Oral Surgery

Wisdom Teeth

Seeking Wisdom About Teeth

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...

Cleft palate word cloud concept

Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention

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....

Learn the truth about toothache and tooth loss.

Do You Have Cracked Tooth Syndrome?

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...

Oral Biopsy

Oral Surgery Answers

Common Questions Explained by the Yuba City Dentistry Group It's likely you have many questions if our Yuba City dental professionals have recommended oral surgery. We understand — few patients like to hear that they need more time in a dental chair, especially when recovery is...

Getting older doesn't have to mean you lose your teeth.

Dentures and Sleep Apnea

Modern dentures are better! Traditional dentures rely on a good fit, practice and sometimes denture adhesive to stay attached. So a long-standing problem with older dentures is when they fall out and create embarrassing situations. With current dental technology, the Yuba City Dentistry Group has...

Dental drills are useful tools for our Yuba City dentist.

Dental Drill Appreciation Day

Believe it or not, January 26th is Dental Drill Appreciation Day. For many, the idea of appreciating a dental drill is unbelievable. Nevertheless, as a nod to this day, the Yuba City Dentistry Group shares some fun facts about this valuable, yet sometimes dreaded, tool. Drilling...

Lasers can be used by our Yuba City dentist to treat cold sores.

How to Treat and Prevent Cold Sores

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...

Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Benefits of Dental X-rays

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...

OAT with Implants

Yuba City’s Solution For Missing Teeth

Tooth loss is an unfortunate problem affecting many people. In fact, the average American adult loses three or more teeth by 64 years of age. Our Yuba City dentists have a solution for tooth loss, based on your individual needs. Replacing missing teeth makes it...

Great smiles are helped to form by Invisalign

Invisalign and Oral Cysts

The Yuba City Dentistry Group prefers to use Invisalign when straightening teeth for our patients. These clear plastic aligners are proven to effectively straighten teeth without the use of traditional braces. Some people have questioned, however, whether Invisalign causes cysts to form in the mouth. The...