Posts Categorized: Preventive

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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The Reality of Flossing

Most people remember to brush their teeth in the morning and at night, but 10% of Americans don’t remember to floss at all.  This is a major issue since flossing prevents gum disease and tooth decay more so than brushing your teeth.  In order to dodge the typical dentist question of “how often do you floss,” people make up excuses… Read more »

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Take Care of Those Pearly Whites!

Most people want white teeth. That’s a given. It gives off the perception that not only are your teeth clean, but that you’re a more healthy person overall. And, it can serve as a great first impression. Robbie Smith offers teeth whitening services over a number of sessions, ranging from 2 or 3 up to 10, depending on how white… Read more »

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More Fluoride Anyone?

There’s a battle raging in Portland right now. From May 3rd to May 21st, residents of Portland will have the option of voting for or against Measure 26-151. What is Measure 26-151? Well, Measure 26-151 will determine whether or not their water supply will continue to be fluoridated. And ever since fluoridation was approved in 1956, supporters on both sides… Read more »

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Did You Know That Tooth Decay is the Single MOST Common Childhood Disease?

Yes, you read that correctly…THE most common childhood disease! It is 5 times more common than childhood asthma! Tooth decay knows no boundaries. It affects young, old, rich or poor and nobody is immune to it. Dentistry has been working hard to eradicate this disease, so why is it still so common?? One theory is our DIET! We are living in a time where… Read more »

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6 Alternatives for your Sweet Tooth

Spring is a little like the new year. We create lists filled with things that need to be done, purchased and cleaned. But for more than a couple reasons, there’s one item that always seems to make everyone’s list. Eating healthier. For most, it proves to be a herculean task, because it means cutting out foods they genuinely enjoy for… Read more »

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Robbie Smith Patient Reviews

"Best dentist on the planet. She is a real pro. Everyone here is highly competent and super friendly. They make "going to the dentist" a non-stress event. I've been been going here for years and can't say enough good things about Dr. Smith and her staff." - - Wake Forest, NC
"Robbie, Jennifer, and Jillian are not only capable professionals, but warm individuals who care about the patient's comfort and experience. My whole family has switched over to this practice, and we all have found the same high level of quality service. Thank you, Dr. Robbie and Staff!" - - Wake Forest, NC
"Dr. Smith, Jennifer, and the rest of the staff are amazing! I am so thankful to have a great Dentist that cares about my dental experience and I recommend them to everyone. Having been in healthcare for 29 years, I have come to expect the best; Dr. Robbie Smith and her staff exceed my expectations!" - - Wake Forest, NC
"Very positive experience. I have been going to the same dentist for 28 years before moving to Wake Forest. Needless to say, I was not looking forward to the transition. My dental hygienist was particularly nice and thoughtfully went over with me what she was doing. It is a great environment and a very friendly staff." - - Wake Forest, NC