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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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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Top-Notch Teeth Whitening That Lasts

During routine dental visits, many patients ask us about the difference between over-the-counter teeth whitening strips and in-office teeth whitening. Often, these patients have tried a variety of over-the-counter methods without experiencing the results they were hoping to achieve. In this article, we will discuss a few reasons why over-the-counter options are not very effective, […]

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BLEACHED LOOK IS IN FOR TEETH

Ultrawhite Pearlies By Cindy LaFavre Yorks FASHION Chicago Sun-Times, Wed. January 2, 1991 Section 2 Page 39 Collagen-injected, perfectly painted lips are the perfect frame for a glistening white smile. So much so that many celebrities frequently shell out thousands of dollars for bonds, caps and veneers to improve less-than-perfect pearlies. What can less-monied but […]

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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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New Advances in Bleaching & Cosmetic Fillings

Cosmetic Surgery in dentistry and beautifying one’s smile have become a daily request in my practice. Many patients express a desire for whiter teeth. It used to be that I could only offer my patients two different forms of tooth whitening. The first option, laser bleaching, proved to be inaccessible to many people due to […]

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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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