Onalaska, Wisconsin

Dental Clinic of Onalaska

Quality dental care.

Dental Clinic of Onalaska

1008 Main Street
Onalaska, WI 54650
Dental Clinic of Onalaska, Dentists, Health and Beauty, Onalaska, Wisconsin

Do you know the difference between a crown and a cap? Or how often you should floss? What kind of toothbrush works the best? Questions like these are important to the overall health and upkeep of your teeth and gums, and they're questions that can be answered by the Dental Clinic of Onalaska.

At both the Trempealeau office and the clinic's primary office on Main Street in Onalaska, WI, the Dental Clinic of Onalaska provides a myriad of general and cosmetic dental services, including teeth whitening, veneers, dental implants, sealants, extractions, and more. The staff prides themselves on the office's comfortable, friendly atmosphere that makes patients feel welcome whether they're new or returning.

The clinic's main dentist, Dr. Mike Olsen, lives in Onalaska and has been practicing dentistry since 1993, when he graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. His experience, skill, and dedication to providing quality care for his patients make him your ideal choice for a general or family dentist. Dr. Olsen is also a member of the ADA, the WDA, and the Lacrosse Area Dental Society.

Proper dental care can get pretty expensive, but the Dental Clinic of Onalaska understands this and accepts major insurances and CareCredit, and the staff is willing to work with patients whose finances become strained as a result of dental bills.

The Dental Clinic of Onalaska is open Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Make an appointment with the staff via the website or call (608) 783-3341.

