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The Crucial Role Dentists Play in Your Family's Health Care

When we consider our health care, we tend to categorize dentistry separately, even though our dentist is also a doctor who makes an impact on our overall health and well being. As we learn more about the connections between oral health and overall health, it is becoming more evident that medicine and dentistry should be a partnership that works together for the benefit of patients.

The Advanced Technology of Dentistry

You might not realize that your dentist utilizes advanced equipment like Computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) systems that can actually help diagnose health concerns in the realm of medicine such as:

  • Low bone density or osteoporosis
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Maxillary sinusitis
  • Oral cancer or other abnormalities in the head ...

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Why Is the ADA Changing the Definition of Oral Health?

What does the term "oral health" mean to you? Daily brushing and flossing? Visits to your dentist every six months? It is all of these things, but we're also learning that it means so much more than this too. Your dentist in St. Paul, MN shares some of the new meanings of the term oral health.

What Does Oral Health Refer To?

Optimum oral health means so much more than just having healthy teeth. It also refers to the health of your mouth and soft tissues. This includes being free of gum disease or oral cancer. It also means being free of pain in your jaw or other areas of your mouth ...

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Don't Feed the Sugar Bugs!

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We're often told about the negative effects of sugar on our health, but how about our oral health?

You're probably aware that sugar causes cavities, but do you know how the process takes place? Have you considered monitoring or lowering your sugar intake?

Your dentist in St. Paul, MN has some helpful tips for keeping the sugar bugs at bay:

Understanding the Science of Sugar and Oral Health

Believe it or not, sugar itself is not the cause of tooth decay and cavities. Instead, it's the chain of events that it triggers in your mouth that causes decay.

Each day when you eat, the bacteria in your mouth create a sticky white film called plaque. ...

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Will Fillings Still Be Used in the Future?

Fillings of the Future | Fischbach Dentistry

As dentistry evolves our materials change and improve. We have the ability to restore an entire tooth structure from the root on up to the crown of the tooth, thanks to the advancements of implant dentistry. It seems that in the future we may even acquire the ability to regenerate your tooth, which would eliminate the need for dental fillings. Here's some more on this exciting new development.

What is a Dental Filling?

When decay destroys the enamel of your tooth, it eats down into the next layer called dentin. At this point your dentist would typically need to clean that decay out of your tooth and fill in the hole that ...

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3 Common Misconceptions about Getting a Cavity Filled

Misconceptions about Getting a Cavity Filled

Dental fillings have changed a lot over the years! Gone are the unsightly metal fillings of the past, replaced by tooth-colored material that is designed to match and complement the appearance of your tooth. With so many advancements in the field of dentistry we thought we'd debunk some of the misconceptions about getting a cavity filled.

A Filling Will Hurt

Our doctors ensure that you don't feel anything during your procedure by using high quality dental anesthetics. With almost 60 years of experience you can rest assured that Dr. Fischbach delivers anesthetic in a way that you won't feel. We also use technology such as a dental laser that is designed to ...

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3 Common Misconceptions People Have about the Dentist

 3 Common Misconceptions People Have about the Dentist

Many factors can keep us from much-needed dental care, including time, cost, and fear or anxiety. Many people have beliefs about the dentist that just aren't true, and your dentist in Saint Paul, MN is here to set the record straight!

Here are 3 common misconceptions we typically hear about the dentist:

Myth: Dental Treatment Is Time Consuming

Modern dentistry has made so many advances, and with each new technology, dentistry becomes more efficient for our patients. For example, our CEREC system allows us to complete and finalize a dental crown for our patients during one short visit at our office. CEREC makes the procedure more comfortable by eliminating messy impressions and more ...

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Finding the Right Dentist in St. Paul

Finding the Right Dentist in St. Paul | Dr. Reynolds Fischbach, DDS

If you're looking for a new dentist, you probably already know that there's an abundance of options at your disposal. Choosing the right office and dentist to meet the needs of you and your family is important! Here's some tips on finding the right dentist in St. Paul: 

  • Research: This may seem like an obvious step, but many people simply look at a list of providers from their insurance, and choose at random. Take the time to look at websites and reviews. It's very common for patients to leave reviews of dental offices today in a wide array of places, and it can really give you some insight into what you can ...

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