Dental Profession

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...

Forceps are used by Sacramento dentists to remove teeth.

Understanding Dental Extraction Tools

The dentists at the Sacramento Dentistry Group avoid “pulling” teeth whenever possible. Infected teeth can be saved with root canal procedures. Crowded teeth can be fixed with orthodontics. Pinhole surgery restores receding gums and solidifies their protective grip around the teeth. Even with these many...

Cosmetic Trends at Sacramento Dentistry

At the Sacramento Dentistry Group, our main focus is on “traditional dentistry,” meaning we take especial interest in oral hygiene, preventative dental care and diagnosing and repairing oral disease. This does not mean that we don't use the latest technology in favor of older methods...

Sleep Dentistry

Afraid of the Dentist?

Our Sacramento dentists understand that serious anxiety prevents many patients from receiving needed dental care. The consequences of dental anxiety are serious, from the pain of lost or missing teeth to health complications like heart disease and worsening diabetes. So if you're afraid of the...

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...

Dental floss and its regular use are key to oral and physical health.

Do You Really Floss?

I think it's one of those things people don't know enough about." — Dr. Duong Nguyen, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Do you floss? Everyday? Really? If you say yes, honestly you do, there's a very good chance that you are in a very small group...

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

Why Choose a Sacramento ADA Dentist?

For a Quality Sacramento Dentist Our Sacramento dentists are proud to be counted among the 159,000 members of the American Dental Association. We provide the superior dental service that is a hallmark of ADA expectations. This gives a direct benefit to the community by preserving the health and...

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...

You can save teeth with root canal therapy at any age!

Saving Teeth with Root Canal Therapy

There's Nothing Like the Original! Nothing works as well as a patient's natural teeth. Therefore, when the tissue inside a tooth becomes inflamed or infected, the dentists at the Sacramento Dentistry Group recommend root canal therapy to preserve the tooth so the patient will use it for...

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...