A Cavity on a Molar Might Be Repaired by a Standard Amalgam Filling

A Cavity on a Molar Might Be Repaired by a Standard Amalgam Filling

The eight molars in the back of your mouth are rather large and play a critical role in the function of your mouth. When one is afflicted with a cavity, the heightened sensitivity and discomfort can increasingly limit your ability to chew and grind food. If you suspect that a cavity has formed on one of your molars, you should... read more »

Bad Breath Could Be the Sign of an Oral Infection

Bad breath could be the sign of an oral infection. Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is the result of a nasty or foul scent emanating from your mouth. It is typically caused by poor oral hygiene but it may also be a symptom of a far more serious ailment within your mouth or body. Everything from the foods you... 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. Mark Osenieks recommend a dental crown in Grand Rapids, Michigan? - To keep a weak tooth from breaking - To hold together... read more »

All You Need to Know About ADA Oral Hygiene Products

If you are looking for a perfect oral hygiene product at the store, our Mark A. Osenieks DDS, PC team has a helpful tip for you! If you choose a product, whether it’s a toothbrush, toothpaste, mouthwash, etc., that has the American Dental Association’s seal of acceptance on it, you have chosen the best product for your smile. The Seal... read more »

The Details About Crowning Your Tooth

If you are one who has a stubborn, unattractive, or damaged tooth that takes away from the beauty of your smile, we have a perfect solution for you that will help you achieve the oral health and smile of your dreams: Dental crowns! A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that covers the entire visible surface of your tooth and... read more »