• 3 Things You can Do to Ease Chronic Dry Mouth
    Although not high on the glamour scale, saliva is nonetheless an important ingredient in a healthy life. This "multi-tasker" fluid helps break down your food for better digestion and Read more
  • Brush and Floss at the Same Time!
    We all know we should floss. Despite the recent news story claiming flossing isn’t supported by research studies, almost any dentist or dental hygienist will tell you that we see Read more
  • Change
    Some people welcome change; others dread it. For me, change is never easy, so it is with a bittersweet note that I report that Denise has chosen to open a Read more
  • Your Teenager's Teeth May Not Be Mature Enough for Veneers
    Teenagers and adults alike can improve their smile appearance with dental solutions like teeth whitening or orthodontics. But there are a few cosmetic solutions like porcelain veneers that are Read more
  • What Would You Give Your Eyeteeth For?
    Have you ever heard someone say “I would give my eye teeth for that”? The phrase suggests that your eye teeth are valuable and that giving them up would cause Read more
  • What You Can Do About the Color of Your Teeth
    For most of us, teeth do darken (usually to a more yellow shade) as we age. Tobacco, foods, beverages and tartar deposits can stain your tooth enamel. (Enamel is what Read more
  • Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
    Is having good oral hygiene important to kissing? Who's better to answer that question than Vivica A. Fox? Among her other achievements, the versatile actress won the “Best Kiss” Read more
  • Cavities and Dental Decay
    Teeth are meant to last a lifetime. It is a myth that you have to lose teeth as you get older. The two most common reasons that adults lose teeth Read more
  • Oral Hygiene isn't Easy with Braces - but it's Still Doable
    If you’re about to undergo orthodontic treatment, you’re going to face a challenge keeping your teeth and gums clean wearing braces. That in turn could increase your chances for Read more
  • April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month
    April is Oral Cancer Awareness month. In the past year, I personally know two people who were diagnosed with head & neck cancers. Other people you may have heard of Read more
  • A Cleaning is a Cleaning, Or is it?
    You may think all dental cleanings are the same, but in reality, there are different cleaning types for different circumstances. The type of cleaning you need is determined by how Read more
  • What You Should Do to Protect an Older Loved One's Dental Health
    If you're the principal caregiver for an older person, you may have already faced age-related health challenges with them. Good preventive care, however, can ease the impact of health Read more
  • What Are Tooth Colored Fillings?
    Tooth-colored fillings fix dental decay, but unlike old-fashioned metal fillings, they leave your smile seamlessly restored. Dr. Jennifer Robb, your dentist in Lorain, OH, uses these cosmetic fillings in a Read more
  • Bated (or Baited) Breath
    Have you ever heard the term waiting with bated (or baited) breath? Most sources agree that bated, which is a shortened form of abated, is the correct spelling for the Read more
  • The 3 Top Ingredients That Make Your Toothpaste a Super Plaque Buster
    Human beings have known for millennia the importance of keeping teeth clean. Although we've only come to more fully understand dental plaque's role in dental disease in the last Read more
  • Home Care Is Not Enough!
    While we certainly hope you are diligent with your home dental program, even the best oral home care is not enough. Your home care is only part of the solution Read more