Your Oral Health As You Age

Your oral health is important at any age. Not properly taking care of your teeth when you are young can have disastrous effects as you age. While cavity prevention is the main focus of your oral health when you are young, this focus can shift as you age. Even patients with good oral health when […]

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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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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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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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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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