Tooth Replacement Therapy

Tooth loss for any reason can lead to quite a few problems in your mouth. Missing teeth can affect your speech, limit your ability to chew, and can even cause bone loss over time. Dentures and bridges are common tooth replacement methods, but dental implants are by far the best option for tooth restoration. What […]

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How to Cure Chronic Bad Breath

Everyone gets bad breath from time to time, but if your bad breath is noticeably pungent even after you brush your teeth, you may have chronic bad breath, also called halitosis. Surprisingly, over 65 percent of the population has this condition. While mouthwash and breath mints can help disguise chronic bad breath, there are a […]

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Top-Notch Teeth Whitening That Lasts

During routine dental visits, many patients ask us about the difference between over-the-counter teeth whitening strips and in-office teeth whitening. Often, these patients have tried a variety of over-the-counter methods without experiencing the results they were hoping to achieve. In this article, we will discuss a few reasons why over-the-counter options are not very effective, […]

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How to Treat Gum Disease

Gum disease, also called periodontal disease or gingivitis, is a very common, yet concerning, disease that affects over 64.7 million Americans over the age of 30, according to the American Academy of Periodontology. Studies have shown a strong link between gum disease and other inflammatory diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease, and rheumatoid arthritis. When […]

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2014 New Blog!

As we move forward into 2014, I am excited and compelled to start providing dental related articles to patients through my website. I have provided the Chicago area with general and cosmetic dental services for over 30 years, and I look forward to beginning this year with yet another means of educating and interacting with […]

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Talk of The Town

Congratulations are in order for the entire Benjamin S Fiss, DDS team for earning the Talk of the Town Customer Satisfaction Award once again in 2014!!! Congratulations on your Customer Satisfaction Award last year; we enjoyed working with you. We are honored to present you with the 2014 Talk of the Town Customer Satisfaction Award. […]

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BLEACHED LOOK IS IN FOR TEETH

Ultrawhite Pearlies By Cindy LaFavre Yorks FASHION Chicago Sun-Times, Wed. January 2, 1991 Section 2 Page 39 Collagen-injected, perfectly painted lips are the perfect frame for a glistening white smile. So much so that many celebrities frequently shell out thousands of dollars for bonds, caps and veneers to improve less-than-perfect pearlies. What can less-monied but […]

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Good Solutions for Bad Breath

Article reprinted from Today’s Chicago Woman, 2/96. Carol is a bright, witty 26-year-old woman with a law degree. She can’t find a job and it’s not because the legal field is saturated or that she doesn’t have the credentials. Simply put, her. breath reeks. You’d think someone would tell her, but with our litigious society, […]

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DENTAL ARTISTRY

Technology triggers new age in dentistry By Douglas Perry Strong, healthy-looking teeth promote self-confidence and a sound attitude toward overall health and fitness. Yet many people don’t put much thought into how they care for their smile; they run a toothbrush over their teeth every day and leave it at that. Diligent home care (de: […]

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