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3 Reasons to Avoid Over-the-Counter Teeth Whitening, Onalaska, Wisconsin
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A Quick Guide to Root Canals, Onalaska, Wisconsin
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4 Dental Care Tips for Pregnant Women, Onalaska, Wisconsin
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5 Tips for Maintaining Fresh Breath on a Date, Onalaska, Wisconsin
The first, second, and even fifth date with someone new can be nerve-wracking, especially if you’re worried about your breath smelling. To save yourself from worrying,...read more
As seniors get older, health concerns become more common, often causing dental care to fall to the wayside. However, maintaining your teeth and visiting the dentist regularly ar...read more
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People young and old love treats made with sugar, whether they’re in the mood for cookies, candy, cakes, or soda. Despite its taste, sugar is the leading cause of cavities, and it im...read more
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The insidious effects of smoking are often overlooked. Many people recognize the connection between smoking and lung cancer, but they don’t fully appreciate the immediate impact ciga...read more
Physical activity helps people stay fit, busy, and happy. However, before you get involved in a new sport, it’s crucial to ensure you protect yourself, including your teeth...read more
Whether your teeth are discolored or crooked, there are a variety of ways dentists can improve your smile. Fortunately, one restoration option can solve many cosmetic denta...read more
When your dentist tells you that you have a cavity, you might immediately think the worst and that you’re in for a great deal of pain and inconvenience. However, while tooth decay is...read more
Many people have a hard time tolerating cold weather. Dental health can also be affected, as colder temperatures are known to increase the sensitivity of teeth. The following ex...read more
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Dental implants are one of the most advanced treatments modern dentists have to offer. They can be implanted in place of the roots of lost teeth for a healthy, attractive, and comfor...read more
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While most candy certainly isn’t considered a dental-friendly food, indulging in a piece or two every now and then doesn’t always have to derail your oral wellness. Making smart choi...read more
Nearly half of the people in America experience gum disease, and parents should remain vigilant for early signs of the ailment in their child's mouth. The bacterial infection wi...read more
A knocked-out tooth is one of the most serious dental emergencies that can happen to your children. Fortunately, if you act quickly and get help from your family dentist, the damage ...read more
Cavities are common, but they’re not always the cause of excess sugar. If you have reoccurring cavities, talk to your family dentist about other issues that might be causing them. He...read more
Most people associate dentists specifically with natural teeth, so if you have dentures, you might think you don’t need to visit one as often. However, other parts of your mouth...read more
Diabetes is characterized by a physical inability to properly manage blood sugar, which can impact your entire body—including your teeth and gums. Teeth cleaning is even more im...read more
Do you wish you had whiter teeth, or would you like to mask or repair minor chips and damage? Dental veneers are a way to quickly improve your smile and restore self-confidence ...read more
There are many myths surrounding dentures. Many dentists worry that these myths deter people from getting them even when they might be necessary. Here are some of the most common myt...read more
Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you, so you may be looking to teeth whitening for a positive first impression. You’ll have to decide whether to whiten your ...read more
Getting braces is a major investment in your smile. To ensure you’ll have beautiful pearly whites once they come off, you have to take special care of your teeth over the c...read more
Protecting your child’s health is important, and oral hygiene is no exception. Your dentist may recommend dental sealants to help protect your child’s teeth from cavities and decay. ...read more
Halitosis, also known as bad breath, is one of the most common oral issues dentists see in children and teenagers. Even if your youngsters are brushing their teeth twice a ...read more
If you’ve been diagnosed with sleep apnea like 18 million other Americans, you likely have a lot of questions about how it affects your life. However, you should also speak with your...read more
Organized sports are a wonderful outlet for your teen. They encourage them to exercise, build relationships with team members, and teach them to work hard to accomplish something. Ho...read more
If you or your child are involved in sports, now is the time to visit the dentist to get fitted for a custom mouthguard. This piece of hardware is designed to protect your teeth...read more
When visiting a family dentist for a routine teeth cleaning, part of the process might be taking X-rays of your mouth, particularly if you’re experiencing any pain or discomfort...read more
Although wisdom teeth were once heralded as an extra set of molars you might need during adulthood, by today’s standards, they are considered vestigial structures that can cause more...read more
If you wear dentures, you want to keep them clean and in good shape, so they'll stay comfortable, attractive, and functional. Doing this requires daily care, as well as regular follo...read more
Dentures not only improve eating and speaking, but they also offer a huge confidence boost to people experiencing tooth loss. However, it can be a challenge to get used to your dentu...read more
