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Letter to our Patients

To whom may it concern: On November 2, 2016 Dr. Hatch had another shoulder surgery. He currently recovering and hoped to be better by this point, unfortunately he is not healing well. Our patients are always our top priority and we are open to see patients for emergencies and hygiene visits during regular business hours. […]

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7 Signs it’s Time to See the Family Dentist

7 Signs it’s Time to See the Family Dentist

  There is just something about the months of October, November, and December that can make our teeth hurt! Oh yeah … the holidays! Between Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas, we are bubbling over with tasty treats and busy schedules. The combination can mean making less than smart choices about what we eat, and perhaps getting […]

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Cosmetic Dentistry Myths and Facts

Cosmetic Dentistry Myths and Facts

If you lack confidence in your smile, you are not alone. There are hundreds of thousands of people who aren’t confident in their smiles. Discoloration, misaligned teeth, or missing teeth are some of the biggest culprits for this lack of confidence. Cosmetic dentistry can help these individuals regain their confidence and it has advanced quite […]

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Handling Dental Emergencies

Handling Dental Emergencies

If you have ever suffered from a dental emergency then you might understand how painful and frightening it can be. More often than not, people aren’t sure what constitutes as a dental emergency, what they can do at home, and when they need to call a dentist. At Hatch Dentistry in Idaho Falls we have […]

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Your Oral Hygiene in Blackfoot is Important

Your Oral Hygiene in Blackfoot is Important

When you start suffering from dental issues or just need your routine care, you may try getting out of that dentist appointment at Hatch Dental in Blackfoot. Some of the most common reasons people procrastinate when it comes to dental appointments is because they don’t have the time or they fear the pain. Avoiding your local […]

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Brux of the Matter

Brux of the Matter

Grinding one’s teeth at night is called “bruxism”. This produces a disconcerting noise for anyone within earshot, but it is also really bad for your teeth. Grinding one’s teeth wears down tooth enamel. On top of that, bruxism may lead to shifting of teeth and weakening of underlying bone to the point where it can […]

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Dental Hygiene for Children

If you have children, chances are you’ve wondered if you are doing everything you should to protect your child’s teeth from bacteria and decay. You may have questions about when your child should first visit a dentist, when the right time is to begin brushing and flossing, and if there is anything else you can […]

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Is Your Family Flossing?

Do you and your children know how to floss? For some parents this idea is laughable. You might think “I rarely remember to floss, how can I teach my children to floss?” When you visit the dentist, how to do you respond to the age old question, “are you flossing?” If your answer is no, then […]

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Look Younger With Brighter Teeth

Look Younger With Brighter Teeth

We hardly need scientific evidence that whiter teeth make a person look more attractive and youthful, but a study conducted by a major manufacturer of oral-health products does just that. The study showed that whiter teeth can make a person look as much as five years younger and increase attractiveness by 20%. Brightened smiles also […]

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Pregnancy and Dental Health

We all know that pregnancy causes a lot of changes in a woman’s life. But did you know that pregnant women are at a higher risk of getting periodontal diseases? Pregnant women may experience a host of dental issues that often affect their way of life. But most women don’t take dental care during pregnancy […]

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