We’ve all got our reasons. Money. Time. The fear of pain. Juggling insurance. Facing one more reminder that we really should be flossing more. Any of these might cause us to avoid and put off regular visits to the dentist.Continue Reading »
In today’s calorie-obsessed culture, it can be hard to hear the truth among all the other health-conscious noise. Saginaw residents are frequently misinformed and misled about the health benefits of trends such as cleanses, sugar alternatives, diets, organic vs. nonorganic, and a myriad of other common topics. Today Dr. Robinson would like to clear up […]Continue Reading »
It’s no secret that Saginaw residents are careful about how they choose medical professionals for their family, but sometimes it’s not easy to find everything you want in a dentist. We at Blue Sky Smiles understand that choosing a dentist is no small feat, so we’ve put together this guide to picking a dentist for […]Continue Reading »
It’s common to see people wearing mouth guards in Saginaw during all kinds of sports, such as football, basketball, and boxing, but did you know that lots of folks wear mouth guards at night for their dental health? People who grind their teeth (bruxism) and people with sleep apnea can get relief from their symptoms […]Continue Reading »
We at Blue Sky Smiles understand that dental insurance can be a tricky thing to navigate. Evaluating dental plans and considering deductibles, benefits, which treatments are covered, and the mountain of other information insurance companies provide can be a headache in and of itself. Dr. Robinson wants every Saginaw resident to have the power to […]Continue Reading »
What is oil pulling? Claiming everything from whiter teeth and healthier gums to decreased body aches and pains, oil pulling is the latest trend in DIY detox therapies. Newly popular among celebrities and lovers of natural health and wellness, oil pulling is a hygiene practice that actually dates back centuries through the Indian medical tradition […]Continue Reading »
You did it! You got the consultation, booked the appointment, and you actually showed up on the big day. You saw the dentist and now all of that effort has left you hungry! The question is: what can you eat after having dental work done? For some of us, it’s nostalgic to remember having a […]Continue Reading »
So you’re missing a tooth—or a few! An apple a day will not take care of this one, unfortunately. It’s time to consider dentures or dental implants. A variety of personal and practical factors will determine which solution is best for your new smile. Don’t feel lost among all the pros and cons of choosing […]Continue Reading »
Most Saginaw folks have had some exposure to the concept of wisdom teeth. Perhaps you have had yours removed, are considering a removal, or Dr. Robinson has just shown you an X-Ray with the infamous third molars creeping into view. It’s common to hear patients ask how they are removed, but we rarely hear people […]Continue Reading »
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the fluoridation of drinking water is ranked among the ten greatest public health achievements of 20th century America. However, a quick search of the internet tells us that fluoride is actually toxic if ingested in large enough quantities. So which is it? Do the health benefits […]Continue Reading »
Have you ever heard someone say, “It was worse than a root canal?” Most of us in Saginaw are used to hearing root canals compared to some genuinely unpleasant circumstances, but Dr. Robinson would like set the record straight and talk about how root canals can do some serious dental good. As always, we are […]Continue Reading »
Are you or a loved one suffering from the toothache blues? Don’t wait around in pain for the problem to resolve itself. Although, at Blue Sky Smiles, we do enjoy spending quality time with our patients, we don’t want any Saginaw residents to have to undergo dental procedures that could have been avoided. A toothache […]Continue Reading »
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*Dr. Robinson is a general dentist providing orthodontic services.