The Facts About Oral Cancer Meadowbrook Family Dental January 2020 Blog

The Facts About Oral Cancer

Dr. Lau and the Meadowbrook Family Dental team look forward to caring for your smile for years to come! To start off our New Year dental blog we discuss The Facts About Oral Cancer. Oral cancers are more common in older adults because the development of cancer is typically a lengthy process. The average age that someone develops oral cancer …

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What Should You Do First, Brush or Floss?

Patients at Meadowbrook Family Dental in Elk Grove ask us if they should brush or floss first. Truly, there is no clear answer and personal preference plays a big role in your choice. However, if you are weighing the pros and cons, here are a few qualifying factors that may help answer the question What Should You Do First, Brush …

6 Common Misconceptions about Sedation - Two Part Series part one and part two 10.2.19 featured image

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

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 …

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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 …