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Flossing helps prevent gum recession.

Gum Recession and Your Oral Health

Receding gums are something we all experience at some point in our lives. Age is the biggest risk factor for developing gum recession, because it’s unfortunately natural that gums recede a bit as we grow older. But gum recession that takes place before the age...

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Does Invisalign Cause Oral Cysts?

Our sister website for the Placerville Dental Group recently received a query about Invisalign orthodontics and oral cysts. Basically, the person was concerned about whether these clear plastic aligners cause oral cysts to form. Rest assured that the scientific literature makes no note of Invisalign...

When you lose a tooth, your Sacramento dentist can help put it back.

Do This to Lose Teeth

Losing a tooth isn’t good news, but losing multiple teeth is even worse. Lost teeth affect our ability to chew, speak, and smile. Dental implants are state-of-the-art replacements for missing teeth, but nothing works as well as the originals! Eight Bad Habits for Teeth If you can...

Our Sacramento dentists do not recommend the use of e-cigarettes.

Surgeon General Reveals Alarming Trend

Young Adult E-Cigarette Use Up An article posted on CNN highlights the disturbing trend of increasing e-cigarette use among teenagers and young adults. Why is this concerning for parents and our Sacramento dentists? Mainly it’s because vaping or e-cigarette use is largely unregulated and most teens do not know...

Emergency Dental Care

Treating an Oral Abscess

What is a dental abscess? To be blunt, it is typically a pocket of pus formed in infected gum tissue when the pus cannot drain from the jaw or oral cavity. It is extremely painful and without prompt treatment from our Sacramento dental office, the infected...

The VELscope is a simple-to-use oral cancer screening device.

Why Oral Cancer Screening Is Important

Why do our Sacramento dentists perform an oral cancer screening at every routine dental exam? It’s not that Sacramento oral cancer rates are higher than in other areas. It’s because cancer screening is easy to do and can save your life! With some simple steps...

Dental Implants

Dental Implant Questions and Answers

If you have missing teeth, our Sacramento dental office usually recommends dental implants instead of dentures or a bridge. Dental implants are generally recommended over dentures and bridges because implants are a restoration alternative that mimics the role of the missing teeth. Dental implants look and...

How to Brush

Can You Brush Too Much?

The Sacramento Dentistry Group reminds our patients that brushing daily is imperative for a healthy mouth. But did you know it is possible to do too much of a good thing? Yes, brushing too long, too often or too hard is called “toothbrush abrasion” and...

Don't be unhappy with your smile! Fix it with cosmetic dentistry at the Sacramento Dentistry Group.

Bad Breath Busters

  Food for Better Breath Did you know that there are certain foods for improving your breath? If you are sometimes self-conscious about your breath, these specific foods may give you greater confidence. So while you will still need to brush and floss daily, try the following foods...

Can you use blood thinners during dental procedures?

Blood Thinners and Dental Care

If you take prescription blood thinners, the Sacramento Dentistry Group knows you might have questions, especially if you need oral surgery or dental restoration. We’d like to answer some of the most commonly asked questions and encourage our patients to update us with your health...