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Children and Water Fluoridation

Community Water Fluoridation Benefits Children

No Fluoride Means More Cavities Community water fluoridation prevents cavities in children. That is the conclusion of a team of medical researchers from the University of Alaska and Walden University in Minnesota in a recently published study. The report examined statistics for the city of Juneau,...

Brush and Floss Your Teeth

Brushing Your Teeth Part Two

What It's Good For! Part 2 of a 2-part series In our last article, we discussed a recent University of Washington scientific review that studied toothbrushing and dental caries. The study concluded that simply brushing the teeth does not prevent cavities. Fluoride in the toothpaste is required...

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

Studies Confirm Fluoridation Safety

Three studies have recently confirmed the safety of fluoride when used as a water supplement for preventing cavities. The primary study, sponsored by the National Institute of Health’s Toxicology Program, was started in response to a review conducted in 2016 that raised some doubts regarding...

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...

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...

Bottled water is linked to cavities and is not recommended by our Sacramento dentists, unless it contains fluoride.

Bottled Water and Cavities

Is There a Link? In our blog articles, the Sacramento Dentistry Group has discussed fluoride and the fluoride debate at length and the research is clear: fluoride has far more benefits than risks and children's developing teeth need fluoride to have the strongest possible enamel. Many...

Fluoride toothpaste, fluoridated water and toothbrushing are all recommended by our Sacramento dentists.

Fluoride for Adults

Fluoride — It's Not Just For Children When you think of fluoride treatment and use, you most likely think of the benefits for children. Fluoride is essential for youngsters, but it's also important for the oral health of adults. We have written in the past about...

Water fluoridation is a success for our Sacramento dentists and patients.

Success for Water Fluoridation

Election Day tends to be associated with politicians and propositions. As the American Dental Association recently reported, it can also be associated with good oral health! Eight American cities had the topic of water fluoridation on their ballots for November 2014, and the community-wide health...

Fluoridation is good for teeth and harmless to children, states a New Zealand study.

New Zealand Study Finds No Connection Between Fluoride and IQ

Fluoride Found Harmless in Generation of New Zealanders Many of the naysayers against fluoride and water fluoridation claim that fluoride stunts the normal development of a child's brain. Their basis for this claim are certain studies linking lower IQ scores with community fluoridation. Many medical organizations,...

Woven floss is better for our Sacramento dental patients' teeth and gums.

The Benefits of Woven Floss

For the benefit of our Sacramento dental patients, especially those suffering from gingivitis, we would like to explain the advantages of using woven floss. This specific floss is mint flavored and contains fluoride embedded in the floss. While the fluoride helps restore your enamel while...