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Halloween… A Scary Time for Teeth

Setting the scene to switch to a Holistic Dentist I bet you’d be surprised by my answer to, “Dr. Bis… what do you give out for Halloween?” A common question asked around this time of year, but here’s my response. I love Halloween! I love everything associated with it… the spookiness, carving the pumpkins, roasting [...]

2019-10-30T10:27:43-05:00October 30th, 2019|Kids and Teens, Oral Health|

Too Much of a Good Thing… The Story Behind Fluoride

Fluoride has been a contentious issue for many decades now and leaves patients concerned and confused about the role fluoride should or shouldn’t play in their own dental care, as well as their children’s. What makes the question of fluoride even more confusing is the role each municipality plays in the addition of it to [...]

Baby Teeth Fall Out Anyway, So No Need to Visit the Dentist Yet

Great Dental Care Starts Before the Teeth Even Enter the Picture Dental care has come a long way in the past few decades, but what always surprises us is how many people don’t understand the importance of good oral hygiene for babies. Yes… it actually does start before the first tooth even erupts through [...]

2019-10-02T07:00:22-05:00October 2nd, 2019|Kids and Teens, Teeth and Gums|

Downsides of Teens Turning to Over-the-counter Teeth Whitening Kits

TV Commercials for Teeth Whitening Kits don't tall the whole storyWith the rise of selfies and peer pressure to look camera-ready at all times, is it any wonder that teens are turning to over-the-counter (OTC) teeth whitening kits to achieve that perfectly brilliant smile? However, what should concern parents is that these options are not [...]

2019-09-19T09:20:05-05:00September 11th, 2019|Cosmetic Solutions, Kids and Teens|

Four Tips to Get Your Dental Habits Back on Track

Are your Dental Habits struggling since Summer Vacation?Have you turned a blind eye over the past few months to your family’s sugar-intake and dental oral hygiene routines because, “Hey, it’s summer?” Welcome to September and the end of the summer-spiral! It’s time to get back on track and re-introduce good oral hygiene habits throughout the [...]

2019-09-19T09:20:53-05:00September 4th, 2019|Kids and Teens, Tips and Tricks|

Braces without Surgery

Sometimes, patients are told they need surgery to correct alignment and bite issues. In some cases this is true, but not all positioning problems require surgery or extractions. We’ve helped to correct jaw and teeth alignment in many patients without surgery. Claire’s story A dentist advised Claire and her parents that she would need [...]

2019-02-20T17:33:16-05:00February 20th, 2019|Kids and Teens, Teeth and Gums|

5 Ways Children’s Dentistry Can Help Your Child

Children's dentistry is my passion.  As a mother, I would do anything for my child.  I know that all parents want to do the best for their children.  You also want to make sure that your child is comfortable.  As a result, we recommend early orthodontic treatment. In children’s dentistry, at around [...]

2018-11-04T12:19:32-05:00September 10th, 2018|Kids and Teens|

Is Your Child Really Brushing Their Teeth?

Do you ever wonder if your son or daughter is really brushing teeth properly?  Do you catch yourself asking if they brushed long enough or well enough?  We have something, called disclosing tablets, that can help your child improve their brushing.   Brushing Teeth Removes Plaque   Plaque is that film you [...]

2018-10-10T14:20:56-05:00October 23rd, 2017|Kids and Teens|

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