Oral Hygiene

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...

With proper care, teeth can last a lifetime.

Teeth Can Last a Lifetime!

Many patients ask if it is really possible to keep their original set of teeth for a lifetime. It is true that the average American has lost at least a few teeth before the age of seventy, and the Sacramento Dentistry Group certainly installs a...

Oral bacteria can help prevent or cause halitosis. Our Sacramento dentists can figure out which is which!

Win The War Against Gum Disease

Fight the Fine Fight! There’s a disease about 80% of us have and we might not even be aware of it. It’s a sneaky condition that starts out seemingly harmless, but left untreated it can destroy your mouth and dental health. What is it? It’s gum...