Dental Implants

The Sacramento Dentistry Group discusses the observed benefits of cleaning your tongue regularly.

Filling in the Gaps

What are Diastemas? Diastema is the dental term for gaps between the teeth. It's a normal dental feature in many mammals, humans included. Gaps between teeth were thought to be very attractive in medieval times, since women with gapped teeth were believed to be more passionate....

Osteoporosis can affect men and women, but drugs used for treatment may affect your dental care.

Aging and Dental Myths

The Sacramento Dentistry Group believes that teeth can last a lifetime! Does the aging baby boomer generation have an advantage over those who are younger? Yes, and one reason why, according to geriatric dentist Dr. Elisa Ghezzi, involves tap water: "Unlike kids these days, [baby...

Keep your teeth by visiting the dentist if any tooth is avulsed, lost or dislodged.

Restore Missing Teeth

Don’t Go Toothless! The average adult in the United States has three or more teeth missing by the age of 64. If you have missing teeth for any reason, the Sacramento Dentistry Group wants you to seek treatment and correct the problem! A mouth full of teeth...

Dental Implants

Dental Implant Questions and Answers

If you have missing teeth, our Sacramento dental office usually recommends dental implants instead of dentures or a bridge. Dental implants are generally recommended over dentures and bridges because implants are a restoration alternative that mimics the role of the missing teeth. Dental implants look and...

Patients who need dental implants can be helped to get them with bone grafting.

Bone Grafting for Dental Implants

Putting Bone Where It's Needed As discussed in a prior weekly blog article, dental implants are the best way to replace missing and damaged teeth. At our downtown Sacramento dental clinic, when patients inquire about dental implants they are generally missing teeth due to injury, genetic defects...

Dental technicians make all manner of dental appliances for the Sacramento Dentistry Group.

Hard Working Dental Technicians

Just as nurses are the backbone of any physician's practice, excellent dental technicians are amongst those providing valuable support to the dentists at the Sacramento Dentistry Group. Whether it's a bridge, crown or veneers, our Sacramento dentists rely on professional dental technicians to craft custom...

Types of Dental Implants

What Are Dental Implants?

Dental Implant Basics A dental implant is an artificial root that is “implanted” or affixed to your jaw to mount replacements for missing teeth. There are three types of dental implant: endosteal or endosseus (which is “in the bone”), subperiosteal (which is primarily on top of...

Implants securely affix dentures to eliminate many problems.

Another Benefit of Implant Dentures

Many denture patients wish they still had their teeth. While dentures represent a big improvement over the diseased and painful teeth they replaced, and are far better than a mouth with only gums, there are inherent limitations in what dentures can do compared to “the...

An investigation of Crohn's disease and dental implants for our Sacramento dental patients.

Crohn’s Disease and Dental Implants

Recent searches of the Sacramento Dentistry Group website have revealed that some of our Sacramento dental patients are interested in the subject of Crohn's disease and how it affects the success rate of dental implants. While many factors can determine whether a dental implant succeeds...