What Causes Sensitive Teeth?

February 15, 2017

There are many potential causes for tooth sensitivity

You drink a cup of hot tea or eat a dish of ice cream, and suddenly, a tooth hurts–really hurts. Most of us experience sensitive teeth occasionally, and it’s often nothing serious. Other times, it indicates an oral health problem. James J. Kalina DDS in Mankato tells patients about tooth sensitivity and how to know it needs treatment from your dentist.


How can Your Mankato Cosmetic Dentist Improve Your Smile?

December 8, 2015

Woman with a beautiful smile thanks to her mankato cosmetic dentistNo one likes looking in the mirror to see damaged, discolored teeth, but for many, this is the reality they face. Many patients who are unhappy with their smiles report smiling less often, covering their mouth when the laugh, smile, or speak in public, and avoiding photos whenever possible. If this describes you, Dr. James J. Kalina and his Mankao cosmetic dentistry team are here to help you reclaim your smile confidence.

Same Day Crowns in Mankato, MN Can Change Your Life

November 5, 2015

same day crowns mankatoCrowns are a wonderful solution for decayed or damaged teeth. They fit snugly over the damaged tooth, stabilizing it to return its function and protect it from further decay. For years, nearly the only downside of tooth restoration with a traditional dental crown was the amount of time it took to complete the procedure — up to three weeks and two visits to the dentist’s office. But now, that’s all changed with cutting edge technology, and an amazing tool we call the E4D Dentist System, which allows Dr. James J. Kalina to perform same day crowns in Mankato, MN.