What to Do About a Dental Emergency

As much as we’d like to avoid them, dental emergencies can sometimes happen. Dr. Mark Jensen and our team stress the importance of acting quickly to lessen the damage. Of course, it is important to visit our dentist (or a medical doctor) as soon as possible if there is a... Read more »

Prevent the Effects of Bruxism With a Night Guard

A habit of grinding your teeth at night could cause you to experience a variety of tooth problems since teeth grinding causes pressure and friction. Causes of teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, can vary from stress, anxiety, and depression medication to sleep apnea, smoking, or caffeine consumption. At Shawnee... Read more »

Restore a Tooth With a Dental Filling

Do I need a dental filling? When you visit us for a routine dental checkup, our dentist will examine each tooth to detect if there are any cavities present. Special instruments like dental X-rays may be used to get a closer, more thorough look. What can I expect when getting... Read more »

A Positive Oral Health Care Outlook with Dental Crowns

If you are in need of a cosmetic dentistry treatment to repair your smile, consider all options before determining which one will work best for you. If a tooth is susceptible to future damage and wear, you may want to consider a dental crown. Dental crowns are extremely effective because... Read more »

Dental Fractures Can Be Caused by Unprotected Night Grinding

If you suspect or have noticed that you grind your teeth while sleeping, you should strongly consider wearing a dental guard in your mouth when you go to bed. This can provide your teeth with the necessary cushion to prevent dental fractures and possible complications from TMJ disorder. Without some... Read more »

A Professional Dentist Can Remove Dental Stains with a Dental Bleaching Treatment

Dentists like Dr. Mark Jensen receive extensive training in a wide range of dental and oral health treatments. This also includes cosmetic treatments designed to improve the appearance of your smile. Chronic dental stains are a common problem faced by many Americans each year. They are commonly caused by things... Read more »

Do You Need to Have a Tooth Extracted?

If you need to have a tooth extracted, our dentist, Dr. Mark Jensen can help. When a tooth is extracted, this means it will be taken from its socket in the bone. While you may feel pressure during an extraction, you should not feel pain. Normally, if a tooth is broken... Read more »

How Much Do You Know About Toothpaste?

If you think you know all there is to know about toothpaste in Shawnee Mission, Kansas, then our dentist, Dr. Mark Jensen, would like to test that knowledge! The more you know about toothpaste, the better your brushing routine will be. And the better brushing routine you have, the better... Read more »

Root Canal Therapy Can Save a Damaged Tooth

Dr. Mark Jensen and our team are pleased to offer root canal treatment for our patients in Shawnee Mission, Kansas, and the surrounding areas. Root canal therapy is an endodontic treatment that replaces damaged nerves and pulp within an infected or abscessed tooth. If you neglect to have a root canal... Read more »

Advice About Oral Emergencies

Do you know what to do in the event of an oral health emergency? Oftentimes, oral emergencies are the result of an accident that occurs to our mouths and in many cases, they are not easily preventable. However, preparing for any situation that may arise with your oral health is... Read more »