As a parent, you will have numerous opportunities to teach your children valuable skills and each one will yield priceless memories. Your child’s first step, your child’s first word, your child’s first bike ride, your child’s first unassisted brushing and flossing session…Well, maybe that last one won’t be as memorable, but Dr. Robinson wants to […]Continue Reading »
According to the American Dental Association, at least 13% of all injuries to the mouth occur during sports activities. While helmets, shoulder pads, shin guards, and the like do a great job of protecting most of the body, Dr. Robinson would like to make sure that every athlete knows how to keep their teeth safe […]Continue Reading »
If you had to give up your toothbrush or your car, which would it be? According to a recent survey, 42 percent of adults and 34 percent of teens would rather turn in their keys, computer, cell phone, or microwave than get rid of their toothbrush. It seems that many Saginaw residents love toothbrushes the way […]Continue Reading »
One of the most common and destructive myths about dental hygiene is that it’s normal for gums to bleed. Dr. Robinson would like everyone in Saginaw to know that this is not the case! Imagine if we weren’t talking about gums- should any part of your body start to bleed whenever you touch it? The truth […]Continue Reading »
Oral hygiene is the foundation of good dental health. Brushing and flossing regularly is the best way to keep your Saginaw smile healthy and clean. Consider this your personal tutorial on the art of dental hygiene, instructed by Dr. Robinson and the expert hygienists at Blue Sky Smiles. If you have any questions or would like […]Continue Reading »
The technology of dental medicine is advancing by the minute. There are now sophisticated techniques for diagnosing and tracking oral cancer, correcting crooked teeth in less than a year, treating periodontitis (advanced gum disease) without surgery, and many more. Yet, when it comes down to diagnosing issues and creating an effective treatment plan, nothing beats a […]Continue Reading »
The image of a glass full of false teeth on the nightstand is plastered all throughout popular culture. You would think that soaking your dentures in water and cleaner is sufficient, but Dr. Robinson reminds us that proper denture care requires more than just that. In fact, denture maintenance is an important part of oral […]Continue Reading »
The tale of the tooth fairy most likely has its origins in early Europe, where it was a tradition to bury baby teeth that had fallen out of a child’s mouth. This custom is still practiced in Ireland and Great Britain, but children tend to only receive money after their sixth tooth falls out, as […]Continue Reading »
Why Are My Teeth Sensitive? There are a ton of specialized toothpastes, mouthwashes, and toothbrushes available to Saginaw residents suffering from sensitive teeth. It is a very common problem that lots of products claim they can solve, but have you ever wondered why it exists? Today, we at Blue Sky Smiles would like to explain what causes […]Continue Reading »
If you are looking for a dentist in Saginaw, you may have picked up on the fact that there are two types of dental degrees – DDS and DMD. Perhaps you’ve noticed that there are far more of one than the other, or maybe they are split 50/50. Either way, you’re probably wondering what the […]Continue Reading »
We’re no strangers to extreme temperatures and dry weather in Saginaw, and our lips are proof. Most of us experience chapped lips at some point during the year and it’s not uncommon to see lips that suffer from annoying, painful cracks. Here at Blue Sky Smiles we are very much attuned the oral health needs of […]Continue Reading »
We all know someone who asks for extra ice just so they can chew on it. And we’ve probably all heard that chewing ice is not healthy for your teeth. So what’s the truth? Is it best to put a stop to ice chewing? Absolutely, and for more reasons than most people are aware of. […]Continue Reading »
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*Dr. Robinson is a general dentist providing orthodontic services.