Posts Categorized: Overall Health

Protect Your Gums, Protect Your Heart

heart health month

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 »

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 »

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 »

We Tried These Three Things & Our Sugar Cravings Stopped

gummy bears

Just like you, your dentist in Sacramento is overwhelmed this time of year by the amount of sugary Halloween treats on the market. Did you ever notice how much candy there is at every single store, from pharmacies to supermarkets? Where does it all go? (We sure would like to know.) These little bite-sized treats… Read more »