• 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
  • Restore Your Smile with Crowns and Bridges
    No smile is perfect, but smiles which have damaged or missing teeth need restoration to be fully functional and beautiful. Your Lorain, OH family dentist, Dr. Jennifer Robb, uses porcelain Read more
  • 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