December 2013

Invisalign

Placerville Dental Group is a Premier Invisalign Provider

And Your Only Placerville Invisalign Provider The Placerville Dental Group is a Premier Invisalign Provider. This means that our dentists have real experience using Invisalign to treat our patients’ orthodontic issues. It also shows that we serve a large number of patients regularly with Invisalign, which...

Your Placerville dentists at the Placeville Dental Group recommend fluoride in your toothpaste and your water supply.

Fluoride is Beneficial!

Fluoride — A Tooth's Best Friend Forever Fluoride is one of the best friends your teeth can ever have for the following reasons:Fluoride fights the growth of harmful oral bacteria. Fluoride helps repair enamel damaged by oral bacteria. Enamel repaired by with fluoride is stronger...

Fluoride is recommended by your Placerville dentists at the Placerville Dental Group.

The History of Fluoride in Dentistry

Fluoride is a common part of toothpastes, mouthwashes and many public water supplies. It now even appears in dental floss and is a proven cavity fighter. Restoring enamel and destroying bacteria, the discovery of fluoride's beneficial nature was only made within the last century and...

The Placerville Dental Group is ready to talk to you about dental insurance plans.

The Differences Between a PPO and an HMO

The Placerville Dental Group is ready to meet your dentistry needs whether you have insurance or not. If you're selecting insurance, however, and have a choice between a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) or a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO), you may be wondering about the differences...

The Placerville Dental Group discusses the benefits of electric toothbrushes.

Should I Use An Electric Toothbrush?

The electric toothbrush was first introduced in the United States in the 1950's. While a plain toothbrush works just fine for cleaning your teeth and applying fluoride to your enamel, the electric toothbrush does have two benefits. These benefits both lead to greater health for...

Interdental brushes help our Placerville Dental Group patients do a better job of cleaning their teeth.

Dental Floss and Interdental Brushes — A Winning Team!

Solve Multiple Problems with Multiple Flossing Methods Walk down the dental hygiene aisle of any pharmacy or grocery store and you will find dental floss. Another type of common tool featured nearby is the interdental brush. Made of tiny brushes affixed to a little handle, interdental...