How Important Is Flossing?

2 Minute Read:  We all know that dreaded ‘P’ word we hate to hear when we finally haul ourselves to the dentist. Plaque!  The dental industry will tell you there are all sorts of ways to fight plaque, but the most effective way is one of the simplest: flossing. As the most fundamental and straightforward […]

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Detecting Oral Cancer

April is “Oral Cancer Awareness Month” and a few days ago I came across a article in The Costco Connection April, 2017  (page 79) written by Joana Breckner that I would like to pass on and encourage you to read. The article truly brings to our attention how important annual comprehensive oral cancer screening is […]

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April: Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Since Dr. Fiss first introduced the FDA-approved VELscope® Vx Enhanced Oral Assessment System into his practice in 2009, he has been able to provide the community with free oral cancer screenings during the entire month of April. Oral cancer is a devastating disease, and early detection is key in combating this illness to increase the […]

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Brushing Habits for Adults

Over 64 million adults in the United States have some form of periodontal (gum) disease. Proper dental care is important to combat gum disease and various types of tooth decay, and your first line of defense is your daily brushing routine. However, you’d be surprised by how many adults aren’t brushing their teeth properly. Find […]

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The Best Type of Toothbrush

Your oral health depends on how well and often you clean your teeth. However, not using the proper tools can make those regular brushing and flossing habits a fruitless effort. Thanks to “big dental,” the companies behind dental marketing, many people are fed false information on what is actually best for their teeth. In some […]

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