Smoking contributes to cancer, heart disease, and a variety of adverse health issues. It can also do a number on your mouth. Yellow teeth, gum disease, oral cancer, and mor...read more
Dentures can give you back a full, bright smile and make it more comfortable to eat and speak. There is often a transition period involved for first-time denture wearers as they adju...read more
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Early childhood tooth decay is common in children. It makes it difficult for kids to talk, eat, and even sleep. Fortunately, parents can help their children to ward off tooth decay b...read more
It’s essential for pregnant women to pay close attention to their oral health and receive professional care from a dentist as needed. As your body adapts to support the growth o...read more
Dentists have long warned about the effects of consuming too much sugar. Yet, while sweet treats like candies tend to get the worst reputation, beverages often go overlooked. Soda, i...read more
All eyes are going to be on you at your wedding—including your partner’s—so it’s natural to want everything to look perfect. This includes your smile, and if you aren’t happy with it...read more
Most people know the importance of brushing, flossing, and visiting their dentist for regular cleanings. Lesser known, though, is what should be avoided if you wa...read more
Brushing your teeth has been a part of your daily routine since you were old enough to go to the dentist and even before. However, there’s still a chance that you could be missi...read more
Jaw issues are among the many reasons people schedule problem visits with their dentists. Lockjaw, in particular, can be alarming to those who have never experienced it before. In fa...read more
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If you use tobacco, it’s important to keep your teeth cleaning and exam appointments with your dentist. Smoking and chewing can damage the teeth and gums, the effects of which c...read more
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For those of us who suffer from sensitive teeth, a lot can cause pain: slushies, hot-off-the-grill burgers, and frothy root beer floats. The general dentist at the Dental Clinic of O...read more
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These days, you can go just about anywhere and find teeth whitening products. Popular on grocery store shelves and online dental emporiums, there are strips, trays, and even pens des...read more
The best way to prevent oral health issues at home is to embrace a routine of brushing and attending regular dentist appointments. If you’re looking for ways to improve your ora...read more
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Every adult has a total of 32 teeth. As you inspect your smile, you’ll notice there are a variety of shapes and that each tooth has a different purpose. During visits to your fa...read more
From brightening your smile to preventing cavities, there are a lot of fantastic reasons to see a dentist on a regular basis. But since kids might have trouble recognizing these adva...read more
Pain in the temporomandibular joint can be tough to deal with. Accordingly, the first step to treating jaw pain is to determine the underlying cause of it. The team at the Dental Cli...read more
Did you know your diet can have a direct link to oral health? This is what dentists at The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics discovered after researching how a person’s eating habit...read more
A fantastic smile can boost your self-confidence significantly. Although pearly whites are important, it’s even more crucial to care for your mouth so that it stays healthy. The comb...read more
Not only can bad breath be unpleasant to those around you, but it might also indicate an issue with your oral health or even your health in general. That’s why the kids’ dentist...read more
You look after your teeth and gums, but are you taking care of your toothbrush? The dentists at the Dental Clinic of Onalaska in La Crosse County, WI, often share with...read more
You may already know that diet and exercise affect your physical health. But many of these same lifestyle factors also impact oral health. Dr. Mike Olsen, a family dentist at th...read more
TMJ refers to your temporomandibular joint. It’s the muscles near the lower area of your ears that make your jaw move. On occasion, some people experience a TMJ d...read more
With the obesity pandemic on the rise in the United States, people must understand the associated risks for themselves and their children. Obesity leads to a wide array of diseases a...read more
What do you focus on during your daily oral hygiene routine? Although most people focus on cleaning their teeth and checking their gums, the tongue is a powerful part of the dental h...read more
Every day, human teeth face a lot of pressure and stress without problems, but there are still times when abrupt force can cause significant damage. Fortunately, Dental Clinic of Ona...read more
Like tattoos and colorful hair dyes, body piercings have become a form of art. Unfortunately, this form of self-expression can come with some negative side effects, particularly when...read more
From high blood pressure to increased risk of lung cancer, smoking cigarettes is associated with a wide range of internal health problems. But in addition to these dangers, the nicot...read more
The more you know about your teeth, the easier it is to understand why you need a particular treatment your dentist has recommended. For this reason, the dentists at the Dental Clini...read more
Visiting the dentist regularly is crucial for maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Each dental checkup takes approximately 90 minutes and involves cleaning your teeth, an examination,...read more
From Grandma to your youngest child, everyone in the family will benefit from sipping more fluoridated tap water. In fact, professionals say patients with access to water enriched wi...read more
