as bruxism, can often be reduced by wearing a dental guard in your mouth. If you do suffer a… Read more »

Symptoms of a Filling in Distress Should Never Be Ignored

A tooth that suffered from a small cavity can sometimes be repaired at Dr. Blake Dayley’s practice with a simple dental filling. While fillings are intended to last for a long time, it is possible for poor oral hygiene to weaken a dental filling’s bond with the surrounding tooth enamel. A tooth with a distressed… Read more »