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 Should I Visit My Dentist Regularly?

Many people only visit the dentist when they are experiencing pain. These patients typically have been told about the importance of regularly visiting their dentist, but they don’t follow this strong advice until significant pain-causing damage has already been done. A routine dental visit goes beyond cleaning the teeth; it offers preventative treatment that is […]

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Beware of Acid Erosion

Acid erosion is a common problem that Dr. Fiss sees in his new patients. Many foods and drinks we consume are acidic in nature and erode tooth enamel. While you may not be able to see the effects of acid erosion, you could be experiencing it if your teeth are weak, thin, transparent, yellow, or […]

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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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How to Turn Back Time With a Smile Makeover

An aging appearance is something few of us can hide and none of us can avoid. As wrinkles develop and the skin loses elasticity, many people turn to expensive products and facial injectables in attempts to turn back time. While these treatments may be effective, they offer temporary results at a high price. Many people […]

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DENTAL ARTISTRY

Technology triggers new age in dentistry By Douglas Perry Strong, healthy-looking teeth promote self-confidence and a sound attitude toward overall health and fitness. Yet many people don’t put much thought into how they care for their smile; they run a toothbrush over their teeth every day and leave it at that. Diligent home care (de: […]

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The Difference is in the SMILE

By Lisa Bernard HEALTH BEAUTY & FITNESS Today’s Chicago Woman, November, 1999 With the unprecedented popularity of Hollywood-white teeth, it seems that everyone is looking for a “quick fix.” Simply visit your dentist, she or he will either power bleach your teeth in-house or send you home with a kit for a couple hundred dollars. […]

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Chicago, Your Top Dental Questions Answered

Forget what they say about eyes being the window to a soul – we all know a killer smile communicates more than words. And it’s certainly more effective with beautiful teeth. We asked Benjamin Fiss, DDS and his staff to answer some of their patient’s most common questions for TCW readers. What are the advantages […]

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Chicago Cosmetic Dentist

If you want to improve your smile, you will benefit from visiting with skilled family cosmetic dentistry doctor Benjamin S. Fiss, D.D.S.; he is an experienced Chicago cosmetic dentist offering a wide range of treatments for improving a person’s smile. Since 1978, Dr. Fiss has helped patients throughout Illinois, from such cities as Evanston andGlencoe, […]

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Chicago Porcelain Veneers

Cosmetic dentistry can fix dental flaws such as crooked, crowded, and gapped teeth! Chicago porcelain veneers expert Benjamin S. Fiss, D.D.S. regularly works with patients who wish to enhance the shape and color of their teeth. Porcelain Veneers: The Procedure As opposed to the lengthy process of braces that can be painful, porcelain veneers are […]

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