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Welcome to Heritage Dental!

Heritage Dental StaffDr. Hurd and his staff welcome you to Heritage Dental. Our goal is to provide you with excellent, friendly dental care in a relaxed environment.

Dr. Hurd has more than 27 years of private practice experience. His focus is on helping you and your family feel comfortable when you arrive at the office and throughout your appointment.

Feel free to give us a call for an appointment.  We can be reached at (208) 888-9645.

Dental care is the systematic practice of cleaning and maintaining one's teeth, mouth and gums free from disease and other health related problems by daily brushing and flossing of the teeth. It is very important that proper oral care is practiced on a daily basis in order to avoid bad breath and other dental problems. Good dental hygiene is more than just brushing your teeth every day. In fact, it is a lifelong process and a good oral care routine must be followed in order to prevent cavities and gum disease. For people who have never had proper dental care, it can be very intimidating and embarrassing to brush and floss but if you follow these simple steps to help keep your oral health in perfect condition, you will notice a significant change in your oral health. Proper oral care begins with brushing and flossing your teeth at least twice a day on a daily basis. Make sure that your teeth are brushed at a very slow speed to ensure that the bristles don't slip back into your gums. Do this in the morning and before going to bed. If you have trouble brushing or have trouble reaching back into your mouth for the toothbrush, you can always purchase one that comes with a swivel. Flossing can help prevent the buildup of plaque in between the teeth, which can cause tartar to form. If you have ever seen a dentist office before they would recommend that you visit the dental hygienist every 6 months or so to help clean between your teeth. This also keeps your teeth clean and your gums healthy. You should floss after every meal and after you have finished eating to help remove leftover food particles. If you do not have any problem with this step then you should make sure that you brush after eating as well. To help maintain your dental hygiene, you should also regularly floss. Flossing can help remove food and plaque that may have been stuck between your teeth and also help prevent your teeth from becoming stained. It is also important that you brush your tongue for bacteria to adhere to your tongue instead of your teeth. and gums. Brush your tongue after every meal and at least twice a day to help get rid of all the bacteria. There are many reasons why people suffer from bad breath such as improper oral care, diet and smoking. To combat bad breath, you need to find out what causes it and try to cure it for it to become an issue. Other health issues include diabetes, liver disease, cancer, oral contraceptives, pregnancy and HIV or AIDS. These can all be reasons for a bad breath issue. Bad breath can cause you embarrassment and you can overcome it when you learn how to care for your oral health properly. The information that we've given you will help you feel better about your breath, which will ultimately improve your overall health. There are many reasons that cause bad breath, but they all start with bacteria that builds up in your mouth. To prevent bad breath from occurring, there are several ways that you can go about improving your oral health. Some of these methods are: brushing twice a day, flossing and using a mouthwash. Brushing and flossing your teeth twice each day will ensure that your teeth are healthy and clean. You should also use a mouthwash once a day. to keep the bacteria out of your mouth and your breath from being offensive to others. In addition, you need to always visit your dentist to have your teeth cleaned as well. You need to consider dental products like fluoride to help with your bad breath because it is a known cause. It works to remove the bad bacteria from your mouth. It also has other benefits such as preventing tooth decay and plaque buildup. Proper oral health is something that can benefit your entire body so if you want to avoid issues like gum disease and tooth decay you need to make sure that your teeth are healthy. To learn more about how to maintain good oral health all you have to do is visit our website below. It can give you great information on a variety of topics relating to maintaining oral health.

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Heritage Dental
1570 E Heritage Park St Ste 175
Meridian, ID 83646
Phone: (208) 888-9645
New Patient Specials
New patients are always welcome
at Heritage Dental. One of the
specials we offer include:
FREE In-Home Whitening Kit
Call 208-888-9645 for other specials!