• 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • How Shawn Mendes and Miley Cyrus Got Their Stellar Smiles
    The 2019 Grammy Awards was a star-studded night packed with memorable performances. One standout came from the young Canadian singer Shawn Mendes, who sang a powerful duet of his Read more
  • Oral Care for Kids
    Taking care of the mouth starts before your child has teeth.  You should wipe your baby’s gums with a wet washcloth after feeding to get them used to the post-eating Read more
  • Drop Your Teeth!
    Drop your teeth (or jaw dropping) is a saying which means to be very astonished or shocked or to react with great surprise. And for those of you who have Read more
  • Dental Sealants can help Prevent Tooth Decay in Children
    While children are less likely than adults to experience periodontal (gum) disease, the same can't be said for tooth decay. One aggressive form of decay called early childhood caries Read more
  • Clenching, and Grinding, and Bruxing! Oh My!
    Bruxism includes clenching and grinding your teeth. Both clenching and grinding are called parafunctional because you are using your teeth for something other than their primary purpose of chewing. This Read more
  • Your Gums and Your Heart
    In a few day's we'll be celebrating Valentine's Day. The symbol that seems most associated with Valentine's Day is the heart, so it seems fitting that I post about a Read more
  • 4 Things to Avoid if You Want to Support Your Child's Dental Development
    Your child's oral development generates considerable changes during their "growing up" years. There are a number of things you can do to help support their development—but also things you Read more