How Much Do You Know About Toothpaste?

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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... Read more »

Advice About Oral Emergencies

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Do you know what to do in the event of an oral health emergency? Oftentimes, oral emergencies are the result of an accident that occurs to our mouths and in many cases, they are not easily preventable. However, preparing for any situation that may arise with your oral health is... Read more »

Are You Informed about Oral Emergencies?

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Caring for your mouth when it is damaged is key to ensuring your wounds can recover properly and to ensure the least amount of recovery time will be needed. Acting quickly but safely is important, as the precious minutes after an accident can often determine the fate of your oral... Read more »

Enhance Your Smile with Mouthwash

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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... Read more »

The Basics of Teeth Whitening

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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 »

How Do You Know If You Have a Cavity?

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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 »

The Facts About Bleeding Gums

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When you’re taking care of your mouth, do you ever notice that your gums start to bleed? Despite what you may have heard, bleeding gums aren’t normal. While your gums might bleed for a number of reasons, there may be several things you can do to avoid the issue. Your... Read more »

Risk Factors for Developing Periodontal Gum Disease

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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... Read more »