Dentistry Highlights: Cosmetic Dentistry

Have you ever heard of cosmetic dentistry? If not, cosmetic dentistry is a branch of dentistry featuring a variety of treatments and procedures designed to improve the look of your smile. In some cases, cosmetic dentistry treatments can also repair damage to broken teeth and even replace missing teeth altogether. Listed below are a few… Read more »

A Primary Tooth with a Cavity Might Need a Dental Crown

Primary teeth serve several important purposes. Not only do they provide your son or daughter with the necessary ability to bite, chew, and grind food for safe swallowing, they also play an important structural role. When a tooth is lost to a severe cavity it can affect the development and alignment of the underlying permanent… Read more »

What are the Side Effects of Tooth Sensitivity?

Did you know that tooth decay and tooth sensitivity are related? Observing the times when you have sensitivity and logging them can be helpful during your next visit to Dr. Mark A. Osenieks‘s office. Read on to find out more about what tooth erosion and tooth sensitivity have in common. Side effects of tooth sensitivity… Read more »

How Dental Labs Make Night Guards

If you struggle with morning headaches or jaw pain, you might be hurting from bruxism, also known as nightly teeth grinding. We can develop you a special mouth guard (known as a night guard) that you wear while sleeping to prevent any teeth from grinding together; no one should have to hurt from bruxism if… Read more »

How Dental Sealants Are Placed

Consider dental sealants in , , to protect your teeth against decay. Dental sealant is a thin, plastic material that is painted onto the chewing surfaces of the back teeth to protect them from decay. While dental sealants are very commonly placed on children’s teeth, they can also be used for adults. When you come… Read more »

Smile Basics: Oral Emergencies

If you ever suffer from an oral emergency, they can alter your smile in an instant. However, with effective treatment planning and emergency prevention techniques, you have a much greater chance of saving your smile and limiting any damage that may arise. If you have suffered an oral emergency that has resulted in catastrophic damage… Read more »

Autumn Foods for Healthy Teeth

Autumn is in full swing, and with it comes plentiful harvests, overflowing farmer’s markets, and preparation for the holiday season.  Luckily, you don’t have to sacrifice good food to keep up with healthy dental care! Here are some delicious foods to integrate into your fall diet. Cheese: All cheese has calcium and protein, which are… Read more »

Dental Crowns and Why They Are Needed

Are you ready to kick off the fall season with a spectacular smile? Enjoy the harvest season with a beautiful smile courtesy of dental crowns. With dental crowns, you can cover up problematic teeth that fail to live up to their aesthetic potential, as well as protect them from future damage that can arise, including… Read more »

How to Reap All the Benefits of Whitening Toothpaste

Whitening toothpaste is a great tool that can help you brighten the color of your teeth. However, oftentimes the paste only whitens the smile one to two shades. This might not be the result you’re looking for. However, there are things you can do to get the most out of your whitening toothpaste, and our… Read more »

Oral Health Essentials: Teenage Dentistry

With all the worries and anxiety that teens face in order to fit into their desired social circles, it is often a time when their oral health care routines are neglected or abandoned. Keeping your teeth safe as a teen requires endless attention to detail and the avoidance of many risks that may arise. One… Read more »