Cavities and Fillings

Many people treat the word “cavity” as if it is a four-letter word. However, cavities are not something you need to run from. Cavities are one of the most common health problems that people face, and it affects adults, teens, and even children. Anyone who has teeth is at risk for cavities, and the external […]

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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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ASK THE EXPERT

Reprinted from Today’s Chicago Woman, 2/97. Q. For as long as I can remember, the appearance of my teeth has bothered me. I don’t have any pictures with me smiling, The tooth surface is blotchy, stained and discolored, and my teeth are crooked. What can I do to improve the appearance? A. When I have […]

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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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