Should I Remove My Wisdom Teeth?

We start developing our teeth before we even reach our first birthday. Primary teeth begin to show at about six months of age, and teeth continue to erupt into pre-teenhood. Third molars, or wisdom teeth, are the last to develop and typically surface between age 17 to 25. The timeline for tooth development is somewhat […]

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Why You Should Replace Missing Teeth

The human body has over 200 bones, and every single one is important. From the femur (thigh bone) to the scapula (shoulder blade) to the two small nasal bones, they all play a pivotal role in your body’s functionality. Your teeth, though small, are no different: every tooth is functionally important. If any of your […]

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Clean Waterlines With Quality Purification Technology for Dentistry

The bacteria that live in this world number an incomprehensible sum. As health care professionals, we continually fight to maintain the cleanest environment for infection control and patient safety. Dr. Fiss has been using water purification in his practice since early 2000 and has adopted a proactive infection control policy using advanced technology to ensure […]

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Healthy Snacks That Won’t Send Your Kid (or You) to the Dentist

It’s estimated that almost 40 percent of children have dental cavities by the time they reach kindergarten, and poor dental health in kids has a strong link to underperformance in school. Children with cavities are three times more likely to skip school because of physical or emotional pain. Maintaining your child’s oral care helps lay […]

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April: Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Since Dr. Fiss first introduced the FDA-approved VELscope® Vx Enhanced Oral Assessment System into his practice in 2009, he has been able to provide the community with free oral cancer screenings during the entire month of April. Oral cancer is a devastating disease, and early detection is key in combating this illness to increase the […]

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Brushing Habits for Adults

Over 64 million adults in the United States have some form of periodontal (gum) disease. Proper dental care is important to combat gum disease and various types of tooth decay, and your first line of defense is your daily brushing routine. However, you’d be surprised by how many adults aren’t brushing their teeth properly. Find […]

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The Best Type of Toothbrush

Your oral health depends on how well and often you clean your teeth. However, not using the proper tools can make those regular brushing and flossing habits a fruitless effort. Thanks to “big dental,” the companies behind dental marketing, many people are fed false information on what is actually best for their teeth. In some […]

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Your Oral Health As You Age

Your oral health is important at any age. Not properly taking care of your teeth when you are young can have disastrous effects as you age. While cavity prevention is the main focus of your oral health when you are young, this focus can shift as you age. Even patients with good oral health when […]

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