Dr. James Comstock, DDS

Dr. James Comstock, DDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  |  
Male  |  
58 y/o

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Dr. James Comstock, DDS is a dentist who practices in Boise, ID. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.Read his story

J. Brett Comstock DDS Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

403 S 11th St Ste 320

Boise, ID 83702
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Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Delta Dental
  • MetLife
  • United Concordia

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Dr. Comstock's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Comstock "Dr. Comstock is an Idaho native who grew up in Nampa, Idaho and graduated from Nampa High School in 1978. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Idaho in 1982 and then attended Creighton University Dental School for his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. He went on to complete his residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery from Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C. in 1989. He started his oral and maxillofacial surgery practice in Boise, Idaho in 1990. He is board certified by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He also maintains membership in the American Dental Association, Southwestern Idaho Dental Society, and the American Society of Dental Anesthesiology. He is proficient in advanced cardiac life support and basic life support. In the past, he has served as the president of the Idaho State Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Comstock practices a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery. His special interests include dentoalveolar surgery (wisdom teeth removal and tooth extraction), dental implant surgery, oral pathology, and orthonagnathic (jaw) surgery. He also specializes in bone grafting procedures and advanced dental implant surgeries including all-on-four concept, zygomatic implants, and guided surgery. He is actively involved in continuing education and has led multiple mentorship programs, including Spear Study Club, for local dentists in the Boise area. Dr. Comstock also maintains full privileges at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center. Dr. Comstock has a passion for many sports, which include snow and waterskiing, road and mountain biking, as well as golf. He also enjoys photography and spending time with his family. He lives in Boise with his wife, Candi, and has three grown children."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Comstock Our mission is to provide the best possible diagnostic and surgical care to all of our patients. Our goal is to achieve this through a compassionate, timely, and cost effective manner. We will maintain our standards by pursuing continuing education for the doctor and staff while sustaining a solid working relationship with our referring doctors.

Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Dentistry

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Craniofacial Disorders
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Facial Pain
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Misshapen Teeth
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Oral and-or Facial Athletic Injury
  • Orofacial Pain
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries


  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bone Regeneration Procedure
  • CAD-CAM Dentistry
  • Cancer Screening
  • Complex Tooth Extraction
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Cosmetic Contouring (Dental)
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Procedure
  • Dental Restoration
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Device Implantation and Extraction
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Electrosurgery
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Full Mouth Reconstruction
  • General Anesthesia
  • Implant-Supported Bridge
  • Implant-Supported Crown
  • Implant-Supported Dentures
  • Jaw Implant Surgery
  • Lesion Removal
  • Local Anesthesia
  • MDI Mini Dental Implant
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Molar Endodontics
  • Nightguard
  • Nitrous Oxide Administration
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Oral Conscious Sedation
  • Oral Sedation
  • Oral Soft Tissue Assessment
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Removal of Bone Spur
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Root Canal
  • Root Planing
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Sinus Augmentation
  • Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances
  • Snoring Prevention
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Tooth-Borne Denture
  • Tooth-Conserving Dentistry
  • Traumatic Dental Injury Treatment


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Background Check

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  • University Of Idaho
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Creighton University Dental School
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Georgetown University / School of Dentistry
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Comstock has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Dental Association, Member
  • American Society of Dental Anesthesiology, Member
  • Idaho State Dental Association, Member
  • Southwestern Idaho Dental Society, Member

Dr. Comstock's Reviews

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Likelihood to Recommend (32)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

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Patient Comments (1)

Princess Anne, MD |
I had my bottom two wisdom teeth removed. They were compacted teeth that were a little difficult to remove. I had very little pain and minimum swelling. No nerve damage. I had a reaction to the pain medicine, Dr. Comstock called in a prescription for me on a Saturday in a very timely manner. The...more
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Dr. Comstock accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
    Blue Cross of Idaho PPO
  • Delta Dental
    Delta Dental PPO
    Delta Dental Premier
  • MetLife
    MetLife PDP
  • United Concordia

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Hospitals where Dr. Comstock has admitting privileges

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center
1055 N Curtis Rd
Boise, ID 83706
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