Oral Surgery

What is PST? It certainly sounds secretive, doesn’t it? You might not have heard of this dental procedure before, but we are open and forthcoming about all of our procedures — just ask. The Yuba City Dentistry Group also doesn’t divulge the secrets of our patients,...

Pulling the Tooth, the Whole Tooth and Nothing But the Tooth With the skills, procedures, and technologies available today, it’s increasingly rare that the Yuba City Dentistry Group needs to pull a tooth from a patient’s mouth. If a tooth becomes infected, then root canal procedures...

It’s important to visit your dentist for checkups twice a year. If you have any issues that need to be addressed, it gives us a chance to identify them and discuss a plan of action with you. Taking that action, however, is often a source...

The Yuba City Dentistry Group provides a wide variety of dental procedures for an even wider variety of patients. When you require a procedure like oral surgery, orthodontic treatment, full mouth restoration or cosmetic dentistry, it’s important to know what to expect and what to...

You’ve probably heard of it. Perhaps someone you know has mentioned their TMJ is “flaring up.” If so, you probably nodded and showed sympathy, because it’s true that some patients with TMJ syndrome suffer intense or debilitating pain. Others manage any pain outbreaks with restrictions...

Orofacial pain is discomfort that involves the head, face, neck, Jaw or teeth. The symptoms include migraines and other headaches, muscle spasms, face pain in the cheeks or forehead, and tooth pain. It can even include pain around the eyes and ears. At times, finding...

In the 17th century, they were called “teeth of wisdom.” Since the 19th century, we’ve been calling them “wisdom teeth.” Whatever name you choose, we are talking about the set of third molars that appear in your mouth — two on the top and two...

National Campaign Brings Attention to Cleft Lip and Palate Repair Cleft lip and cleft palate are common birth defects affecting a child's appearance and also how they eat and speak. Most children with this condition undergo surgery to repair the cleft at 1-2 years of age....

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...