• Do You Have Good Brushing Habits?
    If you’re like most people, daily brushing has become such a routine habit that you barely even think about it anymore. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re doing a Read more
  • The Links Between Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Your Oral Health
    Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is one of those diseases where we have links to oral health that go both directions.   On the one hand, poor oral health can raise your risk of Read more
  • Could Good Oral Health Help Your Memory?
    Poor oral health is one of various health ailments that have been linked to an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.   The bacteria Porphyromonas gingivalis (usually abbreviated as P. gingivalis) is Read more
  • Keeping Up With Your Oral Care May Prevent Facial Pain
    A minority of people are still putting off their dental care because of COVID fears. Unfortunately, I'm seeing an increase in severe dental problems when they do return to the Read more
  • Why You Need Biannual Teeth Cleanings
    Teeth cleaning, one of the services offered by your Lorain, OH, dentist, Dr. Jennifer Robb, provides a simple way to protect your smile. Scheduling teeth cleaning appointments every six months Read more
  • Does Medicare Cover Dental Care?
    I am definitely not a Medicare expert! Some plans do offer dental coverage, but from what my patients tell me, it is something you have to ask about or choose Read more
  • Happy New Year! Make Seeing the Dentist in 2021 One of Your Resolutions
    As I write this, the end of 2020 is fast approaching. With all that's happened this year, most of us will likely be happy to put 2020 behind us. Many Read more
  • What You Do While Pregnant May Affect Your Child's Mouth
    Many mothers and mothers-to-be do not realize that their actions can affect their baby. This article is not meant to touch on all possibilities, but just to discuss a few Read more
  • What Is Scaling and Root Planing?
    Scaling and root planing is a way to deep clean teeth. It is used to prevent or treat gum disease. If you live in Lorain, OH, and you need a Read more
  • What is a Root Canal and Why Do I Need One?
    If a cavity (decay), grinding, or trauma allow bacteria to reach the center of your tooth (pulp), the pulp becomes infected. This is often referred to as an abscess. If Read more
  • National Floss Day-November 23rd
    Did you know dental floss had its own day? I didn't until recently--but it is on November 23rd. Flossing is still the best way to reach plaque that is in between Read more
  • Sealants and Preventive Resin Restorations (PRR)
    Both sealants and Preventive Resin Restorations (PRRs) are proven effective at reducing cavities on the chewing surface of your teeth. Please note, these do not protect all areas of your Read more
  • Dental X-Rays
    November 1st is X-ray Day! In honor of that, I thought I'd answer some questions about dental radiographs. Q: Why did you call them radiographs instead of x-rays? A: Good question! Most Read more
  • The Case for: Eating all of your Halloween Candy at One Time
    Most people ration out the Halloween candy haul for weeks, but is that wise? After you eat sweets, bacteria feed on the sugars and starches left on your teeth and Read more
  • Inflammation: What is it, and Why is it important?
    If you’ve been to the dentist, you may have heard the words “your gums are inflamed”, but do you really understand what that means or why it’s important?   Inflammation is a Read more
  • Selecting a Toothpaste
    When you walk down the oral care aisle at the grocery store, do you ever wonder how to choose between all the toothpastes on the shelves? Here are some things Read more