A First Time Parent’s Guide to Baby Teeth

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Congratulations, you’re now the proud parent of a bouncing baby! And, with your new role of taking care of another little person, there are some things you’re going to need to learn. 

From changing diapers to how to properly secure a car seat and beyond, there are numerous things you will need to learn with your new role. Another important lesson you will need to learn is how to properly care for your baby’s teeth now so that you don’t have to worry about it (too much) later.

Read on to learn how to care for your baby’s teeth now, when they should first see their Rexburg dentist, and how and when to start teaching them proper oral hygiene. 

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A Beginners Guide To Visiting The Dentist

Visiting The Dentist

So, You’ve moved out. Going to college, or just trying to make it on your own. It’s an exciting time! But also a bit painful. The first week or two everything goes great, but before you know it, the dishes are piling up. Laundry has begun behaving like pyroclastic flows. And we’re starving! We never really realize just how much our parents do for us until they aren’t there doing it anymore. Before you know it, it’s honestly probably past time for you to set up an appointment at the dentist. When you smile you feel a bit more like Gollum than yourself, but you just don’t know how to schedule the appointment! Never fear! That’s exactly what we are here to help with. Before long you’re going to be a strong, independent expert at visiting the dentist!

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Do You Need Urgent Orthodontic Care in Idaho Falls?

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There’s a lot of chaos in the world related to COVID-19, including a statewide lockdown here in Idaho. One concern many people have at this time is if they should be visiting the orthodontist. Idaho Falls is experiencing a new and difficult situation and we want to help ease you through it. Unfortunately, there is no easy answer to whether or not you should visit the orthodontist at this time.

The first thing you should do is discuss your routine office visits and standard care schedule with your orthodontics office. If you need urgent orthodontic care, however, it’s a different story. Some urgent problems may require an office visit — even at times like these. However, many situations can be handled short term on your own until you can get in to see an Idaho Falls orthodontist.

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Veneers Vs. Crowns, Which Is Right For Me?

Veneers and crowns are very similar in many aspects, but they differ greatly in their application. Determining whether veneers or crowns are right for you depends entirely on the dental issue you are hoping to fix. Here we’ll cover the similarities and differences between veneers vs. crowns to help you make informed decisions about your dental health.

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Is Invisalign Right For You? The Pros & Cons of Invisible Aligner Trays

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If you’ve been considering straightening your smile via Invisalign or invisible trays, there are some pros and cons you should weigh before finalizing your decision. But, before you do anything, you’ll want to discuss your orthodontic treatment options with your Idaho Falls orthodontist. Invisalign may not be the most effective treatment to correct your smile or bite. Conversely, it may be the perfect solution for you.

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When Is It Time To Visit Your Idaho Falls Orthodontist?

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Remember those days back in middle school when your whole world felt as though it had conspired to destroy your life? Your feet were too big for your body. Your body was too big for your brain. The happiness and sunshine of life felt as though they had been significantly dimmed. The world was always cloudy, and to top it all off, you were getting BRACES. Clearly, your parents hated you and were purely out to destroy your life for the next few years, reduce you to eating mashed potatoes, and keep you from ever chewing bubble gum again. This burden would be with you for years! But not anymore! Orthodontic treatments don’t have to be so painfully long and unsightly thanks to recent developments. 

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What Else Does Comfort Care Dental Offer, Besides Dental Procedures?

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The best family dentists don’t just offer dental procedures, they offer different types of surgery and other options for a better smile. These include Bone Grafting, Botox, Invisalign, and Juvéderm. Comfort Care Dental cares about your smile, we give you many different options to improve your smile that don’t just have to do with a dental procedure.

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