Don’t Forget to Visit Us When You’re Expecting!

Getting ready for a baby is a big job! Right now, you are thinking about trips to the doctor, buying clothes, picking out a crib, and of course, selecting your new baby’s name! And while you’re getting ready for your new arrival, make sure that seeing your dentist is a... Read more »

Are You Prepared for the Recovery Process after a Tooth Extraction?

Are you prepared for the recovery process after a tooth extraction? Are you taking the time to ensure you are ready in advance for any problems or issues that may arise? In addition, your house should be prepared to ensure resting is easier for you as you let your mouth... Read more »

Love Your Smile’s Health With These Foods

Do you love your smile? If not, you are not alone. Thousands of people wish they had a healthier smile, which is why people are surprised to learn their foods can impact the health of their smile. Dr. Michael Scholes with Scholes Family Dental in Couer d'Alene, Idaho, has strived... Read more »

Your Wisdom Teeth: The Impact of Your Oral Health

Have you had your wisdom teeth removed? Do you know why some individuals need to get their wisdom teeth pulled? As you may have already guessed, your wisdom teeth might actually cause several issues if they aren’t addressed, but do you know what these issues actually are? Unfortunately, wisdom teeth... Read more »

Restoration After Dental Avulsion Can Often Be Accomplished by a Bridge

Dental avulsion is a technical term used to describe a tooth that was so severely traumatized that it was knocked out of the socket or damaged immediately at the gumline. In most of these cases, the pressure that knocked the tooth out causes so much damage that it results in... Read more »

Bad Breath Prevention Techniques

If you are interested in preventing bad breath in Couer d'Alene, Idaho, Dr. Michael Scholes and our dental team have some helpful tips and information for you. There are things you can do on a regular basis to keep your breath fresh and pristine. The first thing you can do... Read more »

All About Your Over-the-Counter Whitening Options

Do you have a dull, yellow smile? If so, it’s time to cosmetically enhance your teeth with a whitening treatment! Fortunately, there are many over-the-counter whitening treatments that can brighten your smile within the walls of your own home. The first treatment is using whitening toothpaste. Whitening toothpaste has gentle... Read more »

Taking Care of A Dental Implant

You may have heard that replacing a missing tooth with a dental implant can improve the health of your teeth, but do you how? Implants can improve the appearance of your smile and help you chew comfortably again. Furthermore, implants are popular because of their durability. In fact, an implant... Read more »

Applying Dental Sealants After a Dental Checkup Can Prevent Occlusal Cavities

It’s relatively common for there to be deep pits and fissures in the tooth enamel of your premolars and molars. These teeth in the back of your mouth are called upon to do a lot of chewing and grinding and these sharp textures help make the teeth more efficient. Unfortunately,... Read more »

Your Diet and Oral Health

It seems like a good portion of the people you know are on one type of diet or another, right? Everyone’s always trying to eat healthier and lose weight, hoping to lose a few inches on that waistline and get feeling better. However, what you likely don’t know is that... Read more »