Blog Articles

5 Non-Cosmetic Reasons to Consider Veneers

The purpose of veneers is not just to make you "smile big" — though it’s great to finally be able to. Find out how they can offer a “low-hassle” alternative to more complex, sometimes uncomfortable procedures.

Jul 17th, 2019
Tips for Maintaining the Results of Teeth Whitening

Is it second nature for you to put up your hand to block your dingy smile? Teeth whitening can restore your smile’s luster safely and quickly, but you have an important part to play in how long your results last.

Jun 15th, 2019
Causes and Tips for Coping With Sensitive Teeth

Do you feel a sharp pain in your teeth when you eat, drink, or brush? You probably have sensitive teeth, which can have a variety of causes. Read more to learn what leads to sensitive teeth and how you can cope.

May 21st, 2019
How To Relieve Tooth Pain From Sinus Pressure

There are times a dental condition is not the cause of a toothache. In fact, if you suffer from sinusitis, you're aware that when your nose is clogged your teeth can be painful. Here’s how to tell if it's sinus pressure, or something more.

Feb 12th, 2019
Smile Brighter With New Veneers

If you feel disheartened by your discolored and stained teeth and try to hide whenever you see a camera, veneers could be the option you’re looking for to restore your natural bright smile.

Nov 19th, 2018
5 Signs You May Be Suffering From Gum Disease

Do you know the signs of gum disease? There are five obvious warning signs that your gums aren't healthy and could be causing your smile some serious damage. Find out what they are in our latest blog.

Oct 18th, 2018
Your Solutions For A Chipped Tooth

A chipped tooth is a fairly common dental problem, but don’t ignore it. The damage can be severe. Dental repairs for a chipped tooth vary according to the degree of damage and aren’t just cosmetic. Treatment may be necessary to save the tooth.

Mar 1st, 2019
Everything You Need to Know About Zoom Whitening Treatments

If you’re feeling fed up with your stained and discolored teeth, you may be wondering what the best tooth whitening treatments are. In this blog, Andrew Owyoung, DDS, shares his thoughts on why Zoom® whitening is such a popular choice.

Sep 17th, 2018
How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Boost Your Confidence

If you want to feel better quickly, you just might want to switch your shrink’s couch for a dentist’s chair. Why? Because a happy, healthy smile boosts your mood and affects the way that others treat you, too.

Aug 20th, 2018
Three Reasons Regular Dental Cleanings Are So Important

Are you considering skipping your regular dental appointment? If you aren’t in pain and your teeth look okay, you may be tempted to put off your regular appointment for cleaning. Here are a few reasons you may want to reconsider.

Jul 20th, 2018
Veneers: A Quick Fix for Smile Flaws

If gaps, mishappen teeth or discoloration prevent you from smiling with confidence, dental veneers may be the answer. Read on to learn the oral flaws veneers can easily and efficiently remedy.

Jun 8th, 2018
The Importance of Taking Care of Baby Teeth

With everything else parents must care for, do they really need to tend to their offspring’s baby teeth and gums? The answer is a resounding yes. The health of those baby teeth impacts the health of your child’s future permanent teeth.

May 16th, 2018
Eight Great Reasons to Have Your Teeth Professionally Whitened

Your smile has the opportunity to open many doors, and teeth whitening is a simple and safe way to brighten that smile. While you can whiten your teeth at home, choosing to have it done professionally gives you better, faster, and longer-lasting results.

Apr 25th, 2018
What Causes Gum Disease?

Gum disease causes sore, bleeding gums, and it can lead to loosened teeth and even tooth loss. The good news is that if it’s caught early, gum disease is easy to treat. Keep reading to learn the causes of gum disease, so that you can prevent it.

Mar 28th, 2018
Oral Cancer 101

While an oral cancer diagnosis can be scary, early detection can make treatment more effective. Schedule regular dental appointments to stay proactive about preventing cancer and protecting your oral health.

Feb 13th, 2018
4 Tips to a Whiter Smile

Having been treating patients in the Pocket-Greenhaven area of Sacramento since 1991, we have seen many of our patient’s teeth lose their shine and luster.

Jul 27th, 2017
A root canal is an alternative to a tooth extraction

According to the National Children’s Oral Health Foundation, “More than 51 million school hours and 164 million work hours are lost each year due to dental disease, leading to increased educational disparities and decreased productivity.”

Jul 27th, 2017