A Large Area of Tooth Decay May Need a Dental Crown

Tooth decay often starts as a compromised area of tooth enamel afflicted by the frequent presence of bacteria in your mouth. With an early diagnosis, this small cavity might be repairable with a standard composite-resin filling. The longer you delay in seeking treatment, however, the more the tooth decay will... Read more »

What Composite Fillings Can Do for Your Smile

If you have a cavity, Dr. Sonney L Chong may recommend a dental filling in Sacramento, California, to restore the health of your tooth. Our dentist will remove the decayed portion of tooth and fill the area with the dental filling material. At our dental office, we utilize composite dental... Read more »

Dental Health Tips to Help Your Smile Thrive

To help your smile thrive, the American Dental Association recommends that patients brush and floss every day to clear away harmful bacteria and plaque in the mouth. They also recommend brushing for at least two minutes, twice each day. This will help protect your teeth from the disastrous effects of... Read more »

Are Composite Dental Fillings Right For You?

Sometimes, no matter how well you brush and floss, you can develop a cavity. Believe it or not, you have options when it comes to fillings, and if you find yourself in need of one, you and your dentist can discuss which of those options will be the best for... Read more »

Choose a Dental Implant for Your Smile

Are you missing one or more permanent teeth? Do you wish to have an attractive, fully functional smile once again? Ask Dr. Sonney L Chong how a dental implant in Sacramento, California, can help you. What are dental implants? A dental implant is a restoration that replaces both the crown... Read more »

Oral Health Care Procedures: Sugarless Chewing Gum

One of the most common risks to our smiles continues to be cavities and tooth decay. Tooth decay results from the erosion of our tooth enamel that protects our teeth. If tooth decay finds a way to dig through our enamel and into our tooth’s root, this is known as... Read more »

Treating Your Bad Breath

If you suffer from stubborn bad breath, also known as halitosis, you are not alone. Halitosis can be serious and needs to be addressed so you can have clean and fresh breath each day. That is why our dentist and team in Sacramento, California, is happy to talk to you... Read more »

Tips for Spotting and Treating Gum Disease

If your teeth and gums are changing in their appearance, you may be suffering from gum disease. Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is the process in which the gum tissue within your mouth becomes infected. This can lead to serious oral health ailments including tooth loss. Listed below are... Read more »

Gain a Great Smile Through Dental Implants

To replace a missing or damaged tooth, a dental implant is the first big step to act as the root for a dental crown or dental bridge. Our dental associates here at Sonney Chong DMD strive to provide the best care for your teeth, and we can give you the... Read more »

Improve Your Oral Health Care with Root Canals This Summer

Improve your oral health care with root canals this summer. When teeth are damaged from oral accidents or injuries, the pulp of a tooth is at risk. If the pulp of a tooth is damaged, it must be removed via a process called a root canal. If the pulp is... Read more »