Oral Health

Recent searches of the Sacramento Dentistry Group website have revealed that some of our Sacramento dental patients are interested in the subject of Crohn's disease and how it affects the success rate of dental implants. While many factors can determine whether a dental implant succeeds...

It is still January and the American Dental Association has a few recommendations for keeping your teeth healthy in 2014. As concerned Sacramento dentists, we believe our patients would benefit tremendously from following these recommendations. Here are the suggestions of the ADA:Brush Your Teeth Twice...

The simple answer to our title question is — Yes! One estimate stated by Colgate and Columbia University dentists indicates that in football alone, 200,000 injuries are avoided annually by athletes wearing mouthguards. Still, in 2011 the National Youth Sports Safety Foundation estimated that just...

You managed to pop loose a tooth. Perhaps you were playing a sport or had an accident and your tooth is now in your hand. What do you do? First of all, realize that the dentists at Sacramento Dentistry Group are ready to help you replace...

A healthy smile should always be at the top of your wish list.” — Academy of General Dentistry The holidays usually mean lots of sweet snacks and plenty of drinks, both alcoholic and otherwise. Since family gatherings tend to stretch out for longer periods as everyone...

For the benefit of our Sacramento dental patients, especially those suffering from gingivitis, we would like to explain the advantages of using woven floss. This specific floss is mint flavored and contains fluoride embedded in the floss. While the fluoride helps restore your enamel while...

The benefits of breastfeeding for both baby and mother are well-known and documented. Breast milk is the best and only food necessary for infants up to six months and countless studies show the benefits of an even more extended time of breastfeeding, both for the...

A regular dental patient complaint, although it is seldom discussed directly with their dentist, is the occasionally high cost of dental care. Patients writing for Internet review sites often discuss the pros and cons of a dental office based on its costs alone. Admittedly, some...

Fluoride is Good for Your Health The Sacramento Dentistry Group firmly believes in the health benefits of fluoride. Losing teeth to decay and the aging generated by missing teeth are major causes of poor health and malnutrition in communities worldwide. We have described the health benefits...

In previous articles we explained the benefits of fluoride for your dental health. Specifically, fluoride binds the calcium and phosphate necessary for strong teeth to your enamel, preventing tooth decay. How was this beneficial role of fluoride discovered? The discovery of fluoride's role in dental...

The Sacramento Dentistry Group is now a Premier Invisalign Provider. This assures you that we have significant experience using Invisalign to successfully treat our clients' orthodontic problems. It also guarantees that we continue to see a large number of patients on a regular basis so...

Our article on the dangers of drinking too much soda and sweet tea (leading to the commonly called “Mountain Dew Mouth”) was very popular, but it also led to some readers asking about what foods are actually good for the teeth. Certainly, any foods that...