Author: Yuba City Dentistry

Diabetes, a disorder affecting blood sugar levels, increases the severity of gum disease, and vice versa.

Be Sweet On Your Teeth, Not on Sugar!

Sugar — it's delicious, sweet and some would even say “toothsome,” because it makes foods taste good, yet beware! Sweet treats may taste divine, but the results can create a lot of grief! How can you save your teeth from the disastrous effects of sugar...

Preventing Gum Disease

The Best Way To Brush and Floss

Let's get back to the basics and discuss the best way to brush and floss your teeth. Daily oral care at home is the foundation for a healthy mouth. With a good routine, it's possible to keep your teeth for life! How to Brush First, select a...

Orthodontics or Veneers

Overcome Dental Anxiety

Many of our Yuba City and Marysville dental patients experience some form of dental anxiety and this is completely normal. However, some patients put off dental care reasoning, “No pain, no problem.” Is this really true when it comes to dental care? While it's true that...

Biting Nails

Nail Biting and Oral Health

People of all ages bite their nails and it's a hard habit to break. While nail biting is more common in children, adults also struggle to avoid this stress-relieving habit. How does nail biting affect your oral health? Perils of Nail Biting The Academy of General Dentistry...

Temporary Crowns

Crowns Protect Teeth

It's possible for teeth to last a lifetime, but sometimes teeth may weaken, fracture, or become severely discolored, often due to simply wearing out. If the damage required a root canal procedure to repair, our Yuba City dentist recommends a crown to protect the treated...

Mouthwashes are used to kill bacteria and provide fresher breath.

Mouthwash and Diabetes

A study published in the scientific journal Nitric Oxide suggests that people with a high risk of type 2 diabetes and who use mouthwash twice a day are 55% more likely to be diagnosed with diabetes within three years. Does this mean that our Yuba...

All families can receive dental insurance with Covered California.

Take Control with Insurance

It's not too early to think ahead and resolve to make dental health a priority for you and your family in 2018. Dental coverage is available to enrollees of Covered California and open enrollment ends January 31, 2018. If you are eligible for health insurance...

Lasers can be used by our Yuba City dentist to treat cold sores.

How to Treat and Prevent Cold Sores

Have you ever experienced the following scenario? You have an important event marked on the calendar, like a job interview or wedding. You’ve been looking forward to it, and maybe it’s taken quite a bit of preparation and effort to make it happen. Whatever it...

Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Benefits of Dental X-rays

Taking oral x-rays helps our Yuba City dentist see inside your mouth, jaws and teeth to diagnose problems, prevent disease and assess bone health. Annually our dental professionals plan to take x-rays of our patients as part of a regular exam and cleaning. This helps...

Toothpaste is an essential part of a healthy oral regimen.

Signs You Brush Too Hard

Our teeth and gums need to be brushed and flossed twice a day using a soft bristle brush. It’s ideal to brush and floss after eating all meals and snacks, but many people aren’t in a position to do that, so twice a day is...