Posts Categorized: Prevention

What to Do if You Grind Your Teeth While Sleeping

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Bruxism or teeth grinding is no joke, especially when your body is supposed to be resting and rejuvenating while you’re sleeping. The National Sleep Foundation describes bruxism as the “clenching and grinding of the teeth that happen involuntarily.” Sleep bruxism is most commonly associated with young children, teens, and adults. However, your Sacramento dentist can… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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

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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

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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

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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 »