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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Why Is it Important to Treat Bruxism?

Bruxism is consistent grinding of the teeth or clenching of the jaw that often occurs involuntarily during sleep. Many people do not realize they grind their teeth until one of the tell-tale signs (like worn teeth, an aching jaw, or chronic headaches) becomes apparent. If you suspect you have bruxism, it is important to seek […]

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Myths About Common Dental Products

It comes as a shock to many people to find out that the common dental products they use aren’t actually created or marketed to them by dentists. In fact, there is very little regulation in the marketing industry, and most over-the-counter or drugstore products can claim whatever they want on their packaging. Since few people […]

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6 Daily Habits That Harm Your Smile

Bi-annual dental visits are enough to maintain the health and beauty of almost any smile, but your visits can become more frequent — and more expensive — due to the damage caused by a few seemingly harmless daily habits. 1. Cough Drops Like many brands of gum, cough drops often contain quite a bit of […]

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Why You Should Replace Missing Teeth

Many believe that replacing missing teeth is a choice made out of vanity. While filling the gaps will improve your aesthetic, there are other important reasons to replace missing teeth. Missing Teeth Can Cause Other Teeth to Move When you have a missing tooth, the teeth adjacent to the gap have a tendency to move […]

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Who Can Benefit From Dental Crowns?

Dental crowns provide full coverage to restore function and cosmetics for damaged teeth. While crowns used to be made of gold, contemporary dental crowns are usually made of pressable ceramic and provide cosmetic appeal while restoring function, protection, and strength to the teeth. With no metal, crowns can create a beautiful, natural-looking smile. Here are […]

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Correction for Extrinsic and Intrinsic Stains

Bright, white teeth play a large role in creating a beautiful smile. When your teeth are dull and discolored, you might find that your smile isn’t as radiant as it should be. Some factors that affect the color of your teeth have to do with diet and health. Luckily, you don’t have to live with […]

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Immediate Dental Implants

Losing your teeth is embarrassing, to say the least. Missing teeth can be detrimental to both your physical and emotional health. If you have lost all of your teeth, you may find yourself fed up with your dentures; they can be painful, inconvenient, and unstable. The difficulties that dentures present while eating can lead you […]

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2014 New Blog!

As we move forward into 2014, I am excited and compelled to start providing dental related articles to patients through my website. I have provided the Chicago area with general and cosmetic dental services for over 30 years, and I look forward to beginning this year with yet another means of educating and interacting with […]

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Cosmetic Dentist Chicago

Finding a good cosmetic dentist in Chicago is an important factor in achieving a beautiful smile. It is imperative that you not only choose someone who is experienced, but also compassionate to your individual goals. We recommend Benjamin S. Fiss, D.D.S. for all of your dental needs! About Dr. Fiss Dr. Fiss is a great […]

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