Posts Categorized: Gum Disease

How Do You Know If Something Is Wrong With Your Teeth?

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An obvious broken tooth or other severe dental emergency isn’t the only sign that something may be wrong with your teeth. The truth is, there are some early signs that can let you know that something isn’t quite right and that you should see your dentist in Sacramento sooner rather than later. Toothache Having a… Read more »

Can a Dentist Tell If You Have Heart Problems? 

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Many people don’t think that their oral health could impact their heart health, but the two are actually very strongly connected. In fact, a study published in the American Heart Association Journal found that there’s a connection between gum disease and increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases. If you have any… Read more »

Protect Your Gums, Protect Your Heart

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February is the month of hearts. Candy hearts, chocolate hearts, flower hearts, and yes, even our actual hearts. In fact, February is American Heart Health Month, a time when health professionals come together to raise awareness of heart disease and talk about some habits to change to reduce the risk. Even though it may seem… Read more »

“Why Do My Gums Hurt?”

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You probably already know that when your teeth hurt, you should see your dentist in Sacramento as soon as you can. But what do you do if you’re experiencing gum pain? When your gums hurt, it may be a sign of something serious happening in your mouth, or it could be something minor. How do… Read more »

Top Tips to Stop Smoking

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Quitting smoking may be one of the hardest things some people ever have to do. But the health benefits of kicking the habit sooner rather than later are worth the effort. This November, the American Cancer Society is sponsoring the Great American Smokeout to help provide smokers with tools and tips to help them stop… Read more »

Thinking About Skipping a Brushing Session? Think Again.

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At our dental office in Sacramento, we always recommend that our patients brush their teeth twice a day for two minutes. Following this routine daily isn’t just good for your oral health, but can benefit your overall health, too. However, if you skip a brushing session altogether or don’t brush thoroughly, your body may be… Read more »