Dental Insurance: Use it or Lose it!

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Don’t toss away good money by neglecting to use services you’ve already paid for. Your dental insurance plan works best for you when you put it to work on a regular basis. Dr. Cynthia McKim, your dentist in Boise explains how. Smart Questions to Ask You literally could save hundreds of dollars by using your […]

Are Dental Implants Right for Me?

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Badly diseased or missing teeth can negatively impact more than just your smile-ability. Lacking a full set of healthy chompers can adversely affect your speech, as well as hinder your ability to chew food adequately. Furthermore, the loss of even a single tooth can create bite and jaw misalignment, shifting teeth, or a “crooked” smile. […]

The Whole, Unconditional Truth About Dentistry

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What do your parents and your Boise Dentist have in common? a) They both are expert health-care providers. b) They both are surprisingly cool and modern. c) They both love you dearly and want what’s best for you. Depending on the type of parents you have, all 3 answers could be right. However, we’ll be […]

Should I Be Whitening My Teeth?

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Who wouldn’t want a movie star’s whiter, brighter smile? Could it mean a boost in your social ratings and self-esteem? A survey conducted by NCBI claims it may! “Tooth colour exerts an influence on social perceptions. The results may be explained by negative beliefs about dental decay, such as its link with poor oral hygiene.” (NCBI) Before you […]

Boise Dentist | How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

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Brushing your teeth regularly is vital to maintaining a healthy smile. But, that problem-free smile won’t last long if you don’t take proper care of your toothbrush by switching to a new one often enough. How often should you replace your toothbrush? What’s Your Track Record? Which of the following best describes your toothbrush maintenance […]