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A regular exam of the tongue is critical for maintaining oral health.

The Importance of a Healthy Tongue

Say Ahhh! The tongue is a powerful and useful part of your anatomy. Besides using it to taunt siblings and rivals as a child, you use your tongue in speech, for chewing and swallowing, preparing your food for digestion and recognizing objects in your mouth that...

Our Sacramento dentists do not recommend the use of e-cigarettes.

Are E-Cigarettes Safe?

ADA Supports NIH Investigation It is common knowledge that smoking cigarettes is damaging to our health. Mountains of documented research show that smoking cigarettes contributes to poor overall health and the adverse effects dramatically increase oral cancer risks, especially in men. But now e-cigarettes are on...

Our Sacramento dentists may diagnose acid reflux during an oral exam.

Information About Acid Reflux

What Your Dentist May Know Before You Do Did you know your dentist might know you have a health condition before you do? If you wake up every now and then with a painful and burning sensation in your chest or a bad taste in your...

Preventing Opioid Abuse

ADA joins with AMA to Prevent Opioid Abuse

Last year over 44,000 Americans died from drug overdoses involving prescription painkillers. In response to this problem, the American Dental Association has joined with the American Medical Association Task Force to Reduce Opioid Abuse. Painkillers are commonly prescribed after serious dental procedures, but in accord...

Talk About Bad Breath

Talk About Bad Breath

We can all be grateful that dental hygiene and practices have come a long way since historic times. If we think we have bad breath after waking up each morning, just think of the people who lived three thousand years ago! Bad breath was undoubtedly...

Dental visits do not have to be stressful at the Sacramento Dentistry Group.

The Stress Less Dental Visit

A dentist visit is likely not your idea of a relaxing good time. The person who says they go to the dentist to unwind is rare indeed (although we do have patients who actually find a dental cleaning quite relaxing). The majority of people would...

When you like your smile, you smile a lot. Our Sacramento dentists can help you like your smile!

Five Ways to Have a Great Smile

Who doesn't want to make a good first impression and have an attractive smile? Maybe mole rats don't, because they live in the dark underground and nobody sees their big, yellow, pointy teeth. But that's besides the point, we're talking about humans here! People want...

Hops may help fight plaque, bacteria and gum disease!

Hops and Gum Disease

Common Beer Ingredient Reduces Bacteria Sometimes there's nothing better than enjoying a nice cold one on a hot summer Sacramento day. But, did you know that hops, the bitter flower from the hops plant, may give your beer an anti-bacterial effect that helps to reduce plaque...