Oral Health

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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,...

In our last article, we discussed the dark side of gummy vitamins and why they can adversely effect dental health. If you choose to take a vitamin, the Yuba City Dental Group recommends taking a chewable or pill vitamin, instead of sugary gummies. But what...