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Types of Dental Implants

What Are Dental Implants?

Dental Implant Basics A dental implant is an artificial root that is “implanted” or affixed to your jaw to mount replacements for missing teeth. There are three types of dental implant: endosteal or endosseus (which is “in the bone”), subperiosteal (which is primarily on top of...

Oral surgery is provided by the Sacramento Dentistry Group.

Questions About Oral Surgery

When You Need Oral Surgery The dentists at the Sacramento Dentistry Group understand that no one really looks forward to surgery and tries to avoid it if possible. However, there are some cases when oral surgery is necessary to ensure dental health for a patient. Because...

Cosmetic dentistry improves smiles to give you the confidence you want!

Cosmetically Speaking

Cosmetic Dentistry for Sacramento Our Sacramento dentists know how important your smile is you. It's not selfish to have a healthy smile that makes you feel confident! When it comes to investing in the pearly whites, many patients quickly dismiss the idea of a sparkling smile...

Beautiful teeth are just a short procedure away with ultra-thin veneers.

Ultra-Thin Veneers and You

One Way to a Flawless Smile If you have minor cracks, chips or stains on your front teeth, you probably want to fix them. Veneers have long been the solution for repairing cosmetic problems with the teeth, but many clients are afraid of the modifications required...

Beavers have extremely strong tooth enamel. Research reveals why.

Beaver Teeth and Your Dental Enamel

Scientists at Northwestern University are publishing a study about beaver tooth enamel. It turns out, beavers have very strong enamel with anti-decay properties. The researchers believe this finding will help humans have better oral health and improve dental treatments. But why did beavers attract the...

Healthy gums have a pink appearance and do not bleed. They meet over cover a portion of the tooth enamel, in order to protect the roots.

The Long and Short of Gum Recession

Millions of Americans and many of our Sacramento dental patients have gum disease. One of the most dangerous aspects of gum disease is naturally the effect on the gums themselves. Over time, gum disease, also called periodontal disease, causes the gums to recede away from...

Your goals for 2016 should include breaking bad dental habits.

Break These Bad Dental Habits

A new year is upon us and the Sacramento Dentistry Group wants you to have the best dental health year ever! With that in mind, here are a few tips for breaking some bad dental habits to keep your mouth as healthy as possible.Stop nail...

Neem leaves are used in India as part of a oral health care routine.

Does Neem Really Work?

Natural Mouth Care with Neem Mouthwash A previous article discussed oil pulling as a natural remedy for oral health. To further this theme, let's discuss the neem tree, scientifically known as Azadirachta indica. The neem is native to India and has been used in that country...

Mandibular torus is just one example of dental words used by our Sacramento dentists.

Talk About the Tongue

You use your tongue non-stop to swallow, taste, talk, chew, and occasionally stick out at siblings or others who annoy you. The tongue is one of the hardest working muscles in your body, used all day without seeming to get tired. Nevertheless, do not take...

A bright, colorful toothpaste is much different than the powders of ancient history.

Toothpaste’s Place in History

Which brand of toothpaste do you use? A look down the toothpaste aisle reveals stacks of the stuff, each style claiming to be the best at fighting cavities, freshening breath, or whitening teeth. Dental care has come a long way from it's origins, so let's...