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Improve Your Smile and Gain Functionality with Dental Bridges Nov 1st, 2019

If you’re unhappy with your smile for any reason — chipped or cracked teeth, missing teeth, asymmetrical smile, you name it — you should consider dental bridges to improve and restore functionality to your smile.  Dr. Michael Hinh, DDS, at Sac Dentist in Sacramento, California, has answers to common questions...

Does Your Smile Need a Makeover? Cosmetic Dentistry 101 Oct 1st, 2019

How your smile makes you feel matters, and with a smile makeover, you can leave a positive impression on others that can reap benefits for your personal and professional life. That’s where cosmetic dentistry comes in.  Some of the most popular treatments include professional teeth whitening, dental bonding, veneers, fillings,...

Chronic Bad Breath? It Could Be a Sign of Gum Disease Sep 1st, 2019

Gum disease is a serious condition that affects nearly half of all American adults over the age of 30. For those who suffer from gingivitis and the more advanced periodontitis, there are typically very few identifiable symptoms early on. It can be hard to treat gum disease before damage occurs. ...

Straight Teeth Are Healthy Teeth: Why Alignment Matters Aug 8th, 2019

Cosmetic dentistry is on the rise — especially teeth straightening. The orthodontics industry has been steadily growing for years and is expected to hit $12 billion this year. It could be because access to dental care is better than ever. Or maybe it’s old-fashioned vanity, with people ever aware of...

Most Common Dental Emergencies (And How to Prevent Them) Jul 9th, 2019

Every year, 2 million people visit the emergency room with a nontraumatic dental problem.  The problem is, most emergency rooms are not equipped to address emergency dental care. So the primary treatment you will receive is pain management. They will then discharge you and recommend you visit a dentist.  The...

Teeth Whitening: Start the Summer Off with a Brighter Smile Jun 5th, 2019

Summer is synonymous with fun-filled activities with friends and family, such as vacations and get-togethers to celebrate holidays and more. If you’re like many of us, not only are you making plans but you’re thinking a lot about how you can get summer-ready. No matter where your summer takes you,...

5 Tips to Protect Your Dental Crowns May 23rd, 2019

A dental crown is a great way to protect your natural tooth when it breaks, is damaged or decayed, or is weakened after root canal treatment. Also known as a cap, a dental crown is like a prosthetic tooth that covers your existing tooth, which has been filed down to...

Why Not Replacing Missing Teeth is Bad for Your Health Apr 17th, 2019

According to the Mayo Clinic, your oral health is a window to your overall health and wellness. Most people aren’t aware of how important it is to maintain a healthy mouth in relation to their general health. At Sac Dentist in Sacramento, California, Dr. Michael Hinh and our dedicated dental...

Answers to the Top 5 Questions Patients Have About Dental Implants Mar 28th, 2019

Knowing that you’re among the more than half of men and women in the United States who’s missing at least one tooth isn’t very comforting. But knowing that you can replace your tooth (or teeth) with dental implants is. Dental implants are the most natural-looking way to restore your smile...