Should I Get Metal-Free Fillings?
3 Minute Read: Despite doing the best we can to maintain a healthy oral regimen for our teeth, the occasional cavity may still develop. In the past, metal fillings were needed to restore the decayed pockets of your teeth. However, metal-free fillings now offer a more aesthetically pleasing appearance than metal fillings while still having […]Read More
Are Metal Fillings Dangerous?
There has been an ongoing discussion over the recent years about whether or not metal fillings are dangerous to your health and if they should be removed from your mouth immediately. The Dangerous Theory Behind Metal Fillings For many years, metal fillings were the only option dentists had to fill cavities caused by dental decay. […]Read More
Healthy Snacks That Won’t Send Your Kid (or You) to the Dentist
It’s estimated that almost 40 percent of children have dental cavities by the time they reach kindergarten, and poor dental health in kids has a strong link to underperformance in school. Children with cavities are three times more likely to skip school because of physical or emotional pain. Maintaining your child’s oral care helps lay […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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, […]Read More