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 »

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 »

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 »

Don’t Let Smile Flaws Keep You from Smiling

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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... 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 »

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 »