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New Year, New Smile!

New Year, New Smile!

Did you make any New Year’s resolutions? Eating better, exercising more, less time watching TV, more time reading dental blogs?Or have you tired of those same old New Year’s lists, and you decided this year to throw that list out the window — making the...

If you routinely chew or bite your lip or oral tissues, you may cause a mucocele.

What is a Mucocele?

A mucocele is a common form of benign oral lesion or pseudocyst that forms in the mouth. The cause is usually due to some form of trauma to a salivary gland, blocking saliva and mucous from exiting the gland. As the tissues expand and fill...

A regular exam of the tongue is critical for maintaining oral health.

What is Tongue Thrust?

And How Do You Treat It? Ideally, the tongue “at rest” is not really resting. The optimum position of the tongue is high in the mouth, with the tip resting behind the upper teeth, not against them. Even with swallowing, this position is maintained.In children and...

Invisalign and other orthodontic methods may resolve some sleep apnea problems.

Do Mouthguards Cause Cavities?

Mouthguards worn during sports, biteguards for sleep to prevent grinding, and Invisalign trays inserted to straighten teeth – there are lots of people wearing plastic in their mouth. Can these devices cause cavities? The answer isn’t a simple yes or no. What Causes Cavities? First, here’s a...

The Invisalign Teen aligner, provided by Align Technology to the Sacramento Dentistry Group.

Using Invisalign with Oral Appliance Therapy

Our website recently fielded a number of questions about how Invisalign can be used with oral appliance therapy for sleep apnea. What is the connection between these three things and how is any one of them affected by the others? In reality, Invisalign can be...

Full Mouth Restoration X-Rays

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...

Care for your mouth and your braces is essential for your dental health.

Tips for Braces

The Sacramento Dentistry Group believes that braces aren’t just for children and teenagers any more. It’s never too late to improve your oral health and get the extra confidence that comes from having a fabulous smile. If you are interested in orthodontic treatment, the dentists...

Orthodontic appliances help you have the smile you are after.

Orthodontic Appliances Are More than Braces

Fixing Smiles with Dental Science Orthodontic appliances just doesn't sound attractive, but these dental devices do assist users to have attractive smiles in the end. The Sacramento Dentistry Group keeps up to date with the latest advances in orthodontics to provide the best dental care for...

Great results can be obtained with braces or Invisalign, based on your individual needs.

Should I Use Braces or Invisalign?

Helping You Make the Right Choice If one of our local dentists suggests that you or a family member needs orthodontic treatment, you may wonder which method to use — plastic aligners or traditional braces. The dentists at the Sacramento Dentistry Group know your oral health...