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Breastfeeding is the best option from the perspective or oral health.

Breastfeeding and Dental Health

The benefits of breastfeeding for both baby and mother are well-known and documented. Breast milk is the best and only food necessary for infants up to six months and countless studies show the benefits of an even more extended time of breastfeeding, both for the...

Veterans Appreciation Day a Success!

Event Demonstrates the Need for Dental Care for Veterans This is an example of good people coming together for the right reasons.” — Don Harper, Chair, American Legion California Legislative CommissionAs shown in the above CBS video, the Sacramento Dentistry Group and the Placerville Dental Group...

This family is having fun because their teeth are healthy.

Introducing the Veterans Preferred Plan

In connection with Veterans Appreciation Day, held at the Sacramento Dentistry Group office with the assistance of Dr. Erik Matson, one of our affiliate dentists at the Placerville Dental Group, we are announcing the Veterans Preferred Plan. This dental plan is especially for veterans. Visiting...

Why is dentistry so expensive?

Straight Talk About the Cost of Dentistry

A regular dental patient complaint, although it is seldom discussed directly with their dentist, is the occasionally high cost of dental care. Patients writing for Internet review sites often discuss the pros and cons of a dental office based on its costs alone. Admittedly, some...

The Sacramento Dentistry group has a complimentary dental care day on November 9th, 2013.

Free Dental Care for Veterans

The Sacramento Dentistry Group, in conjunction with the Placerville Dental Group, is hosting a special dental health event on Saturday, November 9th from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the downtown Sacramento office on 1105 E Street. All veterans with a Veterans Administration Medical Benefits...

herbs were the major form of painkiller in historical dentistry

The History of Painless Dentistry

Toothache, tooth decay and painful procedures were the mainstay of ancient dentistry. While practitioners of the dental craft have existed for thousands of years, their techniques often did little to relieve pain, although they generally relieved the patient of a tooth! Modern, painless dentistry is...

Meet Doctor Marjoorie Castro

A Visit with Dr. Marjoorie Castro of the Sacramento Dentistry Group [caption id="attachment_7858" align="alignright" width="225"] Favorite ToothbrushOral-BFavorite ToothpasteColgateFavorite FlossColgate with teflonFavorite GumTrident Watermelon[/caption]What's a teenager to do when her parents expect her to follow in the family's footsteps, but down a path she does not want...

Dental insurance helps cover essential care for your teeth and gums.

Should You Choose an HMO or a PPO?

And What's the Difference Between an HMO and a PPO? From the viewpoint of the Sacramento Dentistry Group, we can provide you with services whether you have dental insurance with a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) or a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO). We view it as our...

The Benefits of Fluoride

Fluoride is Good for Your Health The Sacramento Dentistry Group firmly believes in the health benefits of fluoride. Losing teeth to decay and the aging generated by missing teeth are major causes of poor health and malnutrition in communities worldwide. We have described the health benefits...

The Benefits of Extraoral Photography

Extraoral Dental Photography: Detailed Images for Better Decisions I love how all the dentists at Downtown Dentistry take the time to show me both the x-rays and actual photos of my teeth to explain what's going on. — A satisfied Sacramento Dentistry Group patient In our last...