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Oral bacteria can help prevent or cause halitosis. Our Sacramento dentists can figure out which is which!

Win The War Against Gum Disease

Fight the Fine Fight! There’s a disease about 80% of us have and we might not even be aware of it. It’s a sneaky condition that starts out seemingly harmless, but left untreated it can destroy your mouth and dental health. What is it? It’s gum...

A pair of grandchildren kiss their grandmother simultaneously -- a beneficial behavior that works best when your oral health is excellent.

Genetics and Oral Health

Are Genes Affecting Your Teeth? There are some oral health issues that are passed on genetically, so there’s a chance you have inherited more than your nose or eye color from your parents. Dental problems do run in families and some people have an increased risk...

Buccolingual inclination looks at how far your teeth tilt towards the cheeks or the tongue.

Types of Teeth and What They Do

Your teeth are important, but it can be easy to take the teeth for granted until there’s a problem. Good oral health can be achieved without great cost. With a good oral care routine, avoidance of tobacco products, a healthy diet and regular Sacramento dentist...

Coffee is recommended by dental scientists for your teeth.

Is Coffee Good For Teeth?

Studies show that drinking coffee in moderation is good for the liver, has antioxidant properties and may reduce the risk for cancer and decaf coffee is good for Type 2 diabetics. But did you know that researchers have recently found coffee’s high chlorogenic acid content...

Colorectal tumors are exacerbated by oral bacteria.

Tumors and Oral Bacteria

Do Bacteria Contribute to Colorectal Cancer? Another medical study has revealed yet again why it is so important to maintain good oral health. If a patient has a healthy mouth, the chances for good physical health are improved. The latest example comes from a team combining...

There are bad dental habits you don't want in your workplace.

Six Work Habits That Wreck Your Mouth

The Sacramento Dentistry Group dentists and hygienists spend almost all day thinking about teeth and oral health. But when you’re at the office, there are undoubtedly other things to think about. Forget about your teeth too much, though, and they'll remind you that they're important...

Care for your mouth and your braces is essential for your dental health.

Tips for Braces

The Sacramento Dentistry Group believes that braces aren’t just for children and teenagers any more. It’s never too late to improve your oral health and get the extra confidence that comes from having a fabulous smile. If you are interested in orthodontic treatment, the dentists...

Our Sacramento dentists explain swimmer's calculus.

What is Swimmer’s Calculus

Hot Sacramento summers lead many to use their swimming pools or to find friends who have one. While swimming isn’t something that you would think can affect your dental health, it's important to keep in mind that a sunburn may not be the only thing...

Sleep Dentistry

Fixing a Gummy Smile

Everyone has a unique smile and the Sacramento Dentistry Group loves helping our patients have the best and healthiest smiles possible. Sometimes though a patient feels like they have what is often called a “gummy smile,” a smile that shows too much gum tissue or...

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

Is Xylitol Really Good for Your Teeth?

Has There Been Too Much Enthusiasm? Most people are familiar with the sugar substitutes on the market that wax and wane in popularity and are aware that some have questionable health benefits. However, xylitol has been deemed safe by the USDA for all people, including pregnant...