The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and... Read more »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

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 »