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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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5 Ways to Fight Your Bad Breath

Ways to Fight Your Bad Breath | Fischbach Dentistry

Everyone gets bad breath from time to time when they eat something particularly odiferous. Foods like onions and garlic as well as beverages like coffee and tea can cause halitosis. But if you brush or chew a piece of gum, the bad breath disappears.

But what about bad breath that persists? It can be embarrassing—and it can also be an indicator that there is an underlying problem.

Regardless of the reason for it, you want to get rid of it. Let’s talk about whether a trip to your Saint Paul, MN dentist is necessary—or if you can try some home remedies.

Ways to Fight Bad Breath

There are hundreds of bacteria in our mouths, ...

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The Evolution of Dentures

The Evolution of Dentures | Fischbach Dentistry

Dentures have always been a staple in dentistry for replacing teeth and restoring smiles. Did you know that some of the earliest dentures date back to 700 BC when Etruscans used human and animal teeth to make replacement teeth in Northern Italy?

We've always been creative about how we restore our teeth, and that's never been more clear than in the evolution of dentures.

Early Tooth Decay and Loss

Tooth loss and the need for replacement became more prevalent in the 18th century when sugar entered our diets. In the 1700s, ivory was the material of choice for making dentures. Animal ivory from elephants, walruses, and hippopotamuses was used to fabricate the base ...

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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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3 Signs That Mean You May Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

Wisdom Teeth Saint Paul | Fischbach Dentistry

Your wisdom teeth are your third set of molars. They usually develop in late adolescence to early adulthood. Unfortunately, wisdom teeth often don’t develop properly and can cause discomfort and other problems.

Chances are good that you already know someone who has had their wisdom teeth out. This procedure is fairly routine, and you can rest assured that Dr. Fischbach has a great deal of skill when it comes to comfortably removing wisdom teeth in Saint Paul!

Your comfort is important to us, and we’ll take the time to make sure that you are numb and ready to go before we begin. We’ll also provide you with all the information you ...

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Proper Daily Oral Care Techniques

Daily Oral Care Techniques | Fischbach Dentistry

Preventive care is crucial, and the most important preventive care is your daily oral hygiene routine! At RJF Advanced Dentistry, the office of Dr. Reynolds Fischbach – your St. Paul, MN dentist, we want to make sure that you are getting the very most out of your home care routine.

We see many patients who insist that they brush and floss every day, but their teeth tell a different story. This is most certainly not to say that they aren’t telling the truth! They could, however, improve their techniques and get much better results.

Brushing

The brush you choose matters. If you are scrubbing hard with a medium- or firm-bristled toothbrush, you could ...

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