August 2016

Pregnancy can lead to a greater risk of gum disease. Our Placerville dentists can help.

Dental Mama Drama

Hormones Affect Gum Health During Pregnancy Pregnancy does some unexpected things to women’s bodies, and while every woman and pregnancy is different, there are some common dental concerns. One of these pregnancy problems is an increased risk gum disease. While about 75% of Americans have some...

Sanitation is critical for our Placerville dental office.

Protecting Our Patients Through Good Hygiene

Cleanliness Rules! The dentists and hygienists at the Placerville Dental Group take your health and well-being seriously! That’s why we do our best to follow the guidelines for dental offices established by the Centers for Disease Control. We work hard to make sure your dental procedures...

Our Placerville dentists still recommend you floss daily.

Six Reasons To Floss Everyday

It's Still a Good Habit! Despite what you may have read in the news lately, the Placerville Dental Group’s dentists still recommend that every patient floss at least once a day. Here are six reasons our Placerville dentists feel you should continue to floss daily:Plaque doesn’t...

Jagged teeth are called mamelons and they do not require a visit to our Placerville dentists.

Why Do Children Have Jagged Teeth?

A few articles ago, we discussed teething when a baby’s teeth come in and dealing with any pain during the process. Let’s now talk about permanent teeth. The first permanent tooth arrives after much wiggling of the loose baby tooth by the excited child (or...