Dental Implants Can Rescue Your Jawbone

Dental implants can renovate a missing tooth and restore your smile – enough to last your entire life. Dental implants are a lovely invention in the dentistry field which was developed in the 1960s. Their durability and impressive quality made them tremendously fashionable. Dr. Bryce Hanson is glad to give you the scoop on dental… Read more »

Find the Answers to Your Dental Veneer Questions Here

If you have questions about dental veneers, you’re not alone. These little shells can be a little confusing and even overwhelming if you don’t know much about them. So, to help you, our dentist, Dr. Bryce Hanson, is happy to provide the answers to commonly asked questions about dental veneers in Shelley, Idaho. What are… Read more »

Dentistry in the 20th Century: A Historical Timeline

Did you know that dentistry has been practiced for over 14,000 years? Even so, it wasn’t until the last few hundred years that the field rapidly improved and was brought to the general population. The 1900s, in particular, was a century of great advances in dental technology. Here’s a brief timeline to illustrate: 1903: An… Read more »

The Incredible History of Toothpaste

Human beings have been cleaning their teeth for thousands of years. Before dental science existed, people understood the virtues of a clean smile. The following is a glimpse into the development of the toothpaste throughout the ages: ~3000-5000 B.C.: Before toothbrushes were created, Egyptians rubbed toothpaste on their teeth. This toothpaste was made from a… Read more »

If You Have Lost Multiple Teeth to Gum Disease, a Partial Denture Can Restore the Function of Your Mouth

If you procrastinate seeking professional care for gum disease the inflammation can gradually progress into a serious periodontal infection. When this happens small pockets of infected material can start to build up near the roots of your teeth. This can eventually cause multiple teeth to be lost in one area of your mouth. When this… Read more »

Don’t Forget to Visit Us When You’re Expecting!

Getting ready for a baby is a big job! Right now, you are thinking about trips to the doctor, buying clothes, picking out a crib, and of course, selecting your new baby’s name! And while you’re getting ready for your new arrival, make sure that seeing your dentist is a part of your prenatal routine!… Read more »

Fascinating CEREC Crown Applications

Our crowns are so excellent that your teeth will actually feel like kings when wearing them. Dental crowns sit atop a damaged tooth to make it whole again. They are prosthetic pieces that are shaped like your original tooth so they feel like a natural part of your mouth, and visually blend in flawlessly. Traditionally,… Read more »

A Knocked-Out Tooth Requires First Aid and Professional Care

If you are an athlete playing in a contact sport, it’s important that you use a mouth guard during the required phases of practice and games. Procrastinating these necessary protection measures leaves you vulnerable to various forms of undue oral trauma. One of the worst things that can befall you is to have a blow… Read more »

Are You Ready to Restore Your Smile with a New Set of Dentures?

Are you ready to restore your smile with a new set of dentures? Dentures have been around for a very long time and have a proven track record as a superior tooth replacement treatment that is both functional and removable. You can remove your dentures nightly and place them in plain water or soak them… Read more »

Satisfy Your Smile with Your Perfect Mouthwash

Satisfy your smile with your perfect mouthwash. Not only are mouthwashes designed to improve the smell of your breath, but they can clean your teeth, fortify your tooth enamel, and even brighten your smile. Always select a mouthwash that can help accomplish the needs you desire. Listed below are a few types of mouthwash you… Read more »