Oral Health

Our Sacramento dentists want you to love your smile! Regular visits to the Sacramento Dentistry Group for exams and cleanings will ensure everything inside your mouth is in great shape. But what about the outside of your smile – your lips? Part of feeling good...

We take a light-hearted look at how to care for your pet's dental health while keeping your fingers. Keeping your teeth in top condition, your gums in great shape and your smile sparkling is a joint effort between you and your Sacramento dentists. We love teeth...

Valuable Information from the ADA Body piercing and tattoos continue to grow in popularity as a form of self-expression, and so have their oral counterparts - piercings inside and near the mouth and in the tongue. An even newer trend is tongue splitting. That is a...

Chewing Gum Designed for Your Teeth People chew on a lot of things besides food, and many of these items can do permanent damage to your teeth. If you have the habit of chewing ice, your fingernails, tobacco, paper clips, hard sugary candies or very acidic...

Oral candidiasis, commonly called oral thrush, occurs when the fungus Candida albicans accumulates on your tongue or the lining of your mouth. It is not unusual to have candida in your mouth, but oral thrush happens when the fungus is overgrown and causing unwelcome symptoms....

Can "Good" Bacteria Affect "Bad" Bacteria? As mentioned in our last article, many things influence whether your breath is considered “good” or “bad.” Your last meal certainly plays a big role, as do your dental hygiene habits. Your overall health also plays a role, especially if...

Not All Oral Bacteria Are Made the Same Studies Examine How This Affects Your Breath Bad breath is a fact of life. Sometimes it comes from a delicious but “heavy on the garlic” meal. Did that burger for lunch have onions? No need to answer, everyone around...

Is It Really Necessary? The dental aisles in your local grocery, corner drug store and big box store have grown bigger through the years. The choices of toothbrushes, dental floss, toothpastes, gels, teeth whiteners and mouthwashes can be overwhelming. And now you probably see another kid...

Can A One-Day Nightguard Really Work? The following review was submitted by a user of a customized nightguard. When my dentist first noticed that my molars were experiencing a lot of wear, he asked me if I grind my teeth. Since I sleep soundly, I really did...

You have heard it your whole life, calcium builds strong teeth and bones. Who wants strong teeth and bones? Everyone! And how do you get enough calcium? From milk, of course! All the advertisements with good looking people sporting milk mustaches can't be wrong, right?But...

Results show that red wine, at moderate concentration, inhibits the growth of some pathogenic species in an oral biofilm.” — Scientist Victoria MorenoA recent study out of Spain has suggested that red wine is potentially useful for fighting the oral bacteria that cause gum disease...

The staff at the Sacramento Dentistry Group is not here to judge you, they are here to help you."Known as chewing tobacco, spitting tobacco, dip, chew, and snuff - smokeless tobacco is simply tobacco that is not burned or smoked, but put into the mouth....