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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...

How to Fight Gum Disease

If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle. — The Art of WarWhat would you do if brushing or combing your hair caused your scalp to bleed? Would you start to worry about what was wrong with your skin?...

Sipping Away at Your Enamel

The Connection Between Soda, Sugars and Tooth Decay Are you “sipping away” at your enamel? Is a soda straw Public Enemy Number One for your teeth? Do you remember the grade school science experiment where you dropped a tooth in a cup of cola and waited...

How to Make Dental Assistants Smile

Making a good impression is one goal of good dental health. Fresh breath, bright smile, healthy teeth — they all combine to make you look great. Appearances also affect our patients' view of the care we provide at the Placerville Dental Group. That's why our...