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The Dental Blog of Bradley J. Olson, DDS

Learn, grow, and understand how you can care for your oral health.
Dental Bonding
Adhesive dental materials Dental Bonding  or sometimes referred to as just Bonding, is a conservative, in office method to alter, enhance, re-shape,... read more
Porcelain Crowns Maryland
The changing landscape of Porcelain Crowns Dentistry continues to move toward more conservative approaches to restoring teeth and the use of crowns... read more
Porcelain Veneers
Porelain veneers are versatile and conservative Porcelain veneers are better than ever. The materials and techniques have continually improved and... read more
TMD update The American Association for Dental Research has revised it’s 1996 policy statement on Temperomandibular disorders (TMD). The AADR... read more
Dental Materials
Dental Materials in the news Dental mateirlas with bis-GMA and/or bis-DMA may contain trace amounts of bisphenol A that can be found in sealants and... read more
Appliance therapy
Bite splints The staring point for determining the need for a bite appliance is evaluation and history. Some patients require no treatment or... read more
TMD treatment
Treatment options I have been fortunate that almost all patients that have presented with TMD have been treated successfully with simple, non... read more
The terms TMJ and TMD are often intertwined The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the hinge joint for the upper and lower jaw and is found close to... read more
Sleep Apnea III
Sleep Apnea appliances Oral appliances are indicated as the first line treatment for mild to moderate OSA (obstructive sleep apnea) in patients that... read more