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0 30 December 2014

Stay tuned to this page for upcoming events sponsored or organized by Sierra Oaks Dental.  We enjoy interacting with all our patients and jump at the opportunities to sponsor events and activities that benefit our community.

0 22 December 2014

Children are like little sponges just waiting to soak up any and all information that they can. That is the great thing about working within a Sacramento dental group that not only takes oral care serious, they also take education seriously as well. When smaller children come into the office for routine checkups, cleanings, or even to have a painful tooth taken care of, the staff is always happy to leave them with a little nugget of education so that they can remember it for next time. Here are just a few of the most popular ones:

  • To you and I it is obvious that teeth are used to break down food, for a younger one it might need to be explained. They explain how human beings form two sets of teeth and the function that they serve. That is why it is extremely important to take good care of them.
  • Then the obvious questions start. So it is explained that the first set of teeth are often referred to as the baby teeth and there are actually only 20 of them. Once those baby teeth get loose and fall out the second set of teeth are called the adult teeth and there are 32 of those in a full set.
  • When you start discussing teeth falling out with a little one it is important to mention that it only happens between around 6-12 years old. This is to make sure they are not scared about their very own teeth falling out.
  • Lastly, they make sure to explain the t

0 17 December 2014

Sacramento dentist

When graduating as a dentist you are graduating with the same skillset as your neighboring degree recipient. From there, what you do with your skills will determine whether or not you succeed in the field or not. There is a specific Sacramento dentist out there for you, but making sure you are seeing the right one is crucial to your treatment. One thing a dentist can do to ensure a patient will return for treatment and preventative care is to make them feel calm, comfortable, and welcomed. One of the main reasons people do not go to dentists is strictly out of fear. It takes a dentist with an impeccable bedside manner to alter that impression that far too many people have. It can be done.

  • Dentists not focused on the financial gain of dentistry seem to have a much better bedside manner.
  • Dentists that genuinely care and do not consider their patients only a number will put more time into their patient care.
  • Even when dentists remember to run their practice as a business they do not let patient care suffer so that they can have the latest gadgets.

Any professional that involves direct patient care is hard, but not impossible. It is often times said that people need to slow down and notice their surroundings. This could not be truer when it comes to dentistry. Often times it is not even what you see, but how you see

0 12 November 2014

If you have been advised by a Sacramento Dentist that the care you provide your teeth and gums now can affect your overall health, it is true. Some might say that your mouth is the gateway to your entire body. And those people would be correct. Proper dental health goes way beyond just brushing. Here are some tips on proper dental health and oral hygiene.

1. Brushing Daily.

a. The very basic of dental care is brushing. This removes the food and bacteria in your mouth, cleaning you teeth, and giving you fresh breath. The minimum brushing time for teeth should be two minutes, with a fluoride rich toothpaste.

2. Flossing at Night.

a. The act of flossing releases the food particles caught between your teeth that your brush will not reach. It is suggested to floss at least once a day, at night. This is because you create more saliva at night with allows the bacteria to become a breeding ground.

3. Visit your Sacramento dentist.

a. Keep scheduled appointments every six months for a thorough exam. Your dentist can watch for signs of gum disease, cavities, and offer suggestions for continued dental health.

4. Practice Healthy Eating Habits.