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The Truth About Tartar

Tartar, also called dental calculus, is a hardened, calcified deposit on the teeth. It once was sticky plaque, but was allowed to remain and build up. Like a pupa changing into a butterfly, it now has become something else. Something much, much, worse. Unlike the beautiful butterfly, it is ugly. It could’ve been easily eradicated by regular brushing, but now... 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 off your smile and oral health will be. So, feel... read more »

Enhance Your Smile with Mouthwash

Did you know that there are many factors to consider when choosing a mouthwash; including its use as a teeth whitener? To learn more about mouthwash, please read the following: - Your dentist can give you recommendations about which mouthwash products will best suit your needs. - Mouthwash is tremendously popular for freshening breath and concealing odors often associated with... read more »

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 health foundation to keep you on track to a lifetime... read more »

Improving your Oral Health

Great oral health is a benefit to your life in more ways than one. From eliminating the possibility of cavities to helping your overall systemic health, the health of your teeth and mouth have a big impact on the quality of life you live every day. If you want a better quality of life then our team at Shawnee Village... read more »

Risk Factors for Developing Periodontal Gum Disease

There are many risk factors for developing periodontal gum disease. It can strike at any time, although it can be prevented with plaque removal treatments. The best plaque removal treatments are brushing and flossing and getting professional cleanings at least twice a year. For our dental team here at Shawnee Village Dental, we strive to provide the highest quality service... read more »

Avoid the Slide Into Tooth Decay by Avoiding Bad Habits

Tooth decay occurs from plaque buildup. Bad habits from what we eat and drink can easily lead to plaque buildup. It’s important to always take note of what we eat and drink, and how much. Some foods are worse than others. Do you eat or drink anything that may be leading you down the path to bad oral hygiene? Test... read more »

Save your teeth from bruxism

If you chronically grind your teeth while sleeping - a condition known as bruxism - or during other times of the day, you're at risk for some serious tooth health issues. Grinding teeth constantly can cause jaw issues, misaligned bites, and wear down your teeth to the point where they're no longer effective at doing their job - helping you... read more »