Restorations

Braces can be painful. The Yuba City Dentistry Group discusses why.

“Bracing” for Pain

With many things meant to improve our lives – weight lifting, learning a new skill, overcoming bad habits, and others – there is a measure of discomfort involved. The same is true with repositioning your teeth by using braces. The staff at Yuba City Dental...

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...

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...

Treatment for Antibiotic Tooth Stains

Treatment for Antibiotic Tooth Stains

Tetracycline is an antibiotic with a long history in medicine. Since the 1940's, variations of tetracycline have been developed to preserve its effectiveness as a reliable treatment for bacterial infections. These variants include minocycline and doxycycline. For a long time, these three antibiotics were all...

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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....

Brushing with Braces

Gum Disease Warnings

Gum disease afflicts more than half of us, yet most are not aware there is a battle being waged daily in our mouths. Prevent your mouth from being a sore loser — untreated gum disease causes decay, tooth loss, pain and bleeding. The Yuba City...

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...

Fluoride is an important part of a healthy oral hygiene regimen.

How Eating Disorders Influence Oral Health

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...

Causes of Toothaches

Lost a Crown or Filling?

Dental crowns and fillings are made to last a long time, but sometimes they fail, causing a surprising and stressful situation. If this happens, our Yuba City dentist is available to replace dental restorations, but it's not always an emergency. What should you do if...