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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...

Make Orthodontics Work Faster Are you or a family member considering orthodontics? Understandably, most patients say, “The sooner the braces are off, the better!” Our dentists at the Placerville Dental Group couldn’t agree more! Propel is an orthodontic treatment designed to reduce the time required for...

Hairy tongue is a dental condition that is exactly as it sounds. People with hairy tongue do in fact have a tongue that seems hairy. Thankfully, there are treatments for hairy tongue, available from our Placerville dentists. Signs of Hairy Tongue Symptoms of hairy tongue include:discoloration...

Are you a denture wearer who still wishes you had your teeth? While removable dentures are important and useful, there do limit what and how a patient eats. Many denture patients may not be aware that that implant-mounted dentures are a cost-effective and realistic option...

Doing What's Best for Baby Our last article discussed the stages of our emerging teeth. For parents, you may remember that the appearance of your baby’s teeth started a period of extra fussiness and so much drooling that it seemed like your youngster had sprung a leak!...