Dental Fractures Can Be Caused by Unprotected Night Grinding

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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 »

Do You Need to Have a Tooth Extracted?

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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 »

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

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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 »

Seek Professional Care for a Damaged Crown

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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 »