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Patient Testimonials

  • positive review I’ve been going there for three years. Totally courteous, totally friendly, and most of all totally great work.
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    Robert Houska

    There’s a dentist on every corner but I drive 30 minutes to come here. It’s clean, the people are... Read More

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    Michael M.

    Absolutely amazing! Dr. Richins and his team go above and beyond to make you feel at home and relaxed. I... Read More

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    Tyler Croswell
  • positive review We love Dr Richins!! So much so that we travel to see him! From California, Puerto Rico AND Hawaii!!

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    Michelle Macdonald

    positive review Dr Richins is brilliant, no matter what my problem has been in the past he has always taken the time... Read More

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    Paul Williamson

    I had made a mistake about my appointment....I was a week early! However they worked me in and did... Read More

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    Lorraine Brown
  • Far and away the best dentist I been to. Way better dentist than fishermen. Would highly recommend!

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    Collin Leino

    5 star ratingI went to this office with the reasoning it was listed as a dentist that accepted our insurance. I figured... Read More

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    Timmy M.

    Love the staff! Everyone is so friendly and welcoming. They make you feel very comfortable.
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A Note from our dentist

I have been asked many times: Why do I care about how my patients are feeling?

One of my earliest memories of dentistry was Dr. Stringham’s drilling away and me screaming because it hurt!  He would say, trying to be funny, “I hear a fire engine.” My unspoken response was always “Are you crazy? That’s me!”  When a new dentist finally moved into town I was so glad that not only did he get me numb, he gave me laughing gas. Dental appointments were no longer stressful.  When I decided to become a dentist, I promised myself that no patient would have to go through what I did as a child.    Read More…

 

Featured Services

Whether you are new to Meridian, Kuna, Nampa or Boise, or are just looking for a new family dentist, Advantage Dental Center can take care of your dental wants and needs.

Recent Blog Posts

How do you brush your teeth?

How do you brush your teeth?

Did you know that February is Children's Dental Health Month? Our Hygienest- Kassy,  and Chelsea went to visit a Kindergarten class in the area.  They were able to talk to with the kids about proper brushing and flossing.  Chelsea made teeth models out of marshmallows...

Oh Dentis-tree

Oh Dentis-tree

 Our wonderful Chelsea heard about a tree decorating for a cause event.  Lindsay Hansen Agency sponsored the event.  The winner received a $500 donation to the charity of their choice.  We chose the Women's and Children's Alliance.  The tree with the most likes would...

Patients Hate Pain

Patients Hate Pain

A visual that still haunts me is that of Tom Hanks taking out his own tooth with an ice skate in the movie “Cast Away”.It stirs memories from my childhood dental visits and a dentist that did not believe in numbing. When I chose to become a dentist, I vowed that no...

Non-Surgical Face Lift

Non-Surgical Face Lift

We all have it, and we try to hide it!  Sagging skin is one of the most common signs of aging and one of the most difficult things to hide.  Until recently, the only option to fix it was with a face lift which is both expensive and a slightly terrifying prospect! ...

Dentistry at its finest

Frequently asked questions

We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions our dentist has received from patients.  Questions like what is decay, why do I need a crown and is a tooth worth saving? Read for yourself…

Hygiene Highlights

Our hygienist gives plenty of wonderful advice. However, once we leave the dentist office, it’s hard to remember everything. Here are some suggestions for many of the common patient concerns we often hear about.

Using The Latest Tech

Technology is a wonderful thing, and advancements are being made in dentistry often. Dr Richins, our dentist, spends a lot of time researching new technology to be sure he serves his patients in the best way possible.