Oral Care Tips to Keep Your Smile Healthy

If you are looking for a lifetime of healthy smiles, our Shawnee Village Dental team is happy to hear it and is excited to help. Our team is here to support you with your oral health needs. Today we have some tips to help you set down a healthy oral... Read more »

Brushing Your Tongue Can Help Reduce Plaque Development and Improve Your Breath

The American Dental Association recommends brushing your teeth twice and flossing once each day. This is the foundation of an effective and consistent daily oral hygiene routine. When combined with your routine dental checkups at Dr. Mark Jensen’s clinic, it can significantly reduce your chances of suffering cavities and gum... Read more »

The Basics of Teeth Whitening

When looking for safe and effective whitening treatments, it is always best to speak with your dentist first. Due to the overwhelming popularity of teeth whiteners in today’s society, there is an onslaught of products that have flooded the market, with some being ineffective, and some being potentially dangerous. The... Read more »

A Dentist’s Attention is Required to Treat a Missing Filling

While fillings are not directly susceptible to the influence of bacteria, the tooth enamel surrounding them is still suspect. Inconsistent oral hygiene habits put you at increased risk for suffering complications with one of your fillings. It might not even show, and one day the filling could simply come loose... Read more »

Healthy Eating, Healthy Smile

We all know that what we eat matters to our overall health, but did you know the food you eat affects your teeth as well? And it’s not just a list of “cannots”--the foods you eat can have a positive impact on your dental health! Here are 5 foods to... Read more »

Mouthwash Can Help Prevent Gum Disease

If you want to improve your dental health, then it’s important to make sure that you’re using mouthwash. Mouthwash, also known as mouth rinse or oral rinse, is a liquid used for cleaning the mouth, usually through swishing or gargling. Using mouthwash will help you remove plaque from your teeth... Read more »

How Do You Know If You Have a Cavity?

How do you know if you have a cavity? Often, cavities manifest in our teeth before we can feel them, thus making it too late to prevent them from occurring. However, with dental fillings such as dental composites and dental amalgams, cavities can be beaten. Listed below are a few wonderful... Read more »

Seek Professional Care for a Damaged Crown

Each dental crown restoration is made from durable materials that are meant to handle the daily rigors of chewing common foods. Yet there are still times when an oral trauma or other dental accident can chip, fracture or otherwise damage a crown. Athletes who participate in contact sports without wearing... Read more »

Don’t Let Smile Flaws Keep You from Smiling

If you currently have multiple problems with your smile that interfere with your function and appearance, you may benefit from a full mouth reconstruction. Full mouth reconstruction uses a combination of dental restoration treatments to replace most or all of the teeth in your smile. Dr. Mark Jensen at Shawnee... Read more »

An ADA Q&A

Maybe you’ve noticed that Dr. Mark Jensen is a member of the American Dental Association. Or maybe you’ve seen the “ADA accepted” logo on your toothpaste container. Here are a few frequently asked questions about The American Dental Association (ADA). What is the American Dental Association (ADA)? The ADA is... Read more »