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Restore a Tooth With a Dental Filling

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 a dental filling? Before beginning treatment, Dr. Mark Jensen may... 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 »

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

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 during a meal or be pulled out by a piece... read more »

Don’t Let Smile Flaws Keep You from Smiling

If you currently have multiple problems with your smile that interfere with your function and appearance, you may benefit from a full mouth reconstruction. Full mouth reconstruction uses a combination of dental restoration treatments to replace most or all of the teeth in your smile. Dr. Mark Jensen at Shawnee Village Dental uses this approach to help our patients in... read more »

Fillings: Your Questions Answered

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 the area and then remove the decayed portion of the... 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 »