Oral Health

Always inform your dentist in advance if you had a recent medical procedure." — Sacramento Dentistry GroupWith the rise in cardiovascular disease and diabetes in the United States, it is more common for dentists to see patients with stents, bypass grafts, insulin pumps and other...

Sealants are highly effective in preventing pit and fissure caries.” — National Institutes of HealthImagine if you could provide an invisible barrier between your child’s healthy teeth and the enemies of those teeth – sugary snacks, bacteria, poor brushing techniques, etc. There is such a...

Many people assume sleep apnea is a just a problem for adults. Unfortunately, it can also affect children. Dentists and doctors who treat sleep apnea patients are swiftly realizing that younger clients also suffer from this disease. Symptoms of Sleep Apnea in Children If your child shows...

Vital Recommendations from the ADA Vacations and holidays often mean more sweets and all the sugar that goes with them. So the American Dental Association has issued a set of simple steps to take to keep your teeth healthy this December and year round. The Sacramento...

Brushing and flossing is 24/7, 365 Getting away. Going on holiday. A working vacation. Winter break! These phrases may conjure up images of a tropical island get-away, a few nights at a luxury hotel, skiing snowy mountains, or the travel reality of cramming into a tiny...

Our articles have often addressed the dangers of gum recession. With this problem, your gums creep away from your teeth, exposing the roots. Since the roots are made of dentin, a much softer material than enamel, they can easily decay when exposed to acids from...

A baby’s first tooth comes with some pain, a bit of fussiness, lots of drooling and perhaps a few trips to the drugstore to buy soothing teething rings. And then it comes — that first perfect white adorable little baby tooth. Eventually the others arrive, giving...

Good dental health starts with good general health. It is impossible to have a vibrant and healthy mouth, teeth and gums without taking in the proper nutrients. After eating, maintaining a clean environment for your teeth and gums is also essential. These two factors are...

Do you find yourself staring at people with bright white smiles and wondering “What's the secret?” Why do some people seem blessed with a dazzling set of teeth, while yours feel just ordinary, if not on the dull and yellow side? White teeth are the...

Election Day tends to be associated with politicians and propositions. As the American Dental Association recently reported, it can also be associated with good oral health! Eight American cities had the topic of water fluoridation on their ballots for November 2014, and the community-wide health...

Undoubtedly with a sense or irony, the American Dental Hygienists' Association and the Wrigley Company are sponsoring National Dental Hygiene Month for October 2014. On this last day of October, many children — and adults — are chewing more candy than they might eat all...

Bite force when asleep is fifty to two hundred percent more than when awake.” — J.J. Wyscarver, registered sleep technologistDuring a regular dental exam, one of our Sacramento dentists may ask if you grind your teeth at night. This usually means that your dentist sees...