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Osteoporosis can affect men and women, but drugs used for treatment may affect your dental care.

Aging and Dental Myths

The Sacramento Dentistry Group believes that teeth can last a lifetime! Does the aging baby boomer generation have an advantage over those who are younger? Yes, and one reason why, according to geriatric dentist Dr. Elisa Ghezzi, involves tap water: "Unlike kids these days, [baby...

A comfortable exam room at the Sacramento Dentistry Group.

Protecting Our Patients Through Good Hygiene

Sacramento-area restaurants are required to post a “pass/no pass” sign prominently so customers know whether they follow clean hygiene standards. It’s safe to say, a customer would avoid an establishment that didn’t pass a health inspection! Likewise, the dental staff at the Sacramento Dentistry Group take...

With proper care, teeth can last a lifetime.

Teeth Can Last a Lifetime!

Many patients ask if it is really possible to keep their original set of teeth for a lifetime. It is true that the average American has lost at least a few teeth before the age of seventy, and the Sacramento Dentistry Group certainly installs a...

Patients who need dental implants can be helped to get them with bone grafting.

Bone Grafting for Dental Implants

Putting Bone Where It's Needed As discussed in a prior weekly blog article, dental implants are the best way to replace missing and damaged teeth. At our downtown Sacramento dental clinic, when patients inquire about dental implants they are generally missing teeth due to injury, genetic defects...

Dental technicians make all manner of dental appliances for the Sacramento Dentistry Group.

Hard Working Dental Technicians

Just as nurses are the backbone of any physician's practice, excellent dental technicians are amongst those providing valuable support to the dentists at the Sacramento Dentistry Group. Whether it's a bridge, crown or veneers, our Sacramento dentists rely on professional dental technicians to craft custom...

Types of Dental Implants

What Are Dental Implants?

Dental Implant Basics A dental implant is an artificial root that is “implanted” or affixed to your jaw to mount replacements for missing teeth. There are three types of dental implant: endosteal or endosseus (which is “in the bone”), subperiosteal (which is primarily on top of...

Implants securely affix dentures to eliminate many problems.

Another Benefit of Implant Dentures

Many denture patients wish they still had their teeth. While dentures represent a big improvement over the diseased and painful teeth they replaced, and are far better than a mouth with only gums, there are inherent limitations in what dentures can do compared to “the...

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...

An investigation of Crohn's disease and dental implants for our Sacramento dental patients.

Crohn’s Disease and Dental Implants

Recent searches of the Sacramento Dentistry Group website have revealed that some of our Sacramento dental patients are interested in the subject of Crohn's disease and how it affects the success rate of dental implants. While many factors can determine whether a dental implant succeeds...

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,...