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Have You Considered Investing Your Tax Refund in Your Smile?

April 15, 2023

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a woman smiling happily with her tax refund money

April brings blooming flowers and much-needed spring showers. You can also expect some extra money to pour in since it’s Tax Day on the 18th.  As you consider what to put the additional funds toward, you should think about the difference it can make for your smile! There are many dental services that are a worthy investment in your oral health. Read on to learn how using your tax refund for your dental health is a smart way to go!


Oral Cancer 101: What to Know for a Healthy Smile

April 5, 2023

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a woman holding up a picture of oral cancer

As the saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. This applies to many things in life, including your oral health! By attending your dental checkups and cleanings every six months, you are not only keeping your teeth in peak condition but preventing any issues from developing into something more serious. While many people think the dentist is only checking for early signs of tooth decay and gum disease, they are also looking for symptoms of oral cancer. By detecting this disease in its early stages, you can receive the necessary treatment to keep it from spreading. Read on to learn about the risk factors and symptoms of oral cancer.


How Long Do Dental Fillings Usually Last?

March 29, 2023

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close-up of a dental filling

Dental fillings are a quick and easy fix for patients who are in pain due to a cavity or toothache, and that’s all they are to most people. That being the case, most people don’t want to think too much about their restorations on a daily basis.

However, your restorations won’t last you forever, so it’s worth considering carefully how long you can expect them to protect your teeth. If you’re interested, here’s a guide that may be able to help you.


3 Ways You Can Give your Teeth a Spring Cleaning

March 5, 2023

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someone brushing their teeth in the mirror

Spring is here, and now that the sun is shining and the birds are singing again, it’s time to think about cleaning up some of the clutter that’s built over the course of the winter.

That can mean tidying up your attic or your closet, but your teeth may also be in need of a serious spring cleaning. If you think that may be the case for you, here are some ways that you can get your teeth in better shape.


Who are Dental Hygienists, and What do they Do for Patients?

February 27, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — robisondental @ 8:54 pm
dental hygienist holding a headlamp

When you visit your dentist’s office for a checkup or cleaning, odds are that you’ll spend a relatively small amount of time with the actual dentist. For the most part, you can expect to spend the vast majority of the visit with your dental hygienist.

Hygienists are to dentists what nurses are to doctors; they spend the most time with patients and handle a lot of the legwork when it comes to routine appointments. As you can imagine, they tend to stay busy. If you want to know a little more about the core responsibilities of a dental hygienist, here are some of the things they can expect to do during a typical day.


Is The Health of Your Smile and Heart Connected?

February 4, 2023

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a woman smiling and forming a heart with her hands

February is not just about celebrating the one who has your heart for Valentine’s Day…it is also time to appreciate your literal heart! The second month of the year is American Heart Month, which means there is no better time to pay special attention to one of the most vital organs of your body. However, did you know that having a healthy heart is not just about watching your diet and exercising? Your oral health can directly impact it as well. Here’s how the state of your mouth and your heart are connected.


How to Make Brushing & Flossing a Daily Habit

January 24, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — robisondental @ 4:41 am
man looking at his smartphone

If you’ve had difficulty getting brushing and flossing to become regular habits you don’t even have to think about, you’re not the only one. Surprisingly, a 2019 survey by Hello Products found that 30 percent of millennials are only brushing their teeth once a day – better than nothing, but not up to par for the recommended twice daily. Read on for tips from your dentist in Canton to help make brushing and flossing more automatic in your daily life.


What Are New Year’s Resolutions from Your Dentist to Have a Healthy Smile?

January 4, 2023

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friends with 2023 new year’s balloons

Improving your health and keeping more money in your bank account – that’s an excellent win-win situation right there. There are many New Year’s resolutions to help you in both respects, and the ones that involve elevating your oral health certainly qualify. You can alter your daily oral hygiene regimen, and before long, you’ve changed a problematic behavior without even thinking about it. Keep reading for suggestions from your dentist in Canton on New Year’s resolutions for a healthy smile.


3 Things That Contribute to the Success of Dental Implants

December 29, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — robisondental @ 3:56 pm
dentist talking to patient about dental implants

Missing one or more of your pearly whites can make your smile look less lovely than it once did. From accidents to oral health issues, there are several reasons why patients have gaps in their grins. Though some people may opt to leave their smile as is, this will ultimately lead to additional oral health problems. Dental implants are a tooth replacement treatment that’s preferred by many dentists and patients alike, but what makes them so successful? Keep reading to learn three reasons why dental implant procedures have such a high success rate.


Are the Holidays the Worst Time for Your Oral Health?

December 6, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — robisondental @ 2:25 pm
assorted Christmas treats

The holidays are finally here, and that means that seasonal foods and drinks are beginning to pop up at work, at home, and everywhere else you go. This also means that there will likely be changes to your schedule due to travel, attending holiday parties, and preparing for loved ones to come into town. It has been said that the holiday season is the worst time for your smile, but is that true? Read on to learn about three reasons why the holidays take such a toll on your oral health.

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