Monthly Archives June 2017

5 Idaho Foods That Won’t Destroy Your Kids Teeth

Eating locally grown foods is better for the environment, our community and your health. Here in Idaho, you may be wondering: what Idaho foods are great for my kid’s tooth health? Look no further. We’ve compiled a list of Idaho native foods that won’t destroy your teeth. Potato Potatoes have some pros and cons when it comes to tooth health. They’re starchy, which means that they stick to your teeth. But they also contain a large amount of vitamin D, a very important building block of healthy teeth. One regular Idaho potato also gives you 45% of your daily C, a
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Are Your Teeth Making You Sick? Top 3 Ways To Know

Just because you see a dentist for oral health and a physician for physical health does not mean the two systems are not inter-connected. Yet most people do not understand the connection between taking care of their teeth and being healthier overall. Fortunately, these top five indications can help you get a better idea of what is making you sick. 1. You are sick more often than you would like to be. Mouths are teaming with bacteria, most of which is harmless and kept in check by your body’s immune system. However, poor oral care can allow that bacteria to
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Bristle Me This: Best Bristle for My Teeth and Gums

For most of us, apart from the colorful bristles and handle designs, all toothbrushes look the same. But what we often don’t realize is the bristle’s value to dental hygiene. The right toothbrush cleans your teeth and gums, while a dentist brightens your smile. Going to the dentist may not be avoidable, but by developing good brushing habits, your teeth and gums will be healthier. Whether you prefer a handheld or an electric toothbrush, the bristle’s structure and pattern makes a difference. The best bristle is a soft nylon with rounded ends to help clean your mouth, teeth and gums.
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5 Biting Reasons Implants are Superior to Bridge Work

If you’re an adult with a tooth that must be extracted, you’ve probably heard about these two tooth replacement solutions: dental implants and bridgework. At Boise’s Lowry Dental, we believe an implant is your better option for many reasons. Here are a few. With proper care, it’s a permanent solution. A dental implant is a root replacement procedure in which the new root is anchored into the gum. Over time, this new root fuses into the bone in a process called osseointegration, which provides strong structural integrity. With a cylinder usually composed of titanium, a dental implant is durable and
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