James Olsen DDS Blog
October 5, 2017
Have you felt stuck with crooked teeth because you thought there was only one way to achieve a straight smile…yeah, those dreaded brackets and wires. Well, you don’t have to feel so defeated. Thankfully, your dentist offers porcelain veneers as another way to not just straighten your teeth, but comprehensively cover multiple cosmetic flaws. Learn more about how you can get the straight smile of your dreams with veneers here!
September 22, 2017
When you suffer from tooth loss, you rely on your dentures to make your life easier. Without them, you could not eat your favorite foods, speak clearly, or feel confident throughout the day. Unfortunately, there may come a time when your denture unexpectedly breaks. Nothing ruins your day faster than a broken smile. When this occurs, you may not be too sure what to do. You cannot go through the day without your teeth, but you know that you should not use them until after they have been repaired. When the unexpected occurs, there are several things you can do to make the situation a little less stressful.
August 7, 2017
Have you begun a straightening treatment and want to benefit as much as you can? Most of us do! The best part about the orthodontic treatments that we offer is that both ClearCorrect and Invisalign in Ann Arbor are practically invisible! Well, as long as you keep them clean. Here are the best ways to keep your aligners sterilized so you can get the best results and optimize your straightening treatment.
July 27, 2017
Gum disease is a serious problem that affects more than half of adults in the United States. While many often believe that the only complications involve bleeding and swollen gums, the effects can be quite devastating. In addition to wreaking havoc on your dental health, it can also lead to very serious overall health complications if it is not treated. To protect your smile and well-being, Dr. James Olsen offers treatment for gum disease in Ann Arbor.
June 21, 2017
As you run your tongue along your teeth or bite into a piece of food, do you feel like something just is not right with your dental crown? It may have cracked or come loose. In some cases, it is a bit more obvious that there is a problem because it can fall out completely. While your first instinct may be to head to the nearest emergency dentist, broken dental crowns in Ann Arbor rarely require immediate care. However, you will need to schedule an appointment with Dr. James Olsen within the next couple of days to have it replaced or fixed.
May 22, 2017
Preventive dentistry involves more than your teeth. The health of your gums and the other soft tissues of the mouth are very important as well. Dr. James Olsen educates all his patients on the signs and prevention of gum disease in Ann Arbor so their oral health thrives. Would you like to know more about this common condition? (more…)
April 17, 2017
Let’s be honest – that toothache in Ann Arbor that you’ve been experiencing just won’t go away. The nagging pain seems to be there constantly, and you can’t take it anymore. You want to see the premier dentist in Ann Arbor, but you’re not sure who you can trust. Luckily for you, Dr. James Olson is one of the most respected oral healthcare professionals in the area. In this post, he explains how toothaches happen, how he can prevent them, and treat this common condition.
March 31, 2017
Missing teeth impact more than your facial appearance. They weaken the integrity of teeth adjoining the smile gap and compromise your gum tissue and jawbone, too. Dental implant dentist, Dr. James Olsen, tells the facts on dental implants in Ann Arbor. These prosthetics are so superior, they provide a lifetime of beautiful smiles.
February 14, 2017
You’re a busy professor at the University of Michigan and you love educating your students – you’re confident about your knowledge and you love lecturing, but your teeth make you self-conscious. You don’t want to wonder if your students are paying more attention to your mouth than the information that comes out of it. You want to upgrade your smile, but braces won’t fix the chips and staining from all the coffee you drink – plus, you wouldn’t want a mouthful of metal anyway. What can you do? You can work with Dr. James Olsen. With his expertise in porcelain veneers in Ann Arbor, he can give you the winning smile you deserve.
February 15, 2016
If you’re looking for a quick way to update and improve the appearance of your smile, teeth whitening in Ann Arbor may be the solution you’ve been searching for. Whitening your teeth not only brightens your smile, it also removes years from your appearance. Many patients choose whitening to improve their smiles because it’s the quickest and most affordable option for cosmetic dentistry.