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6 Common Misconceptions about Sedation – Two Part Series (Part Two)

Last week, in part one of our 6 common misconceptions about sedation series, we talked about how sedation is a safe and effective way to ease your dental anxiety. This week Meadowbrook Family Dental will continue part two of the 6 common misconceptions of sedation and hopefully answer more of the questions or worries you might have. 4. Sedation will …

The Effect of Your Diet On Your Oral Health

You have probably heard that eating sugary foods can cause cavities. However, have you considered that the time you eat, how much you eat, and what you drink while you eat affects the health of your teeth, too? Oral health and diet are closely related. Everyone should work to improve their oral health through their diet. However, if you have …

Dental Cleanings

Dental Cleaning: Basics For Oral Health

When you visit Dr. Lau at Meadowbrook Family Dental in Sacramento, California for your bi-yearly dental cleaning, it may be confusing. How do dentist really clean teeth? In this post, we will break down how Dr. Lau and his team at Meadowbrook Family Dental in Sacramento, California clean your teeth. 1. How does a dentist do a physical examination? The first …

Talking Teeth

Most people believe that your tongue is the main mechanism that helps you talk, and it is. Your teeth play a large part in your speech as well. But did you know that your teeth also could talk? While your teeth don’t literally utter words, they can tell stories about your oral habits and care. Dental professionals like Dr. Lawrence …

How To Handle a Dental Emergency

Dental emergencies are stressful, often painful, and scary for people of all ages. No emergency happens at a convenient time, but knowing how to handle a dental emergency before one occurs can give you a better chance at saving your tooth and preventing further damage to your mouth. While a knocked out tooth is typically the most extreme dental emergency, there …

Make Dental Appointments a Priority

Certain things in life are easy to prioritize: paying bills on time, eating food, and staying hydrated are all at the top of most people’s list. However, there are other items of great importance that many people tend to neglect such as eating healthy, maintaining a budget, and visiting the dentist regularly. While not everyone would say that they like …