Have you ever bitten your nails? Whether you have been a nail-biter since birth or you just do it occasionally to quickly remove that rogue hang-nail, the fact remains that this habi...read more
Dental emergencies can occur for a wide variety of reasons. When they do, it’s important to contact your dentist as soon as possible. Depending on the nature of the emergency, it may...read more
Bad breath can be an embarrassing issue. Unfortunately, dentists say it may also become a chronic problem, which is why it is important to understand the condition. Here is a li...read more
It’s important to find the right dentist for you and your family to ensure you’re making regular appointments for dental cleanings and checkups. You can ask around for referrals, or ...read more
It’s not uncommon for parents to find that it’s difficult to convince their children to go to the dentist. For many kids, the dentist brings up feelings of fear, nervousness, and anx...read more
It’s natural for kids to feel a bit of anxiety before their first dentist appointment. While most of the fear stems from not knowing what to expect, there are man...read more
Grinding or clenching your teeth at night, also known as bruxism, is a condition that affects 10% of adults. Though common, chronic bruxism can lead to serious oral health issues and...read more
There has been some controversy lately as to whether fluoride is necessary. As a result, there’s been an influx of fluoride-free toothpaste and other products. Unfortunately, all thi...read more
It's fairly common knowledge that sodas and similar carbonated beverages can cause excessive damage to the teeth over time. Not only does it break down the enamel of teeth, but it ca...read more
If you are looking for a fun way to teach your child about oral health, dentists recommend engaging in a few interactive activities. Educational endeavors disguised as games can...read more
A cracked or fractured tooth may not always be obvious; however, it’s important to recognize the signs of one since it could lead to further damage if it’s not treated by a dentist e...read more
When it comes to teeth whitening, the GLO™ Science Professional Treatment will allow you to fall in love with your smile once again. That’s why the team at Dental Clinic of Onalaska ...read more
Oral health should be a priority for people of all ages. That’s why it’s essential for parents to teach their children about the importance of brushing, flossing, and rinsing at a yo...read more
Are you experiencing facial or jaw pain and wondering why? There are many possible explanations for this type of problem, and your dentist can help you find the cause. Here are three...read more
It’s extremely common to wake up at night with a dry mouth, and while a quick sip of water may seem like all that’s necessary, you may actually need to see a dentist. According to th...read more
Overloading on candy is a Halloween tradition, but it’s important to understand the dangers you’re exposing your teeth to. Sugars, acids, and more all pose significant risks to your ...read more
Whether it’s the result of a sports injury or a car crash, having a tooth knocked out can be a jarring experience. Don’t panic: A qualified dentist can get your smile back in sh...read more
Every time you visit the dental office for a cleaning and oral exam, your dentist checks your teeth for any signs of tooth decay and gum disease. Both of these conditions are common,...read more
A sore on your tongue usually is a minor issue that’s the result of a nick from a tooth, a burn, or irritation from certain foods. Unfortunately, a sore can be painful, aff...read more
Probiotics are friendly bacteria that have health benefits if you eat foods that contain them. They are similar to other good bacteria that are already in your body. In recent years,...read more
If you love sports, you might be more focused on helping your team to succeed than you are about your own personal health or comfort, which can create dental problems in the long run...read more
When a patient is missing one or more teeth, their dentist will often use a bridge to anchor false teeth to the healthy teeth on either side of the gap, known as abutment teeth. Dent...read more
Cavity is a word no one likes to hear when sitting in the dentist’s chair, especially if you’ve never had one before. But, before you panic, the friendly dentists at Dental Clinic of...read more
People who like eating ice, chewing hard candy, or grinding their teeth are especially at risk of developing cracked molars. A general dentist will be able to tell you whether the cr...read more
In recent years, adult orthodontic treatment has become more common. Between developments in dental science, the rising popularity of invisible braces, and wider access to oral healt...read more
Whether you are already missing one or more teeth, or have several that have decayed and need to be pulled, you may be wondering what your options are to replace them. Dental implant...read more
Professional teeth whitening at your dentist’s office is an excellent investment in a beautiful smile. The procedure is steadily growing in popularity, thanks to the outstanding, lon...read more
Having a healthy, white smile is an ideal for many people, but certain foods and drinks that you consume may be causing your teeth to become stained or discolored. Your dentist may b...read more
When you need a way to protect your weakened natural teeth from breaking, cover a dental implant, or restore the shape and color to your smile, the family dentist at Dental Clin...read more
When it comes to improving the function and beauty of your smile, there are several restorative options available. From teeth whitening to dental implants and veneers, what work...read more
Are you among the one million adults in North America with braces? If so, congratulations on taking steps to care for your oral health. You might be wondering what to expect at your ...read more
If you’re thinking about improving your smile with dental veneers, you probably have a lot of questions. These custom-made porcelain shells can effectively transform a smile, bu...read more
