oral surgery Tag

Without Using Opioids! Deaths caused by opioid overdose are on the increase across the United States, sparking alarm amongst health professionals and legislators. Many dental patients are concerned about using opioids, in some cases due to previous issues with drug addiction. The good news is that...

Ibuprofen is a commonly used over-the-counter (OTC) anti-inflammatory drug. Injure a muscle or sprain a joint and this analgesic is often recommended by a doctor as part of your treatment and recovery. This is not all it can do, however, as the Journal of the...

An account from a Sacramento Dentistry Group patient Who doesn’t love a good chocolate-covered almond? Nutty snack foods are a regular item in our house and I’ve never had a problem with them until recently. One almond seemed to squeeze right between my two back molars...

Has your regular dentist referred you to an oral surgeon, or mentioned that an oral surgeon would be called in for an upcoming procedure? Are you picturing an elaborate hospital operating room set up, something like the medical dramas on TV? Rest assured, it’s highly...

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...

Putting Bone Where It's Needed As discussed in a prior weekly blog article, dental implants are the best way to replace missing and damaged teeth. At our downtown Sacramento dental clinic, when patients inquire about dental implants they are generally missing teeth due to injury, genetic defects...

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...

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...

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...