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First Dental Exam is offered by our Yuba City family dentist

What Your Saliva Says About You

A blood test reveals a wealth of information about the status of our health, but did you know your saliva can do the same? Saliva is called “the mirror of the body” by the American Dental Association, and for good reason. Many different types of...

Mouthwashes are used to kill bacteria and provide fresher breath.

Mouthwash and Diabetes

A study published in the scientific journal Nitric Oxide suggests that people with a high risk of type 2 diabetes and who use mouthwash twice a day are 55% more likely to be diagnosed with diabetes within three years. Does this mean that our Yuba...

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

The Diabetes and Gum Disease Cycle

Diabetes is an increasingly common disease in the U.S. and each year more patients are diagnosed. Many of our dental patients are diabetics and the Yuba City Dentistry Group wants you to know that there is another dangerous dental side effect to diabetes. Since the...