James Olsen DDS Blog
March 16, 2018
As a parent, one of the things that you’re best at is worrying about your child. Did they get enough sleep? Are they playing too roughly at the park? Will they have cavities the next time their dentist in Ann Arbor checks their teeth?
If you find yourself always worrying about your little one, your dentist can help take a little stress off your mind when it comes to their smile by offering effective preventive services like dental sealants. Learn all about dental sealants and how they can help your child keep their smile strong for years to come!
February 8, 2018
Are you faced with one of the most difficult oral health problems: dental damage? Damaging or losing your natural teeth can be hard to deal with, but you don’t have to face these problems forever.
In fact, your restorative dentist in Ann Arbor offers two great options for you to explore: natural looking and feeling dental crowns and bridges. Keep reading this week’s blog post to determine which is better for you!
January 14, 2018
Dental implants in Ann Arbor are the best way to replace missing teeth. That’s because they’re sturdy, natural-looking, and have the power to prevent bone loss. They can even last for a whole lifetime! Unfortunately, many people decide not to get implants because of the cost; they have a significantly higher upfront price than some alternative choices. But before you settle for less than the best, consider these tips for getting implants in a manner that won’t break the bank.
December 15, 2017
You brush your teeth and floss every morning before work thinking you’re good to go. After sitting down at your desk, your colleague walks by and says good morning. As you return the phrase, they step back for a moment and reach into their pocket. “Gum?” They offer.
Even if you brush regularly, bacteria can still be quite insidious. If you don’t know the places it likes to live, you may not think to even check there. That’s why your dentist in Ann Arbor is here to get your breath smelling good again.
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…)