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About Dr. Agatha Bis

Dr. Agatha Bis acquired her dental degree with honors from the University of Western Ontario in 1996. Dr. Bis believes continuing education is an important part of her practice.

Dental is Essential – Your Safety is Our Safety

COVID-19 has changed all of us.  It has changed how we interact with people, how we run our businesses, and even how we communicate.  There are also many things it uncovered, and in many ways, it made things better… at least for those like [...]

2021-01-20T12:57:24-05:00January 18th, 2021|

A Scientific Study that shows why it’s even more important to see your dentist regularly

For as long as I have been a dentist, I’ve been telling, educating, stressing, and even nagging my patients to please come in for their periodontal therapy (often referred to as a “cleaning”) more frequently.  Many patients don’t want to come in that frequently [...]

2021-01-13T22:28:32-05:00January 4th, 2021|

New Dental Technology Helps Dentists Diagnose and Treat Chronic Pain

Angela was like many patients we see in my office.  She had pain, chronic pain that would not go away despite numerous visits to the dentist, and nothing on the x-rays showed up to explain it.  A decade ago, I would have done root [...]

2021-01-11T22:48:31-05:00December 2nd, 2020|

Dental Specialties and Niche Education | Dental Costs Blog

No matter what you may think, dentists are not all the same. Each dentist, the same as each human being, focuses on something they want to be good at. Some dentists like to do their own extractions and surgery, others love doing their own [...]

2020-12-02T08:47:09-05:00November 23rd, 2020|

Cost of dental materials: why would that make any difference?

Ever wonder why dental fillings cost so much? I mean, they are such tiny things. And it takes a few minutes to place them… of course, after making sure you are numb, getting the room ready, having a dental assistant or hygienist present to [...]

2020-11-16T14:55:30-05:00November 16th, 2020|

Digital Scanning vs Sloppy Impressions: How Significant is the Difference?

“Significant” is an understatement. Anyone who has ever experienced having a dental impression for a crown or bridge or implant or veneer, knows how gross, uncomfortable, and disgusting these impressions can be. But I bet you didn’t know the extent of human error involved [...]

2020-11-03T12:07:13-05:00November 3rd, 2020|

Quality vs. Price in Dentistry: How Do I Decide?

The Ontario Dental Association states on their website: “Dentists are obligated to adhere to a high standard of dental care and must comply with strict statutory requirements designed to ensure the highest level of patient safety.  Dentists are responsible for the costs related to [...]

2020-11-03T11:51:55-05:00November 3rd, 2020|

More On The New Definition of Optimal Dentistry

One thing that has become critical to many of our patients in the last few years is the desire to be treated as a whole person.  More and more people are getting frustrated with their current doctors and dentists, and looking to alternative treatments [...]

2020-10-26T09:49:53-04:00October 26th, 2020|

You Can’t Pour From an Empty Cup – Mike’s Story

This is the fifth blog in the series You Can’t Pour From an Empty Cup Mike is a therapist.  He helps people deal with their issues.  He helps couples come together, and he helps people manage their challenges.  But Mike had one of his own.  [...]

2020-10-19T07:42:50-04:00October 19th, 2020|

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