Oral Health

Our jaws exert a huge amount of force on our teeth and they're designed to withstand a lot of wear and tear. But instead of successfully facing these demands throughout the day, your teeth might have tiny cracks, putting you at risk for a broken...

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...

Curing Cavities With Peptides Researchers at the University of Washington recently discovered that toothpaste containing peptides made from the protein amelogenin reverse tooth decay, restoring damaged tooth enamel. How do peptides work to prevent and repair decay?Amelogenin is a critical protein used during the construction of...

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...

Eating disorders are a health and wellness concern for all fields of the medical profession, out of concern for the people affected by these problems. Besides unhealthy weight loss and the damage it causes, these disorders also harm the teeth and gums. What are some...

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...

It's hard to believe that it's happening already, but the Sacramento Valley is warming up to spring. Besides the balmy temperatures, your allergies might be blooming along with the almond trees. With the change in seasons, many also have spring cleaning on their list. How...

Your teeth say a lot about you and our Yuba City family dentist is an expert when it comes to understanding what they say. What do your teeth say about you when it's exam time? Dental Habits – Good and Bad A lot of habits affect our...

Love is on the minds of many this month. Whether or not you have a special someone to share February with, how can you show your mouth some love and give it the extra attention it deserves? The Yuba City Dentistry Group cares about the...