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ISU Family Dentistry

CONTACT US:

Phone:  (208) 373-1855
Fax:  (208) 373-1856

Address:
ISU Meridian Health Science Center
1311 E. Central Dr.
Meridian, ID  83642

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HOURS:

Tuesday - Thursday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Friday
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

 

Dentist and Hygienist working on a patient

The ISU Family Dentistry Clinic is sponsored by the Idaho Advanced General Dentistry Program, an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency. Residents provide comprehensive general dentistry including: preventative dentistry, periodontal surgery, cosmetic dentistry, and sedation dentistry.

Services

Our Residents provide comprehensive general dentistry including oral surgery, implants, endodontics (root canals), prosthodontics (crowns, bridges, and dentures), hospital dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and preventive care for children and adults. We also offer orthodontic options like Invisalign.

At our Residency, every patient is important. We delight in helping each patient achieve their oral health goals, taking the time to fully understand their needs and concerns, and thoroughly discussing their treatment options. Our caring professional staff takes pride in delivering the highest quality care and the best service to all their patients.

Comprehensive dental services provided for adults and children include:

  • Comprehensive Exam: Your first visit includes a comprehensive oral examination which includes:  a review of medical and dental histories, oral cancer examination, periodontal evaluation, a full series of digital x-rays inclusive of bitewings, periapical, and panoramic imaging, and a comprehensive evaluation of the dentition. 

Preventative dental services provided for adults and children include:

  • Professional Cleaning: You will receive a thorough cleaning to remove calculus, plaque, and common stains from your teeth followed by flossing and polishing.
  • Deep Cleaning: Deep cleanings are used to treat periodontal disease.  Periodontal disease is an infection that affects the gum tissues and bone that support the teeth.  Untreated, periodontal disease can lead to tooth loss.  Plaque and tartar deposits are removed through the use of an ultrasonic cleaner.
  • Sealants: A sealant is a material applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth where decay occurs most often.  Sealants form a barrier that keeps out plaque and food and helps to reduce the risk of tooth decay.
  • Fluoride: Fluoride is recommended for patients of all ages and helps strengthen teeth and prevents tooth decay.
  • Patient Education: Individualized plan for optimal oral health.

On-site periodontal surgeries provided for adults and children include:

  • Extractions
  • Root Canals
  • Biopsy
  • IV Conscious Sedation
  • Dental Gas
  • Other Surgical Procedures

Hospital-based surgery is also available for children.

On-site cosmetic dentistry procedures provided for adults and children include:

  • Fillings: Restorative white and amalgam fillings.
  • Veneers: A veneer is a custom-made shell that covers the front side of the tooth.  Veneers are used to treat spaces between teeth and teeth that are permanently stained, crooked, chipped, or worn.
  • Dental Implants: An artificial tooth that is surgically placed to replace lost teeth or provide support for dentures.
  • Crowns: Dental crowns cover the natural crown of a tooth or are used to support a dental bridge. 
  • Bridges: Dental bridges are fixed or removable teeth used to replace missing teeth.
  • Dentures: Full dentures are used to replace the entire set of teeth, top, and bottom, and partial dentures are used to replace a few teeth.  Partial dentures can be attached to natural teeth or crowns.
  • Invisalign:  Orthodontic treatment using clear, removable liners that gradually straighten your teeth. They are the clear alternative to metal braces for kids, teens, and adults.
  • Tooth Whitening: Tooth whitening is sometimes referred to as “bleaching” and is a procedure used to whiten or brighten discolored or stained teeth.

Our state-of-the-art facility allows us to use the newest technology available to ensure that you receive the best quality care.

  • Digital Office (paperless office)
  • Digital X-Rays
  • Panoramic imaging
  • On-site CAD/CAM unit used to create dental prostheses including crowns, crown lays, veneers, inlays and inlays, bridges, dental implants, and dentures.
  • CBCT 3D imaging creates a 3D image of your teeth, soft tissues, nerve pathways, and bone in a single scan.

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