gum recession Tag

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

Tooth Loss and Signs of Aging

There is Good News Dental education and better access to dental care help people keep their teeth for life! Americans are living longer and recent studies show that Americans are also doing a better job at taking care of their teeth. The American Dental Association (ADA)...

Gum disease treatment is available from our Sacramento dentists.

Steps to Treating Gum Recession

As we discussed in our last article, gum recession is a natural part of aging, but it also can be a side effect of certain eating habits, oral jewelry and patterns of toothbrushing (too much or too little). What can you do to prevent recognize...

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...

With proper care, teeth can last a lifetime.

Teeth Can Last a Lifetime!

Many patients ask if it is really possible to keep their original set of teeth for a lifetime. It is true that the average American has lost at least a few teeth before the age of seventy, and the Sacramento Dentistry Group certainly installs a...

A dental history form is an essential part of getting to know new clients of the Sacramento Dentistry Group.

Common Dental Concerns

Caring for Our Sacramento Patients Our clients want to look and feel their best, especially when it comes to their appearance. Working professionals who visit us at our convenient downtown Sacramento clinic also come to see our dentists because they know they receive the best care with...

You can use too much toothpaste, overly abrasive pastes and brush your teeth too vigorously.

Plaque, Tartar and Gum Disease

Lurking behind plaque and tartar buildup is an enemy waiting to rear its ugly head and wreak havoc on your mouth. It's early stage gum disease or gingivitis! The good news is that it's treatable and reversible. But before we discuss gum disease treatment, let's...

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...

Carrying around and using a toothbrush can help prevent gum disease, at the recommendation of our Sacramento dentists.

What’s In Your Pockets?

Gum Pockets, That Is! A recent study in the Journal of the American Dental Association found that scaling and root planing procedures are good for patients with severe gum disease, also called chronic periodontitis. This sickness affects about half of the adults over thirty in the...

The Pinhole Surgical Technique, or PST, is used by our Sacramento dentists to cure gum recession.

A New Method for Fixing Gum Recession

Our articles have often addressed the dangers of gum recession. With this problem, your gums creep away from your teeth, exposing the roots. Since the roots are made of dentin, a much softer material than enamel, they can easily decay when exposed to acids from...

Our Sacramento dentists answer common dental questions.

Facts or Fictions?

Recent Questions Discussed by the ADA The American Dental Association has launched a new public website called MouthHealthy. In their section for adults, they have a “Fact or Fiction” quiz on dental health. Notice the answers to statements commonly made by Sacramento dental patients, and whether...