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Do You Have a Damaged Tooth Pulp? A Root Canal to the Rescue!

A damaged tooth pulp can often be treated with a root canal procedure to save the tooth and prevent extraction. The tooth root can be damaged due to decay or infection, which can result from accidental injury to the tooth, having a deep cavity, incurring a crack, or having had multiple dental treatments on the tooth in the past. Having... 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 or has been damaged due to tooth decay, it may... 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 treatment and your tooth pulp is infected, the tooth will... read more »

The Different Kinds Of Dental Crowns

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 crowns can be made of gold, nickel, palladium, or chromium.... read more »