Consistent Oral Hygiene Practices Are Essential for Preventing Oral Health Problems

Discomfort and other complications from cavities and periodontal health problems can have a significant impact on your overall quality of life. If these oral health problems are not treated in a reasonable amount of time they can lead to severe complications, ancillary medical issues, and might also require increasingly invasive... Read more »

Replace a Large Cavity With a Beautiful Dental Crown

Unfortunately, there are times that even thorough and consistent dental hygiene doesn’t stop tooth decay from developing on a tooth. As long as you receive timely treatment, we can often repair tooth decay with a simple dental filling. In cases where a significant amount of tooth enamel is decayed, our... Read more »

Quality Aftercare for an Extracted Tooth Can Help Speed the Recovery Process

When a tooth is severely distressed by an untreated cavity or a dental fracture, the damage to the core of the tooth or the underlying socket can sometimes be so bad that Dr. Narinder Mahal can’t viably treat it with a root canal. In these rare cases, the only way... Read more »

Taking the Stress Out of Your Next Dental Visit

You may be one of many people who feel a little uneasy, or a certain level of anxiety when it comes to visiting the dentist. Or, you may be someone who has a phobia about seeing the dentist, and will find any reason not to make a dental appointment. If... Read more »

Some Preventative Treatments Can Be Included in Your Routine Dental Checkup

The American Dental Association was founded to help people maintain good oral health throughout the course of their lives. This involves a series of informational tools and recommendations. Among them is the recommendation that you have a routine dental checkup performed twice a year by a reputable dentist like Dr.... Read more »

Taking Care of Your Molars with Dental Sealants

If you take a look at your back teeth, you will notice that they come equipped with a set of ridges which are called cusps. It is the job of these cusps to crush and grind your food in order to make it easier for you to swallow and digest.... Read more »

Is Enamel Erosion Wreaking Havoc on Your Teeth?

Do you know what the strongest material in your body is? Believe it or not, it is tooth enamel! Even so, this tough, outer layer of the tooth which safeguards the dentin below it is vulnerable to erosion. And when this happens and the dentin (bonelike material) is exposed, your... Read more »

Have You Considered Invisalign®for Your Smile Needs?

If you have been looking for a teeth straightening system but are not keen on wearing braces, have you considered Invisalign® treatment? Our dentist, Dr. Narinder Mahal, is pleased to offer Invisalign for our patients in Citrus Heights, California wanting to correct crooked, misaligned teeth. After your smile has been... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Auburn Oaks Family Dentistry, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry... Read more »