Did you know that brushing and flossing your teeth can strengthen your oral health? Oral health care is important not only because having putrid breath is awkward, but also because weak oral health can result in grave conditions. To help you understand more about your oral health, our team at... Read more »
You may think that dentures are the most boring thing ever. Or at least that’s what you think, huh? Actually, dentures have a fascinating history. This may be less than easy to grasp, but tooth decay isn’t an exclusively American discovery. For millennia, humans have wrestled the problem of tooth... Read more »
The tooth enamel is a strong substance, but it can still get compromised. When it does, the tooth is vulnerable, which is why it’s important to treat weak enamel before the situation gets worse. If your child has weak tooth enamel in Sacramento, California, our dentist, Dr. Hoang Truong, encourages... Read more »
Did you know that unconsciously grinding your teeth is a disorder called bruxism? Although we often attribute it to stress, bruxism can be caused by a variety of factors. If left untreated, it can cause other disorders to happen, including temporomandibular joint disorders in your jaw or sleep orders including... Read more »
If you are missing teeth, dentures, dental implants, and dental bridges can restore your smile, your confidence, and the function you may have lost from missing teeth. For a list of guidelines concerning tooth replacement treatments, consider the following: - Dental implants are customized to fit each patient’s individual needs.... Read more »
Did you know that teeth whiteners can remove deep stains and discolorations that brushing alone cannot? Although teeth whiteners cannot improve your oral health, they can vastly improve the look and color of your smile. If you would prefer to purchase your own teeth whitening kit, you can do so... Read more »
Do you ever wonder why people clean their tongue with tongue scrapers? If so, you have come to the right blog! Dr. Hoang Truong and our dental team approve the use of tongue scrapers because it helps many remove germs from the mouth, maintain a fresh breath, and improve their... Read more »
When chronic stress goes unresolved or untreated, it can affect your psychological, medical, and oral health. Your teeth and temporomandibular joints (TMJ) are at increased risk when this stress causes you to grind your teeth at night on a regular basis. Preventing these problems might require preventative measures offered at... Read more »
A tooth with significantly affected enamel often requires a crown to restore the tooth and protect it from further decay. Crowns are typically made from materials like gold, base metals, or dental-grade porcelain. The dentists at Gateway Oaks Dental’s Sacramento, California clinic then secure crowns to the anchoring abutment with... Read more »
Everyone has been thirsty or has suffered from a dry mouth before. As you may already know, this isn’t typically a serious problem, but did you know that having a dry mouth consistently can actually lead to many different problems? Dry mouth is actually a common dental condition. If you... Read more »