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Holiday Foods that are Bad for Your Teeth

These Foods May be Yummy, but They’ll Wreak Havoc on Your Teeth! The holidays are a wonderful time of the year, and that’s why so many people look so forward to these last couple months of each calendar year. It’s a time for families to gather, friends to celebrate and you know there’s always plenty of food to go around…. Read more »

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Meet Wake Forest Dentist Dr. Robbie Smith

Get to Know Robbie Smith, DDS A North Carolina native, Dr. Robbie Smith has practiced general and cosmetic dentistry at her Wake Forest practice for numerous years, and enjoys getting to know each and every one of her patients. Whether you have been a patient of Robbie Smith, DDS for many years, or you are a new patient seeking a family… Read more »

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34th Annual Meet in the Street® Festival

Downtown Wake Forest will Host Street Festival this Weekend On Saturday May 3rd the Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce will present the 34th Annual Meet in the Street® Festival in downtown Wake Forest. The festival, which takes place every year, will feature entertainment such as live music and children’s activities, along with food and plenty of fun for the whole… Read more »

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What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

You have likely heard the term “Cosmetic Dentistry” at some point in time, but do you know what it means? While it may be easy to infer what cosmetic dentistry encompasses, the average patient may not know every service that it entails, or what cosmetic dentistry can do for your smile. Simply put, cosmetic dentistry is aimed at improving the… Read more »

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ADA Suggests Young Children Use Fluoride

In the midst of National Children’s Dental Health Month the American Dental Association (ADA) has released a statement recommending that children start using fluoride toothpaste as soon as their first tooth comes in. Previously, the ADA had recommended that children under the age of two years old brush only with water, moving onto a pea-sized amount of fluoride toothpaste at… Read more »

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Tips for Relieving Winter Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity is something we’ve likely all had to deal with at one point or another, especially during this time of year. When the air outside is particularly chilly, our teeth can become more sensitive to temperature, which can make it uncomfortable to ingest food or drink that’s hot or cold. Fortunately, that discomfort doesn’t necessarily mean you have a cavity…. Read more »

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Healthy Dental Habits to Have All Year Long

Last month was National Dental Hygiene Month—how did you celebrate? Each October, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association works to promote healthy smiles by emphasizing the importance of routine oral hygiene for an entire month. At Robbie Smith, DDS, we appreciate any awareness efforts focused on helping patients to keep teeth in top-top shape. This year’s theme, called “Brush, Floss, Rinse,… Read more »

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