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Should You Stop Flossing?

U.S. Government Drops Recommendation Does This Mean Flossing is Worthless? The dentists and hygienists at the Sacramento Dentistry Group tell our patients to floss every single day that we practice dentistry. We don’t do this based on a hunch, or an educated guess. Practical experience with our...

Caring for your tooth after root canal is a concern for patients and our Sacramento dentists.

Answers to Root Canal Questions

Suffering with a toothache is miserable! The pain will not get better on its own, so that’s when it’s time to call the Sacramento dentists at the Sacramento Dentistry Group! Our staff of professionals assesses your tooth with a complete exam and gives you your...

All types of mouth sores can be dealt with by our Sacramento dentists.

Dealing with Mouth Sores

Dental healthcare isn’t limited to your teeth! The dentists at the Sacramento Dentistry Group also assist patients when they get mouth sores or other dental irritations. Mouth sores, like canker sores, can be painful, but usually go away in a week or two. Why People Get...

Fluoridated drinking water is good for your teeth and is recommended by our Sacramento dentists.

Sacramento Water Supply Report Announced

A Safe and Fluoridated Supply The dentists at the Sacramento Dentistry Group recognize that a quality municipal water supply is critical to public health. For decades, water supplies around the United States have supplemented naturally occurring levels of fluoride in groundwater, in accord with public health...

Eating disorders affect men and women, teenage boys and girls. Our dentists can help you deal with the consequences.

Eating Disorders and Dental Health

Our diet plays a big part in the health of our smile. The caring staff at the Sacramento Dentistry Group understands this fact and encourages all patients to eat a well-balanced, healthy diet for their oral and physical health and well-being. That being said, our...

Two simple steps help defeat tooth decay and gum disease: brushing and flossing.

Prevent Tooth Decay The Simple Way

Take Two Easy Steps Every Day Tooth decay and gum disease (gingivitis) are the most common problems our Sacramento dental clinic treats. This is because acidic food and drinks, plus bacteria and other germs constantly barrage our teeth and gums. Our immune system does an amazing...

Patients who need dental implants can be helped to get them with bone grafting.

Bone Grafting for Dental Implants

Putting Bone Where It's Needed As discussed in a prior weekly blog article, dental implants are the best way to replace missing and damaged teeth. At our downtown Sacramento dental clinic, when patients inquire about dental implants they are generally missing teeth due to injury, genetic defects...

Dental floss and its regular use are key to oral and physical health.

Do You Really Floss?

I think it's one of those things people don't know enough about." — Dr. Duong Nguyen, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Do you floss? Everyday? Really? If you say yes, honestly you do, there's a very good chance that you are in a very small group...

BPA and vinclozin are connected to dental enamel disease in children.

Plastics, Fungicide and Children

Chemicals Linked to Childhood Enamel Disorders A study published in May 2016 by the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM) links childhood exposure to BPA (bisphenol A) and the fungicide vinclozolin with a disease that causes weakened enamel in the teeth. Both of...

Osteoporosis can affect men and women, but drugs used for treatment may affect your dental care.

Osteoporosis and Your Oral Health

In this blog we have previously discussed how prescription medications affect oral health. That's why it's important to inform the dentists at the Sacramento Dentistry Group about medicines you are taking, because it can influence treatment choices. For example, many medications used to treat osteoporosis...