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The Benefits of Tongue Scraping

Enhancing Oral Health and Overall Well-Being When it comes to oral hygiene, most of us focus primarily on brushing our teeth and flossing. However, there’s one important practice that often goes unnoticed: tongue scraping. Tongue scraping is a self-care technique that involves gently cleaning the surface of the tongue using…

How to Deal With Sensitive Teeth

Protect Your Smile With Our Sacramento Dentist’s Tips Do you experience pain or discomfort when eating hot, cold, or sweet foods? You may have sensitive teeth, a common dental issue affecting millions of people worldwide. Fortunately, there are ways to manage tooth sensitivity and improve oral health.  In this guide,…

Benefits of Dental Insurance: Why You Need It

Don’t Let Dental Costs Hold You Back Ever had a toothache but put off going to the dentist because you didn’t have dental insurance? Most major dental work costs hundreds or even thousands of dollars out-of-pocket according to the American Dental Association. Scary stuff. But what if you had dental…

Tips for Caring for Children’s Teeth

The Great Flossing Debate As part of good oral hygiene, flossing helps clean between teeth where your toothbrush can’t reach. Regular flossing removes plaque and food debris to prevent tooth decay and gum disease from occurring. But which method of flossing should you choose — traditional floss or a water…

Traditional Flossing vs. Water Flossing

The Great Flossing Debate As part of good oral hygiene, flossing helps clean between teeth where your toothbrush can’t reach. Regular flossing removes plaque and food debris to prevent tooth decay and gum disease from occurring. But which method of flossing should you choose — traditional floss or a water…

How to Prevent Tooth Decay

Effective Tips to Prevent Tooth Decay A bright, healthy smile enhances our appearance and reflects good oral health. Tooth decay, also known as dental caries, is a widespread oral health issue that affects people of all ages. The good news is tooth decay is largely preventable through proper oral hygiene…

Signs You Need to See A Dentist

Know The Signs of an Oral Health Problem Going to the dentist regularly is one of the best ways to maintain good oral health. But between twice-a-year cleanings, how do you know if a dental problem is brewing? At A. Scott Grivas III, DDS, INC. in Sacramento, Dr. Scott Grivas…

How to Handle a Dental Emergency

Tooth Trouble? Act Fast and Save Your Smile Dental emergencies can be scary and painful, but knowing how to handle them can make all the difference. At A. Scott Grivas III, DDS, INC., our Sacramento dentist, Dr. Scott Grivas, can help you understand the different types of dental emergencies and…

How to Avoid Common Dental Problems

Why Dental Health Is Important Maintaining good dental health is crucial for overall health and well-being. Poor dental hygiene can lead to a wide array of dental problems and even negatively impact other areas of the body. By practicing good dental habits, you can avoid common dental problems and keep…

The Many Benefits of Sedation Dentistry

Sedation Dentistry for Easier Dental Visits Visiting the dentist can be an anxiety-inducing experience for many individuals. The sound of dental instruments, the unfamiliar environment, and the fear of pain can deter people from seeking the oral care they need. However, Dr. Scott Grivas, a dedicated dentist in Sacramento, CA,…

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