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Emergency dentistry is important if you need service right away in Placerville.

411 for Dental 911

What to Do In a Dental Emergency Recent years have seen a steady increase in emergency room visits for dental problems by people in rural areas. Reports state that most patients who go to the ER for dental emergencies come from poor and disadvantaged backgrounds and...

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Teenagers and Invisalign

Don't forget October 9th is Fall Invisalign Day at the Placerville Dentistry Group! Now is the perfect time to give you or your loved ones the smile they've always wanted at the best prices of the year! Keep in mind that unused flexible spending account...

Smart teens eat healthy diets recommended by their Placerville dentist.

Creating Smart-Mouthed Teenagers

Growing Bodies, Eroding Teeth At a time when teenagers need high-density nutrition for their growing bones and bodies, what they often consume is energy drinks, sodas, fast food, chips, and other high fat, high sugar foods. When diets high in sugar and fat replace fruits and...

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Fall Invisalign Day in Placerville

Get the smile that you you've always wanted with our Fall Invisalign event on Thursday, November 9, 2017. We're offering discounts on all forms of Invisalign orthodontic treatments and offering "spin to win" prizes.[contact-form-7 id="1902" title="Invisalign Day"]...

A young boy is examined for dental caries.

How to Avoid Cavities

Cavities — Enemies of your Teeth! What is plaque and tartar and why is it important to keep up a daily oral care routine? Excess plaque and tartar are breeding grounds for bacteria waiting to capitalize on any lapse in brushing and flossing. Just twenty minutes...

Tooth sensitivity can affect anyone temporarily. Permanent sensitivity requires treatment!

Tooth Sensitivity

When you come into your Placerville dentist for a checkup they ask if you have any sensitive teeth. Tooth sensitivity is a common and annoying problem that can come and go over a period of time. However, it does not mean that it's okay to...

Plaque and tartar can be controlled by combining home care with cleanings from our Placerville dentists.

What Are Plaque and Tartar?

The answer to this question is important because once we understand what plaque and tartar are, it becomes clear why it's so important to take remove them from our teeth. First, we'll discuss plaque. Next we'll talk about one of its products — tartar. Plaque and...

Super Glue or Krazy Glue is best used on household items, not your real teeth.

Should I Super Glue a Crown?

What to do if you lose a crown and you're nowhere near a dentist? Should you use Super Glue or Krazy Glue to put it back? The quick answer is no. While these permanent glues can be used to suture up wounds in an outback...

Xylitol helps prevent tooth decay.

Xylitol and You

Sugar-free Sweetener Prevents Cavities Our website has previously discussed the benefits of xylitol gum in preventing cavities. In this article, our Placerville dentists would like to explain why xylitol improves your oral health and introduce an additional source for purchasing xylitol-based products, like chewing gum. How Does...

Recommendation for Flouride Varnish

Recommendation for Fluoride Varnish

The journal Pediatrics, in cooperation with the US Preventive Services Task Force, is issuing a new recommendation for children up to age five. To encourage collaboration between pediatricians and dentists, the American Dental Association has suggested that doctors regularly refer young patients at risk of...