Dr. Dezham

Dr. Dezham is inspired by the desire to help you achieve optimal health and provide you with the absolute best that dentistry has to offer. 

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3009 K street
suite 255
Sacramento, CA 95816
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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Actress Florence Henderson Shares Her Secrets for Keeping Your Natural Teeth as You Age
...” Similar to the great advice “Carol Brady” shared on television, Henderson's advice on oral hygiene is spot-on...

Four Tips for Preventing Premature Loss of Baby Teeth From Tooth Decay
... Here are 4 tips for preventing tooth decay in primary teeth: Begin daily oral hygiene when teeth first appear...

50 Cent Tweets His Dental Exam
...We can then give feedback on your oral hygiene techniques, assess your risk for disease, and make recommendations tailored to your individual needs...

Some Blood Pressure Medications May Affect Your Oral Health
...You should also maintain a recommended daily regimen of oral hygiene (brushing and flossing)...

Teens May Need a Temporary Replacement for Missing Teeth
...Regardless of the type of solution chosen, it’s important to maintain good oral hygiene, especially around a bridge...

Beyonce Makes Flossing a Family Affair
...taken-by=beyonce We’re happy that this clip highlights the importance of helping kids get an early start on good oral hygiene...

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
... Even if you are meticulous about your daily oral hygiene routine at home, there are plenty of reasons for regular checkups...

Treating Gum Disease with Lasers
...Controlling periodontal disease requires effective at-home oral hygiene combined with regular professional care...

Some Birth Control Drugs Could Increase Risk of Gum Disease
... Gum disease is a bacterial infection caused by plaque, food debris that builds up on tooth and gum surfaces due to poor oral hygiene...

Use Partial Dentures Wisely to Protect Your Future Oral Health
... Regardless of your choice in dentures, it’s always important to maintain good consistent oral hygiene with daily brushing and flossing and semi-annual professional cleanings and checkups...

Nancy O'Dell on Making Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids
...” Seems like this savvy mom is on to something! Just because good oral hygiene is a must for your child’s health and dental development, that doesn’t mean it has to feel like a chore...

Improve Your Brushing and Flossing Habit with These Tips
... If you would like more information on brushing, flossing and other aspects of oral hygiene, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Advancing Gum Disease Requires Thorough Treatment to Control it
...Neglecting oral hygiene allows bacterial plaque to build up on tooth surfaces, which can give rise to aggressive gum infections known collectively as periodontal (gum) disease...

Sealants Provide a Little Extra Protection for Children at High Risk for Decay
... Your focus, of course, should be on preventing decay through good oral hygiene practices, a healthy diet low in foods with added sugar and regular office visits for cleaning and checkups...

4 Foods That May Help You Prevent Tooth Decay
...Sorry chocolate lovers! Of course, any of these and similar foods (like cow’s milk) should be considered complements to a comprehensive prevention approach that includes daily oral hygiene, limits on sugar and acidic food consumption and regular dental cleanings and checkups...

Good Oral Hygiene Just as Important for Implants as for Natural Teeth
...If you want them to last as long as possible, you’ll need to care for them and the rest of your mouth through daily oral hygiene and semi-annual office cleanings...

Even Celebrities Like Jennifer Lawrence Aren't Immune From Bad Breath!
... Finally, maintaining excellent oral hygiene is a great way to avoid bad breath...

Quitting Smoking Decreases Your Risk of Implant Failure
...It’s also critical that you practice good oral hygiene — both brushing and flossing — to minimize the occurrence of dental disease and see us for regular checkups and maintenance appointments...

Tom Hanks' Abscessed Tooth Gets Cast Away
...But if you do have a tooth that can’t be saved, we promise we won’t remove it with an ice skate! The best way to prevent an abscess from forming in the first place is to practice conscientious oral hygiene...

Answering Your Questions about Your Upcoming Teeth Whitening
...You can, of course, prolong the fade rate by not using tobacco, cutting back on staining beverages like red wine, tea and coffee, practicing daily oral hygiene and visiting us for regular office cleanings and other dental work...

Dwight Howard: A Bright NBA Star With a Smile to Match
... Effective Oral Hygiene: Keeping your teeth clean is more important than ever, but also more challenging than ever...

Help 'De-Stress' Your Child's Dental Visits with these Tips
...So be sure you practice what you preach: daily oral hygiene, a dental-friendly diet and, of course, your own regular visits to the dentist...

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
Is having good oral hygiene important to kissing...

Don't let Limited Finances Keep you From Needed Dental Care
... The most important thing you can do to manage dental costs is to prevent disease through consistent oral hygiene — brushing and flossing — at least once a day...

Don't let Periodontal Disease Cause Your Gums to Recede
...This bacterial infection, triggered by built-up dental plaque on teeth due to insufficient oral hygiene, can cause the gum tissues to detach from teeth and shrink back (recede)...

Professional Whitening Offers an Effective Way to Restore Your Smile's Luster
... On your supermarket or pharmacy oral hygiene aisle you’ll find dozens of products promising to restore that lost luster, including toothpastes, whitening kits or even chewing gum...

Use the Same Prevention Strategy to Defeat Tooth Decay and Gum Disease
...For example, because of their coarse, abrasive diet and a primitive understanding of oral hygiene, their teeth had a rough go of it...

5 Things you can do to Improve Your Child's Future Dental Health
... Begin oral hygiene habits early...

Take Care of Your Gums
... Be diligent about your oral hygiene routine at home: Your first line of defense is your oral hygiene routine at home...

In Today's NFL, Oral Hygiene Takes Center Stage
...That's why we're so pleased to see some NFL QB's setting great examples of… wait for it… excellent oral hygiene...

