prevention Tag

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...

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...

The VELscope is a simple-to-use oral cancer screening device.

Why Oral Cancer Screening Is Important

Why do our Sacramento dentists perform an oral cancer screening at every routine dental exam? It’s not that Sacramento oral cancer rates are higher than in other areas. It’s because cancer screening is easy to do and can save your life! With some simple steps...

Eating disorders affect men and women, teenage boys and girls. Our dentists can help you deal with the consequences.

Eating Disorders and Dental Health

Our diet plays a big part in the health of our smile. The caring staff at the Sacramento Dentistry Group understands this fact and encourages all patients to eat a well-balanced, healthy diet for their oral and physical health and well-being. That being said, our...

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

Osteoporosis and Your Oral Health

In this blog we have previously discussed how prescription medications affect oral health. That's why it's important to inform the dentists at the Sacramento Dentistry Group about medicines you are taking, because it can influence treatment choices. For example, many medications used to treat osteoporosis...

You can use too much toothpaste, overly abrasive pastes and brush your teeth too vigorously.

Plaque, Tartar and Gum Disease

Lurking behind plaque and tartar buildup is an enemy waiting to rear its ugly head and wreak havoc on your mouth. It's early stage gum disease or gingivitis! The good news is that it's treatable and reversible. But before we discuss gum disease treatment, let's...

Healthy gums are critical to your dental well-being.

If Gums Could Talk

What Would Your Gums Say? Your gums can't talk, but they might be trying to tell you something. When it comes to gums, “no news is good news.” Healthy gums are firm and pink, letting you know by their appearance that all's well and you should...