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Most Common Types of Cosmetic Dental Procedures

With advanced technology and deeper dental knowledge, there are more cosmetic dental procedures available now than ever before. More and more ways are being discovered to treat different dental imperfections.

If you’re not familiar with cosmetic dentistry, below are the most common procedures patients get in order to get the best smile possible:

Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening […]

By |October 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Happens When You Don’t Go to the Dentist?

Going to the dentist every six months sometimes can feel too frequent. Can anything change in a mere six months?

Many adults skip going to the dentist every six months for a variety of reasons including fear, embarrassment, forgetfulness and inconvenience.

While it may be a hassle to see your dentist every six months, what will happen […]

By |September 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Importance of Preventative Dentistry for Children

When you first held your baby in your arms, you likely experienced the same sensation as many other parents. Your parental instincts likely kicked in and you felt an increasing need to protect this newborn baby. By now, that parental instinct has probably spread into all aspects of your life, which is great! However, did […]

By |August 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Ways to Fight Tooth Decay

It is estimated that nearly 75% of American adults have tooth decay. Pediatric tooth decay is among the most widespread, preventable childhood diseases.

Even in an age of dental advancements, cavity-fighting toothpaste and mouthwash, floss and electric toothbrushes, cavities are still a major problem.

What Causes Tooth Decay?

Cavities, or tooth decay, happens when there is an accumulation […]

By |July 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The ABCD’s of Baby Teeth

The ABCD’s of Baby Teeth
Teeth are an important part of child development. While babies only have a liquid diet at first, they do need teeth to start eating solid foods, learning to talk, and even a form of self-defense. Knowing when they come in and how to take care of them is essential to protecting […]

By |June 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Let’s Talk About the Facts! (Dental Myths Debunked)

There are many myths about the dentist office that just aren’t true. To reassure you that the dentist is no place to fear, we’re going to debunk some common dental questions and myths about dentistry in general as well as or office specifically.

Common Dental Myths and Questions Debunked and Answered

Myth #1 My teeth don’t hurt […]

By |May 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do I have a Dental Emergency? What Should I Do?

In dentistry, as in any other medical field, emergencies come up. These are issues that require immediate attention of a dentist.

How do you know you have a dental emergency and not something that could wait?

After all, you don’t want to wait for a long time and incur the unnecessary expense of an E.R. room visit […]

By |April 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

One Year Memorial for Dr. T Brook Summers
It is hard to believe that a year ago Family Dental Health Center lost a beloved colleague and friend. Our own Dr. T Brook Summers and his wife were tragically killed in an airplane crash the morning of March 13, 2016.

Dr. Summers is deeply missed by both staff […]

By |March 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Reasons You Might Need to Go to the Dentist

While it may be hard to believe, going to the dentist is not everyone’s favorite activity. As an Idaho Falls dentist, we never want our patients to avoid coming in to our office. We strongly encourage our patients to do their recommended cleanings every six months. These are very important visits where do more than […]

By |February 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Quicker, Less Invasive Treatment at Our Idaho Falls Dental Office

Not many people would say the dentist office is their favorite place to visit. In fact, many are nervous of the dentist. The smells, tastes and sounds are sources of patients’ uneasiness. At Family Dental Health, a dentist in Idaho Falls, we utilize state-of-the-art dental technology to make dental procedures as quick and painless as […]

By |January 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments