Your Guide to Dental Bonding

Dental bonding is a process that a lot of people aren’t terribly familiar with. At first glance, it sounds like we’re binding teeth together, doesn’t it? Joking aside, our the team at Steven J. Brazis, DDS in Sacramento, California love to perform dental bonding for patients for whom it’s a good fit. There’s a lot… Read more »

Give Your Tooth a Second Chance with Root Canal Therapy

Have you become aware of a developing problem in your smile, such as a bad toothache, biting down and feeling pain or tooth sensitivity when eating hot or cold food? Other signs that something is amiss include gums that are discolored, swollen, tender or have a pimple that is very persistent. The occurrence of tooth… Read more »

How to Help Your Teen Have a Healthy Spring Smile

If you want your teen to have a strong and healthy smile this spring, then our dentist, Dr. Steven J. Brazis, is happy to help you help them reach those goals. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to help your teen keep their teeth and gums in the best condition possible while they… Read more »

Maintaining Good Gum Health Calls for Daily Flossing

Your gums plan an essential role in providing a medium to help anchor your teeth to the underlying bone structure. Maintaining healthy gums is critical for maintaining healthy teeth and preventing further oral health complications. The American Dental Association note that maintaining good oral health starts with a consistent daily oral hygiene routine. This starts… Read more »

Antiseptic Mouthwash Cannot Physically Remove Material from Between Your Teeth

Making a conscious effort to floss at least once per day as well as brushing your teeth each morning and night is essential for maintaining a healthy mouth. With consistency this daily routine can help food particles, plaque and sugar residue to reduce the bacterial presence in your mouth. This reduces your chances of suffering… Read more »

Dental Emergency Tips

Even if you practice proper, regular dental hygiene, dental emergencies may occur. Dr. Steven J. Brazis and our team stress the importance of knowing what to do in these situations. There are things you can do at home to relieve discomfort and to minimize damage before you come in to our office. Toothache Rinse your… Read more »

Symptoms of Oral Cancer to Watch For

Oral Cancer A cancer of the lips, inside of the mouth, back of the throat, tonsils or salivary glands, oral cancer occurs more frequently in men than women. Like many cancers, oral cancer can be fatal if it is not detected and treated early. Early detection of this cancer is very important, as it is… Read more »

Cavity Prevention

To help protect your smile from risks that can arise as you age, it is important to always practice effective oral hygiene routines including brushing and flossing every single day. Ideally, you should brush at least twice a day and floss at least once a day as well. However, your oral health care will not… Read more »

Oral Piercing: Is It Worth It?

If you are thinking about piercing your tongue, you may want to think twice. Although tongue piercings have become very popular over the years, you may want to consider the risks before you decide to buy a new jewelry box for your collection of new tongue studs. There are many blood vessels in your mouth,… Read more »

Dental Miracle Makers: Interdental Cleaners

Building a better smile should always be at the top of your list for oral health care. However, crafting a better smile doesn’t always consist of receiving tooth restorations or repairs. In many cases, you can craft a better smile simply by cleaning it. Cleaning your smile is extremely important, as every day your teeth… Read more »