3 Things You May Not Know About Orthodontics
...However, both these scenarios can be anticipated: the orthodontist will watch for and monitor signs of root resorption and adjust the tension on the braces accordingly; and diligent oral hygiene plus regular dental cleanings will help prevent damage to the tooth enamel...

How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss
...Here are some other oral hygiene tips you can try at home: Brush to the music — Plenty of pop songs are about two minutes long… and that's the length of time you should brush your teeth...

Your Teen Could get a Straighter Smile with Clear Aligners Rather than Braces
...Unlike braces, they can be removed for eating, easier oral hygiene or for rare special occasions (although for best effectiveness, they should be worn for 20 to 22 hours each day)...

It's Spring Cleaning Time...for Your Teeth!
...Having a good oral hygiene routine at home goes a long way towards keeping your mouth healthy...

4 Things You Should be Doing Now for Your Baby's Long-Term Dental Health
...Start oral hygiene now...

Keep Alert for this Extreme Form of Gingivitis
It takes only a few days of inadequate oral hygiene for bacterial plaque to trigger the periodontal (gum) disease gingivitis...

June Is Men's Health Month
...If your gums bleed or show other signs of disease, we can help you get it under control with instruction for more effective oral hygiene, and/or appropriate treatment...

Any Time, Any Place: Cam Newton's Guide to Flossing
...It doesn't matter if you do it in your own home, or on the sidelines of an NFL game… as long as you do it! If you would like more information about flossing and oral hygiene, contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Tips to Brighten Your Summer Smile
...The dental hygienist uses special tools to get rid of plaque and tartar that you cannot remove during your oral hygiene routine at home...

Practice Proactive Prevention to Enhance Your Child's Dental Development
...You receive regular feedback on how well your child's teeth and gums are developing, and the effectiveness of their oral hygiene...

Pros and Cons for Flossing Before Brushing and Vice-Versa
...If you would like more information on effective oral hygiene, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Take Care of Your Dental Appliance and It Will Take Care of You
...The first thing to remember about appliance cleaning is that it’s not the same as regular oral hygiene, especially if you have dentures...

It's National Gum Care Month - Take Care of Your Gums
...Here are some tips for taking care of your gums:Keep up a good oral hygiene routineGum disease begins with plaque buildup, so attack the plaque in your mouth with good dental hygiene...

Inflammation: the Link Between Gum Disease and Cardiovascular Disease
...Likewise for your gums, daily oral hygiene and visiting the dentist at least twice a year reduces the risk for gum disease...

Stay Ahead of Plaque Buildup with Effective Brushing and Flossing
...That’s because we know the primary cause for both of them—dental plaque, a thin film of bacteria and food particles that can build up on tooth surfaces usually as a result of poor oral hygiene...

The 3 Top Ingredients That Make Your Toothpaste a Super Plaque Buster
...Today, most of the world has replaced these substances with toothpaste, a mainstay of daily oral hygiene...

Be on the Alert for White Spots on Teeth While Wearing Braces
...You'll need to be extra vigilant with daily oral hygiene while wearing braces to reduce plaque buildup...

Primary Teeth are Critical to Future Dental Health and Worth Preserving
...We can help primary teeth last for their intended lifespan by preventing tooth decay with daily oral hygiene or clinically-applied sealants and topical fluoride...

Floss First or Last? Here are Reasons for Either Approach
...If you would like more information on best oral hygiene practices, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Don't Let Summer Heat Increase Your Risk of Dental Disease
...If you're undergoing cancer treatment, be extra vigilant about your oral hygiene practice and regular dental visits...

Oral Hygiene Might Be on the Decline With the Newest Adult Generation
... If a recent survey is correct, that may be a result of poor oral hygiene practices...

Smoking Could Increase Your Gum Disease Risk
...The main cause for gum disease is dental plaque, a bacterial biofilm that accumulates on teeth due to ineffective oral hygiene...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
...If your bad breath persists even after good oral hygiene, there are special products your dentist may prescribe, including Zytex, which is a combination of zinc chloride, thymol and eucalyptus oil that neutralizes the sulfur compounds and kills the bacteria that causes them...

Canker/Cold Sores
...A healthy diet and good oral hygiene are usually the best remedy, but some special rinses and anesthetics can help...

Cavities and Tooth Decay
... Preventing Cavities The best defense against cavities is good oral hygiene, including brushing with a fluoride toothpaste, flossing and rinsing...

Diabetes
... As with any condition, good oral hygiene, including regular brushing, flossing and rinsing, as well as the proper diabetic diet, will go a long way in preventing needless problems...

Dry Mouth
...Of course, there is no substitute for regular checkups and good oral hygiene...

Oral Cancer
...Maintaining good oral hygiene, and regular dental checkups, are highly recommended...

What is Tooth Decay?
... Simple Preventative Measures The two best defenses against tooth decay and gum disease are a healthy, well-balanced diet and good oral hygiene, including daily brushing with fluoride toothpaste, flossing and rinsing...

Seniors and Oral Health
... In fact, there's usually no reason for you NOT to keep your teeth your entire life, providing you maintain a healthy balanced diet and practice good oral hygiene...

Braces (Orthodontia)
... Daily oral hygiene such as brushing, flossing and rinsing are a necessity...

Flap Surgery
... A pocket reduction procedure is recommended if daily at-home oral hygiene and a professional care routine cannot effectively reach these deep pockets...

Implants
...In all cases, dental implants require strict oral hygiene...

The Preventive Program
...At the initial visit oral hygiene instructions are reviewed and are reinforced at subsequent recall visits...

Medication and Heart Disease
...That’s why it’s critical to practice good oral hygiene to keep infections at bay—this includes a daily regimen of brushing, flossing and rinsing...

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