• Is Dental Decay Preventable?
    Dental decay is caused by oral bacteria interacting with complex carbohydrates (mostly sugars). We supply the carbohydrates to the bacteria by what we eat. Dr. Milan Somborac claims that white Read more
  • Dry Mouth (Xerostomia) and Dental Cavities
    Water is important to your body in a number of ways. One is that water is a key component of saliva (spit). Saliva starts the digestion of starches, keeps the Read more
  • Can Dental Cavities Predict Future Health Problems?
    Could dental cavities be a predictor of future health problems? A book by Canadian dentist Milan Somborac, DDS says they might be. (1) Dr. Somborac thinks that the same refined Read more
  • The Anatomy of Your Mouth
    Many times when you’re in the dental office, we may refer to parts of your mouth with anatomical terms. To help you understand what you’re hearing, here are some that Read more
  • When They Can't Tell You What's Wrong: Information for Caregivers and Parents
    Sometimes we’re faced with caring for someone who can’t tell us how they feel or if there is a problem.  Sometimes a problem is obvious: a broken tooth or a Read more
  • Fresh Breath Day!
    August 6th is Fresh Breath Day! (Yes, it really has its own day.) For most of us, brushing and flossing are enough to keep our breath fresh. Sometimes we'll use Read more
  • Why You Shouldn't Ignore Cracked Teeth!
    Cracked tooth syndrome is a condition where you feel a twinge or other sensation either when you bite something. Often, you might only notice it with certain types of foods—hard Read more
  • Your Cosmetic Dentistry Options
    Is personal appearance important? Just ask people who dislike how their teeth and gums look. They cover their mouths when they laugh and smile. They feel awkward socially. Others perceive Read more
  • "Why Can't You Do All My Treatment, Doc?": General Dentists and Dental Specialties
      A common question is “what do all those initials after doctor’s names mean?” You may have noticed that some dentists have D.M.D. after their name and others have D.D.S. and Read more
  • Gum Disease Can Creep Up On You!
    Gum disease is caused by inflammation of your gums due to the bacteria in your mouth. It can arrive without pain and without apparent symptoms—at least not until it has Read more
  • Acid Reflux Can Erode Your Teeth!
    Acid reflux or GERD (GastroEsophageal Reflux Disease) occurs when acidic stomach fluids back up into your throat and mouth. It often leaves behind a bitter taste and a burning sensation.   Why Read more
  • What You Should Know About Complete Dentures
    Well-fitting dentures take time to create, so although dentures can be made in a day, you may be trading off time spent for a good fit. A good fit often Read more
  • Your Baby's Dental Health: Breast Feeding Vs. Bottle Feeding
    How you feed your baby is your choice, but does how you choose to feed your baby affect his or her dental health as he or she gets older Let’s Read more
  • The Links between Your Oral Hygiene and Cancer
    While research has found links between the status of your oral hygiene and cancer, a link is not the same as a cause, so sadly we cannot say that good Read more
  • World No Tobacco Day on May 31, 2018
    May 31, 2018 is World No Tobacco Day. In keeping with that here is some information on smokeless tobacco products. Would you knowingly put embalming fluid, radioactive materials or cancer causing Read more
  • What Are Veneers?
    Want to disguise the stains in your smile? Dr. Jennifer Robb, your Lorain, OH, dentist, can help improve this issue. She provides patients with dental veneers, a cosmetic procedure that rejuvenates and, in other Read more