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Lip balm can become addictive and lead to biting or chewing the lips (and vice versa).

Is Your Lip Balm Addictive?

Our Sacramento dentists want you to love your smile! Regular visits to the Sacramento Dentistry Group for exams and cleanings will ensure everything inside your mouth is in great shape. But what about the outside of your smile – your lips? Part of feeling good...

Dental hygiene is needed by all creatures, including your pets.

How to Brush Your Dog’s Teeth

We take a light-hearted look at how to care for your pet's dental health while keeping your fingers. Keeping your teeth in top condition, your gums in great shape and your smile sparkling is a joint effort between you and your Sacramento dentists. We love teeth...

Our Sacramento dentists use Propel to speed up orthodontic treatment.

Speed Up Orthodontics With Propel

The orthodontics of the future!” — Dr. Jay AdlersbergIf you are considering braces or other forms of orthodontics, like Invisalign, you probably agree with one patient who said, “The sooner I can get the braces off, the better!” The Sacramento Dentistry Group understands that desire...

Oral piercings carry risks that Sacramento Dentistry Group patients need to know.

Facts About Oral Piercings

Valuable Information from the ADA Body piercing and tattoos continue to grow in popularity as a form of self-expression, and so have their oral counterparts - piercings inside and near the mouth and in the tongue. An even newer trend is tongue splitting. That is a...

The Sacramento Dentistry Group suggests sugar-free chewing gum when circumstances prevent you from brushing your teeth.

Chew On This!

Chewing Gum Designed for Your Teeth People chew on a lot of things besides food, and many of these items can do permanent damage to your teeth. If you have the habit of chewing ice, your fingernails, tobacco, paper clips, hard sugary candies or very acidic...

Oral thrush can affect a mother and a baby, especially during the breast feeding period.

What is Oral Thrush?

Oral candidiasis, commonly called oral thrush, occurs when the fungus Candida albicans accumulates on your tongue or the lining of your mouth. It is not unusual to have candida in your mouth, but oral thrush happens when the fungus is overgrown and causing unwelcome symptoms....

The Sacramento Dentistry Group offers solutions for bad breath.

Battle of the Bacteria

Can "Good" Bacteria Affect "Bad" Bacteria? As mentioned in our last article, many things influence whether your breath is considered “good” or “bad.” Your last meal certainly plays a big role, as do your dental hygiene habits. Your overall health also plays a role, especially if...

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

The Good, the Bad and the Smelly

Not All Oral Bacteria Are Made the Same Studies Examine How This Affects Your Breath Bad breath is a fact of life. Sometimes it comes from a delicious but “heavy on the garlic” meal. Did that burger for lunch have onions? No need to answer, everyone around...

The Sacramento Dentistry Group discusses the observed benefits of cleaning your tongue regularly.

Brushing Your Tongue

Is It Really Necessary? The dental aisles in your local grocery, corner drug store and big box store have grown bigger through the years. The choices of toothbrushes, dental floss, toothpastes, gels, teeth whiteners and mouthwashes can be overwhelming. And now you probably see another kid...

The Sacramento Dentistry Group provides reviews of dental products.

A Review of Oral-B Woven Floss

It's Hard to Top the Standard A quick check of our review for the now discontinued Reach Gentle Gum Care woven floss reveals that many of our Sacramento dentistry clients readily viewed this as their favorite. Current prices for this excellent floss can reach over $45...