Fighting the Bad in “Bad Breath”

No one likes bad breath. To eliminate oral odors, most people brush their teeth, chew on gum (which should be sugar free), or rinse their mouth out. There is, however, a condition which makes the prevention of bad breath very difficult. It is called halitosis, and our dentist in Grass Valley, California, wants to help you fight it. One of... read more »

Do You Need a Root Canal? We Can Help!

What have you heard about root canal therapy? Have you been told that it’s an extremely unpleasant treatment? Fortunately, root canal therapy has made a number of advancements in recent years, making it much more comfortable than it has been in the past. Still, even though this treatment is more pleasant than it has been, you should still try to... read more »

Facts and Myths About Teeth Brushing

Do you make brushing your teeth a habit? Do you floss your teeth every day? Do you make a point of visiting your dentist once every six months? If you do, good for you! But do you ever wonder if there’s anything else you can do for your teeth? If so, we have news for you. There are many little... read more »

Are You Predisposed to Cavities?

Do you brush and floss your teeth regularly, but still get cavities? Conversely, do you know anyone who seems to skate by without ever having a cavity? If you do, you aren't alone. You see, many people are predisposed to cavities because of genetics. In fact, individuals with soft tooth enamel or crowded teeth can increase your chances of getting... read more »