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gum disease

Gum disease is caused by bacteria and plaque buildup on teeth that inflames the surrounding gum tissue. Regular dental hygiene and dentist visits are recommended to reduce the risk of gum disease.

Bacteria and Breath

Bacteria and Breath

Bad breath is something that all of us try to avoid. We may like the taste of onions, garlic, certain seafoods, and other rather smelly food products. After eating such foods, we often take extra steps to avoid the resulting malodorous effect. Some chew a piece of...

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Dealing with Bad Breath

Dealing with Bad Breath

Have you ever caught someone breathing into their cupped hand? Perhaps you’ve done it yourself. This is a quick way to test the smell of your breath. It’s typically done before meeting someone of importance, like a date, your client, or the boss. We merely want to...

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Plaque and Tartar

Plaque and Tartar

When the Yuba City Dentistry Group discusses plaque with you, we’re likely not talking about some ornamental tablet meant to commemorate a person or event — although we might display one or two. And when we discuss tartar, we’re probably not talking about the tasty...

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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 agree. The challenge with...

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Gum Disease Warnings

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 Dentistry Group is here...

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Is Flossing Important?

Is Flossing Important?

Flossing is something we all know we should do, but actually doing it is another thing. Is flossing necessary? Many dental patients may think it's sufficient to brush their teeth daily and use mouthwash. Others only floss when they have something stuck between their...

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Give Your Mouth Some Love

Give Your Mouth Some Love

Love is on the minds of many this month. Whether or not you have a special someone to share February with, how can you show your mouth some love and give it the extra attention it deserves? The Yuba City Dentistry Group cares about the health of you and your loved...

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Your Heart and Your Teeth

Your Heart and Your Teeth

Scientific research shows a link between heart disease and dental health in patients with gum disease. Gum disease also increases the risk of stroke, because oral bacteria can cause inflammation not only in the gums, but also in blood vessels. By avoiding the risk and...

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How To Control Plaque And Tartar

How To Control Plaque And Tartar

How do you prevent gingivitis and periodontal disease? By keeping plaque and tartar in check! With regular oral care it is easy to make sure plaque and tartar do not build up, preventing gum disease from ever starting. What's the Difference Between Plaque and Tartar?...

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Genes and Your Oral Health

Genes and Your Oral Health

Which dental traits and problems have you inherited from your parents? While no one is absolutely fated to have good or bad oral health, dentists have long noticed complications experienced by multiple generations of one family. In many cases, this is simply the...

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