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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

Five Reasons Sedation Dentistry Can Relax You

Sedation is all the rage right now when it comes to dental work. No one likes dental pain and the advances in dentistry no longer require it. There are four different levels of sedation that can help you find the right level of comfort you need to totally relax in the dental chair.

Minimal sedation: […]

By |December 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Sedation Dentistry Works

Sedation dentistry is what helps a lot of people get past their anxieties and into the dentist’s office so they can get these important treatments.

These patients know that sedation dentistry works. And for many, that’s enough. They don’t need to know how it works. They just want to come in, be put to sleep, and […]

By |November 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Which Halloween Candies are the Worst for Your Child’s Dental Hygiene?

Halloween is often what comes to mind when you think of October, but did you know that October is also National Dental Hygiene month? It seems kind of odd that the same month that spreads awareness of the importance of dental hygiene is in the same month that wreaks the most havoc on your teeth.

Though […]

By |October 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments