April 27, 2020
Baby Teeth

When to Start Cleaning Your Baby’s Teeth

Parenthood: a season of routines that constantly change. Did you just get used to the newborn stage? Now it’s over. Did you just get through one […]
March 14, 2020
StPatricksDay

5 Ways To Get Your Green On This St. Patrick’s Day

Parenthood: a season of routines that constantly change. Did you just get used to the newborn stage? Now it’s over. Did you just get through one […]
February 27, 2020
Brushing Without Toothpaste

Brushing Without Toothpaste: Should You Even Bother?

It’s happened to all of us. You’re unpacking your travel bag after a long trip, and you’re dyin’ to get to bed. Eager to brush up […]
November 11, 2019
Crowns and Fillings Idaho Dental Care

What’s the Difference Between a Crown and Filling?

It’s normal to be confused about dental terminology. Unless you’re in the profession yourself, it can be easier to smile and nod while in the chair […]
October 2, 2019
Petellin Dentistry

Are there Non-Surgical Means of Fixing an Underbite?

If you’ve ever spoken with someone correcting an underbite, it’s likely the conversation eventually steered toward the painful idea of breaking the jawbone, wired jaws, liquid […]
July 23, 2019
Dentist Idaho

6 Common and Surprising Things That Can Ruin Your Teeth

Healthy teeth might be something you don’t think about until they are no longer healthy. While some people are more susceptible to tooth decay than others, […]
May 8, 2019
Dr. Kurt Petellin

Another Reason Not To Skip Your Dental Visits

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. It’s also among the most preventable and curable when caught early. Believe it or not, […]
February 5, 2019
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Fluoride and Floss

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month! This year’s slogan hits two very important concepts for keeping our kids’ dental health in tip-top shape. The 2018 […]
December 3, 2018
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What to Do When You Have Sensitive Teeth

Even though winter is upon us, and most of the country is trying its best to stay away from just about anything cold, hordes of ice […]
October 11, 2018
Kurt Petellin

Don’t Like Flossing? Try One Of These Methods Next Time.

Do you wonder if you are using the correct floss? We know what is! The kind you actually use!  You could be using Teflon floss, dental […]
August 28, 2018
Grey-Spots-on-Childs-Teeth

Should you worry about grey spots on your child’s teeth?

We all worry about our children for many reasons. Their dental health is important and we know that good habits start early. Even with good brushing […]
August 2, 2018
Pregnancy and Your Health

Pregnancy and Your Dental Health

If you’re considering becoming pregnant, or are expecting, the health of your teeth may not be on your mind. However, if you’re early enough into a […]
July 5, 2018
Fixing and Underbite

Fixing an under bite without surgery

If you’ve ever spoken with someone about correcting an under bite, it’s likely the conversation eventually steered toward the painful idea of breaking the jawbone, wired […]
May 16, 2018
Is Coffee Good For Your Teeth?

Is Coffee Good For Your Teeth?

We all know too much coffee can stain our teeth. What you may not know, though, is that drinking coffee in moderation can actually help you […]
April 19, 2018
Kurt Petellin Bonding

Painless Dental Bonding

If your smile has an imperfection you’ve always wanted to fix, Dr. Petellin may have an easy solution for you called cosmetic bonding. The same material […]