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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What Causes Bad Breath?

It has been estimated that well over half of the human population (65 percent) suffers from chronic halitosis, or bad breath. Bad breath can negatively affect social relationships, professional relationships, and even close personal relationships. Here are some of the various causes of bad breath and how to treat both temporary and chronic bad breath. […]

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Benefits of Metal-Free Fillings

Dentistry has come a long way over the last 25 years. While metal fillings were once quite commonly used, modern dentists tend to avoid them in favor of metal-free fillings. Dr. Fiss has not used metal fillings since 1990 and favors metal-free fillings for their distinct advantages. Metal-free fillings provide many benefits including aesthetic appeal, […]

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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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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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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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Relieve Dental Anxiety

For many people, those six-month dental checkups are viewed as a chore, a hassle to be endured for healthy teeth. For others, the mere idea of the dentist creates feelings of anxiety and fear. Some people rationalize that fear, while others allow it to overwhelm them. In severe cases, people let dental anxiety keep them […]

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The Importance of Oral Cancer Detection

Breast cancer and skin cancer are probably two of the most highly publicized cancers. Every year they claim tens of thousands of lives. However, with the focus on these deadly cancers, people are rarely informed about the probability of other cancers. The danger of voiceless cancers is that people usually don’t understand the need to […]

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