Author: Sacramento Dentistry

It is assumed that Washington wore wooden dentures, but this is a myth.is

Were They Really Wooden Teeth?

Did George Washington Wear Wooden Dentures? Here’s a quick history question – What were George Washington’s dentures made of?If you said “wood,” you gave the popular answer, but not the correct one. The first President of the United States only had one tooth in his mouth...

The ADA will now team up with CVS to deliver dentistry content.

ADA Expands its Message

Pharmacies to Feature Dental Health Tips The American Dental Association (ADA) has expanded its reach into local CVS pharmacies. Throughout the dental health aisles, you should now notice new signs that provide dental health tips on a number of topics. In the words of the ADA,...

Traveling outside the country for cheaper dental care is often anything but that.

The High Costs of Travel Dentistry

The caring and understanding staff at the Sacramento Dentistry Group never discourages anyone from getting required dental care, even if it’s not performed in our Downtown Sacramento location. Your teeth are important, your gums are important, your dental health is important, and we want you...

Fluoridated drinking water is good for your teeth and is recommended by our Sacramento dentists.

Studies Confirm Fluoridation Safety

Three studies have recently confirmed the safety of fluoride when used as a water supplement for preventing cavities. The primary study, sponsored by the National Institute of Health’s Toxicology Program, was started in response to a review conducted in 2016 that raised some doubts regarding...

A regular exam of the tongue is critical for maintaining oral health.

What is Tongue Thrust?

And How Do You Treat It? Ideally, the tongue “at rest” is not really resting. The optimum position of the tongue is high in the mouth, with the tip resting behind the upper teeth, not against them. Even with swallowing, this position is maintained.In children and...

Restoration Dentistry

Be Dental Visit Smart!

For the vast majority of dental patients, a regular checkup that includes a dental cleaning is advised every six months. That’s twice a year, or once every 182.5 days, give or take. There’s no getting around this schedule, it’s been proven to be the most...

Mouthwash comes in therapeutic and cosmetic varieties.

Is Mouthwash Necessary?

Swish on This! The mouthwash section in the dental area of your local store can be quite extensive. There are those giant bottles of mouthwash on the lower shelf that seem designed for a large mammal. The colors range from refreshing blue and green, dazzling reds,...

Calcium is important for dental health and is available from many different food products besides dairy.

Where Do You Get Your Calcium?

From childhood we hear that for strong teeth and bones we need to have calcium, and calcium comes from milk and cheese. The advertisements suggest that unless we are drinking and eating dairy, our bones and teeth will disappear before we reach middle age. And...

Preventive Dentistry

What is the ADA Seal of Approval?

And How Does it Help You? The Sacramento Dentistry Group often recommends looking for the ADA Seal of Approval, and the products we provide in our care packages after every dental cleaning are approved under this American Dental Association program. Just what is the Seal of...

Enjoy fall flavors while continuing to care for your teeth with the help of our Sacramento dentists.

Are You Sipping Your Way to Stained Teeth?

The drinks we sip don’t seem to stay that long in our mouth. It’s just a matter of opening up and gulping it down. How could they be causing stained enamel and dingy teeth? Let’s look at the three components of common drinks and liquids...