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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...

Sleep Dentistry

Afraid of the Dentist?

Our Sacramento dentists understand that serious anxiety prevents many patients from receiving needed dental care. The consequences of dental anxiety are serious, from the pain of lost or missing teeth to health complications like heart disease and worsening diabetes. So if you're afraid of the...

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...

Saving for dental care is easier with your health partners at the Sacramento Dentistry Group.

Have a Dental Budget!

Save Now to Save Your Teeth The Sacramento Dentistry Group encourages all patients to keep their twice yearly appointments for the best dental health. But if you already have dental coverage, should you still budget for extra dental costs? Yes! Saving a few dollars a month or...

Don't be unhappy with your smile! Fix it with cosmetic dentistry at the Sacramento Dentistry Group.

Good Breath, Bad Breath

A new article in Smithsonian magazine titled, “The History and Science Behind Terrible Breath” asks the important question: “Persistent mouth-stink has been dousing the flames of passion for millennia. Why haven’t we come up with a cure?” It’s an entertaining and informative look at the...

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...