Oral Health

A sumptuous buffet illustrates the wide variety of flavors that are recognized by the tongue.

Talking About the Tongue

In our last blog post, we discussed the importance of having a healthy tongue. Since we use it throughout the day to swallow, speak and chew, our tongue is a very important part of our oral health. Just why do the dentists at the Yuba City...

Dental exams check the teeth, tongue and soft tissues.

How Healthy Is Your Tongue?

Tongue Care is Essential Your tongue is an amazing and powerful tool that we often take for granted. Besides using it to speak, your tongue enables you to chew, swallow and digest food. The humble tongue also can detect when something may not be right in...

Teas are one of the seven worst staining foods and beverages.

How to Stain Your Teeth

The Horrible Seven Even when our mouth is healthy and our teeth are in sound shape, they might not look their whitest and brightest. Some foods and drinks dull the teeth and make them appear yellow, eventually brown and definitely drab. Since most of our Yuba...

Keep your tongue healthy with regular cleaning and exams.

The Importance of a Healthy Tongue

Your tongue is an amazing muscle that helps you eat, chew, swallow, talk, sip, slurp and sing. Keeping your tongue healthy is just as important as keeping the rest of your mouth in good working order. What are some things to remember to keep your...

How to Floss-Technique

To Floss or Not?

Major news outlets, like CNN, reported recently on the USDA dropping it’s recommendation to floss daily. But our Yuba City dentists and hygienists still strongly advise patients that daily flossing is essential for good oral health. So why did the government drop flossing for Americans...

Causes of Toothaches

What is Bruxism?

Do You Clench or Grind Your Teeth? Many people clench or grind their teeth and are unfortunately not aware they do it. Whether you clench or grind, day or night, it causes long-term damage to your teeth and jaw. This condition is known as bruxism and...

Tobacco affects the oral health negatively, warns our Yuba City dentists.

Smoking and Your Oral Health

Kicking the Habit Helps Tobacco use may be one of the biggest risk factors in the development of periodontal disease.” —David A. Albert, DDS and Associate Professor, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine California recently tightened its regulations to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products from...

Ice cream is a common food that affects people with tooth sensitivity.

Tooth Sensitivity Solutions

Patients visiting the Yuba City Dentistry Group for a check up are usually asked if they have experienced any new tooth sensitivity or dental changes since their last exam. Tooth sensitivity is a problem that doesn't affect all patients, but our dentists and hygienists ask...

Car maintenance is needed regularly. Dental maintenance is the same.

Maintenance Equals Longevity

How to Keep Your Teeth Dentists are fond of saying, “Brush only the teeth you want to keep.” The saying is true because our Yuba City dentists know that healthy teeth can last for a lifetime. Daily brushing and flossing at home is the foundation for...

Healthy Teeth for Your Whole Family

Healthy Teeth For The Whole Family

Give Children a Good Start It’s not hard to have a healthy smile, but many parents find it challenging to help their children have healthy dental habits. Oral health is so important that it’s a California law for children entering kindergarten to have a dental exam...