Dental Facts

Mouthwash serves a number of useful purposes. Prescription strength mouthwashes provided by the Yuba City Dentistry Group effectively control the bacteria that cause gum disease or relieve the effects of dry mouth. Anti-cavity mouthwashes featuring fluoride may help remineralize your tooth enamel and protect you...

When the Yuba City Dentistry Group discusses plaque with you, we’re likely not talking about some ornamental tablet meant to commemorate a person or event — although we might display one or two. And when we discuss tartar, we’re probably not talking about the tasty...

The Yuba City Dentistry Group provides a wide variety of dental procedures for an even wider variety of patients. When you require a procedure like oral surgery, orthodontic treatment, full mouth restoration or cosmetic dentistry, it’s important to know what to expect and what to...

For many of us, all the thought and effort that went into developing the modern dental chair is greatly appreciated. Our dental chairs are comfortable and versatile, helping to make your visit to the dentist the best it can be! At the Yuba City Dental...

Let’s talk about the dental chair! The main seat of action in any dental office, it causes a wide variety of reactions. Some get intimidated or nervous. Others feel a measure of relief, because their pain is about to go away or their mouth will...

Which Came First, the Brush or the Paste? The answer to this question might surprise you! When we think of dental care, the toothbrush is probably the first component that comes to mind, but archaeological research shows that toothpaste (defined as powders or concoctions intended to...

You’ve probably heard of it. Perhaps someone you know has mentioned their TMJ is “flaring up.” If so, you probably nodded and showed sympathy, because it’s true that some patients with TMJ syndrome suffer intense or debilitating pain. Others manage any pain outbreaks with restrictions...

The Benefits of Saliva Saliva goes by many names: drool, spit, slaver, dribble, and other unsavory synonyms. It’s that clear, semi-viscous liquid in your mouth that builds up at times — especially when you anticipate a tasty meal. The American Dental Association (ADA) recognizes its importance...

What Your Tongue Says About You During a checkup at the Yuba City Dentistry Group, your dentist learns quite a bit about your oral health: the strength of your enamel and the integrity of your teeth; the quality of your gum tissue; whether you show signs...