Boise Dentist | Lamb Family Dental Boise’s Gentle Dentist

Posted by sara on April 17th, 2021

Boise Dentist

Dr. Lamb 
Boise, Idaho Dentist

Dr. Lamb has been creating beautiful smiles for his clients for over 30 years.

Dr. Lamb has been creating beautiful smiles for his clients for over 30 years. After graduating with clinical honors from Oregon Health Sciences University, Dr. Lamb had a successful general and cosmetic practice in Las Vegas, Nevada for 18 years. During that time, Dr. Lamb did extensive studies in cosmetic procedures with extra training in dental implants. He was also a member of the Las Vegas Study Club which provided forefront knowledge in these areas.

In 2006 Dr. Lamb came to the Treasure Valley for a visit, fell in love with the area and decided to move his family to Boise. It has been one of the best decisions for him and his wife Susan, their five children and grandchildren as Idaho has now become their home.

Dr. Lamb is well known in his dental career for his warm and caring nature. He works hard to live up to his name in providing a ‘gentle as a lamb’ approach to all his clients. His gentle care puts clients at ease, especially those who may have past dentist fears. Dr. Lamb also knows it’s important for his clients to feel that their concerns are heard and takes time to explain procedures and answer questions.

Dr. Lamb is sure to put a smile on your face by helping you feel relaxed and reassured during your visit. His expertise will also help your smile look its very best as he is able to take care of all your Boise dentist needs. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Lamb today at (208) 643-7176.

By introducing the 3D Cone Beam CT Scan technology to Lamb Family Dental, Dr. Lamb is incorporating state-of-the-art technology to aid in diagnosing potential dental issues more accurately, which allows him to provide treatment options with confidence. The PaX-i3D system utilizes cone beam CT technology to provide digital imaging with precision accuracy while minimizing your exposure to radiation. This system enables Dr. Lamb to perform a wider range of diagnoses and treatments within the office, helping to reduce multiple visits and the delegation of services out to secondary providers.

This technology and software allows Dr. Lamb to exercise his diagnostic specialties to meet individual treatment recommendations. The scans are capable of providing a level of detail and accuracy which aids in treatment planning and helps us to better explain the particulars of your case, as well as address any questions you may have.

Dr. Lamb can use this innovative technology to quickly and easily share 3D images with you and your forwarding providers of an area of your mouth that requires attention. 3D imaging gives Dr. Lamb the ability to improve your experience and provide a positive treatment outcome.

What is a Dental Filling

A dental filling is a way of restoring a tooth that's been damaged by decay. Not only does the filling look aesthetically pleasing, but by closing the gap, additional decay is prevented, and the tooth is strengthened. It's among the most frequent treatments carried out in a dentist office.

The kind of dental filling our dentists may use to fix your tooth will be based on your dental needs and budget. Dental fillings can be made from gold, porcelain, silver amalgam, plastic or composite resin.

What to Expect from a Dental Filling Procedure

The very first step in the process is using a local anesthetic to numb the area around the tooth. Any tooth decay is then removed by drilling into the tooth with a dentist's drill. The tooth is then prepared for the filling by etching the tooth with acid gel. Following the dental etching, the cleaned and prepared cavity is filled with the desired filling substance.

Some fillings need to be first made in a dental lab and cannot be fitted during the initial dental visit. In this situation, a temporary filling will be placed to protect the tooth while the permanent filling is created.

What to Expect After a Dental Filling

Patients may anticipate sensitivity in their teeth following the procedure. The local anesthetic given prior to the process may still take time to wear off after the filling is placed, which might prevent you from having the ability to drink or eat properly. Your gums may also have become swollen during the process and might be sensitive for a little while after. You could also feel that your bite differs and it'll take a couple of days to become accustomed to the new addition to the surface of your teeth.

White Fillings

You may be unhappy with the appearance of the silver-mercury fillings in your mouth. Not only are there questions around how silver-mercury fillings may affect your overall health, but over time, old fillings leak leading to cavities forming underneath them. This can cause serious damage to the structure of your teeth, leading to cracked teeth and/or the need for root canal treatment.

This is why Lamb Family Dental specifically offers the highest quality, metal-free restorations, including tooth colored composite resin fillings, porcelain inlays, onlays, crowns, and bridges.

Today’s advanced materials enable us to transform your smile with natural-looking and long-lasting results. By bonding the new restorations to your teeth, we can create a stronger, healthier smile. That’s why Lamb Family Dental in Boise should be your preferred dentist.

It’s important to visit us in Boise, Idaho for your routine check ups so you can maintain a healthy smile! We know cavities are a common dental issue and we have the means to treat them. It’s a good idea to have a cavity treated as quickly as possible since tooth decay can progress swiftly. You can trust Lamb Family Dental for your dental fillings. Call (208) 643-7176 today!




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