Oral Health

The appearance of the tongue says a lot about our overall health. So stick out your tongue and look in the mirror. What does your tongue look like? What a Tongue Should Look Like A healthy tongue is pink and covered with small papillae, or nodules. Tongues...

Your teeth are amazing and the enamel that coats them is really strong! How strong is tooth enamel? To answer that question, we first need to answer what makes up tooth enamel?The Components of Tooth Enamel Tooth enamel is made up of a mineral form of calcium...

Last year, the Surgeon General warned of the alarming increase of e-cigarette use among teenagers. Now there is some good news that the Sacramento Dentistry Group would like to share with our patients. According to the Centers for Disease Control, or CDC, e-cigarette use among...

Many products are being marketed to consumers as “all natural,” “chemical free” and “eco-friendly” — even toothpastes. For example, there's now “Dirt” toothpaste! Here the Sacramento Dentistry Group discusses the contents of this alternative tooth powder. Nitty Gritty on The Dirt Tooth Brushing Powder First, The Dirt...

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...

You may not think about it, but healthy lips are also an important part of dental wellness. They cover and help to protect your teeth, while also beautifully framing a white smile! But lips need protection from damaging ultraviolet rays year round, just as the...

The Sacramento Dentistry Group is pleased to accept Premier Access dental insurance for patients in California. Our dentists believe that regular oral care is essential to preserving your overall health and wellness. Dental insurance from Premier Access is one way of providing that care consistently. Sacramento...

Help Your Teeth Survive the Summer Ready for the heat? Our Sacramento valley summers are known to be scorchers and we resort to all sorts of ways to cool off. One of the most important ways is by staying hydrated. Whatever summer drink you may enjoy,...

Studies have demonstrated that patients with gum disease are almost twice as likely to also suffer from coronary heart disease. Oral infections and gum disease are also risk factors for stroke. People who have experienced a stroke are very likely to also have periodontal disease,...

Good news! Americans enjoy better oral health than ever before! Dental education and programs that teach children to take care of their teeth are credited with better daily care that stays with them as they grow to adulthood. The Centers for Disease Control says that...

The weather is heating up in Sacramento and it’s always a good idea to keep hydrated. Most of our Sacramento dental patients know how harmful it can be to drink sodas all day, but did you know that sparkling water may also adversely affect the...

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...