If you’ve recently suffered the loss of a tooth, you must replace it as soon as possible to prevent issues like gum disease or tooth decay. Dental implants and bridges...read more
As one of the leading dentists in Onalaska, WI, Dr. Mike Olsen of Dental Clinic of Onalaska knows that a passionate, driven team is what allows a practice to provide an exceptional q...read more
Veneers have been used for years on dental patients who are looking for a significant improvement in their smile. They are carefully designed to resemble natural teeth and are just a...read more
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A root canal is a dental treatment designed to repair a badly damaged or infected tooth. Any dentist will tell you that while this valuable treatment can save a tooth, it can al...read more
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Smiling is contagious, especially when you’re around those you love. If you’re less than satisfied with your smile, turn to a dentist at the Dental Clinic of Onalaska in Wisconsin. T...read more
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At the Dental Clinic of Onalaska, one of Wisconsin’s best family dentist clinics, it takes a team to run the successful office. Julie Snyder is one of the staff making the operations...read more
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It's common for kids to suffer dental injuries when playing sports, and most of these injuries involve the front teeth. Based in La Crosse County, Wisconsin, Dental Clinic of Onalask...read more
At Dental Clinic of Onalaska, you’ll find a family dentist who aims to treat their patients with the most supportive and nurturing dental care available in Wisconsin. Dr. M...read more
Losing a tooth due to an injury or disease can be hard to deal with, but there are still ways to get your smile back to its full potential. If you lost one or multiple teeth and want...read more
A dental office that takes good care of their employees is often one that similarly takes care of their patients. Dental Clinic of Onalaska in La Crosse County, WI, prides thems...read more
Dentures can upgrade your smile in immeasurable ways. Serving La Crosse County, Wisconsin, Dental Clinic of Onalaska offers services designed to improve the health and appearance of ...read more
A successful and dedicated family dentist practice requires careful coordination with all members of the team; effective treatment is only one part of the overall picture. The profes...read more
Next to cavity fillings and teeth cleanings, crown and bridge placing is one of the most common procedures performed in a general dentist office. For residents of La Crosse Cou...read more
This year marks the tenth anniversary of Root Canal Awareness Week! From March 27, 2016 through April 2, 2016, Dental Clinic of Onalaska will be joining the American Association...read more
For some people, trips to the dentist office are uncomfortable. But, the team at the Dental Clinic of Onalaska thinks that getting to know your dental hygienist may relieve some...read more
In order to have great oral health, you need to have a great dentist. With offices in Onalaska and Trempealeau, WI, the Dental Clinic of Onalaska offers everything from dental i...read more
It's National Kids Dental Health Month! In observance of this important cause, the team at Dental Clinic of Onalaska, along with family dentists throughout the country, will be ...read more
When you need quality dental care, the Dental Clinic of Onalaska has everything you need, from teeth whitening to general cleaning. The caring, professional staff makes all the ...read more
Transforming your entire appearance is easy and painless when you opt for Lumineers® gorgeous and natural-looking veneers. In the Onalaska, WI, area, getting your own custom-created ...read more
Dental Clinic of Onalaska’s staff has always been known for treating patients with quality care. This team of passionate professionals brings their expertise and smiles with them to ...read more
The friendly team at the Dental Clinic of Onalaska are dedicated to keeping the community of Onalaska, WI, healthy. The family dentistry tackles everything from dental implants...read more
Although the holidays aren't normally a time we think about our dental health, there's no excuse to forgo proper dental care—and this includes knowing about your wisdom teeth. In the...read more
The staff at the Dental Clinic of Onalaska are more than just coworkers; they're a community providing excellent dental services to the area. Today, the practice would like to h...read more
Can you imagine a trick-or-treat bag filled with only apples and celery? Neither can your kids. Although healthy snacks are undoubtedly a better choice, the Dental Clinic of Ona...read more
At the Dental Clinic of Onalaska, a perfect smile is just an appointment away. Every day their team of dedicated dental professionals provides unparalleled care to their patient...read more
Everyone knows that daily brushing and flossing are essential habits for healthy teeth and gums. Dentists recommend brushing twice daily and flossing once daily to keep your teeth an...read more
Though we probably know the name of our dentist, it's also comforting to know a bit more information about the hardworking assistants who will be treating you as well. The Denta...read more
Those long summer nights are quickly coming to an end, and soon the weather will become crisper and the trees more colorful. With the changing of the leaves comes the school season. ...read more
Want a healthier smile? The answer is probably yes, and luckily, the steps to improving both your oral health and radiant smile are pretty simple. In fact, you’ve likely heard them f...read more
A bright, white smile can boost one’s confidence tenfold, but this can often be difficult to achieve. Coffee, sodas, wines, and other drinks stain teeth, but luckily Dental Clin...read more