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Mandibular torus is just one example of dental words used by our Sacramento dentists.

Grit Your Teeth?

Many people grind, clench or “grit” their teeth when they are under stress. For most, this is a usually unconscious way to deal with anxiety. Many people don’t recognize the behavior, because they do it in their sleep. Just as with snoring, denial of teeth...

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What Your Tongue Says About You

The appearance of the tongue says a lot about our overall health. So stick out your tongue and look in the mirror. What does your tongue look like? What a Tongue Should Look Like A healthy tongue is pink and covered with small papillae, or nodules. Tongues...

Gum Recession

How Hard Is Tooth Enamel?

Your teeth are amazing and the enamel that coats them is really strong! How strong is tooth enamel? To answer that question, we first need to answer what makes up tooth enamel?The Components of Tooth Enamel Tooth enamel is made up of a mineral form of calcium...

E-cigarettes can still cause complications to your oral health.

E-Cigarette Use Drops with Teens

Last year, the Surgeon General warned of the alarming increase of e-cigarette use among teenagers. Now there is some good news that the Sacramento Dentistry Group would like to share with our patients. According to the Centers for Disease Control, or CDC, e-cigarette use among...

Tooth powders can be an effective way to clean your teeth, but they require more effort to use.

Should I Brush My Teeth with Dirt?

Many products are being marketed to consumers as “all natural,” “chemical free” and “eco-friendly” — even toothpastes. For example, there's now “Dirt” toothpaste! Here the Sacramento Dentistry Group discusses the contents of this alternative tooth powder. Nitty Gritty on The Dirt Tooth Brushing Powder First, The Dirt...

Four different bottles of unlabeled mouthwash.

Should You Use Mouthwash?

Mouthwash is marketed to help fight bad breath, gingivitis, and cavities. But does daily swishing really improve oral health? Dental professionals say it depends on your oral care needs when it comes to deciding if you should include mouthwash as part of your daily dental...

Beautiful lips frame beautiful teeth.

Healthy Summer Lips

You may not think about it, but healthy lips are also an important part of dental wellness. They cover and help to protect your teeth, while also beautifully framing a white smile! But lips need protection from damaging ultraviolet rays year round, just as the...

Early morning and evening hours are now available at the Sacramento Dentistry Group.

Premier Access for 2017

The Sacramento Dentistry Group is pleased to accept Premier Access dental insurance for patients in California. Our dentists believe that regular oral care is essential to preserving your overall health and wellness. Dental insurance from Premier Access is one way of providing that care consistently. Sacramento...

Too much acid in your diet may lead to tooth decay.

Hydration and Your Dental Health

Help Your Teeth Survive the Summer Ready for the heat? Our Sacramento valley summers are known to be scorchers and we resort to all sorts of ways to cool off. One of the most important ways is by staying hydrated. Whatever summer drink you may enjoy,...

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,...