Can a Dental Crown Bring Confidence Back to Your Smile?

At Legacy Smiles Family Dental, our dentists, Dr. McMurray and Dr. Williams are happy to offer dental crowns for our patients in Meridian, Idaho, and the neighboring communities. Because we use CEREC technology, we can place a dental crown restoration with just one visit at our office. In addition to covering a damaged tooth or… Read more »

A Snore Guard for Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a serious condition, causing millions of Americans to suffer from a poor night’s sleep as well as other potentially serious complications. One of the most common symptoms of sleep apnea involves chronic snoring and issues with interrupted breathing throughout the night. There are several different treatment options available for sleep apnea suffers…. Read more »

3 Steps to Better Brushing

When it comes to oral hygiene, no one is completely perfect. There is always something we can do to make our own personal routine a little better. This may involve using a better mouth rinse or practicing your flossing. Today, we want to talk about 3 simple things you can do to brush better. First,… Read more »

The Perks of Laser Dentistry

Do you try to stay away from your dentist for as long as possible? Does the idea of the drill whirring fill you with dread? If so, would you be interested in learning about another option? You might want to consider laser dentistry for your future dental needs. As you can probably guess, laser dentistry… Read more »

What to Do in a Dental Emergency

None of us ever want to be involved in an emergency. If we are, though, we know to call 911 in order to receive the help we need. But what about a dental emergency, such as a knocked-out tooth? While you don’t need to call the paramedics, there are important steps to take in a… Read more »

CEREC for Faster Patient Service

For many years, all throughout the dental industry, lab fees for basic dental work like inlays, onlays, dental veneers and porcelain crowns, were seen as part of the price of doing business. This also often meant that your patients were held hostage to the time table available for the particular dental lab you were waiting… Read more »

Bad Breath: Is Mouthwash the Answer?

You probably know someone who incorporates mouthwash into their daily routine. You probably know that using mouthwash can benefit your smile–particularly your breath– but did you know that there are a few other perks you could enjoy by using mouthwash regularly? To be fair, some mouthwashes are only meant to cover bad breath, but if… Read more »

Foods that Promote Good Oral Health

Your diet can have a significant impact on oral health. Most people are aware that sticky, sweet foods, candy, soft drinks, desserts and dried fruits can stick to your teeth and get imbedded in your gum line. The residual sugar in these foods promotes tooth decay and increases your chances of developing gum disease. Highly… Read more »

Don’t Let A Smelly Mouth Stink Up Your Valentine’s Day

There are many smells we can associate with Valentine’s Day, from chocolate to roses. However, rotting food and sulphur are two smells your loved one definitely does not want to smell on your breath when you give them a good night’s kiss. In order to fight bad breath (also known as halitosis), you must learn… Read more »

Does Your Child Have Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a sleep-related breathing disorder that affects adults and children, even newborns. This disorder is dangerous and it needs to be taken seriously. If your child has any of the following symptoms, please bring them into as soon as possible for treatment: · Loud snoring, often paired with snorting, gasping, and choking ·… Read more »