Author: Yuba City Dentistry

Express Orthodontics

Express Orthodontics for Yuba City and Marysville

Many people with smiles that could be improved don’t get that improvement, often because they hate the idea of wearing a mouth full of braces. The irony is that they are holding off on getting a better smile to avoid braces, when the Yuba City...

Fluoride

Fluoride is Helpful

Back in 1945, workers in Grand Rapids, Michigan added powdered sodium fluoride into the city’s water supply. This was a federally-sanctioned trial to determine the dental benefits of fluoride. A year beforehand, the teeth of local schoolchildren were examined as a baseline. As the trial...

Breakfast and Brushing

Breakfast and Brushing

“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” That phrase started out as a marketing slogan for breakfast cereals in the mid-nineteenth century, and since then has become something of a cliché. Nevertheless, it is true that dietary research shows significant medical benefits to...

3D Printing for Dentistry

Is 3D Printing Ready for the Dental Industry?

Prosthetic arms, keychains and spare keys, shipping pallets, monkey wrenches, web camera covers, shoes, plate ware, cars, even full-size office buildings – truly, the items you can make with a 3D printer seem to be limited only by imagination. That’s because instead of taking a...

Getting to the Bone

Getting to the Bone About Teeth

In the past, many people believed that teeth were the only bones of the body that are external, designed to function in an exposed state, while other bone stays fully in the body. But is that true? Are teeth and bone the same thing? Well,...

Braces can be painful. The Yuba City Dentistry Group discusses why.

“Bracing” for Pain

With many things meant to improve our lives – weight lifting, learning a new skill, overcoming bad habits, and others – there is a measure of discomfort involved. The same is true with repositioning your teeth by using braces. The staff at Yuba City Dental...

Detecting Gum Disease

Detecting Gum Disease

Gum disease is more common than you might think. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, half of adults age 30 or older suffer from some form of gum disease. From what we see at the Yuba City Dentistry Group, we have to...

Battle Against Cavities

The Battle Against Cavities

There’s an ongoing war waged right in your mouth. It’s you against the bacteria hiding inside plaque and tartar. If left unchecked by a good routine in oral hygiene, bacteria gets a foothold in your territory. As early as twenty minutes after you eat, bacteria...

Keeping Bad Breath at Bay

Keeping Bad Breath at Bay

We’ve all heard some variation of the saying, “Never turn down a breath mint, for there is a reason why it is offered.” Though we might not notice, sometimes our breath can turn a little on the foul side. We do know that foods with...

George Washington's Teeth

The Truth Behind Washington’s Teeth

The Yuba City Dentistry Group maintains a comprehensive understanding of dentistry so we can provide you with the best care. This includes an accurate knowledge about the history of dentistry. A favorite story from dental lore involves the first president of the United States, George...