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How to Brush - Old Toothbrushes

Toothbrush 101

“I know how to take care of my toothbrush!”, you may say. Aren't they pretty basic? But where are you doing with that toothbrush after brushing? Is it being stored in the best place? Our Yuba City dentist can help you make sure you're taking...

TMJ Disorders

Oral Abscess Upset

Detecting and Eliminating Oral Abscesses An oral abscess is a painful condition that requires prompt treatment from our Yuba City dental clinic. When a person has an oral abscess, a pocket of pus develops in infected gum tissue and causes swelling and pain. Left untreated, it...

Yuba City Dentistry

Genes and Your Oral Health

Which dental traits and problems have you inherited from your parents? While no one is absolutely fated to have good or bad oral health, dentists have long noticed complications experienced by multiple generations of one family. In many cases, this is simply the passing on...

Acid reflux can cause serious dental complications.

Acid Reflux and Dental Health

Feeling the Burn Acid reflux makes life pretty miserable. Gastroesophageal acid reflux disease, GERD for short, is more than just a bothersome case of heartburn from eating hot nachos. The variety of commercials offering solutions tells you that acid reflux is a common problem among Americans....

Swimmer's calculus is caused by too much exposure to chlorine.

Protecting Teeth from Swimmer’s Calculus

Summertime is here! School is out, so let the vacations begin! Hot valley summers mean long afternoons at the nearest pool, either in your backyard or somewhere else in your neighborhood. But did you know that it's important to protect your teeth from chlorine, just...

Healthy Teeth for Your Whole Family

The Best Way To Prevent Tooth Decay

What’s the best way to prevent tooth decay? Brushing and flossing every day. It’s so simple, but tooth decay and gum disease are the most common problems our Yuba City dental professionals treat. Our mouth is attacked every day by acid-eroding food and drinks. Combine...

Standard Veneers

Myths About Veneers

Have you wanted to improve your smile but thought there was no way you could ever do so? There are many misconceptions about having a bright smile full of straight teeth. One is that celebrities are born with a dazzling smile or that they spent...

Dental anxiety is common and our Yuba City dentists have a cure.

Who Has More Dental Anxiety?

Is it Men or Women? The Yuba City Dentistry Group knows that not many people look forward to going to the dentist. Most would prefer to do anything other than go to the dentist, especially when they know there might be a problem. Of course, fixing...

Oral piercings present risks, verified by the ADA and our Yuba City dentists.

Oral Piercings and Dental Health

Inform Yourself of the Risks Don’t pierce on a whim." — The American Dental Association Body piercings, including the lips and tongue, are more mainstream in today’s society. If you or someone you care about is considering an oral piercing, is there anything you should consider? Yes,...

A parched desert illustrates the problem with dry mouth.

Treatment for Dry Mouth

Saliva is essential for oral health. Made mostly of water, it lubricates, cleans, remineralizes the enamel and helps fight bacteria. It also is an important factor in healthy digestion. Saliva helps us to speak and plays an important role in our sense of taste. Therefore,...