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Is There a Thumb Sucker in Your House?

Pacifier or thumb? That is the question many parents face when their screaming infant needs some help getting to sleep. While pacifiers can drop on the dirty floor, become a teeming spot of germs and look downright awful in baby pictures, they have one big...

Oral cancer can be found and diagnosed by our Sacramento dentists.

The Signs of Oral Cancer

Seeing your Sacramento dentist every six months is good for your teeth and gums. An additional and potentially life-saving benefit to regular dental visits is the chance to have a pair of trained eyes check for early signs of oral cancer. Not only is checking...

Hairy tongue is a reparable condition if you visit the Sacramento Dentistry Group.

What is Hairy Tongue?

Hairy tongue is fairly easy to define. It is a tongue that looks like it has hair on it. Yes, amazing as it sounds, tongues can appear to grow hair King Kong style. The signs of hairy tongue are easy to spot:Yellow, brown or black...

Before the mud run, Sacramento Dentistry Group staffers pose for the camera.

Mud is a Factor for Sacramento Dentistry Group Employees

Mud Run by Staff Helps Them Stick Together A team of Sacramento Dentistry Group employees tackled the recent Northern California Granite Park Mud Run, sponsored by the experts on filth and dirt at Mud Factor. Participants included: Diana Bustillos, our Treatment Coordinator; Annie Nersisyan, Patient Care...

Treating sleep apnea without machines is possible with oral appliances from the Sacramento Dentistry Group.

The Dental Therapy for Sleep Apnea

Why Use CPAP If You Can Use OATs? Sleep apnea is a disorder that affects more than 18 million Americans, and according to the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, many of them suffer through the problem undiagnosed. A potentially life-threatening sleep disorder, apnea episodes stop...

Eating a cob of corn is a simple task for healthy teeth, which you can maintain or obtain with the help of the Sacramento Dentistry Group.

Your Teeth as Tools

Teeth are amazing tools. Take eating corn as an example. You can bite into a cob of corn with your front teeth, stripping the kernels off more efficiently than with a knife. Using your tongue as a guide, your molars go into action grinding up...

It is better to visit your dentist than an emergency room.

Visit the Dentist First!

Is It Better to Go to the Emergency Room? A recent study published by the American Dental Association demonstrates why it is important to visit your dentist first when you have a dental problem. The facts are that millions of people wait until their dental problem...

The iTero scanner is used to take digital images for Invisalign treatment.

Introducing the iTero Scanner

Take Invisalign Impressions Digitally! Taking a standard dental impression can be an interesting process for the patient. A mouth-sized tray is first filled with a viscous material. Historically, plaster was used, but modern impressions are made with different substances. (Calling the stuff “goop” does give you...

Our Sacramento dentists answer common dental questions.

Facts or Fictions?

Recent Questions Discussed by the ADA The American Dental Association has launched a new public website called MouthHealthy. In their section for adults, they have a “Fact or Fiction” quiz on dental health. Notice the answers to statements commonly made by Sacramento dental patients, and whether...

If you have questions about pulling a baby tooth, our Sacramento dentists can help you with answers.

To Pull or Not to Pull the Tooth

What to Do When Your Child Has a “Dangler” How should you deal with your child's first loose baby tooth? The slapstick comedy instructions for pulling a tooth involve a door and some string and go something like this: How Not to Pull a ToothTie a string...