Oral Health

Too much acid in your diet may lead to tooth decay.

Hydration and Your Dental Health

Help Your Teeth Survive the Summer Ready for the heat? Our Sacramento valley summers are known to be scorchers and we resort to all sorts of ways to cool off. One of the most important ways is by staying hydrated. Whatever summer drink you may enjoy,...

Gum disease may affect both the brain and heart.

Gum Disease and Arterial Diseases

Studies have demonstrated that patients with gum disease are almost twice as likely to also suffer from coronary heart disease. Oral infections and gum disease are also risk factors for stroke. People who have experienced a stroke are very likely to also have periodontal disease,...

When you like your smile, you smile a lot. Our Sacramento dentists can help you like your smile!

Improvements in Oral Health

Good news! Americans enjoy better oral health than ever before! Dental education and programs that teach children to take care of their teeth are credited with better daily care that stays with them as they grow to adulthood. The Centers for Disease Control says that...

Sparkling water is acidic, especially when citrus is added.

Does Sparkling Water Wreck Teeth?

The weather is heating up in Sacramento and it’s always a good idea to keep hydrated. Most of our Sacramento dental patients know how harmful it can be to drink sodas all day, but did you know that sparkling water may also adversely affect the...

Cosmetic Trends at Sacramento Dentistry

At the Sacramento Dentistry Group, our main focus is on “traditional dentistry,” meaning we take especial interest in oral hygiene, preventative dental care and diagnosing and repairing oral disease. This does not mean that we don't use the latest technology in favor of older methods...

Use the Proper Toothbrush

Your Toothbrush and Appetite

The magazine Popular Science asked the question, “Does brushing your teeth affect your appetite?” Registered dietician Leslie Bonci responded that there's no scientific evidence proving that brushing affects appetite, but the question remains because many people anecdotally claim that brushing their teeth either stimulates or depresses their...

Staying healthy means taking care of your teeth too!

Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body

A recent article from CNN featured a study that linked the risk of early death in women with periodontal disease. The report found that the loss of natural teeth from gum disease is associated with a 17% higher risk of early death, according to Michael...

Fillings are provided when the enamel is breached and decay can destroy the tooth.

Avoiding More Cavities

If you've always had “a clean bill of oral health” during each visit to our Sacramento dentist, you may be surprised by an increase in cavities. What would cause this to happen “all of a sudden”? Is it mouth rebellion, bacterial uprising, or a gum...

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...

Gum Recession

Teeth Explained

The Anatomy of Your Teeth Teeth are excellent tools, perfectly designed for eating, speaking, and smiling. It’s easy to take our teeth for granted though, and many people do until there’s a problem. With bad teeth, you seldom feel like smiling and have a hard time...