Oral Hygiene

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,...

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...

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...

Oral hygiene is critical for good health.

Do the Right Thing!

When we hear those words, it can invoke thoughts of being told by your parents to eat your vegetables, or do a thing you're not inclined to do that is beneficial for you in the long run. For example, the Sacramento Dentistry Group understands that...

A better oral exam requires going beyond white light observations and using blue light induced fluorescense, as employed by the Sacramento Dentistry Group.

What Teeth Need

How to Keep Them Healthy Keeping a healthy mouth does not take a lot of effort and is not complicated. A few simple, regular habits give you both a healthy mouth and body. Understanding just how your lifestyle affects your teeth and health is important, because...

Drinking water is good for your salivary glands.

Saliva and Oral Health

Saliva is an essential fluid for maintaining your oral health. Ask anyone who has chronic dry mouth and they’ll tell you that saliva is vital! So what is saliva and how is it made? Here is a summary from our Sacramento dentists.Saliva is secreted by...

Flossing helps prevent gum recession.

Gum Recession and Your Oral Health

Receding gums are something we all experience at some point in our lives. Age is the biggest risk factor for developing gum recession, because it’s unfortunately natural that gums recede a bit as we grow older. But gum recession that takes place before the age...

How to Brush

Can You Brush Too Much?

The Sacramento Dentistry Group reminds our patients that brushing daily is imperative for a healthy mouth. But did you know it is possible to do too much of a good thing? Yes, brushing too long, too often or too hard is called “toothbrush abrasion” and...