Cleanings & Checkups
Keep your teeth healthy with thorough, gentle cleanings
At Smileworks Dental we have a dedicated team to help you keep your teeth healthy for life. Our front desk will remind you when it is nearing time for your next cleaning and checkup and schedule you with one of our friendly hygienists.
Each checkup visit includes a cleaning, oral exam, updating your x-rays if needed, as well as the opportunity to consult with the dentist about any difficulties you may be having with your teeth.
Replacing Mercury Fillings
Dr. Lind is qualified to replace old amalgam “silver” fillings, and we prefer the use only tooth-colored composites for filings in our office today.
Cleanings and your health
Good oral hygiene is important to prevent a variety of dental and medical problems. It’s not just about protecting your teeth.
Recent research has shown that the bacteria present in gum disease are also found in the plaques clogging arteries in people with heart disease.
A good, professional cleaning is essential not only for the health of your teeth, but also for your general well-being.
For more information, please call and schedule an appointment. Our staff can help answer any questions you have and help you start improving the health of your teeth and gums today.
8 COMMON COSMETIC DENTAL PROBLEMS FOUND AT SMILEWORKS DENTAL IN BOISE IDAHO - Common dental problems we encounter and their solutions include: Cavities or Plaque/ Tartar Build-up. Cavities and plaque/tartar build-up not only threaten the health of teeth and gums, but they can also have a negative impact on the appearance of your smile. To get rid of harmful bacteria, Dr. Lind uses advanced hygiene and periotherapy. Crooked Teeth Misaligned teeth can cause you to be self-conscious about your smile. And many patients do not realize that crooked teeth can cause a myriad of dental health problems, too. If the position of your teeth does not present any potential harm, you might consider porcelain veneers or tooth bonding. Short or Long Teeth Dr. Lind can perform tooth recontouring, a cosmetic dentistry treatment that allows him to reshape enamel to fit exact specifications. Tooth bonding can be used to build-up teeth that are too small. Yellow Teeth and Staining Yellowing of the teeth happens to almost everyone as time goes by. Luckily, porcelain veneers, tooth bonding, or tooth whitening treatments can take your smile from dull to dynamic in one to two visits. Mercury and Amalgam Fillings The Boise Idaho office of Dr. Lind is proud to be a metal-free dental practice, offering advanced tooth-colored materials for ultimate safety, comfort, longevity, and beauty. Tooth Gaps or Missing Teeth The tooth bonding procedure is an easy way to fill in spaces between teeth. For patients with missing teeth, dental implants, dental bridges, and dentures are all great options. Cracks or Chips To fix small imperfections, Dr. Lind offers dental bonding, porcelain veneers, and tooth recontouring. Dental crowns may be a smart solution for people with structural tooth damage. Excess Gum Tissue Gum recontouring and tooth recontouring are very effective for improving the look of gummy smiles and elongating the appearance of each tooth.