tooth decay Tag

Battle Against Cavities

The Battle Against Cavities

There’s an ongoing war waged right in your mouth. It’s you against the bacteria hiding inside plaque and tartar. If left unchecked by a good routine in oral hygiene, bacteria gets a foothold in your territory. As early as twenty minutes after you eat, bacteria...

Streptococcus bacteria can be both helpful and harmful, depending on the species.

Probiotics to Prevent Toothache

A recent study conducted at the University of Florida reported that taking a probiotic pill containing a previously unidentified form of Streptococcus bacteria, now named A12, fights the toothache causing bacteria Streptococcus mutans. That might sound a little disturbing to most of us! Bacteria pills...

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...

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...

Learn the truth about toothache and tooth loss.

Acid Reflux and Teeth

The Yuba City Dentistry Group may know you have acid reflux or GERD before you do. Do you wake up every now and then with a painful and burning sensation in your chest or a bad taste in your mouth? Then you may have heartburn...

Healthy Teeth for Your Whole Family

The Best Way To Prevent Tooth Decay

What’s the best way to prevent tooth decay? Brushing and flossing every day. It’s so simple, but tooth decay and gum disease are the most common problems our Yuba City dental professionals treat. Our mouth is attacked every day by acid-eroding food and drinks. Combine...

Healthy Teeth for Your Whole Family

Healthy Teeth For The Whole Family

Give Children a Good Start It’s not hard to have a healthy smile, but many parents find it challenging to help their children have healthy dental habits. Oral health is so important that it’s a California law for children entering kindergarten to have a dental exam...