Posts Categorized: General Dentistry

Can Asthma Inhalers Cause Oral Health Problems? 

According to the CDC, 1 in 13 Americans has asthma. That’s nearly 25 million Americans who have this chronic disease that affects the respiratory system, resulting in difficulty breathing, wheezing, and chest pain. The most common treatment to combat the symptoms of asthma is the use of an inhaler. However, these devices full of life-saving… Read more »

Oral Health Dos & Don’ts

With all of the uncertainty in the world today, we understand that your oral health may not be the first thing on your mind. But even though we’re temporarily postponing all elective dental procedures, your dentist in Modesto wants you to know that we’re still thinking about you and your oral health. We’re here for… Read more »

Best Foods for Teeth

National Nutrition Month, which is celebrated every March, strives to help Americans better understand how eating right can help keep them healthy. While it’s certainly true that what we eat affects our overall health, your dentist in Sacramento wants you to know that our food choices also play a key role in our oral health. … Read more »

Where’s Your Tongue Supposed to Rest in Your Mouth?

woman sticking out tongue

Have you ever heard of something called tongue posture? How about tongue positioning? Chances are you probably haven’t, but it’s a very real thing that can cause some very real problems if done incorrectly. In this week’s blog, your dentist in Sacramento covers what tongue posture is, why it’s important to have proper tongue posture,… Read more »

Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?

woman with sensitive teeth

Nearly 40 million American adults have sensitive teeth, according to the Academy of General Dentistry. It’s a very common problem that can keep people from enjoying the hot and cold foods they love. Your dentist in Sacramento understands how frustrating and painful having sensitive teeth can be. But what causes sensitive teeth… and is there… Read more »

Fun Things You May Not Know About Spit

cheek swab

It’s true, we just used the words ‘fun’ and ‘spit’ in the same sentence. We’re not crazy, and we understand that many people don’t associate something typically considered gross to be fun. But to your dentist in Sacramento, spit is a rather fascinating and helpful part of your oral and overall health. Let us explain. … Read more »