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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...

Electric vs Manual Toothbrush

Manual or Electric Toothbrush?

The electric toothbrush has been around since the 1950’s, and the technology has developed greatly in the last few decades. In 2005, an extensive case review investigated the effectiveness of manual and electric toothbrushes. Since that time, we’ve seen an explosion of different electric toothbrushes...

What is PST

What is Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST)?

At some point, you might hear a colleague or coworker say they are stepping out to get pinhole treatment on their gums. What’s that? Well, they aren’t talking about some new body piercing. Instead, they are getting a new procedure to improve oral health. It...

Fun Toothbrush Facts

Toothbrush Fun Facts

Our humble toothbrush is one of our most hardworking tools! The American Dental Association and the Yuba City Dental Group both recommend brushing with a soft bristled brush twice a day for at least two minutes each time, along with daily flossing, to maintain the...

Treatment for Antibiotic Tooth Stains

Treatment for Antibiotic Tooth Stains

Tetracycline is an antibiotic with a long history in medicine. Since the 1940's, variations of tetracycline have been developed to preserve its effectiveness as a reliable treatment for bacterial infections. These variants include minocycline and doxycycline. For a long time, these three antibiotics were all...

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...