Oral Health

Scientific research shows a link between heart disease and dental health in patients with gum disease. Gum disease also increases the risk of stroke, because oral bacteria can cause inflammation not only in the gums, but also in blood vessels. By avoiding the risk and...

“Defeat Monster Mouth” is the theme for Children's Dental Health Month, sponsored by the American Dental Association (ADA). The Yuba City Dentistry Group supports the ADA's goal for all children to have quality dental health by educating them early about the benefits of taking care...

Sugar — it's delicious, sweet and some would even say “toothsome,” because it makes foods taste good, yet beware! Sweet treats may taste divine, but the results can create a lot of grief! How can you save your teeth from the disastrous effects of sugar...

Let's get back to the basics and discuss the best way to brush and floss your teeth. Daily oral care at home is the foundation for a healthy mouth. With a good routine, it's possible to keep your teeth for life! How to Brush First, select a...

Many of our Yuba City and Marysville dental patients experience some form of dental anxiety and this is completely normal. However, some patients put off dental care reasoning, “No pain, no problem.” Is this really true when it comes to dental care?While it's true that...

People of all ages bite their nails and it's a hard habit to break. While nail biting is more common in children, adults also struggle to avoid this stress-relieving habit. How does nail biting affect your oral health? Perils of Nail Biting The Academy of General Dentistry...

A study published in the scientific journal Nitric Oxide suggests that people with a high risk of type 2 diabetes and who use mouthwash twice a day are 55% more likely to be diagnosed with diabetes within three years. Does this mean that our Yuba...

Have you ever experienced the following scenario? You have an important event marked on the calendar, like a job interview or wedding. You’ve been looking forward to it, and maybe it’s taken quite a bit of preparation and effort to make it happen. Whatever it...

Taking oral x-rays helps our Yuba City dentist see inside your mouth, jaws and teeth to diagnose problems, prevent disease and assess bone health. Annually our dental professionals plan to take x-rays of our patients as part of a regular exam and cleaning. This helps...