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 »
Let’s be honest. If you are like most Saginaw folks, you’ve probably put off going to the dentist at one time or another. Some of us have even avoided seeing a dentist for years at a time. In fact, one in three Americans avoid going to the dentist regularly. After a while, that time spent away […]Continue Reading »
Dry Mouth = Bad Breath There are many things that could contribute to a dry mouth, such as how long it has been since you’ve eaten or drank, what you last ate or drank, the amount of physical activity you’ve participated in, or even what time of day it is. Other factors can include medication, […]Continue Reading »
There seem to be a lot of toothpaste commercials lately that talk about acid erosion and the damage it can do to your teeth. But these 30-second slots can’t explain exactly what happens, what causes it or how you can really protect your mouth. Here at Blue Sky Smiles we want all of our patients to […]Continue Reading »
Your child probably won’t need to come in to see Dr. Robinson until most of their teeth have erupted, somewhere around age three. Until then, you are in charge of all of their dental care while they go through teething. Don’t be scared though! We are here to help, and are willing to answer any questions […]Continue Reading »
First things first, put your worries away! We are not about to tell you that your coffee drinking days are over. We know that each shot of caffeine is crucial and we cherish our coffee, too! Here at Blue Sky Smiles, we want to educate you on what causes coffee stains and what you can […]Continue Reading »
Keep Your Mouth Healthy with These Foods Hello Saginaw residents! As you know, Dr. Robinson and Blue Sky Smiles are committed to helping you maintain the best oral health and we’ve got some tips for you. It is common to hear about what not to eat, but today we are going to tell you about a few foods […]Continue Reading »
It’s no secret that diabetes is a health condition that must be treated because of the problems it can cause throughout the body—including in your mouth. Consider that nearly 26 million children and adults in the U.S. who, according to the American Diabetes Association, have diabetes. Saginaw dentist, Dr. Robinson wants you to know the side effects diabetes […]Continue Reading »
During your appointment at Blue Sky Smiles, you might hear us mention the word “occlusion.” This is simply a way of saying the way your teeth are aligned and how your upper and lower teeth fit together. Occlusion is probably not something you think about very often, but it is very important to the health, […]Continue Reading »
If you’ve visited our blog before, you know that we love to talk about tooth decay. The chances are, everyone in Saginaw has had or will have tooth decay at one point. It is classified by the National Institutes of Health as the most prevalent disease in the world. Today we’re going to talk about a […]Continue Reading »
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*Dr. Robinson is a general dentist providing orthodontic services.