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Interdental brushes help our Placerville Dental Group patients do a better job of cleaning their teeth.

Dental Floss and Interdental Brushes — A Winning Team!

Solve Multiple Problems with Multiple Flossing Methods Walk down the dental hygiene aisle of any pharmacy or grocery store and you will find dental floss. Another type of common tool featured nearby is the interdental brush. Made of tiny brushes affixed to a little handle, interdental...

Changing your toothbrush regularly is recommended by your Placerville Dentist.

Should You Change Your Toothbrush?

This week many of our Placerville dental patients have enjoyed a really big meal. To accomplish any major task, you need the right tools. Flimsy plastic forks and wimpy paper plates are no way to tackle a major culinary experience. Afterwards, the same principle applies....

Our Placerville denitsts want you to know that toothbrushes clean your teeth and apply fluoride to your enamel.

Your Toothbrush Does More Than Clean Your Teeth!

Did you know that you can also call your toothbrush a “fluoride applicator”? The Placerville Dental Group has already written about the dangers to your enamel from bacteria and acidic substances. Fluoride is an important part of your campaign against these enamel enemies. Applying it...

The Placerville Dental Group wants you to know that tongue piercings are hazardous to your dental health.

Tongue Piercings and Dental Health

Tongue piercing is a personal decision, but it is important that patients are fully aware of possible oral health hazards.” — Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice Our last article examined the connection between lip piercings and cracked teeth or gum disease. Some people think that tongue...

Lip piercings are not recommended by the Placerville dentists at the Placerville Dental Group.

Lip Piercings and Your Teeth and Gums

An adult's decision to obtain a lip piercing is obviously a personal one. As your Placerville dentists, however, we are obliged to fill you in on the potential consequences of your decision in relation to your teeth and gums. Consider a report on lip piercings...

The Veterans Preferred Plan covers individuals or families with deeply discounted dental care.

Announcing the Veterans Preferred Plan

In conjunction with the Veterans Appreciation Day, we would like to announce the Veterans Preferred Plan. This dental plan is designed especially with the needs of veterans in mind. Visiting a dentist regularly can help maintain oral health. Such regular dental check-ups may provide clues...

Free Dental Care for Veterans at the Sacramento Dentistry Group on November 9th, 2013.

Free Dental Care for Veterans

Placerville Dental Group is hosting a special dental health event on Saturday, November 9th, 2013 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. All veterans with a Veterans Administration Medical Benefits card or a copy of their discharge papers are welcome to receive complimentary dental work provided...

How to fight gum disease in diabetics.

Stopping the Diabetes and Gum Disease Cycle

Diabetes is an unfortunately common American disease. Scientific American states that more than twenty million Americans have diabetes and more are diagnosed every day. Many of our Placerville dental patients are diabetics and the Placerville Dental Group wants you to know that there is another...

Treating Gum Disease Prevents Early Births

Prior articles have examined the issue of gum disease and how it affects the teeth and gums. We now want to examine how periodontal disease affects the rest of your body. Many studies have indicated that gum disease affects more than just your teeth, gums,...

Avoiding Gum Recession

Gum Recession Leads to Tooth Loss! In our last article we focused on identifying periodontal disease. Commonly called gum disease, this problem affects literally millions of Americans and many of our Placerville dental patients. One of the most dangerous aspects of gum disease is obviously the...