Dental Nutrition

Healthy Nutrition

The Good, the Bad and the Healthy When it comes to oral health and nutrition, the staggering variety of foods and drinks available can make it difficult to figure out what choices are good and bad. Fortunately, the Marconi Dental Group has experience with the pros and cons of the average American diet. Everyday, our […]

What Are Bioactive Materials in Dentistry?

Bioactive Materials

You may hear the term bioactive materials used in relation to dentistry. What is a bioactive material? How are bioactive materials used during dental procedures? The Marconi Dental Group wants its patients to be informed about developments in dentistry, so here is some straightforward information about bioactive materials. Bioactive Materials Defined The American Dental Association […]

Choose Dental Sedation in Carmichael for a More Relaxing Appointment

For some, there’s no fear deeper than scheduling a visit with their dentist. Lots of people let it prevent them from having their regular cleanings! At our Carmichael office, we don’t want anything to come between you and the best dental care possible; that’s why Marconi Dental Group offers convenient and distinct levels of dental […]

4 Signs You’re Flossing Wrong

Are you tired of getting a lecture on flossing every time you get your teeth cleaned or come in for a check-up? Flossing plays an important role in the health and longevity of your smile. Without it, you could easily develop gum disease and suffer future tooth loss. But did you know that flossing incorrectly […]

Why are My Child’s Teeth Yellow?

If your child is starting to get their adult teeth – chances are, you can tell a big difference in what the permanent teeth look like in comparison to the baby teeth that are still present. And we’re not just talking about their size. One of the most common concerns parents ask us, is why […]

Tools for Fighting Gum Disease

Fight Gum Disease

If you have talked with a dental professional before about gum disease, then you know how serious it can be. Gingivitis is reversible, but the more serious form of gum disease, periodontitis, requires special measures to control it. We take your gum health seriously here at Marconi Dental Group. Dr. Alizadeh and the other dentists […]

My Wisdom Teeth Aren’t Bothering Me – Why Remove Them?

Wisdom Teeth

Some lucky patients develop up to all four of their wisdom teeth with no issues whatsoever. When wisdom teeth grow in straight and healthy and the jaw has room to support them, then they usually don’t pose a problem. But why might your dentist be recommending that you have yours pulled when you don’t even […]

Dental Bridge or Implant – Which is Right for Me?

Dental Bridge or Implant

Does it really matter whether you choose a bridge or implant? To begin with, let’s review why it’s so important that you replace missing teeth, at all. Save Your Smile with a Quality Restoration A missing tooth does more than leave an unsightly gap in your smile. That gap can lead to the surrounding teeth […]

Why a Custom Sports Guard is Your Best Piece of Dental Insurance

When you love the game, there’s nothing worse than being kept away from it. Mouth and head injuries are very common in almost any physical activity, whether it’s soccer, football, or even gymnastics. It’s not just the contact sports that pose a risk. The last thing you want is a costly and painful injury to […]

How Invisalign Can Transform Your Smile

Invisalign Transforms Smiles

Have you ever wished that you could magically get an attractive new smile without anyone ever knowing you were straightening your teeth? You can with Invisalign! What is Invisalign? Invisalign consists of clear aligners that are made to specifically fit over your teeth to straighten them into a beautiful, new smile. Unlike traditional braces, these aligners […]

Bone Grafts for Implant Patients

Bone Grafts

If you’ve been told by other dental implant providers that implants aren’t an option for you, there may be more to the story. One of the biggest reasons why implants are ruled out for some people is because of a lack of bone support. Thankfully bone grafts can change that. Bone Grafts A bone graft […]

Your First Filling

Your First Filling

If you’ve never had a cavity in your life – congratulations! Great teeth, great oral hygiene and great nutritional choices have gotten you a very long way. If, though, you find yourself experiencing your first cavity of all time, it can make you feel a little nervous! First Time Nerves Getting your first filling is […]

How to Prevent Gum Disease

Gum disease (periodontal disease) is a serious condition that causes more tooth loss than cavities. Not only that, but the disease can also increase the severity of health conditions like diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and premature labor. Because of how significantly it impacts our day-to-day health, it’s important that our patients know how to prevent gum […]

Do I Really Need a Root Canal?

Root Canal

Have you ever been told that you needed a root canal, only to think “Do I really need that root canal? It’s probably going to hurt.” If you have, you’re not alone. Root canals have a bad reputation for being uncomfortable and unnecessary. Fortunately for our patients, both of those rumors are false! Here are […]

Oral Cancer: the Silent Killer

Oral Cancer

There’s a part of your dental exam that you may not have ever realized your dentist was performing: The Oral Cancer Screening. Even if you think oral cancer isn’t something that can affect you – you might be surprised to know that it impacts thousands of “healthy” people in our country each year. Oral cancer […]

Are Dental Implants Right for Me?

If you’re looking into various types of tooth replacement, you’ve probably considered dental implants. Implants, like dental bridges and dentures, are one of the most popular ways to replace missing teeth. In use for over 50 years, dental implants have come a long way. They are now regarded to be the standard of care when […]

Why You Should Ask About Sleep Dentistry

You don’t need to have severe anxiety or fear of the dental office to ask about sedation dentistry. In fact, sleep and sedation dentistry offers many benefits for patients of all needs and backgrounds. Marconi Dental Group patients enjoy sedation dentistry because it allows them to: Enjoy the Most Relaxing Experience Possible It’s no secret […]

Can I Have a Filling Instead of a Crown?

If you’ve ever been told that you needed to have a tooth crowned, one of the first questions you probably asked was, “can I just have it filled, instead?” This is an excellent question as the condition is sometimes confusing. Here’s what you need to know: A filling goes inside of your tooth, the crown […]

How Does Gum Disease Impact Your Health?

Gum disease is the number one reason why most adults lose their teeth. It causes the gums to recede, bone support to be lost, teeth to become mobile – and then eventually fall out. But did you know that gum disease (periodontal disease) also has very serious health ramifications? Untreated gum disease is directly linked […]

Permanent Implant Dentures Can Change Your Life

What do dental implant supported dentures have to offer that traditional dentures don’t? Just about everything! An implant supported denture (also referred to as an “All-on-4 denture”) can give you permanent new teeth that never come out of place and feel as close to the real thing as possible. The Perfect Fit, Every Time Conventional […]