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Why Do Mouth Wounds Heal So Fast

Why Mouth Wounds Heal Quickly

If you bite your tongue, or poke your gums on a sharp object, you usually have an immediately painful reaction. Mouth tissues are extremely sensitive! But have you also noticed that wounds from such injuries heal really fast in comparison to other scrapes and cuts...

Cleft palate word cloud concept

Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention

National Campaign Brings Attention to Cleft Lip and Palate Repair Cleft lip and cleft palate are common birth defects affecting a child's appearance and also how they eat and speak. Most children with this condition undergo surgery to repair the cleft at 1-2 years of age....

What is Diastema

What is a Diastema?

What do Madonna, Anna Paquin, Woody Harrelson, Michael Strahan, Elijah Wood, and Lauren Hutton all have in common? They all have a large gap between their two front teeth. Dentists call this gap a diastema. What Causes Diastemas? Diastemas usually occur between the two major front teeth...

Brushing with Braces

Gum Disease Warnings

Gum disease afflicts more than half of us, yet most are not aware there is a battle being waged daily in our mouths. Prevent your mouth from being a sore loser — untreated gum disease causes decay, tooth loss, pain and bleeding. The Yuba City...

There are ways to improve your dental appointment for everyone.

Make Your Dental Team Smile

Ideas for a More Pleasant Dental Appointment Our Yuba City family dental clinic does our best to impress our clients with the best service possible. Therefore, we strive for an exceptionally clean and organized office. Likewise, our dentist and hygienist thoroughly prepare everyday for a variety...

Dental floss is part of a good oral health regimen.

Is Flossing Important?

Flossing is something we all know we should do, but actually doing it is another thing. Is flossing necessary? Many dental patients may think it's sufficient to brush their teeth daily and use mouthwash. Others only floss when they have something stuck between their teeth....

Invisalign teen aligners are designed to help teenagers use their orthodontics.

Amazing Results With Invisalign

Straighten the Teeth Easily at the Yuba City Dentistry Group "This patient had very overly crowded teeth making it difficult to keep her teeth clean. After Invisalign treatment from Yuba City Dentistry Group, she can now floss and easily keep them clean. This will increase the...

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...