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The Sacramento Dentistry Group provides reviews of dental products.

A Review of the Plackers Dental Night Protector

Can A One-Day Nightguard Really Work? The following review was submitted by a user of a customized nightguard. When my dentist first noticed that my molars were experiencing a lot of wear, he asked me if I grind my teeth. Since I sleep soundly, I really did...

While milk is a common source of calcium, our Sacramento dentists want you to know that there are other sources out there if you do not want to ingest dairy products.

Got Calcium?

You have heard it your whole life, calcium builds strong teeth and bones. Who wants strong teeth and bones? Everyone! And how do you get enough calcium? From milk, of course! All the advertisements with good looking people sporting milk mustaches can't be wrong, right?But...

The State of California is hiring a dentist to be the State Dental Director in Sacramento.

California Dental Director Coming Soon

Legislature and Governor Approve New Position The Sacramento Dentistry Group would like to report that the State of California has approved a new position — State Dental Director. The California Dental Association (CDA) has advocated for this addition since 2011. The thinking is that a state...

Customized nightguards are tailor made for each mouth and are vastly superior to generic models. Our Sacramento dentists only recommend custom made mouthguards and nightguards.

Boil and Bite or Boil and Bother?

The Argument for Customized MouthguardsMost jaws and teeth do not actually come in size small, medium or large."A number of manufacturers offer cheaper alternatives to a customized nightguard. These “one size fits all” systems are supposed to be “customizable” by a process of boiling the...

Red wine can fight bacteria, but does that mean our Sacramento dentists suggest it over toothpaste?

Does Red Wine Fight Cavities?

Results show that red wine, at moderate concentration, inhibits the growth of some pathogenic species in an oral biofilm.” — Scientist Victoria MorenoA recent study out of Spain has suggested that red wine is potentially useful for fighting the oral bacteria that cause gum disease...

The chewing tobacco habit is dangerous and requires regular check-ups from our Sacramento dentists.

Chewing Tobacco Will Come Back to Bite You

The staff at the Sacramento Dentistry Group is not here to judge you, they are here to help you."Known as chewing tobacco, spitting tobacco, dip, chew, and snuff - smokeless tobacco is simply tobacco that is not burned or smoked, but put into the mouth....

Invisalign Days will use the iTero scanner to make images of the teeth and jaw.

Invisalign Days Featuring the iTero Scanner

Digital Scanner Eliminates Plaster Impressions If you have ever had a dental impression made of your teeth, you know that the experience is less than enjoyable. Biting down on a tray of wet plaster-like stuff and then waiting for it to harden is uncomfortable, a little...

Ending tobacco in baseball is a focus for dentists to improve oral health.

Call to End Tobacco in Baseball

ADA Urges Professional League to Make Change The recent death of Hall of Fame baseball player Tony Gwynn has led the American Dental Association to make an open request to Major League Baseball and its Players Association to end “tobacco use at ballparks and on camera.”...

Get your free exams and consultations during our Sacramento Invisalign Days.

Free Exams and Prizes for Invisalign Days

Get your summer off to a great start by creating the smile you have always wanted at a price you can actually afford! On Friday, July 11th and Saturday, July 12th, the Sacramento Dentistry Group will introduce thirty people to the benefits of all the...

Fluoridation is good for teeth and harmless to children, states a New Zealand study.

New Zealand Study Finds No Connection Between Fluoride and IQ

Fluoride Found Harmless in Generation of New Zealanders Many of the naysayers against fluoride and water fluoridation claim that fluoride stunts the normal development of a child's brain. Their basis for this claim are certain studies linking lower IQ scores with community fluoridation. Many medical organizations,...