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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 symptom and 3-7% of the... 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 you and your smile with... 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 prosthodontist is a dentist who... 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 them up. Also, standard braces... 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 these things often lead to... 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 your basic oral function. In... 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 tools that can help. Brushing... 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 focuses on helping patients achieve... read more »

A Partial Denture Can Temporarily Replace Multiple Missing Teeth

If you don't brush your teeth at least twice a day with a fluoride tooth paste, floss once a day, and see your dentist for your routine cleanings and exams, you run the risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and even tooth loss.  In some cases, those teeth can be replaced with dental implants or a bridge. If you aren’t... read more »

What You Can Expect During Your Orthodontic Journey With Braces

Are you about to align your smile and begin your orthodontic journey? If so, good for you! Dr. Jensen and our orthodontic team are thrilled to help you achieve the smile you have always wanted. To help you know a little more about orthodontics, we would be happy to share the steps involved in the orthodontic process. First, you will... read more »