gum disease Tag

How to Make Your Dental Assistant Smile

What’s Your Cavity Risk?

Americans are at especially high risk of developing cavities because of the large amounts of sugar and carbohydrates in their diet. Gum disease and dental decay affects well over 60 percent of children and adults in the United States. Therefore, at the Sacramento Dentistry Group,...

Gum disease may affect both the brain and heart.

Gum Disease and Arterial Diseases

Studies have demonstrated that patients with gum disease are almost twice as likely to also suffer from coronary heart disease. Oral infections and gum disease are also risk factors for stroke. People who have experienced a stroke are very likely to also have periodontal disease,...

Staying healthy means taking care of your teeth too!

Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body

A recent article from CNN featured a study that linked the risk of early death in women with periodontal disease. The report found that the loss of natural teeth from gum disease is associated with a 17% higher risk of early death, according to Michael...

Gum Recession

Teeth Explained

The Anatomy of Your Teeth Teeth are excellent tools, perfectly designed for eating, speaking, and smiling. It’s easy to take our teeth for granted though, and many people do until there’s a problem. With bad teeth, you seldom feel like smiling and have a hard time...

Oral hygiene is critical for good health.

Do the Right Thing!

When we hear those words, it can invoke thoughts of being told by your parents to eat your vegetables, or do a thing you're not inclined to do that is beneficial for you in the long run. For example, the Sacramento Dentistry Group understands that...

Oral cancer can be treated by our Sacramento dental surgeons.

Benefits of Stopping Smoking

Tobacco use may be one of the biggest risk factors in the development of periodontal disease.” — David A. Albert, D.D.S., M.P.H., associate professor at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine The US Department of Health and Human Services reports that millions of Americans per...

Flossing helps prevent gum recession.

Gum Recession and Your Oral Health

Receding gums are something we all experience at some point in our lives. Age is the biggest risk factor for developing gum recession, because it’s unfortunately natural that gums recede a bit as we grow older. But gum recession that takes place before the age...

When you lose a tooth, your Sacramento dentist can help put it back.

Do This to Lose Teeth

Losing a tooth isn’t good news, but losing multiple teeth is even worse. Lost teeth affect our ability to chew, speak, and smile. Dental implants are state-of-the-art replacements for missing teeth, but nothing works as well as the originals! Eight Bad Habits for Teeth If you can...

A pair of grandchildren kiss their grandmother simultaneously -- a beneficial behavior that works best when your oral health is excellent.

Genetics and Oral Health

Are Genes Affecting Your Teeth? There are some oral health issues that are passed on genetically, so there’s a chance you have inherited more than your nose or eye color from your parents. Dental problems do run in families and some people have an increased risk...

Sleep Dentistry

Fixing a Gummy Smile

Everyone has a unique smile and the Sacramento Dentistry Group loves helping our patients have the best and healthiest smiles possible. Sometimes though a patient feels like they have what is often called a “gummy smile,” a smile that shows too much gum tissue or...