Oral Health

Seven Months to Straight Teeth

Invisalign Helps a Yuba City Dentistry Patient Meet a person with a beaming smile and it often makes you smile along with them. Thankfully, the Yuba City Dentistry Group offers many ways to achieve that kind of great smile. One of those ways is with Invisalign...

Express Orthodontics

Express Orthodontics for Yuba City and Marysville

Many people with smiles that could be improved don’t get that improvement, often because they hate the idea of wearing a mouth full of braces. The irony is that they are holding off on getting a better smile to avoid braces, when the Yuba City...

Fluoride

Fluoride is Helpful

Back in 1945, workers in Grand Rapids, Michigan added powdered sodium fluoride into the city’s water supply. This was a federally-sanctioned trial to determine the dental benefits of fluoride. A year beforehand, the teeth of local schoolchildren were examined as a baseline. As the trial...

Breakfast and Brushing

Breakfast and Brushing

“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” That phrase started out as a marketing slogan for breakfast cereals in the mid-nineteenth century, and since then has become something of a cliché. Nevertheless, it is true that dietary research shows significant medical benefits to...

Getting to the Bone

Getting to the Bone About Teeth

In the past, many people believed that teeth were the only bones of the body that are external, designed to function in an exposed state, while other bone stays fully in the body. But is that true? Are teeth and bone the same thing? Well,...

Detecting Gum Disease

Detecting Gum Disease

Gum disease is more common than you might think. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, half of adults age 30 or older suffer from some form of gum disease. From what we see at the Yuba City Dentistry Group, we have to...

Battle Against Cavities

The Battle Against Cavities

There’s an ongoing war waged right in your mouth. It’s you against the bacteria hiding inside plaque and tartar. If left unchecked by a good routine in oral hygiene, bacteria gets a foothold in your territory. As early as twenty minutes after you eat, bacteria...

Keeping Bad Breath at Bay

Keeping Bad Breath at Bay

We’ve all heard some variation of the saying, “Never turn down a breath mint, for there is a reason why it is offered.” Though we might not notice, sometimes our breath can turn a little on the foul side. We do know that foods with...

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...