Dental Profession

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...

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...

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...

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...

It's normal to have some anxiety right before a dental appointment. Even a regular exam and cleaning makes some patients feel as if they have “test anxiety.” Don't worry! Our Yuba City dentist and hygienists are not here to judge or compare you to other...

Common Questions Explained by the Yuba City Dentistry Group It's likely you have many questions if our Yuba City dental professionals have recommended oral surgery. We understand — few patients like to hear that they need more time in a dental chair, especially when recovery is...

A blood test reveals a wealth of information about the status of our health, but did you know your saliva can do the same? Saliva is called “the mirror of the body” by the American Dental Association, and for good reason. Many different types of...

Believe it or not, January 26th is Dental Drill Appreciation Day. For many, the idea of appreciating a dental drill is unbelievable. Nevertheless, as a nod to this day, the Yuba City Dentistry Group shares some fun facts about this valuable, yet sometimes dreaded, tool. Drilling...

"Nothing to Fear, But Fear Itself" Our Yuba City dentists know that many of our patients would rather not see us, even if it is just for a check-up and exam. Some patients might even call the dental chair “torture.” Fears about dentists are real —...