Cosmetic

Mouthwash comes in therapeutic and cosmetic varieties.

Is Mouthwash Necessary?

Swish on This! The mouthwash section in the dental area of your local store can be quite extensive. There are those giant bottles of mouthwash on the lower shelf that seem designed for a large mammal. The colors range from refreshing blue and green, dazzling reds,...

Enjoy fall flavors while continuing to care for your teeth with the help of our Sacramento dentists.

Are You Sipping Your Way to Stained Teeth?

The drinks we sip don’t seem to stay that long in our mouth. It’s just a matter of opening up and gulping it down. How could they be causing stained enamel and dingy teeth? Let’s look at the three components of common drinks and liquids...

Metal detectors should generally not be set off by dental implants.

Do Dental Implants Set Off TSA Alarms?

You’ve got your flight ticket. Your check-in bag is on its way to your waiting plane, or at least you hope it is. Now comes the fun part, the TSA security checkpoint.Photo ID out and ready to show? Check.Boarding pass? Check.Easy-to-remove shoes and belt all...

Great results can be obtained with braces or Invisalign, based on your individual needs.

March Dental Promotions

This week the Sacramento Dentistry Group would like to highlight two of our promotions that are extremely valuable for our regular clients and patients in the Sacramento community. These promotions reflect our desire to bring the best to those that trust our dentists to provide...

Invisalign and other orthodontic methods may resolve some sleep apnea problems.

Do Mouthguards Cause Cavities?

Mouthguards worn during sports, biteguards for sleep to prevent grinding, and Invisalign trays inserted to straighten teeth – there are lots of people wearing plastic in their mouth. Can these devices cause cavities? The answer isn’t a simple yes or no. What Causes Cavities? First, here’s a...

The Invisalign Teen aligner, provided by Align Technology to the Sacramento Dentistry Group.

Using Invisalign with Oral Appliance Therapy

Our website recently fielded a number of questions about how Invisalign can be used with oral appliance therapy for sleep apnea. What is the connection between these three things and how is any one of them affected by the others? In reality, Invisalign can be...

Dental hygienists are a critical part of our Sacramento Dentistry Group team.

Are Yellow Teeth Unhealthy?

Models in fashion magazines have them. A-list actors have them. The rich and famous flash them at every opportunity. Teething babies are about to get them. Even a new puppy has them. What are they? White teeth – beautiful, dazzling, perfect as new fallen snow,...

Amalgam fillings are no longer recommended by our Sacramento dentists.

Who Should Avoid Amalgam?

Dental amalgam, the material for “silver” fillings, is used less and less by dentists. The younger the dentist, the less likely they are to use dental amalgam. Many in the dental community and the public have health concerns over one of its primary components, elemental...

Cherry Background. Sweet organic cherries on market counter

Do Cherries Stain Dentures?

A question recently asked on our website was this: Do cherries stain dentures? The sad truth is that cherries, berries and other dark fruits, wines, tomato sauces, dark beers, teas and coffees and dark vegetables all have the ability to darken dentures, teeth, veneers, bridges...