• What Drinks are Best for Your Teeth?
    The short answer to the title question is water and milk. All other beverages fall into the acidic side of the pH scale. Acids will dissolve your tooth enamel and make Read more
  • Bad Breath
    Bad breath: We all have it from time to time. Here are some possible causes:   Can be caused by dry mouth (which can result from mouth breathing, medication side effects, or Read more
  • Asthma and Your Mouth
    You wouldn’t think that something like asthma would affect your mouth, but surprise! It does. It is estimated that more than 25 million Americans have some form of asthma.   Asthma is Read more
  • Use It or Lose It!
    Did you know many dental insurance benefits are based on the calendar year? Unused benefits don’t roll over, so once January 1, 2019 comes along, those benefits are lost to Read more
  • Tooth Tips for a Terrific Thanksgiving
    Just as its name implies, Thanksgiving is a time when we gather together to give thanks for what we’ve been given. And while you’re preparing to dig into that Thanksgiving Read more
  • The Benefits of Good Oral Health
    Clean teeth Healthy gums Fresh breath White smile   These are just a few benefits of good oral health. What’s surprising to most people is that your oral hygiene plays a role in your overall Read more
  • Dental Anxiety: You Are Not Alone!
    Many people become anxious at the dental office. You might be one of them. There are many reasons that people are anxious about dental work and it is important to Read more
  • November 1st is National Brush Day!
    November 1st is National Brush Day. It was created to encourage parents to keep kids' mouths healthy by brushing twice a day for two minutes each time. (You may hear Read more
  • What You Need to Know About Crowns and Bridges
    Do you know what crowns and bridges can do for your smile? The restorations offer the ideal solution if you want to improve your appearance or protect fragile or damaged Read more
  • Tips to Keep Your Teeth Safe During Trick or Treat!
    Halloween is almost here, and along with it Trick or Treat times. Are there ways to make Halloween safer for your teeth or those of your child? First, make sure costumes are Read more
  • What Filling is Right for You?
    Fillings can be done directly (meaning the material is put into your tooth and shaped) or indirectly (where a machine or a dental lab makes the filling from an impression Read more
  • Setting Your Teeth On Edge
    I don’t want to set your teeth on edge, but the origin of this saying is quite interesting. Though we use it today to mean getting on one’s nerves or Read more
  • TRUE OR FALSE: You Should Put an Aspirin on a Toothache
    FALSE: Aspirin is salicylic acid (sal-uh-sill-ick ah-sid) with acid being the key word.   As the aspirin dissolves, the acid ends up on your cheek, gums, tongue and other soft tissue and Read more
  • Smile Day: Why ALL Your Teeth Are Important
    Note: October 5th is designated as Smile Day! In honor of Smile Day, here's a post about the teeth that make up your smile! When I do classroom presentations, one of Read more
  • October is National Dental Health Month!
    October is National Dental Health Month. Here's an article on Toothbrush tips to celebrate that. And, if you mention this blog post to Dr. Robb during your October 2018 appointment, Read more
  • Why Are You So Obsessed With Perio Disease?
    Do you sometimes think we’re obsessed with periodontal disease? It’s possible we are—and with good reason! Most of the population has some level of gingivitis or periodontitis (the two stages Read more