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Archive for March, 2014

Is High Sugar Intake Affecting Your Oral Health?

March 14, 2014

The World Health Organization may cut their recommended daily sugar intake in half. Should you follow their advice?

sugar intakeIf you’ve ever visited the dentist, no doubt you’ve been counseled to beware of sugary foods and drinks that promote tooth decay. Now, based on new research about the link between tooth decay and sugar, as well as rising concern about the larger health issues associated with sugar-heavy diets, the World Health Organization is considering cutting its official recommended daily sugar intake by 50 percent (from 10 percent of total energy intake to 5 percent).Could following this recommendation and cutting down on sugar improve your oral health? It all depends on the following…

Our New iTero Scanner Helps Us Serve Patients Better

March 12, 2014

We’ve invested in a new tool to improve patient outcomes in orthodontics, restorations, and dental implants

iTeroAt California Dental Group, we are constantly on the lookout for new technology that can improve the care our patients receive. We recently acquired new iTero intra oral digital scanning equipment. This technology supports our efforts to provide restorative and orthodontic treatments in the fastest, most comfortable, and most satisfying manner possible.

What is iTero?

The iTero intral oral digital scanner is a tool used to generate a 3D model of a patient’s teeth for the purposes of creating a treatment plan and/or generating crowns, bridges, veneers, and other restorative devices. The process is very simple and comfortable…

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