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Water fluoridation is a success for our Sacramento dentists and patients.

Success for Water Fluoridation

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...

Some antibiotics, such as tetracycline or minocycline, do stain teeth.

Does Tetracycline Stain Teeth?

Tetracycline is a common form of antibiotic, in use for decades. Along with it are derivative antibiotics, such as doxycycline and minocycline. Unfortunately, it is true that tetracycline and its derivatives all have the potential to stain the teeth. If treatment with these drugs is...

Our Sacramento dentists and hygienists are concerned about your teeth unless you follow the recommendations of National Dental Hygiene Month.

National Dental Hygiene Month

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...

Teeth grinding is dangerous to your enamel!

The Dangers of Sleep Bruxism

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...

Lip balm can become addictive and lead to biting or chewing the lips (and vice versa).

Is Your Lip Balm Addictive?

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...

Dental hygiene is needed by all creatures, including your pets.

How to Brush Your Dog’s Teeth

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...

Our Sacramento dentists use Propel to speed up orthodontic treatment.

Speed Up Orthodontics With Propel

The orthodontics of the future!” — Dr. Jay AdlersbergIf you are considering braces or other forms of orthodontics, like Invisalign, you probably agree with one patient who said, “The sooner I can get the braces off, the better!” The Sacramento Dentistry Group understands that desire...

Oral piercings carry risks that Sacramento Dentistry Group patients need to know.

Facts About Oral Piercings

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...

The Sacramento Dentistry Group suggests sugar-free chewing gum when circumstances prevent you from brushing your teeth.

Chew On This!

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 thrush can affect a mother and a baby, especially during the breast feeding period.

What is Oral Thrush?

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....