risks Tag

Overseas Medical Treatment

Terrible Risks of Overseas Medical Treatment

The Washington Post recently reported on the increase in antibiotic resistant disease in people returning from foreign surgical procedures. Included in this report was a warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), advising patients to avoid getting surgical procedures performed in Mexico....

Our Sacramento dentists do not recommend the use of e-cigarettes.

Surgeon General Reveals Alarming Trend

Young Adult E-Cigarette Use Up An article posted on CNN highlights the disturbing trend of increasing e-cigarette use among teenagers and young adults. Why is this concerning for parents and our Sacramento dentists? Mainly it’s because vaping or e-cigarette use is largely unregulated and most teens do not know...

Dental Implants

Dental Implant Questions and Answers

If you have missing teeth, our Sacramento dental office usually recommends dental implants instead of dentures or a bridge. Dental implants are generally recommended over dentures and bridges because implants are a restoration alternative that mimics the role of the missing teeth. Dental implants look and...

Water pipe smoking is not recommended by our Sacramento dentists.

Water Pipe Warning

Hooked on Hookahs? Smoking is dangerous not only to your oral health but to your overall health." Our Sacramento dentists have presented the effects of smoking and chewing tobacco, as well as the controversy around e-cigarettes, in past articles from the Sacramento Dentistry Group. To add to the...

Avoiding oral cancer means avoiding its risk factors, like alcohol and tobacco.

How to Avoid Oral Cancer

The staff of the Sacramento Dentistry Group is concerned about your health. One major form of disease diagnosed by dentists is oral cancer. The American Cancer Society states that in 2015 over 45,000 Americans will contract oral cancer and nearly nine thousand will die of...