Sensitive Teeth

Choosing the Right Toothbrush

The Right Tool for the Job

Choose the Proper Toothbrush Modern advancements in technology have certainly made our lives easier. We send communications instantly instead of through postal mail. We cook our meals within minutes, instead of hours in an oven. The Internet provides instructions, tips and pointers for any hobby or...

Sour Candy

Sour Candy Dental Danger

Sometimes there seems no end to the choices of sweet treats available to tantalize your taste buds, with new versions and flavors being introduced all the time. One of the more recent fads when it comes to sweets is sour candies. It might sound odd,...

Aging and Teeth

Myths About Aging and Teeth

Despite entertaining stories and endeavors to the contrary, not a single living human can avoid aging and its effects. As a result, many circumstances like receding hairlines or sore muscles are summarily chalked up to getting old. This happens in the dental field too, with...

Detecting Gum Disease

Detecting Gum Disease

Gum disease is more common than you might think. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, half of adults age 30 or older suffer from some form of gum disease. From what we see at the Yuba City Dentistry Group, we have to...

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...

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...

The narwhal's tusk is actually a very long and sensitive tooth.

Dentists Curate Smithsonian Exhibit

The American Dental Association recently reported on dentists working with the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History to curate a special exhibit about the narwhal and its tusk. Unlike horns, which are an outgrowth of the skull, tusks are actually teeth adapted for specialized animal...

Caring for Dentures

New Method To Fight Cavities

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...

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...

Diabetes, a disorder affecting blood sugar levels, increases the severity of gum disease, and vice versa.

Be Sweet On Your Teeth, Not on Sugar!

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...