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Not All Insurance Policies are Created Equal

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 you navigate the confusing world of insurance to maximize your [...]

2019-11-08T07:44:16-05:00November 8th, 2019|Oral Health, Tips and Tricks|

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|

The Safety of Dental Amalgam

Did you know that Health Canada has a full report about the safety of dental amalgam (mercury fillings)? Recurrent concerns about whether or not amalgam fillings were suitable for use prompted Health Canada to create The Safety of Dental Amalgam report including an official position statement and recommendations.  This report was first released in1996 [...]

2019-08-15T11:24:35-05:00July 24th, 2019|Oral Health|

Dr Agatha Bis Dentistry Oakville

Dr. Agatha Bis Dentistry - Oakville dentist Dr. Agatha Bis explains what she does best and why she believes blending traditional dentistry techniques with cosmetic dentistry and holistic dentistry is the key to helping patients achieve their ultimate health goals. Watch the video to learn more! Dr. Agatha Bis on [...]

2019-07-17T19:08:36-05:00July 17th, 2019|Oral Health|

The Real Cost of Dental Care

What's the real cost of dental care? While financial cost is often the biggest influence when making a decision about dental care, it's not the only cost to consider.  There is a common misconception that if an insurance carrier doesn’t cover a service or a treatment, in the patients' mind, that means the procedure [...]

2019-05-08T10:28:30-05:00May 8th, 2019|Oral Health|

Root Canal: Root Cause Analysis Part Two

Update April 16th, 2019: Netflix removed Root Cause from its library as of February 27, 2019. The American Dental Association (ADA), American Association of Endodontists (AAE) and the American Association of Dental Research (AADR) expressed immediate concern about its release due to misleading content.  I wrote an analysis of the Netflix Documentary “Root Cause” to [...]

2019-04-16T14:14:51-05:00January 29th, 2019|Oral Health|

Root Cause Netflix Documentary Part One

Root Cause Update April 16th,2019: Netflix removed Root Cause from its library as of February 27, 2019. The American Dental Association (ADA), American Association of Endodontists (AAE) and the American Association of Dental Research (AADR) expressed immediate concern upon its release due to misleading content.  Have you watched the "Root Cause" documentary on Netflix? It follows the [...]

2019-04-16T14:04:53-05:00January 22nd, 2019|Oral Health|

Holistic Dentist Helps in Early Diagnosis of Many Diseases

They say that your eyes are the windows to your soul; for a holistic dentist, your mouth is a glimpse into your overall health.  There is a lot of research that shows a number of links between the state of your mouth and how it relates to your overall health, helping us diagnose health [...]

2019-04-29T11:22:49-05:00July 2nd, 2018|Oral Health|

Dental Fear – Why are Dentists so Feared?

Dental fear, also known as dental phobia, or dental anxiety, is the fear of dentistry and of receiving dental care. It is estimated that as many as 75% of adults experience some degree of dental fear, ranging from mild to severe. What causes Dental Fear? The most common cause for people to [...]

2018-10-10T13:15:43-05:00February 26th, 2018|Oral Health|

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