Gum Disease

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...

How to Make Your Dental Assistant Smile

What’s Your Cavity Risk?

Americans are at especially high risk of developing cavities because of the large amounts of sugar and carbohydrates in their diet. Gum disease and dental decay affects well over 60 percent of children and adults in the United States. Therefore, at the Sacramento Dentistry Group,...

Some foods get stuck in your teeth more readily than others. Our Sacramento dentists have suggestions.

When Food Gets Stuck in Teeth

“Do I have something in my teeth?” That's a common question after eating spinach, berries, broccoli, anything with poppy seeds, and similar items. Food often gets stuck between our teeth. Gaps catch bits of food, the process of chewing or the movements of our tongue...

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The Gap Between Rich and Poor Teeth

A recent article in the Washington Post called “The Painful Truth About Teeth” discussed the crisis poorer people experience when they lack affordable dental care. While the article focused on the working poor along the East Coast, there are many similarities that Northern Californians would recognize....