Tooth-Bleaching Gel Can Often Remove Stubborn Stains from Your Smile

If you were to look at your tooth enamel under a powerful microscope, you would see that the surface is made up of microscopic pores that can trap minuscule dark particles. As time passes, these dark particles can settle deeper and deeper into the tooth enamel to cause stubborn stains. If moderate stains do set… Read more »

A Cosmetically Unappealing Tooth in Your Smile Can Be Fully Restored by a Porcelain Crown

Many people feel that a winning smile serves them well in social functions. Yet a tooth that has been dulled by stains, chips or unsightly old fillings can often leave you wanting to explore your restoration options. Sometimes this can be as simple as having Dr. Mark Osenieks restore one or more unappealing teeth with… Read more »

A Professional Tooth Bleaching Treatment Will Safely and Effectively Whiten Your Smile

As you age it’s not uncommon for your teeth to lose their luster, or suffer from significant staining problems. Dr. can help you find the best option for whitening your smile. The depth and degree of staining will go a long way towards influencing the options recommends. In most cases deeply stained teeth simply cannot… Read more »

Different Mouth Guard Options

Contact sports are one of the most common ways to lose teeth. From football to hockey, you can chip a tooth or have it knocked out completely. Neither is a wanted outcome, but with the added protection of a mouth guard, you can enjoy your favorite sport without worrying that you’re going to damage your… Read more »

What to do About Teeth Grinding

Are you frequently waking up to a sore jaw or to headaches? Do you suffer with sensitive teeth and earaches throughout the day? Sadly, these could all be symptoms of bruxism, which is also commonly known as teeth grinding. This can be a serious problem that should be addressed by a professional as quickly as… Read more »

Quality Oral Hygiene Products Earn the ADA Seal of Acceptance

It can be challenging sometimes to sort out the difference between an effective oral hygiene product and on that is only intended for cosmetic use. Fortunately, the American Dental Association has their Seal of Acceptance program to help consumers choose the best oral hygiene products for their family. The ADA instituted their Seal of Acceptance… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Dental Crowns

A dental crown or cap is a tooth-shaped covering that is placed over a tooth to restore its shape, size, appearance, and strength. The dental crown will cover the entire visible portion of the tooth. When might Dr. recommend a dental crown in , ? – To keep a weak tooth from breaking – To… Read more »

Dental Bridges: Helpful Information

Have you lost one or more permanent teeth because of gum disease, extensive decay, or another issue? Dr. may recommend a dental bridge in , . A dental bridge is a restoration that is designed to close the gap in your smile. Your dental bridge can restore your bite and your ability to eat and… Read more »

A Crown Can Restore a Cracked Tooth

The densely packed microscopic crystals that make up your tooth enamel is very strong and durable. Unfortunately, it’s still possible for something like a hard fall or a blow to the face to crack tooth enamel. A cracked tooth that causes pain is a clear sign that the crack extends into the interior of the… Read more »

See Your Dentist If You Experience These Signs

Oral health begins at home, daily attention to brushing, flossing, using a mouthwash to reduce bacteria, and of course, keeping up with dental cleanings. But, what happens if you experience dental problems in between visits. What are some signs that you may need to see your dentist? Headaches Morning headaches are often caused by nighttime… Read more »