Author: Yuba City Dentistry

Great smiles are helped to form by Invisalign

Invisalign and Oral Cysts

The Yuba City Dentistry Group prefers to use Invisalign when straightening teeth for our patients. These clear plastic aligners are proven to effectively straighten teeth without the use of traditional braces. Some people have questioned, however, whether Invisalign causes cysts to form in the mouth. The...

Preventing Gum Disease

Fluoride for the Family

When you think of fluoride treatment and use, you probably think of the benefits for children and their developing teeth. Fluoride is indeed essential for children to have strong teeth, but it’s also important for adults. The Yuba City Dentistry Group encourages our patients of...

Orthodontics

Invisalign at Yuba City Dentistry

Many beneficial advances in the field of dentistry and orthodontics make life significantly easier for patients. One of our favorites is Invisalign clear orthodontic aligners. Invisalign aligners are for people of any age who want to straighten their teeth without traditional braces made of brackets...

Keep your tongue healthy with regular cleaning and exams.

Don’t Forget Your Tongue!

It’s easy to forget one of the hardest working members of your body, the tongue! It’s always there, tasting the good and the bad and helping you to speak clearly every day. The only time many of us give our tongues some thought is when...

Conventional or Immediate Dentures

Prevent Gum Recession

What does a healthy mouth look like? The teeth have strong enamel in varying shades of white or slightly yellow, sitting snugly in their sockets, surrounded by firm, pink gums. However, when gums recede due to poor dental hygiene, oral piercings or age, the roots...

How to Brush - Old Toothbrushes

Toothbrush 101

“I know how to take care of my toothbrush!”, you may say. Aren't they pretty basic? But where are you doing with that toothbrush after brushing? Is it being stored in the best place? Our Yuba City dentist can help you make sure you're taking...

TMJ Disorders

Oral Abscess Upset

Detecting and Eliminating Oral Abscesses An oral abscess is a painful condition that requires prompt treatment from our Yuba City dental clinic. When a person has an oral abscess, a pocket of pus develops in infected gum tissue and causes swelling and pain. Left untreated, it...

Yuba City Dentistry

Genes and Your Oral Health

Which dental traits and problems have you inherited from your parents? While no one is absolutely fated to have good or bad oral health, dentists have long noticed complications experienced by multiple generations of one family. In many cases, this is simply the passing on...

Acid reflux can cause serious dental complications.

Acid Reflux and Dental Health

Feeling the Burn Acid reflux makes life pretty miserable. Gastroesophageal acid reflux disease, GERD for short, is more than just a bothersome case of heartburn from eating hot nachos. The variety of commercials offering solutions tells you that acid reflux is a common problem among Americans....

Swimmer's calculus is caused by too much exposure to chlorine.

Protecting Teeth from Swimmer’s Calculus

Summertime is here! School is out, so let the vacations begin! Hot valley summers mean long afternoons at the nearest pool, either in your backyard or somewhere else in your neighborhood. But did you know that it's important to protect your teeth from chlorine, just...