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Oral piercings present risks, verified by the ADA and our Yuba City dentists.

Oral Piercings and Dental Health

Inform Yourself of the Risks Don’t pierce on a whim." — The American Dental Association Body piercings, including the lips and tongue, are more mainstream in today’s society. If you or someone you care about is considering an oral piercing, is there anything you should consider? Yes,...

A parched desert illustrates the problem with dry mouth.

Treatment for Dry Mouth

Saliva is essential for oral health. Made mostly of water, it lubricates, cleans, remineralizes the enamel and helps fight bacteria. It also is an important factor in healthy digestion. Saliva helps us to speak and plays an important role in our sense of taste. Therefore,...