April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

  For the sixth consecutive year, Dr. Fiss will be offering free oral cancer screenings (usually $35) using the VELscope® Vx Enhanced Oral Assessment System at all cleanings during the entire month of April. Dr. Fiss is committed to doing his part to raise awareness of the importance of early detection of this devastating disease. […]

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Why Should I Visit My Dentist Regularly?

Many people only visit the dentist when they are experiencing pain. These patients typically have been told about the importance of regularly visiting their dentist, but they don’t follow this strong advice until significant pain-causing damage has already been done. A routine dental visit goes beyond cleaning the teeth; it offers preventative treatment that is […]

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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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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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