Smiles By Bis Blog


Don’t Waste Your Time With Bonding

February 5th, 2020|

Veneers are the long term option instead of Bonding Bonding and veneers are popular cosmetic procedures used to correct damaged, discoloured or misshapen teeth. A lot of people think that bonding and veneers are essentially the same thing. Many people come into our office [...]

Common Cosmetic Dentistry Mistakes – Ignoring The Gums

January 29th, 2020|

Keeping the Gums Healthy Means a  Healthy Smile Cosmetic dentistry is more popular than ever, and people want to improve their smile to boost their confidence and change their look. One of the aspects of smile design that people and dentists sometimes overlook is the [...]

Common Cosmetic Dentistry Mistakes – Whiter Teeth vs Natural Colour

January 22nd, 2020|

50 Shades of Whiter Teeth Our last several blogs have covered a few of the common cosmetic dentistry mistakes that cause smile makeovers to end badly. In this blog, we’ll talk about one aspect of cosmetic dentistry that seems simple but can have a huge [...]

Common Cosmetic Dentistry Mistakes – Forgetting About Para-Function

January 15th, 2020|

How Grinding Teeth Can Derail Cosmetic Treatments Our last several blog posts were meant to educate both dentists and patients about the six most common cosmetic dentistry mistakes that can cause restorations, such as dental veneers, to go off the rails. These mistakes can result [...]

Common Cosmetic Dentistry Mistakes – Dental Restoration Materials Matter

January 8th, 2020|

The materials used in cosmetic dentistry have come a long way since the late 1920s when the first veneers (which were really more like removable acrylic tooth caps) began appearing in Hollywood. Since then, the research and advancement in porcelain, resins and bonding materials in [...]

Common Cosmetic Dentistry Mistakes – How to Prevent Leaky Veneers

January 2nd, 2020|

Mistake #2 Discolouration Caused by Leaky Veneers Microleakage or the black stain that can be seen around the gumline and under the porcelain layer after cementation of veneers occurs more often than people realize. There are a few factors that can cause microleakage or leaky [...]

Common Cosmetic Dentistry Mistakes – How to Prevent Smile Design Gone Wrong

December 27th, 2019|

Smile Design Makeovers Are Becoming Commonplace Cosmetic dentistry is becoming more and more common as patients seek solutions to fix misaligned teeth, discoloured teeth, deterioration of old dental restorations and a general desire to improve the look of their smile. Teeth whitening, bonding, and porcelain [...]

Dr. Agatha Bis Looks at the Benefits of Botox

December 18th, 2019|

What are the Benefits of Botox from a Dental Perspective? When we say “Botox,” you likely think of a procedure that has been recognized and used for the reduction of fine lines and wrinkles for decades. However, dental professionals offering cosmetic dentistry services are now [...]

The Impact of Vaping on Your Dental Health

December 4th, 2019|

Studies are Raising Red Flags About Vaping. As a holistic dentist and mother, the stories that I hear about vaping alarm me. Not just for the respiratory implications, but for the further reaching overall health concerns. Teens and adults alike are just unaware of [...]

What 25 Per Cent of Canadians Living with Diabetes Should Know…

November 27th, 2019|

Dr. Agatha Bis, Oakville Holistic and Cosmetic Dentist, recognizes Diabetes Month and shares her thoughts on the connection between diabetes and dental health. It’s time that we look at an issue that, we hope, millions of Canadians living with diabetes already know. There is a [...]

Myth Buster: Traditional Dentistry is More Effective than Holistic

November 13th, 2019|

Traditional Dentistry vs Holistic Dentistry: What You Need To Know Whenever there is a new approach to a traditional service there is bound to be some questions, some controversy, some skepticism. It’s our job to set the record straight and that’s what Dr. Agatha [...]

Not All Insurance Policies are Created Equal

November 8th, 2019|

Setting the scene to switch to a Holistic Dentist The truth is that there are probably thousands of insurance policies in existence and there is no way that our Oakville dental team can know the specific details of each patient’s plan. We can, however, help [...]

Five Signs that You are Ready to Switch to a Holistic Dentist

October 23rd, 2019|

Setting the scene to switch to a Holistic Dentist Let’s set the scene. You have been receiving traditional dental care for your entire life and suddenly you are introduced to the concept of holistic dentistry… and it intrigues you. You are drawn to the idea [...]

Shattering Myths: Reversing Dental Decay Naturally

October 16th, 2019|

We are cognizant that some who look toward a holistic lifestyle also might look toward at-home remedies to correct dental and health concerns before seeking professional advice. While we applaud people’s commitment to exploring their optimal health, we caution that there are just some health [...]

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