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.
A. Scott Grivas III, DDS, Inc. Blog
August 8, 2018
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.
February 2, 2018
One of the most traumatic events that has occurred in your life has been the loss of your teeth. It has left you unable to function normally and has greatly tarnished your confidence. Thankfully, there is a viable way to restore the quality of life that has escaped you for so long – dental implants in Sacramento. Your local dentist understands that you probably have questions, though, so he’ll weigh in with 5 things that you should know about this restorative process.
January 8, 2018
It’s never to late to start bettering yourself, especially when it comes to your health. When it comes down to it, there’s nothing better to focus on first. You may want to earn more at your job or provide more for your family, but before you can do any of that, you need to be physically capable. Additionally, you can set an example for those in your family, especially if you have children who are seeing their primary teeth erupting.
When it comes to self-care, an easy place to start is your oral health. The first step you can take is scheduling your next dental exam with your dentist in Sacramento.
December 12, 2017
It’s a beautiful day in Sacramento as you skate up and down the streets in your neighborhood. As you whip around the corner, the wind is blowing in your hair and you feel completely in the zone. The next moment you’re flying through the air and slamming face-first onto the pavement.
You put your hand to your mouth and taste blood. Your tooth has cracked. If you’re unsure what to do in this situation, take a moment to learn some tips from your emergency dentist in Sacramento.
November 18, 2017
Some people don’t floss just because they dislike the tedious process, other people have an extra strong gag reflex that wards them off from ever reaching the back teeth of their mouth. There are many reasons why patients may avoid flossing—but that doesn’t excuse the bad habit of skipping this part of your dental routine.
Flossing is critical to keeping your smile strong for years to come. Other than your dentist in Sacramento “nagging” you about your lack of flossing, there are a few other reasons why you may want to reconsider skipping this part of your dental home care program.