Outlining the Basics of Teenage Dentistry

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                                                   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 »

All About Tooth Extraction

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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

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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 »

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 »

Are You Keeping Your Smile Safe From Cavities?

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Are you keeping your smile safe from cavities? Do you practice optimum oral hygiene habits on a daily basis and ensure your mouth is consistently cleaned and free of bacteria and food particles? Are you ensuring that the foods going into your mouth are safe for your smile and destined to improve your oral health,… Read more »

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay: What Can You Do?

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Would you be surprised to learn that many adults actually have tooth decay? In reality, studies have shown that nearly 47% of individuals who are older than 30 have tooth decay? Fortunately, there are several things you can consider doing if you’d like to keep your teeth healthy. Still, would you be surprised to learn… Read more »

Signs of a Cavity: What You Should Know

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Did you know that cavities can cause a number of serious problems? For instance, if you don’t address you cavity quickly enough, you may eventually need root canal therapy. So you need to have a cavity filled as soon as possible. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to recognize a cavity in… Read more »

Save Your Smile with Cosmetic Dentistry

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Is your smile plagued by an oral accident or imperfection? Does a broken or damaged tooth keep you from smiling with confidence? If so, you can restore your smile with cosmetic dentistry. Cosmetic dentistry consists of services designed to improve and enhance your smile beyond just a deep clean. They can whiten your teeth, restore… Read more »

Ghosts and Ghouls Aren’t the Only Scary Things Lurking this Halloween

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On Halloween, most adults and children will find themselves scared by ghosts, ghoulies, and creepy critters. For the cavity-busters at Dayley Family Dental, what terrifies us, is what happens after ‘goblin’ down all those tasty treats. Candy could wreak havoc on your teeth, so this season, please be aware of the following treats, and plan… Read more »