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At the Placerville Dental Group, we are fully aware that going to the dentist is not considered as enjoyable as a “walk in the park.” Most people have some level of anxiety when they visit the dentist, beginning with the mere thought of the dental...

Teeth are a pretty awesome feature of the human body, and enamel is a pretty incredible feature of the teeth. It’s the first line of defense against decay, and the primary feature of teeth that allows us to chew our food. But what makes enamel...

The American diet offers an amazing variety of tastes, textures and combinations. When it comes to foods, we repeatedly discover berries, greens, roots or spices to give our tongues an endless adventure! In our culinary explorations, we’ve found ways to add many of these foods...

Every industry has its own lingo, with phrases and words that might sound odd or disturbing to the average person. Being part of the medical field, dentists sometimes use Latin-based names for body parts, like periodontal or temporomandibular. But if your Placerville dentist looks at...

Technology is Making Progress What can you make with a 3D printer? Honestly, it’s easier to list what you can’t make! House keys, smart wallets, adjustable wrenches, toothpaste tube squeezers, fishing lures, dinnerware, record albums, high heels, replacement car parts, synthetic limbs, and even office buildings...

You might get a little concerned if you hear your Placerville dentist talk about bioactive materials — especially if you see a metal briefcase in the office. Please be assured that our staff, in this case, is not talking about biohazardous materials, nor are we...

Good parents want the best that's available for their children. That means teaching them to do right and avoid wrong. We show them how to get dressed, cross the street, use the restroom, and obey essential rules. Children need these skills and training to succeed...

We all like to smile. A common reason our patients discuss dental procedures with us is because they want a better smile. In fact, it’s one of the primary goals of the Placerville Dental Group: to make your smile the best it can be, so...

Preserving Dental Health During Feast Days If you take a quick look at your calendar, one major feasting event for most American families just ended, and another is only weeks away. Ranging a little further out on the calendar, there was a large influx of sugary...