Warding off the ravages of tooth decay and gum disease is as simple as brushing your teeth properly at least twice a day and flossing at least once, in conjunction with regular dental cleanings. Today, Dr. Hoang Truong and our Gateway Oaks Dental team in Sacramento, California, want to share... Read more »
Without diligent daily care, your smile is prone to enamel decay, tooth sensitivity, cavities, and tooth loss from the buildup of acid in the mouth. Bacterial acid forms into plaque and calculus on your teeth and around the gumline. This soft, sticky film contains millions of bacteria which can lead... Read more »
At Gateway Oaks Dental, Dr. Hoang Truong and our team are pleased to offer Fastbraces® for our patients seeking straighter smiles in Sacramento, California. The Fastbraces® technology works by using triangular brackets and more flexible wires, and to help you enjoy the upcoming holiday festivities while protecting your smile while wearing... Read more »
The holidays are here and socializing is on the menu. Is bad breath cramping your smile? Is it causing you to feel self-conscious and less confident in your social interactions? If so, take heart, you are not alone! Bad breath is fairly common and can stem from a variety of... Read more »
Molars and premolars often have deep pits, fissures and textures on the biting surfaces of the tooth enamel. While this significantly improves the tooth’s ability to chew and grind tough foods, it can also serve as a trap for residual food particles and plaque. If brushing your teeth routinely fails... Read more »
The first step to having a whiter, brighter smile is maintaining good oral habits. Brushing and flossing your pearly whites every day goes a long way to keeping your smile healthy and attractive. At Gateway Oaks Family Dentistry located in Sacramento, California, we are aware that one of the number one... Read more »
As you age it’s not uncommon for your teeth to lose their luster. When this is compounded with things like chips or staining issues on the teeth in your smile, it can leave you wanting to explore your options for a better smile. Dr. Hoang Truong has helped many people... Read more »
If you’ve ever had a toothache, you understand that it isn’t any fun. Unfortunately, some argue that tooth decay is becoming a bigger problem for the younger generation. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help your children protect their oral health and prevent tooth decay. A... Read more »
Brushing and flossing your teeth is typically considered a chore rather than fun. While brushing may not be fun, it is vital to the health of your entire body. As you may probably know, our dentist recommends brushing twice a day, typically in the morning and at night. Fortunately, most... Read more »
If you have the desire to avoid dental issues, then it’s best to take advantage of preventive dental treatments in Sacramento, California. Preventive dental treatments give you the ability to fight tooth decay, gum disease, and other major dental problems. Some treatments to take advantage of include: -Dental cleanings: Dental... Read more »