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What is a Dental Bone Graft & Ridge Augmentation?

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Dental Bone GraftLet’s face it: It’s never ideal to be missing bone tissue anywhere in your body, much less in the oral cavity areas, where lack of bone or bone structural abnormality can thus lead to other types of issues. And that’s why adding and maintaining the right amount of tissue in the places it needs it most is ideal. And practices like Times Square Dental, and countless others, do offer services to meet that need. But furthermore, let’s talk for a bit on what these services are and why you might need them, especially in the long run.


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Have You Heard of Gum Reshaping?

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Gum ReshapingA beautiful smile is what everyone wishes for, but not all people can achieve this because of uneven gums. Uneven gums are when your gums are either shorter (making your teeth appear more prominent), or longer making teeth appear shorter than usual.


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The Truth About Root Canal Treatment

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Root Canal TherapyHave you been told how painful a root canal is? Would you rather endure a pain caused by inflammation rather than having a root canal? There are many lies surrounding root canal procedure, and it is crucial for you to understand what is, it’s benefits and how it works before you consider it as your treatment of choice.


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The Difference Sedation Dentistry Can Make

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Sedation DentistryMany people have endured the pain of a toothache because they fear to go to the dentist for treatment. The good news though is there is a solution to your fear of dental procedures, and that is sedation dentistry. In the past sedation dentistry wasn’t used as much as today or it was limited to only a couple of forms.


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Dental Implants vs Dentures

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Dental Implants Tooth loss is a normal phenomenon in children who are removing milk teeth, but it is not desirable for an adult to lose a tooth. Losing a permanent tooth can be a result of trauma caused during an accident, dental diseases or bad health habits.


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The Difference A Professional Teeth Whitening Can Make

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Professional Teeth WhiteningThere are many advertisements on TVs and the internet on the various over the counter teeth whitening products. Over the counter and home remedies teeth whitening products have claimed to whiten teeth fast and safe but is this case? People have spent more than $200 annually on OTC teeth whiteners without the expected outcome.


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Are Your Favorite Holiday Treats On The Naughty List?

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It’s here! This year’s naughty and nice list is out, courtesy of our team at Times Square Dental! We want you to enjoy the holidays without worrying about what all the added sugar might be doing to your smile.

Take a look at which holiday treats made the cut this year, and which ones you may need to cut for the sake of your oral health!


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Is Professional Teeth Whitening For Me QUIZ

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We hope your summer is off to a great start!

Make sure your smile keeps shining all season long with professional teeth whitening at Times Square Dental in Boise, ID!

You can whiten your teeth several shades in our office with a quick treatment or while laying out by the pool with our take-home trays.

Answer these questions to see if professional teeth whitening is for you!

Call Times Square Dental today at 208-278-1069 fill out our convenient online form to schedule an appointment.


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A Dental Implant Saved This Patient’s Smile

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When Ellen broke a tooth late on a Friday night, she knew exactly who to call for help.

She trusted Dr. Hastings at Times Square Dental.

The next morning, Dr. Hastings and our team began the process of saving Ellen’s smile with a dental implant in our Boise, ID practice.

Thirteen years later, Ellen’s still smiling!

Hear more about why she continues to trust our team!

To learn more, call Times Square Dental today at 208-505-9367 or fill out our convenient online form to schedule an appointment.


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A Secret To Fresh Breath & Strong Teeth This Summer

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Summer is a fun time of year to get outside and enjoy more physical activity.

And that’s great, but not if you’re not staying hydrated!

Dehydration isn’t good for your body, and it’s equally bad for your smile.

With bad breath and weak teeth threatening your summer fun, our team at Times Square Dental wants to spend today’s blog telling you an important secret about proper hydration.

It’s all about saliva and what it can do to protect your teeth and freshen your breath!

Saliva: A Little-Known Secret To A Healthy Smile

Drinking enough water is a way to help your body produce a healthy amount of saliva everyday. Why is saliva so important, you might wonder?

Because it’s a little-known secret to a healthy smile!

Here’s how staying well-hydrated this summer can benefit your breath and your teeth thanks to a good flow of saliva inside your mouth!


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