Avoiding Dry Socket

In many cases, advancements in dental technology allow dentists to save teeth that in the past otherwise may have been lost. But from time to time, a person may need to have a tooth extracted. This may be because you have too many teeth in your mouth and an extraction... Read more »

Your Questions About Dental Bridges Addressed

If you are missing a tooth, Dr. Mitchell Olson may recommend a dental bridge. A dental bridge is a dental restoration that is made up of two dental crowns with a replacement tooth in between. The replacement tooth is used to fill a gap in an individual’s smile and the... Read more »

Restore Your Tooth With a Dental Crown

If a tooth needs to be restored, Dr. Mitchell Olson may recommend a dental crown in Bloomington, Minnesota. A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that is placed over the entire visible part of a tooth. When is a dental crown needed? Our dentist may recommend a dental crown to:... Read more »

An Accidental Blow to the Face Might Cause a Toothache

Each of your teeth is made up of a series of different structures and tissues. If you suffer a hard fall or accidental blow to the face, the soft internal pulp, nerve, or root structure of the tooth can be traumatized with little overt change to the visible tooth enamel.... Read more »

A Dental Filling Can Often Be Used to Repair a Small Cavity on a Tooth

Each of your teeth plays an important role in your ability to bite, chew, grind, and break down food before you swallow. When a cavity develops on one of your teeth it can cause sensitivity, and discomfort, while also limiting your overall oral function. If you are concerned that a... Read more »

Tips on Handling a Broken Tooth

Breaking a tooth can be a scary experience, but you need to stay calm. Fortunately, Dr. Mitchell Olson and our dental team have multiple dental treatments that can help you return to a strong, healthy, and beautiful smile. It’s important to call Olson Dental Care at 952-884-1308 as soon as... Read more »

Q & A: Adult Dental Care

If you have questions about your adult smile and oral health, then you’ve come to the right blog. Dr. Mitchell Olson and our dental team understand that dental care can be a little tricky and confusing, so we are happy to teach you more about dental care in Bloomington, Minnesota,... Read more »

Teeth and Gums 101: Dental Fillings

Are you aware of what the importance of a dental filling is? A dental filling is used to conceal and fill in a hole in a tooth that has been damaged by a cavity. Cavities occur when a hole in a tooth is created due to dental erosion and tooth... Read more »

Upgrade and Enhance Your Smile with Chewing Gum After Meals

If you are looking to upgrade and enhance your smile, sugarless gum may be an option you want to consider. Although the ingredients in sugarless gum have little effect on your smile, it is possible that chewing gum will increase saliva production in your mouth, which is a known cavity-fighter.... Read more »

What Do You Know about Dental Sealants?

Did you know that dental sealants can help make safe smiles?  Although oral health care routines such a brushing and flossing are vital for a healthy smile, dental sealants can be used as an extra layer of protection for your teeth. Not only are they tremendously beneficial in fighting against... Read more »