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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...

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,...

Tobacco affects the oral health negatively, warns our Yuba City dentists.

Smoking and Your Oral Health

Kicking the Habit Helps Tobacco use may be one of the biggest risk factors in the development of periodontal disease.” —David A. Albert, DDS and Associate Professor, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine California recently tightened its regulations to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products from...