- Our Practice
- Meet Dr. Mucci
- Jeanette McKinnon, RDH
- Office Policies
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- Your First Appointment
- Cosmetic Dentistry
- Restoration Dentistry
- Preventive Dental Care
- Gum Disease
- Placerville Braces
- Six Month Smiles
- About Invisalign
- Treatment Process
- Choosing Invisalign
- Invisalign FAQ
- Compared with Veneers
- Sleep Dentistry
- Oral Surgery
- Emergency Dentistry
Placerville is a beautiful place to live! With clean air, a lovely climate and room to roam, it allows those who call it home a healthy place to enjoy life. The Placerville Dental Group wants to be part of your healthy lifestyle. Excellent health goes beyond the air we breathe, the food we eat and the activities we share in – complete health and happiness includes great dental care. A healthy mouth, teeth and gums will allow you to fully enjoy this wonderful community.
The dentists and staff at the Placerville Dental group, invite you to read these pages of helpful information. Contained on this site is your roadmap to healthy teeth and a bright, happy smile. Starting with the basics of standard preventive care and discussing topics such as implant dentistry, TMJ treatment and cosmetic procedures, our aim is to answer your questions and ease your fears. We even offer free second opinions so that you can proceed with confidence on any recommended dental procedures.
Smile – first because you live in Placerville! And then smile because your life in the beautiful Sierra Nevada is ready to get even better with health care from the Placerville Dental Group.
699 Main Street, Suite B
Placerville, CA 95667
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Pediatricians recommend breastfeeding for at least six months and up to a year, if possible. Many mothers even choose to breastfeed their babies much longer. Breastfeeding is believed to improve the likelihood of proper jaw development, eliminating the need for wisdom teeth removal. Yet, can …
Facial and neck pain, jaw clicks and clacks, soreness, tenderness and sensitivity in the jaw joints are all symptoms of a debilitating condition. While of all us have temporomandibular joints and jaw muscles, (otherwise known as the TMJ), some of us in Placerville suffer incredible …
Use Perio Protect For a Healthy Mouth The bacterium that promotes oral decay eventually destroys teeth and causes gums to recede. Our Placerville dentist unfortunately sees this bacteria at work every single day. How can you take extra steps to stop the decay cycle and …
A prior article discussed aging and why it is important to maintain dental health as we grow older. The issue is complicated when the oral hygiene must come from a caregiver, due to the elderly person’s limitations. The Placerville Dental Group knows this isn’t easy, …
“Do I really need to get my wisdom teeth removed?” The answer varies from patient to patient, but the short answer may surprise you. While many people are used to having their wisdom teeth removed as teenagers, even before they erupt, sometimes wisdom teeth do …
We all know smoking harms our heart and lungs, but it adversely affects oral health too. A study published in the Journal of Periodontology found that smokers quadrupled their risk for periodontitis, or severe gum disease, versus those who had never smoked. The study also …
The Placerville Dental Group has presented many articles on the subject of oral piercings and the likely side effects that we see from such jewelry in our dental practice. Oral piercing may continue to be popular with some of our clients, but chipped teeth and …