A Dentist Can Help You Understand the Cause of Your Chronic Bad Breath

Acute bad breath from eating a meal rich with garlic, onions, or other odoriferous foods can often be remedied by brushing, and flossing your teeth, followed by a vigorous rinse with antiseptic mouthwash. Yet it is also worth noting that chronic bad breath can often be an indicator of a more significant oral health problem…. Read more »

The Five Pledges of an ADA Dentist

Did you know that Dr. Mark Jensen is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA)? This is the largest dental organization in the United States with over 161,000 members. When Dr. Mark Jensen joined the ADA, signed the Code of Ethics. This is all about how well treats you as a patient. Here’s the… Read more »

Test Your Oral Hygiene Knowledge with This Oral Hygiene Quiz

Oral hygiene is important. In fact, it’s vital for a top-notch oral health and smile. This is why our dentist, Dr. , strongly encourages you to keep up on oral hygiene regularly. However, that’s a tough task if you don’t know much about oral hygiene. So, test your knowledge today and learn a little more… Read more »

What Causes Your Teeth to Experience Enamel Erosion?

Did you know that your tooth enamel, while it may be the strongest material in your body, is vulnerable to erosion? This tough, outer layer of the tooth protects the dentin layer (bonelike material) beneath it. When enamel wears away, it can expose the dentin and leave your pearly whites susceptible to bacteria and plaque,… Read more »

Are You Flossing Your Teeth Correctly?

By now you already know that a beautiful smile begins with a healthy foundation. Daily brushing and flossing are the basics to a cavity-free, gum disease-free smile. While you need to brush your teeth at least twice each day, you only need to floss once a day, preferably before bedtime when you are finished eating… Read more »

Advice About Tooth Extraction Recovery

If you need to have a tooth extracted, or if you plan on having an extraction in the future, it is of the utmost importance to plan in advance to ensure your recovery process has the best chance of success in as little time as possible. If you are a smoker, you should give up… Read more »

Using Mouthwash as Part of Your Oral Health Routine

Are you supplementing your oral health care with dental treatments such as mouthwash? With the help of a mouthwash approved by the American Dental Association, your oral health will could improve dramatically. For more information about mouthwash, see below: – Your dentist can recommend the right mouthwash for you. – Look for products that contain… Read more »

Enhance Your Smile with Oral Health Treatments for Aging Individuals

Did you know that your teeth and gums can be adequately cared for so that they will continue to serve you well for the rest of your life? Although teeth can wear down over time, with the proper care they can be strengthened to last a lifetime. Enhance your smile with oral health treatments for… Read more »

Gum Disease Can Affect Your Dental Bridge

Dental bridges are typically created from special dental materials that will not be vulnerable to cavities and bacterial tooth decay. However, your new dental bridge could gradually be affected by complications brought on by chronic gum disease. If your daily oral hygiene routine fails to remove food particles and plaque from your teeth it can… Read more »

Patience May Be Needed to Remove a Hard Object Stuck Between Your Teeth

Some hard and tough foods have strong fibers running through them, or a tough shell. This is often the case with beef jerky, popcorn hulls, certain fruit peels, and seeds. When you bite down on them it’s possible for a piece to become uncomfortably stuck between your teeth. In a situation like this it’s important… Read more »