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Our bodies are constantly rebuilding themselves at a cellular level. Portions of older bone get removed through a process called resorption, and new bone is put in place through ossification. When we are young, ossification is working at a higher level than resorption, which results...

We Are Not Talking About the Recommended Dietary Allowance From car sales to the military, many trades, businesses and organizations use acronyms and abbreviations to identify certain aspects of their field. It could be an item, report, a department, a manufacturing component, or even a process...

Most people do not mind visiting their family dentist, but some patients have an unwillingness to get their dental checkups regularly. There is no single reason for this type of reluctance – causes vary, and stem from a variety of sources. At the Placerville Dental...

What Should You Put on Your Toothbrush? The dental industry is no stranger to people wanting alternative methods for oral care. Many people love to try alternative, homegrown, and organic options in taking care of their teeth and gums. Don’t like flossing? Try an interdental brush....

Every individual working at the Placerville Dental Group has your dental health as their main goal. They want to make sure that your smile is the best it can be, and that your health of your teeth and gums stays in top shape. That includes...

"Remineralization Guided by Peptides" A few years ago, researchers at the University of Washington discovered a product that helps to reverse tooth decay. With this product, they are creating a technology using natural substances to boost the repair of damaged teeth. The research is ongoing, but...

At some point in your continued routine of oral hygiene, you look down at your tube of toothpaste and notice it is nearly empty. You keep reminding yourself to get more, but that thought escapes your head as soon as you escape the bathroom. Then,...

Discussing NSAID and Opioids One of the main reasons many people avoid the dentist is an expectation of pain. Ironically, avoiding regular dental checkups often results in acute pain from things like toothaches, gum irritation, dental abscesses, or cavities. The Placerville Dental Group is fully aware...

California is known for summer heat as well as drought conditions. Although we lack the technology to forecast how long a drought will last, California droughts often last for three to five years. Experts say that 2021 represents a second year of drought, which means...