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

What is a Laser Periodontal Treatment?

Gum disease is a potentially serious dental health concern that can lead to bone and tooth loss if not treated. There are many surgical and non-surgical treatment options to treat gum disease. The right periodontal treatment will be determined by the extent of the decay and damage to the gums and bone. The most common […]

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

How to Choose the Best Toothpaste for Your Family

Daily teeth brushing is important to your dental and oral health. Toothpaste is what makes the brushing beneficial. Most contain fluoride, and Sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS). With the possible health risks and allergies to these ingredients, there are alternative toothpastes that omit these ingredients. Be sure to read the label if you’re concerned about any […]

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

What to Do When Your Gums Recede

If you notice your gums are receding, you’re not alone. Receding gums is a common dental problem that occurs when your gums pull away from your teeth. This recession is gradual and often goes unnoticed until major teeth problems occur.

Receding gums are not something to ignore as they pose potential risks to your oral health. […]

By |July 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Welcome to Family Dental Health Center, Dr. Pickett!

As we continue to strive to provide great dental care for our patients, we’re pleased to introduce the newest member of our dental team, Dr. Pickett. We’re excited to have him join us at Family Dental Health Center, with his extensive experience and background.

We know he can continue to deliver great dental care here, and […]

By |July 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We’ll Miss You, Trish! Good Luck With Your New Career!

After a wonderful, 30-year career with Family Dental Health Center, our Trish is taking a lateral move into the recreational sector. She will be greatly missed in the office, but her influence and character will still be felt in everything we do.

Trish worked as our office manager and did an amazing job for us. The […]

By |June 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In Memoriam of Dr. T Brook Summers, and Heidi Summers

In March of 2016 Family Dental Health Center of Idaho Falls and Grove City Dental of Blackfoot lost an important and beloved member of the family. Dr. T Brook Summers and his wife Heidi were tragically taken from us in a plane crash near Alpine, Wyoming on the morning of Sunday, March 13.

“Brook and Heidi […]

By |May 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Make Good Dental Hygiene Fun for Your Kids

Before an infant can even talk they learn how teeth affect the comfort of their gums. Children quickly learn through teething to enjoy new flavors and textures of food. Besides learning the joy of food, having a bright smile as a child influences the way others perceive them and helps them gain confidence.

When children are […]

By |April 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments