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Tooth powders can be an effective way to clean your teeth, but they require more effort to use.

Should I Brush My Teeth with Dirt?

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...

Four different bottles of unlabeled mouthwash.

Should You Use Mouthwash?

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...

Beautiful lips frame beautiful teeth.

Healthy Summer Lips

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...

Early morning and evening hours are now available at the Sacramento Dentistry Group.

Premier Access for 2017

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...

Too much acid in your diet may lead to tooth decay.

Hydration and Your Dental Health

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,...

Gum disease may affect both the brain and heart.

Gum Disease and Arterial Diseases

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,...

The Sacramento Dentistry Group discusses the observed benefits of cleaning your tongue regularly.

Filling in the Gaps

What are Diastemas? Diastema is the dental term for gaps between the teeth. It's a normal dental feature in many mammals, humans included. Gaps between teeth were thought to be very attractive in medieval times, since women with gapped teeth were believed to be more passionate....

When you like your smile, you smile a lot. Our Sacramento dentists can help you like your smile!

Improvements in Oral Health

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...

Forceps are used by Sacramento dentists to remove teeth.

Understanding Dental Extraction Tools

The dentists at the Sacramento Dentistry Group avoid “pulling” teeth whenever possible. Infected teeth can be saved with root canal procedures. Crowded teeth can be fixed with orthodontics. Pinhole surgery restores receding gums and solidifies their protective grip around the teeth. Even with these many...

Emergency Dental Care

Help For Lost Crowns or Fillings

A lost crown or filling is a distressing and potentially painful situation. It can affect your ability to eat, to talk and simply to do your daily tasks. While these dental restorations will sometimes last for decades, every mouth and scenario is different. It is...