Bleeding Gums Can Be an Early Sign of Periodontal Disease

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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 Exercise Impacts Your Dental Health

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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

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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

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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 »

Your Professional Dental Cleaning Appointment

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Brushing and flossing your teeth is important for cleaning away plaque and residual food particles from your mouth before they can harden into tartar. Maintaining good oral health in the long term also includes attending your regular dental checkups at Dayley Family Dental. The checkup starts with a thorough dental cleaning performed by one of… Read more »

Tips and Tricks for Halloween Healthy Smiles

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Halloween is finally here! The smell of pumpkin pies and cinnamon spices have filled the air. With so many sugary treats at our fingertips, here at Dayley Family Dental in Boise, Idaho, we understand how scary it can be leading your family to oral disaster. That is why our team is happy to give you… Read more »

Pregnancy: How it Affects Your Teeth

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Are you pregnant or thinking about getting pregnant? If so, you’re probably expecting a number of changes, but did you know that your teeth may change as much as your body? During pregnancy, your body releases many hormones for the health of your unborn child. However, due to these hormones, you’ll be more likely to… Read more »