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Kids at the Dentist

Daniel Tiger Went to the Dentist!

When we do something new, let’s talk about what we’ll do.” — Daniel Tiger Many adults fondly remember watching Fred Rogers and Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood when they were children. Today’s youngsters watch a similar program with the animated series Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, based on characters from...

Children and Water Fluoridation

Community Water Fluoridation Benefits Children

No Fluoride Means More Cavities Community water fluoridation prevents cavities in children. That is the conclusion of a team of medical researchers from the University of Alaska and Walden University in Minnesota in a recently published study. The report examined statistics for the city of Juneau,...

The Top 5 Topics for 2018

Your Favorite Subjects in Dentistry Many questions about dentistry come to the Sacramento Dentistry Group via our website. Here are the top five topics for 2018 with links to articles where we discuss each subject further. Four are old favorites, but one is a topic trending...

The Dentist’s Ode to the Season

(To the tune of “My Favorite Things” by Rodgers & Hammerstein in The Sound of Music) Rumballs and chocolates, With breathmints and kisses, Chestnuts and cookies and candy cane blintzes, Trader Joe® fancy treats, marshmallow balls, During this season you may eat them all!   See’s® candy lollypops, sticky and crunchy, Toffee and...

A dental home is defined as a place where you can receive comprehensive dental care, like at the Sacramento Dentistry Group.

What is a Dental Home?

A bill promoting dental health care was recently passed by Congress and signed by the President. In the Action for Dental Health Act (ADHA), the concept of a “dental home” is promoted as beneficial for children and adults. What is a dental home and how...

Laughing Gas

The Anniversary of Laughing Gas

And What Happened to the "Inventor of Anesthesia" This month the American Dental Association celebrated the 174th year of anesthesia in dentistry. The first anesthetic specifically used for a dental procedure was nitrous oxide, commonly called “laughing gas.” On December 11th, 1844, Dr. Horace Wells, a...

Hole in my Mouthguard

There’s a Hole in the Mouthguard

There are many good projects for do-it-yourselfers: changing your motor oil, painting your house, and making a shelf all come to mind. What about fixing holes in your mouthguard or nightguard? Sorry to say, those are not fixit projects. If you have a nightguard or...

Root Canal

Story of a Root Canal

An account from a Sacramento Dentistry Group patient Who doesn’t love a good chocolate-covered almond? Nutty snack foods are a regular item in our house and I’ve never had a problem with them until recently. One almond seemed to squeeze right between my two back molars...

Dental Benefits

Dental Benefits Explained

ADA Website Features Insurance Information Section Dental insurance and its associated dental benefit plans can be difficult to understand and explain. What is a PPO compared to an HMO? How do Dental Discount Plans work? What if you are covered by one dental plan from your...