Want to get the New Year off to a good start? Then make the right resolutions! A dentist in Sacramento has a few ideas that help you have the healthiest and most attractive smile possible in 2019. Read on for 5 oral health resolutions that you’ll really be able to keep!
A. Scott Grivas III, DDS, Inc. Blog
January 14, 2019
December 27, 2018
Gum disease is one of the most common conditions treated by the average dentist in Sacramento. Knowing a little bit about how this condition progresses can enable you to be a better informed and empowered patient. It all begins with understanding what causes gum disease in the first place.
November 18, 2018
With the holidays just around the corner, the last thing you want is for your oral care routine to go downhill at the finish line. Healthy habits are relatively easy to maintain throughout the year, but that can change dramatically when you’re eating far more sweets, desserts and starchy meals cooked by your family.
Thanksgiving and Christmas are the two largest culprits of these types of foods, which is why a dentist in Sacramento is prepared to give helpful advice to keep in mind this season.
October 4, 2018
As the year comes to a close, it brings the cooler weather, the holidays, New Year’s resolutions, and so much more as time runs out. But, the end of the year also means the dental benefits you’re receiving will run out too. Only 2.8% of people with PPO dental plans use their maximum benefits for the year, and people with Flexible Spending Accounts lose money each year that they haven’t used on oral healthcare. Keep reading to learn how to maximize your dental benefits from a dentist in Sacramento.
August 8, 2018
In times past, the only option for people living without teeth were traditional dentures. The problem with them is that they don’t provide the complete support and stability that’s needed for a full recovery. With dental implants in Sacramento, though, a new day has dawned in the world of dentistry. As you read on, your dentist explains what implants are and what you should do to make sure they last.
July 28, 2018
If you have ever been to the beach, did you pick up a seashell and think, “Oh look, this could have once been a tooth”? Well, according to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, scientific evidence shows that in 600 AD people hammered tooth-like pieces of shell directly into the jaw to try to replace missing teeth. Ouch! Thankfully, modern dentistry has come a long way and instead of sharp shells, dentures, bridges and dental implants are used today to restore smiles. But which dental treatment is right for you? Here are 6 reasons why dental implants in Sacramento are the superior tooth replacement solution.
June 11, 2018
Are you among the countless individuals who don’t follow the recommendation to visit your dentist every six months for a checkup and cleaning? You might skip these appointments because your teeth feel fine, or because you simply don’t think you have the time to get your mouth examined. Some individuals shy away from their dentist in Sacramento because they don’t feel like preventive dentistry is worth the money. But let’s have a reality check here — if you continue to skip routine dental visits, you could be in for some serious consequences.
May 12, 2018
There once was a time when the only way to address tooth loss was to be fitted with dentures. Thankfully, a new day has dawned, where you can be fully restored with the same sturdiness that you get with your natural roots. Dental implants are your best option for replacing your missing teeth, but you want to know how much they will cost. As you read on, your local dentist weighs in with some helpful information.
April 4, 2018
Why do we go to the dentist? To help keep our teeth clean and avoid cavities, right? While these are certainly a big part of your dental care, there is one aspect of regular visits that most people never think about: oral cancer screenings. Routinely seeing your dentist in Sacramento is one of the best things you can do to catch oral cancer early, which is the key to successful treatment. Today, we’re going to discuss how you and your dentist can make sure this terrible disease never catches you (or a loved one) off guard. (more…)
March 4, 2018
If you have missing teeth, the best thing that you can do for your whole body is to replace those lost parts of your smile. Not only will your confidence sky rocket with brand-new teeth, but your health can greatly benefit from dental implants in Sacramento. Learn more about the process of having them placed and what to expect with implants in this week’s blog post.