The Answers to Common Questions About Invisalign®

If you have questions about Invisalign®, then our orthodontist, Dr. Jensen, is happy to help you find the answers you need. The more you know about Invisalign, the better because you can ensure that it’s the right treatment for you. To help you find the answers, is happy to provide answers to commonly asked questions… Read more »

How to Handle an Orthodontic Emergency

While you’re aligning your smile with braces, you might run into an orthodontic emergency. This isn’t anything to be too worried about, and it’s a typical part of the orthodontic journey. Sometimes accidents happen and complications occur. When you experience an orthodontic emergency, it’s best to stay calm and keep a cool head. Our orthodontist,… Read more »

How Can Orthodontic Treatment Fix Jaw Pain?

BY DR. DOUGLAS JENSEN In answering this question, a little information about jaw pain and problem diagnosis would be appropriate. A temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is a problem within the chewing system and is most often seen in people between the ages of 20 and 40. About one-third of the population has at least one TMD… Read more »

Dr. Jensen Can Use Both Orthodontics and Prosthodontics to Help You

Your dental professional, Dr. Doug Jensen, is one who can create functionally well-aligned teeth and sensational smiles. This is because he is both an orthodontist and a prosthodontist. This means he has received advanced training well beyond dental school to become a specialist in both orthodontics and prosthodontics. Because of this, Dr. Jensen can help… Read more »

Dr. Jensen is a Prosthodontist. What Does That Mean?

Your dental professional, Dr. Doug Jensen, is an orthodontist as well as a prosthodontist. Now, you probably already know what an orthodontist is because of the common treatment with braces and other tooth-aligning appliances around the world. But do you know what a prosthodontist is? Well, our team will be happy to tell you! A… Read more »

Adults Can Get Braces, Too

When you think of orthodontics, what probably comes to mind is the adolescent teen roaming their middle school halls with a metallic smile. This is, of course, understandable because most kids it seems, almost as a right of passage, are in braces–whether they wanted braces or not! Remember, their parents are in charge and signed… Read more »

Achieve Your Smile Goals with a Smile Makeover!

Problems with a smile appear for a variety of reasons. For example, if your teeth seem to be discolored, worn down or misshaped, spaced, crooked, missing or otherwise unsightly, you probably dislike the appearance of your smile and even feel a little anxious about it. Many people think just cosmetics, but keep in mind that… Read more »

A Missing Rear Molar Can Effectively Be Replaced by a Dental Implant

Each of your teeth is designed to play a specific role in your ability to chew and break down food before swallowing. The large molars in the back of your mouth are especially important for grinding food. If one of these teeth is knocked out or lost to a severe cavity it can significantly hamper… Read more »

How Cavities Can Create Braces Complications

While you’re wearing braces, it’s important to keep your teeth clean and practice good brushing habits. Otherwise you may end up with cavities or discoloration around where the braces are bonded to the teeth. That’s why your oral hygiene routine is key. If you are struggling to clean around your braces hardware, there are special… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry 101

At Jensen Orthodontic Arts, in McKinney, Texas, Dr. Doug Jensen can help you improve the appearance of your smile. Cosmetic dentistry can create a positive change in your teeth to give you the smile of your dreams. This is a great option if you have a problem with your smile that alters your appearance. Cosmetic dentistry… Read more »