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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...

The Benefits of Intraoral Cameras

Intraoral Cameras: Informing Dentists and Educating Patients The IOC is an educational tool that will enlighten patients in a way that description alone cannot accomplish. — Jill C. Obrochta, RDH Most patients are famliar with the use of video and photography in medicine. Endoscopes examine all manner...

Lithium Disilicate Creates Stronger and Safer Teeth

New Ceramic Material Makes Better Crowns, Veneers and Appliances Lithium disilicate is easily the best material available. I use it in all my restorations. — Dr. Ashkan Alizadeh, DDS At the Sacramento Dentistry Group's in-house dental lab, lithium disilicate is the material of choice for making crowns,...

Discovering the Benefits of Fluoride

In previous articles we explained the benefits of fluoride for your dental health. Specifically, fluoride binds the calcium and phosphate necessary for strong teeth to your enamel, preventing tooth decay. How was this beneficial role of fluoride discovered? The discovery of fluoride's role in dental...

A Look at the Downtown Office

A Tour of the Sacramento Dentistry Group's New Downtown Office The newest office of the Sacramento Dentistry Group at 1105 E Street in downtown Sacramento reflects our dentists desire to provide you and their staff with a positive environment to care for your dental needs. Created...

Invisalign is the Sacramento Dentistry Groups preferred orthodontic option.

Sacramento Dentistry Group is a Premier Invisalign Provider

The Sacramento Dentistry Group is now a Premier Invisalign Provider. This assures you that we have significant experience using Invisalign to successfully treat our clients' orthodontic problems. It also guarantees that we continue to see a large number of patients on a regular basis so...

Raisins and Good Dental Health

Raisins and Good Dental Health

Our article on the dangers of drinking too much soda and sweet tea (leading to the commonly called “Mountain Dew Mouth”) was very popular, but it also led to some readers asking about what foods are actually good for the teeth. Certainly, any foods that...

The Art of the Dental Technician

The Art of the Dental Technician

The Smell of Artwork When you first step into a dental lab, you smell the odor of craftsmanship. Paraffin, ceramics, acrylics, porcelain, plaster, working kilns and heated metals combine to create a scent that is not unpleasant, but an indicator of work – an amazing amount...

Do UV toothbrush sanitizers really work?

Do UV toothbrush sanitizers really work?

Fear of bacteria and microorganisms is a constant drumbeat from merchandisers. In some ways this is reasonable, as the majority of our illnesses are caused by invasive life that we cannot see. While many of these millions of microscopic life forms are relatively harmless, and...

How to Make Your Dental Assistant Smile

How to Make A Dental Assistant Smile

We all like to make a good impression. That's why the dentists and staff at the Sacramento Dentistry Group do our best to impress our clients with clean, efficient, friendly and comfortable offices that allow our patients to relax and receive the best dental care...