Author: Sacramento Dentistry

Amalgam fillings are no longer recommended by our Sacramento dentists.

Who Should Avoid Amalgam?

Dental amalgam, the material for “silver” fillings, is used less and less by dentists. The younger the dentist, the less likely they are to use dental amalgam. Many in the dental community and the public have health concerns over one of its primary components, elemental...

A tube of toothpaste is a good idea for cleaning your teeth.

When You Run Out of Toothpaste

It happened again. You went to the store specifically to buy a new tube of toothpaste, and you walked out with a bagful of items, but forgot the toothpaste. Now it’s too late for a run to the store and you positively cannot squeeze one...

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

Tooth Loss and Signs of Aging

There is Good News Dental education and better access to dental care help people keep their teeth for life! Americans are living longer and recent studies show that Americans are also doing a better job at taking care of their teeth. The American Dental Association (ADA)...

Full Mouth Restoration changes your smile completely!

Infection Control Standards Updated

The Sacramento Dentistry Group puts the utmost emphasis on hygiene and standards of cleanliness in our dental practice. Patients come to us to maintain their dental health and receive treatment to improve it, not undermine it! Therefore, we readily follow the updated infection control standards...

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Do Cherries Stain Dentures?

A question recently asked on our website was this: Do cherries stain dentures? The sad truth is that cherries, berries and other dark fruits, wines, tomato sauces, dark beers, teas and coffees and dark vegetables all have the ability to darken dentures, teeth, veneers, bridges...

Vitamins and Sugar

Not a Win-Win for Your Teeth Vitamins are essential to support oral health. If a person eats a varied diet of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, vitamin supplements are not needed. But if you do decide to take a vitamin to support your overall health, are...

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,...

While milk is a common source of calcium, our Sacramento dentists want you to know that there are other sources out there if you do not want to ingest dairy products.

Vitamins for Dental Health

When we think of vitamins, we may not think about how they affect our oral health. We know they're good for general well-being, so we should remember that they are also important for the teeth, tongue and gums. So here is some advice for our...

The Ceramill Motion 2 is the best in-house milling machine made by Amann Girrbach.

Sacramento Dentistry Group Introduces Ceramill Motion 2

“This mill does it all.” — a national provider of digital dental equipment The Sacramento Dentistry Group would like to announce their adoption of the Ceramill Motion 2 by Amann Girrbach. This is a digitally operated mill that shapes both ceramics and metals into prosthetic dental...

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Tongue Taste Map Debunked

A recent issue of Smithsonian magazine has an interesting article about how humans taste food and where the classic tongue taste map came from. A taste map, with designated parts of our tongue sensing different flavors, has often been a part of various textbooks we may...