Posts Categorized: Prevention

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 »

5 Ways to Care for Your Dentures

lab tech with denture

Dentures can be an amazing solution for those who are missing several teeth or even all of their teeth. They’re a great tooth replacement treatment that can restore confidence, enhance life, and may even help people look younger. However, dentures do need proper care in order to stay clean and protect your mouth from other… 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 »

Vaping and Oral Health

man smoking e-cig

Vaping seems to be almost everywhere nowadays — on TV commercials, print advertisements, and radio spots. Sometimes the ads even claim that vaping is a healthier, safer alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes. But how much of that is true? At our dental office in Sacramento, we looked into vaping and just how ‘safe’ this safer… Read more »