Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

The Causes of Halitosis

Do you have bad breath? If you aren’t sure, floss your teeth. If your floss stinks, chances are that your breath does, too. It’s perfectly normal to have bad breath or halitosis from time to time. It can be caused by your diet, or by tobacco use and by alcohol... Read more »

Jumpstart Your Spring With Dental Floss

Part of the foundation of a sound oral health care routine needs to be effective daily flossing. Dental floss is important for cleaning your teeth since it can clean areas between teeth that your brush may not be able to reach. It is important to determine what type of floss... Read more »

Tartar: The Yellow Cement on Neglected Teeth

Tartar, or dental calculus, can be a real problem to take off the teeth. In fact, no amount of toothbrushing and flossing you do at home can completely remove it once it has formed. It is truly like a yellow cement that only a dental professional using special tools can... Read more »

The Shadow of Gum Disease

Do you know how to spot gum disease? Are you familiar with the symptoms to watch for when it comes to gum disease? If not, then we have good news for you! Our dental team and our dentist, Dr. Lien Ngo at Dentistry Today in West Sacramento, California, is happy... Read more »

Dental Checkups Are Critical for Maintaining a Healthy Mouth

Here at Dentistry Today we recognize that a healthy mouth is important for maintaining a high quality of life. Discomfort caused by cavities, gum disease and other oral health conditions can be a nuisance and can potentially lead to worsening complications. Early detection and possible prevention are critical for improving... Read more »

Achieve a Spring-Ready Smile with Professional Teeth Whitening

With spring ready to greet us next month, now is the time to schedule your routine dental visit for a teeth cleaning and consider any additional dental treatments you have been considering to improve the appearance of your smile. We invite you to consider professional teeth whitening to brighten your... Read more »

Provide Your Smile Extra Support With Tooth Restorations

When the time comes to restore your smile, it is important to visit the dentist for a professional treatment. Our dentist can assess any possible dental damage that you have and provide the necessary repairs to damaged teeth. It is essential that you repair damaged teeth as soon as possible... Read more »