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How to Deal With It You went to the Placerville Dental Group and after consulting with a dentist you got braces! Our staff prepared you for what to expect, but the minor pain and discomfort you might be experiencing from your new orthodontics may lead you...

Bold Action Prevents Dental Problems On television we often see people do bold or dangerous things that come with the disclaimer “Don’t try this at home.” Although we encourage our children to follow that advice, many people go on to attempt the very things they were told...

Choosing a Better Smile We all want to look and feel our best, but if you are unsatisfied with your smile or you want to look as young as you feel, have you considered porcelain veneers? The dentists at the Placerville Dental Group have a lot...

Tips for Keeping them Happy and Healthy at Lunchtime Summer vacation is over and it’s back to school time! While some parents are looking forward to children heading off to school everyday, they may be anxious about what to pack for lunch. The Placerville Dental Group...

The Placerville Dental Group knows that not all patients enjoy coming to the dentist. This might be because of bad past experiences, fear of dental instruments or of potential pain and discomfort. Rest assured, our caring dentists and hygienists understand and do our best to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Saving Teeth One Procedure at a Time Our Placerville dentists believe nothing works as well as a patient’s natural teeth. After all, your original teeth are genetically designed for you! That’s why, when one of your teeth becomes seriously infected, the Placerville Dental Group generally recommends...