Posts Categorized: General Dentistry

What Causes Dry Mouth? 

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Nobody enjoys the feeling of a dry mouth or all of the side effects that go along with it. The desert-dry feeling, the stickiness of your tongue against the roof of your mouth, and of course the bad breath are all related to a dry mouth. But dry mouth is more than simple discomfort. In… Read more »

Risks of Oral Piercings 

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Piercings of all kinds are popular, especially among adolescents, and can help people feel a sense of individuality or self-expression. Plus, they tend to have the connotation of being cool or trendy. However, when it comes to oral piercings such as tongue or lip piercings, they also come with a host of potential problems and… Read more »

June is National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month 

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Every June is recognized as National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month and serves to increase awareness of migraines and headaches, as well as to recognize them as truly neurological diseases that are often debilitating. But what, exactly, is your dentist in Sacramento doing talking about a neurological disease? Aren’t dentists only focused on oral health?… Read more »

The Benefits of Xylitol

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You’ll always hear your dentist in Sacramento talk about the importance of brushing and flossing your teeth to maintain a healthy mouth. But it may come as a surprise to you to hear your dentist talk about the benefits of chewing gum. That’s exactly what we’re here to do. However, not just any gum will… Read more »

Can Asthma Inhalers Cause Oral Health Problems? 

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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 »

Reduce Your Risk of a Dental Emergency

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Dental emergencies can be scary and painful. Most often, these emergencies are a result of an unexpected accident, but other times they can be avoided by taking certain preventive measures. Join your dentist in Sacramento as we share some easy ways you can reduce your risk of a dental emergency.   Don’t Chew on Anything That’s… Read more »

Best Foods for Teeth

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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 »