Author: Yuba City Dentistry

Preventing Gum Disease

Control Plaque and Tartar

Something lurks inside your mouth, waiting to take advantage of a skipped round of flossing, or an ignored toothbrush. What is it? It’s bacteria, silently making plaque and tartar. When enough of this goo and hard gunk accumulates along your gumline, the result is gum...

Teeth fall out as new ones come behind. Should you help it along?

Should You Pull the Tooth?

Around five or six years of age, children begin losing their baby teeth. A big deal for the child, some youngsters are so excited at the idea of losing their baby teeth that they can’t stop wiggling the loose tooth. Others are more fearful and...

An image of an amalgam filling represents the question of whether these should be replaced.

Should You Replace Your Fillings?

The Yuba City Dentistry Group works hard to provide excellent dental care that is up to date with modern dental procedures. For example, it is now common practice to replace worn amalgam fillings with tooth-colored composite fillings instead. Why do our Yuba City family dentists...

Ultrathin Veneers

Yuba City Dental Health Tips

The Yuba City Dentistry Group believes in looking out for our patients and giving them the best opportunity to have good dental health. With that in mind, our Yuba City dentistry family would like to remind you that the American Dental Association (ADA) has a set of...

Dental Sealants

Dental Sealants For Children and Adults Too

Sealing Out Bacteria In a perfect world we’d never have a single cavity, we could eat all the sugar we want and never suffer the consequences. However, we’re not perfect and training children to be regular brushers and flossers is a great goal that gets mixed results....

VELScope is a method of detecting cancers not seen by the naked eye.

Yuba City Oral Cancer Screening

Did you know you are screened for oral cancer each time you visit the Yuba City Dentistry Group for your cleanings and exams? Our Yuba City family dentists put your health and well-being in first place, so screening for oral cancer is very important. Understanding...

Learn the truth about toothache and tooth loss.

Dental Fiction or Fact?

Dental Answers in Yuba City Sometimes it can be confusing when you see conflicting information online or hear it from others when it comes to dental health. So here are some dental facts and fictions. Consider how you would answer the following statements: If My Teeth Don’t...

Mamelons are sometimes frightening.

Jagged and Bumpy Teeth?

First come the drooling and the fussiness, a signal to parents their baby is teething. Afterwards, perfect little white teeth begin popping up and and they put those new chompers to use. Fast forward a few years and then those little while teeth are being...

Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Do You have Impacted Wisdom Teeth?

Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to come in between 17-25 years of age. Best case scenario, there is enough space in your jaw for these teeth so you can use them. Unfortunately, many of our Yuba City dental patients experience discomfort from impacted wisdom...

Veneers correct a number of problems with smiles.

Porcelain Veneers and You

Yuba City Smile Makeovers We all want to look and feel our best. But are you unhappy with your smile? Do you want to look as young as you feel? Have you thought about porcelain veneers? Our Yuba City dentists use their cosmetic dentistry experience to...