Dental Blog

Dentistry blog for Dr. Benjamin D Hull DDS

The Secret to a Healthier Smile

John Marks
Healthier Smiles in Sandpoint

Everyone wants a bright and beautiful smile. Your smile reflects your confidence and overall personality. Do you hide your crooked teeth behind your lips and hesitate to laugh out loud? Or, do you have bad breath and gum disease? Name the dental problem, and we have the solution for it. At Ivory Dental, we provide a variety of dental services and use advanced instruments and materials.


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10 Great Dental Hygiene Tips!

John Marks
Dental Hygiene Tips

Your oral cavity serves many functions like smiling, chewing, and speaking. Moreover, dental health is directly related to your overall body health. Apart from this, discolored teeth, broken teeth, gum infection and other dental problems can affect your self-confidence. Thus, maintaining good dental hygiene is extremely important.


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When a Dental Extraction Makes Sense

John Marks
Dental Extraction

Losing the pearly whites may come as a shock to many of us. Each member of our dentition is a valuable gem to us, and nobody wants to lose even one of them. At Ivory Dental, we promote and follow conservative dental techniques. Dr. Benjamin Hull always designs the treatment plan after assessing the present status and the prognosis of the disease. Your dental health is the most important asset to us, and Dr. Hull will only advise a dental extraction if it is the best option for your case.


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Celebrate Life Donation

John Marks

Celebrate Life DonationWe are proud to annouce that Celebrate Life is the latest recipient of the proceeds from the last round of our Postcard Specials for New Patient Exams and X-rays!


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The Benefits of Regular Dental Visits

John Marks

Regular Dental VisitsAt Ivory DDS, Dr. Hull and his team always emphasize the importance of proactive dental care. The preventative regimen helps to maintain the oral as well as the overall health of your entire family. Regular dental appointments with Dr. Hull and his team are not only about diagnosing dental problems and treating them but also involve the steps for prevention of gum diseases.


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Top Foods That Promote Good Oral Health For The Summer

John Marks

Healthy Food for your teethIt’s summer, and you are grabbing your favorite foods along with the carbonated drinks. Kids are at home, and you find it difficult to keep them away from popsicles. However, it is the testing time when you need to pay extra attention towards your and your family’s dental health.


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Top 5 Tips for Finding a Kids Dentist

John Marks

Kids DentistYour child’s first birthday is near, and you are looking for the best dentist in Sandpoint, Idaho to take care of your little one’s dental health. You are on the right path as according to American Academy of Dentistry; child’s first dental visit should be when the first deciduous tooth erupts in the mouth and no later than baby’s first birthday. You should not wait for the signs of pain or other dental emergencies to emerge. Regular dental visits as a child lay the foundation of a better oral health in adulthood.


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Why Is It Important To Floss Your Teeth Regularly?

John Marks

Benefits of FlossingDr. Benjamin Hull and his team always promote preventative dental care. We advise our patients to brush twice and floss at least once a day. Like many others, you may have bought dental floss and kept it unused in your cabinet. However, this can lead to some very problematic consequences if continued...


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Why Periodontal Care Matters

Scott McMeen

Periodontal CareDid you know that the oral cavity and body is interconnected? Many research studies show that periodontal disease can lead to diabetes, heart disorders, respiratory ailments, etc. Dental disorders especially those affecting the periodontium often go unnoticed, and this warrants regular dental visits.


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5 Health Reasons to get Dental Implants

Scott McMeen
Man smiling because he got dental implants.Many people go for dental implants to achieve excellent cosmetic results. However, you will be surprised to know that choosing dental implant as a replacement for your miwassing tooth can benefit your health too.

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