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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Treating Gum Disease

Gum disease, also known as gingivitis, is an easily reversible gum disease that can affect you at any point in your life, and it’s not alway reflective of poor hygiene habits. When gingivitis worsens, it becomes periodontitis and is more difficult to treat. Dr. Fiss uses laser therapy to treat patients with advanced forms of […]

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What Causes Bleeding Gums?

In most cases, gums bleed because bacteria has set in and caused an infection known as gingivitis, or gum disease. According to the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) about half of Americans older than 30 have it. The disease is typically caused by poor oral hygiene. When plaque is not adequately removed from the teeth […]

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