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Our dental practice is dedicated to educating you with the latest tips and tricks to maintain your optimal oral health.

Ask Your Boise Dentist: How Do I Survive Halloween?

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With the Halloween holiday comes ghosts and goblins and lots of surgery treats.  Some of the treats can even play some unwanted tricks on your teeth.  How to survive the fun sugar-filled holiday? Well your Boise dentist has comprised a Halloween Candy Survival Guide!


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5 Foods That Help Keep Your Teeth Healthy

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It’s no secret that sugar is bad your teeth. Things like candy and soda are common culprits behind cavities, but what foods actually keep your teeth healthy? Here are five foods that you can eat confidently knowing they’re positively contributing to your oral health.


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Ask Your Boise Dentist: Where Are All Of These Cavities Coming From?

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It’s time for your regular 6 month dental checkup with your Boise dentist Dr. Schmidt. The last time you were in to see the team at Green Tree Dental you needed a couple of cavities filled despite the fact that you brushed twice a day and even flossed most days.


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Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Root Canals

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There are a few pretty universal reactions to the words “root canal,” including cringing, profuse apologies, and someone offering up their own root canal horror stories. It’s no surprise, then, how scary it may seem to hear from your dentist that you may need one. But a little-known fact about root canals is that they’re a common and relatively simple procedure


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Boise wedding season is coming, is your smile ready?

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Wedding season is approaching quickly and the team at Green Tree Dental wants to make sure you’re prepared. Whether you’re the bride or groom-to-be, in the wedding party, or a guest this summer, let your Boise dentist Dr. Schmidt help you get your smile ready for the event.


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5 Questions to Ask Your Dentist

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The standard recommendation is to see your dentist once every six months, although depending on your individual situation, you may have to see your dentist more often than that. Be sure to ask your dentist if he or she believes that you would benefit from more frequent visits, be it for teeth whitening or gum care


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Advantages of Teeth Whitening

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Many patients tell us at Green Tree Dental they are not satisfied with their smile.  When questioned, they often express concerns over the color or staining of their teeth.  One easy and simple approach to addressing these concerns is teeth whitening offered by your Boise dentist at Green Tree Dental.


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When Do I Start Brushing My Child’s Teeth?

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Instilling good dental habits in your kids starts even earlier than many parents realize. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry responds to the “when to start” question with “The sooner the better!”


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What to Ask Your Dentist About Oral Surgery

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If you are planning to get any type of oral surgery, you may find that you have a lot of questions surrounding the procedure, and it’s important to put your mind at ease so that you go into it knowing exactly what to expect during and afterwards. Green Tree Dental offers a number of oral surgery procedures, including tooth extractions and wisdom teeth removal, and we are always here to answer your questions about the process. Here are a few of the questions you should make sure to ask before getting oral surgery:


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Finding Your Boise Dentist & Becoming A New Patient

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Moving to a new city, or even across town, can be an exciting and stressful time. One thing that often gets delayed is finding the right dentist in Boise. Conveniently located near Downtown Boise and main thoroughfares of Boise, Dr. Schmidt and the team at Green Tree Dental make choosing your new dentist in Boise easy.


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