gum disease Tag

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...

Two simple steps help defeat tooth decay and gum disease: brushing and flossing.

Prevent Tooth Decay The Simple Way

Take Two Easy Steps Every Day Tooth decay and gum disease (gingivitis) are the most common problems our Sacramento dental clinic treats. This is because acidic food and drinks, plus bacteria and other germs constantly barrage our teeth and gums. Our immune system does an amazing...

Dental floss and its regular use are key to oral and physical health.

Do You Really Floss?

I think it's one of those things people don't know enough about." — Dr. Duong Nguyen, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Do you floss? Everyday? Really? If you say yes, honestly you do, there's a very good chance that you are in a very small group...