Author: Yuba City Dentistry

Learn the truth about toothache and tooth loss.

Do You Have Cracked Tooth Syndrome?

Our jaws exert a huge amount of force on our teeth and they're designed to withstand a lot of wear and tear. But instead of successfully facing these demands throughout the day, your teeth might have tiny cracks, putting you at risk for a broken...

The narwhal's tusk is actually a very long and sensitive tooth.

Dentists Curate Smithsonian Exhibit

The American Dental Association recently reported on dentists working with the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History to curate a special exhibit about the narwhal and its tusk. Unlike horns, which are an outgrowth of the skull, tusks are actually teeth adapted for specialized animal...

Streptococcus bacteria can be both helpful and harmful, depending on the species.

Probiotics to Prevent Toothache

A recent study conducted at the University of Florida reported that taking a probiotic pill containing a previously unidentified form of Streptococcus bacteria, now named A12, fights the toothache causing bacteria Streptococcus mutans. That might sound a little disturbing to most of us! Bacteria pills...

Caring for Dentures

New Method To Fight Cavities

Curing Cavities With Peptides Researchers at the University of Washington recently discovered that toothpaste containing peptides made from the protein amelogenin reverse tooth decay, restoring damaged tooth enamel. How do peptides work to prevent and repair decay? Amelogenin is a critical protein used during the construction of...

Oral Surgery

Have a Stress Free Dental Appointment!

It's normal to have some anxiety right before a dental appointment. Even a regular exam and cleaning makes some patients feel as if they have “test anxiety.” Don't worry! Our Yuba City dentist and hygienists are not here to judge or compare you to other...

Oral Biopsy

Oral Surgery Answers

Common Questions Explained by the Yuba City Dentistry Group It's likely you have many questions if our Yuba City dental professionals have recommended oral surgery. We understand — few patients like to hear that they need more time in a dental chair, especially when recovery is...

Fluoride is an important part of a healthy oral hygiene regimen.

How Eating Disorders Influence Oral Health

Eating disorders are a health and wellness concern for all fields of the medical profession, out of concern for the people affected by these problems. Besides unhealthy weight loss and the damage it causes, these disorders also harm the teeth and gums. What are some...

First Dental Exam is offered by our Yuba City family dentist

What Your Saliva Says About You

A blood test reveals a wealth of information about the status of our health, but did you know your saliva can do the same? Saliva is called “the mirror of the body” by the American Dental Association, and for good reason. Many different types of...

Impacted Canine

Invisalign Day at Yuba City Dentistry Group

Celebrate spring and warmer weather by getting the smile you've always wanted! It's Invisalign day at the Yuba City Dentistry Group! What is Invisalign Day and why is our Yuba City family dentist so excited to tell you about it? Special Invisalign Promotion for Yuba City...

Dental Sealants

When Baby Teeth Don’t Fall Out

Sometimes adults retain their baby teeth. Although the problem is uncommon, you may actually know someone with a full mouth of teeth, but one or more little ones in between teeth of regular adult size. Most of us start to lose our baby teeth around...