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

A Better Oral Exam with VELScope

New visualization technology improves early detection The Sacramento Dentistry Group now offers the VELscope system for all oral exams conducted during your routine dental appointments. This handheld device allows a dentist or hygienist to see potential tissue abnormalities long before they would be visible to the...

Antibiotics may be needed for some of your visits to the Sacramento dentist.

Do I Need Antibiotics to Visit the Dentist?

Always inform your dentist in advance if you had a recent medical procedure." — Sacramento Dentistry GroupWith the rise in cardiovascular disease and diabetes in the United States, it is more common for dentists to see patients with stents, bypass grafts, insulin pumps and other...

Dental sealants can help protect this young girl's teeth.

Dental Sealants for Children

Sealants are highly effective in preventing pit and fissure caries.” — National Institutes of HealthImagine if you could provide an invisible barrier between your child’s healthy teeth and the enemies of those teeth – sugary snacks, bacteria, poor brushing techniques, etc. There is such a...

Implants securely affix dentures to eliminate many problems.

Another Benefit of Implant Dentures

Many denture patients wish they still had their teeth. While dentures represent a big improvement over the diseased and painful teeth they replaced, and are far better than a mouth with only gums, there are inherent limitations in what dentures can do compared to “the...

Cheng Lee

Introducing Sacramento Dentistry Group Hygienist Cheng Lee

Cheng Lee Position: Dental Hygienist Favorite Toothbrush: Sonicare Favorite Floss: Johnson & Johnson Waxed Favorite Toothpaste: Colgate A valuable member of the Sacramento Dentistry Group staff, Cheng Lee, RDH, is a local graduate of the Sacramento City College dental hygiene program. Since high school, Mr. Lee wanted to study for...

Sleep apnea can make children drowsy when they should be playing or studying.

Your Child and Sleep Apnea

Many people assume sleep apnea is a just a problem for adults. Unfortunately, it can also affect children. Dentists and doctors who treat sleep apnea patients are swiftly realizing that younger clients also suffer from this disease. Symptoms of Sleep Apnea in Children If your child shows...

You can use too much toothpaste, overly abrasive pastes and brush your teeth too vigorously.

Are You Overbrushing?

If you go for the gusto, live life to the full or have a flinch-inducing handshake, it’s quite possible that you’re also brushing your teeth too hard. If you worry about cavities and gum disease and think that the answer is brushing vigorously numerous times...

Regular brushing of the teeth preserves the enamel and the gums.

How to Keep Your Teeth Healthy

Vital Recommendations from the ADA Vacations and holidays often mean more sweets and all the sugar that goes with them. So the American Dental Association has issued a set of simple steps to take to keep your teeth healthy this December and year round. The Sacramento...

Vacation time is not a break from good oral hygiene, on the recommendation of our Sacramento dentists.

Do Not Let Your Teeth Take a Vacation

Brushing and flossing is 24/7, 365 Getting away. Going on holiday. A working vacation. Winter break! These phrases may conjure up images of a tropical island get-away, a few nights at a luxury hotel, skiing snowy mountains, or the travel reality of cramming into a tiny...

The Pinhole Surgical Technique, or PST, is used by our Sacramento dentists to cure gum recession.

A New Method for Fixing Gum Recession

Our articles have often addressed the dangers of gum recession. With this problem, your gums creep away from your teeth, exposing the roots. Since the roots are made of dentin, a much softer material than enamel, they can easily decay when exposed to acids from...