Restore a Tooth With a Dental Filling

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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 »

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 »

Fillings: Your Questions Answered

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Do you have tooth decay that needs to be repaired? Dr. Mark Jensen may recommend a dental filling in Shawnee Mission, Kansas, to restore your tooth. Our dentist will remove the decay and then fill the area with the filling material. How is a filling placed? Our dentist will numb... Read more »

The Different Kinds Of Dental Crowns

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Dental crowns protect your teeth, cover stained ones, hold a bridge, etc. You may wonder what types of crowns are available to cap your pearly whites with. Your dentist will suggest the crown type that works best with your teeth, but here are a few of the options. Metal These... Read more »