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Joint replacement carries certain risks from oral bacteria. Our Placerville dentist helps you minimize those risks.

Do I Need Dental Antibiotics After a Joint Replacement?

Recent Joint Decision announced by the ADA and AAOS Improvements in surgical techniques and the quality of artificial joints have many patients considering hip, knee and other forms of joint implants. Since these procedures are serious surgical endeavors, they come with a risk of infection, both...

Our Placerville dental office is celebrating its expansion.

Placerville Dental Group Expansion Party

The Drinks Are On Us! You're invited to our Placerville dental office at 699 Main Street, Suite B, this Friday, April 10th, from 2 to 5 p.m., as we celebrate the completion of our office expansion with free food, drinks and prizes! As a group, our...

Fluoride is important for adults and children and its use is encourged by our Placerville dentists.

Does Fluoride Work For Adults?

The major reason for the drop in cavities throughout the world has been the use of fluoride in toothpaste.” —Athena Papas, Professor of Dental Research at Tufts University Many people associate fluoride with dental warnings for children. While the presence of fluoride as part of an...

The question of whether lemons are good for your teeth is answered in this article provide by our Placerville dentists.

Are Lemons Souring Your Teeth?

Facts About Citrus and Your Dental Health Lemons — they’re getting into everything! For years people have added a small slice of lemon to their ice tea or drinking water. That small amount is not likely to damage your tooth enamel. However, lately the habit of...

Caring for your tongue should be part of your usual dental routine. The Placerville Dental Group can help!

Sticking Up for Your Tongue

You Don't Have to Stick Your Neck Out to Care for This Important Organ Our last article sang the virtues of your incredible tongue. It helps you eat, chew, swallow, talk, sip, slurp and sing. It is one of the most used muscles in your body,...

The tongue is a vital organ, as explained by this article for our Placerville dental patients.

Speaking of Tongues

We use it to taste, swallow, talk, chew, take in vital medications and prepare food for digestion. It is one of the most versatile and limber muscles in our body. We use it all day every day and it doesn’t get a bit of rest...

Teeth require regular care if you want them to stay in your mouth. Our Placerville dentists can help.

A Day in the Life of a Tooth

What if teeth could talk? What might they say? This article attempts the answer.Hey there! My name is Joe, and I’m a tooth. I’m a bicuspid, but that doesn’t really matter, because I could be any tooth, in anyone’s mouth. Here is my typical day. In...

You maintain a car so it lasts longer. Your teeth work the same way.

Maintenance and Longevity

How to Keep Your Teeth What would happen if you did not maintain your car? If you decided to never check or change the oil, to ignore the coolant levels, to consider brake and hydraulic fluid a luxury, would your car last very long? Manufacturers create...

Our Placerville dentists encourage parents to help and monitor their children's oral hygiene routine.

Raising a Good Brusher and Flosser

Helping Children Brush their Teeth Healthy teeth last a lifetime, and that’s why establishing a good dental routine with your child is essential. As soon as your baby gets his or her teeth, they need daily care and that is your job as a mom, dad...

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Back from Hiatus

The Placerville Dental Group Blog Returns! Although our blog articles went “on vacation” while we pursued other avenues of providing information to our patients, we recently decided to once more provide our digital readers with information on teeth, dentistry and oral health via the pages of...