Gum Disease

It is assumed that Washington wore wooden dentures, but this is a myth.is

Were They Really Wooden Teeth?

Did George Washington Wear Wooden Dentures? Here’s a quick history question – What were George Washington’s dentures made of?If you said “wood,” you gave the popular answer, but not the correct one. The first President of the United States only had one tooth in his mouth...

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,...

Calcium is important for dental health and is available from many different food products besides dairy.

Where Do You Get Your Calcium?

From childhood we hear that for strong teeth and bones we need to have calcium, and calcium comes from milk and cheese. The advertisements suggest that unless we are drinking and eating dairy, our bones and teeth will disappear before we reach middle age. And...

Preventive Dentistry

What is the ADA Seal of Approval?

And How Does it Help You? The Sacramento Dentistry Group often recommends looking for the ADA Seal of Approval, and the products we provide in our care packages after every dental cleaning are approved under this American Dental Association program. Just what is the Seal of...

Mandibular torus is just one example of dental words used by our Sacramento dentists.

Don’t Let Your Mouth Go to Pot

How many American adults have tried marijuana at least one time in their life? While statistics vary, the number for the “at least one time” group is over fifty percent. Almost 55 million American adults are “current users” meaning they have used it at least...

Dogs need tooth brushing too! Dental hygiene is important for all species!

Brush Those Canines!

Maintaining Dog Dental Health First, we want to make something perfectly clear. The Sacramento Dentistry Group is a dental practice for humans, and only humans. We are not a doggie dentist, leaving that for our veterinarian colleagues.Nevertheless, many of us at the Sacramento Dentistry Group have...

Sleep Dentistry

The Difference Between Plaque and Tartar

Plaque happens. Even the cleanest mouth, fresh from the dentist, will develop a thin film of plaque on the teeth within a few hours. Avoiding this naturally occurring plaque is as difficult as trying to keep your car completely dust free every single second of...

Reach Gentle Gum Care Woven Floss is recommended by Sacramento dentist Dr. Brian Steele.

Five Fun and Fascinating Facts about Floss

Dental floss is a low-tech solution to the age-old problem of bacteria and plaque buildup between teeth. Even with regular brushing and the use of mouthwash, the tightly spaced areas between your teeth cling to bacteria, food particles and plaque like they’re long lost friends....

Toothbrushes are an essential part of your daily oral hygiene.

The Hard Truth About Toothbrushes

It may seem reasonable that if the goal is clean teeth and gums, that when it comes to choosing a toothbrush, harder is better. After all, plaque and tartar sound so serious, so difficult to remove, so obstinate — wouldn’t it make more sense to...