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The Placerville Dental Group takes your oral health seriously, and when you do too it's a win-win! Sometimes, though, our patients put off dental visits or ignore symptoms that are signs of potential oral distress. When is it most important to visit the dentist? Check...

If you have not visited our Placerville dental professionals in awhile, even years, it's normal to be nervous. What can you expect for your visit after a lapse in preventive dental care? There's good reason why the American Dental Association recommends visiting the dentist twice...

At the Placerville Dental Group, our dentists and hygienists emphasize the importance of a customized dental treatment plan, especially when a patient requires oral surgery, full-mouth restoration, orthodontic care or cosmetic dental restoration. Progress to a healthier mouth starts with clear communication between your local...

Before or After Breakfast? You've heard it said many times: “Brush at least twice a day” for best oral health. The American Dental Association recommends it and our Placerville dentists say it daily! For most people, this means brushing in the morning, so many may wonder...

If teeth are diseased, damaged beyond repair or impacted, our Placerville dentists recommend their removal to save neighboring teeth and gum tissue. If you require tooth extraction, either for wisdom teeth removal or to repair decay or damage, how can you prevent complications like dry...

Dental coverage is available to enrollees of Covered California. The Placerville Dental Group understands that many of our patients worry about the cost of dental care for themselves and their families. If you purchase health insurance through Covered California, you are also eligible for dental...

Fall is upon us! Apple Hill is open and the changing trees are spectacular. This time of year brings up an important question for our Placerville dental patients: “Does the weather affect dental health?”The short answer is yes, and it’s not just because we tend...

Teeth grinding is a habit many don’t notice until they experience facial pain or prematurely worn down teeth. Also known as bruxism, it affects people of all ages. If left untreated, bruxism causes a range of dental problems, and leads to poor quality of sleep....

The Placerville Dentistry Group reminds patients daily that flossing maintains healthy gums. But when food gets stuck in your teeth, have you ever resorted to something other than dental floss, dental picks or interdental brushes? Alternate tools may offer a quick fix, but using them...