Dr. Duston Connaughton, DDS

Dr. Duston Connaughton, DDS

Dentistry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Duston Connaughton, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Boise, ID and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Creighton University in 2003 and practices dentistry, reconstructive dentistry, and more.Read his story

7301 W Emerald St Ste 102

Boise, ID 83704

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  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Delta Dental
  • LifeMap Assurance Company
  • MetLife
  • PacificSource
  • Principal Life
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
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This content was provided by Dr. Connaughton "Duston is a dental-lifer. His first job, at the age of 13, was as a janitor in a dental office. He then worked his way throughout the office as an assistant and finally a dentist. Duston loves to share his passion as he has been on the faculty at the Idaho State University Dental Residency Program. He currently helps train and mentor dentists throughout the United States on CAD/CAM (CEREC®) dentistry. Duston graduated from Southern Utah University with a bachelor's degree in biology and earned many honors as a member of the football team. He then moved to Seattle, where he attended Seattle University and studied chemistry while working in cutting-edge medical research under a world-renowned rheumatologist. From Seattle, Duston and his family moved to Omaha, Nebraska, to attend Creighton University Dental School. While attending dental school, Duston worked as a lead dental assistant for a practice that was open evenings and weekends. Dentistry became his life as he was immersed in it 24/7. With a more proper balance, dentistry has become a true passion. Duston purchased the practice of Dr. John Kriz in 2003 and they worked together for four years. Dr. Kriz served as a wonderful mentor to Duston over that time. Dr. Connaughton worked with Dr. Jill Wagers for 10 years as partners at Emerald Dental Associates before Duston branched out with his team to form Tree City Family Dental in January 2014. Duston loves the art of dentistry and making positive changes in people's lives. Outside of the office, Duston enjoys his five kiddos, Daniel, Sophia, Grace, Emery, and Ella; his beautiful wife, Jessica; and their lazy labs, Cooper and Jake. He is an amateur photographer and weekend warrior, spending free time on the slopes, trails, and rivers of our wonderful outdoor playground."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Connaughton "Welcome to Tree City Family Dental! At our practice, we treat patients the way we expect to be treated and have a lot of fun and laughter at our homey, family-friendly office. Dr. Connaughton and the rest of our team focus on putting our patients needs first by providing numerous dental services under one roof. Our team has been together for years, and we always take a personal interest in our patients lives. For more than a decade, our practice has proudly served our community with quality dentistry in Boise, Idaho, as well as the surrounding areas of Meridian and Eagle, Idaho. If you want to see a dentist who provides high-quality care in an atmosphere of trust, respect, and comfort, then set up your next appointment with Dr. Connaughton at Tree City Family Dental."
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4  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Reconstructive Dentistry
  • Sleep Medicine Dentistry
  • Sports Dentistry

63  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Bleeding Gums
  • Bone Loss
  • Broken Tooth
  • Canine Teeth, Absence Upper Permanent
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Chronic Periodontitis
  • Clefting - Ectropion - Conical Teeth
  • Clicking of Temporomandibular Joint
  • Cold Sore
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cosmetic Peridontal Problems
  • Cracked Tooth
  • Craniofacial Disorders
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Dental Bone Loss
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dental Tissue Neoplasm
  • Dentin Dysplasia - Sclerotic Bones
  • Dentinogenesis Imperfecta
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Tooth Socket
  • Edentulism
  • Excessive Tooth Wear
  • Exostoses
  • Facial Pain
  • Fibroma
  • Fluorosis
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Gummy Smile (Oversized Gingiva)
  • Halitosis
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Misshapen Teeth
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Oral and-or Facial Athletic Injury
  • Oral Infection
  • Orofacial Pain
  • Periodontitis
  • Plaque
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Tartar Buildup
  • Teething
  • Thumb Sucking
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Displacement
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries
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105  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • All-on-4™ Procedure
  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Arestin® Therapy
  • Athletic Mouthguards
  • Bone Grafting
  • Cancer Screening
  • Ceramic Dental Crowns
  • Clear Dental Braces
  • Complex Tooth Extraction
  • Composite Fillings
  • Computer Imaging for Dental Crowns
  • Cosmetic Contouring (Dental)
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Crown Lengthening
  • da Vinci® Veneers
  • Deep Bleaching
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Filling
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Dental Procedure
  • Dental Prophylaxis
  • Dental Restoration
  • Dental Sealant
  • Dental Veneer
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Denture Repair
  • Dentures
  • Device Implantation and Extraction
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Digital Impression System
  • Digital Tomography
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Diode Laser Soft Tissue Treatment
  • e.max® Dental Crowns
  • Endodontic Treatment
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Fluoride Varnish
  • Frenectomy
  • Full Mouth Reconstruction
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Gum Graft Surgery
  • Implant-Supported Bridge
  • Implant-Supported Crown
  • Implant-Supported Dentures
  • Intraoral Camera
  • Invisible Dental Braces
  • Jaw Implant Surgery
  • Light Activated Teeth Whitening
  • Limited Gum Surgery
  • Local Anesthesia
  • MDI Mini Dental Implant
  • Mouthguards
  • Nightguard
  • Nitrous Oxide Administration
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Periodontal Exam
  • Pocket Depth Measurement
  • Porcelain Bridge
  • Porcelain Crown
  • Porcelain Dental Braces
  • Porcelain Dental Inlays
  • Porcelain Dental Onlays
  • Porcelain Fixed Bridges
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Power Teeth Whitening
  • Preseason Dental Exam
  • Prophy Jet Air Polishing
  • Removable Appliances
  • Removal of Bone Spur
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Root Canal
  • Root Planing
  • Rotary Endodontics
  • Same-Day Dental Crowns
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Single Visit Root Canals
  • Six Month Smiles
  • Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances
  • Smile Makeovers
  • Sterilization
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Polishing
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Tooth-Borne Denture
  • Tooth-Conserving Dentistry
  • Traumatic Dental Injury Treatment
  • Ultrasonic Dental Cleaning
  • Upper Dentures
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  • Creighton University
    Medical School | Graduated 2003

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  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Duston Connaughton, DDS
Another amazing visit to Tree City Dental. As always, from the first moment I entered their office I felt at ease. Had to wait a bit but they made sure that I knew they would be with me shortly. Even though I waited, it shows that they make sure that all of their patients get the care that they...Read More
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Muri in Boise, ID – Sep 07, 2018
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My whole family loves Tree City Dental. We’ve been going to Dr Connaughton for years because he truly cares about his patients and all of his staff is the exact same way. It is always a positive experience for all of us.
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Andrea Marquez in Meridian, ID – Aug 22, 2018
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Couldn’t have a better dentist with the best office staff anywhere. I have been coming here for years and every experience has been positive. Dr. Connaughton provides excellent dental care with appropriate follow up. I couldn’t be in better hands.
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Debra Long in Boise, ID – Aug 01, 2018
Debra, thank you so much for trusting the team at...Read More
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Excellent bed side manner, very easy to talk to, makes you feel comfortable and doesn't rush you out of the chair.
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April Florczyk in Boise – Jul 06, 2018
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