Restore Your Tooth With an Amalgam Dental Filling

Our dentist, Dr. Allan Stevenson, is proud to offer top-notch dental treatments at their office to help each patient have the strong, healthy and top-notch smile and oral health they deserve. One of those treatments they offers is amalgam dental fillings. These fillings are also known as silver fillings and they are strong, reliable and long-lasting restorations that are made... read more »

Oral Health Care Planning for Oral Emergencies

Oral accidents and injuries can arise at several different times in our life. However just because we suffer dental damage does not mean your mouth is guaranteed to fail you. There are ways to protect and repair your smile even if the worst should come to pass. After an oral emergency, it is crucial to implement effective treatment tactics until... read more »

Tricks and Tips to Working Through Dental Anxiety

If you are struggling with dental anxiety, Drs. Stevenson, Leininger and Klure with Trailridge Family Dental in Parma, ID, are happy to offer you some basic tricks and tips on working through your stress. Our team understands the fears of dentistry, which is why we are happy to help you. The trick with working through your dental anxiety is first... read more »

How Can Dental Bonding Help Me?

Dental bonding is a convenient treatment that can help you, your teeth, and your smile. The treatment process will involve your dentist, Dr. Allan Stevenson, picking the perfect resin color, roughening the surface of the tooth, placing the resin over the tooth and shaping it, hardening the resin, and polishing it. To determine if this is the right treatment for... read more »

Mouth Jewelry and Your Oral Health

Are you considering getting a lip or tongue piercing? We understand your desire for self-expression, but before you go through with it, you should be aware of all the risks. Consider the following: - An oral piercing can cause permanent nerve damage – especially a tongue piercing. - Mouth jewelry that contains rigid plastic or metal pieces can easily swing... read more »

The Why and How of Lumineers®

Here at Trailridge Family Dental, Dr. Allan Stevenson and our wonderful staff are accomplished in the procedure of fitting your teeth with special dental veneers called Lumineers®. If you are thinking of installing dental veneers in your smile, Lumineers are unquestionably your best option. And why is that, exactly? Well, getting traditional veneers mean shaving off quite a bit of... read more »

The Autumn Season Tooth Restoration Finder: Invisalign®

Have you always wanted braces, but you are afraid of the stigma that is attached with metal wires and brackets? Are you afraid of people referring to you as metal mouth? Would you like to easily straighten your smile with a restoration procedure that blends in seamlessly with your natural teeth? If so, consider the benefits that Invisalign® clear orthodontic... read more »

Spotting Issues That Arise with Gum Disease

Is your smile ready to tackle the harvest season and all the holiday foods and sweets that come with it? Although your teeth may be in good condition, can you say the same about your gums? One particularly dangerous oral health condition known as gum disease can affect your mouth for many years before you finally realize it's been attacking... read more »

Don’t Drink These Beverages Often

We are often aware of the foods we are eating and the impact they have on our teeth. But sometimes we miss a common culprit of tooth problems: the beverages we drink! Here are some beverages to limit in order to keep a bright and healthy smile. Alcohol: It is good to limit alcohol consumption for a plethora of reasons,... read more »

Fun Facts About Dental Bonding

Are your teeth broken and in need of a tooth restoration repair? Is dental bonding the restoration procedure you have been looking for? Dental bonding can enhance the look of your smile and even correct severe damage that has left the root of the tooth unprotected due to a break in the tooth enamel. If you do have a cavity,... read more »