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And How to Keep Them Our amazing teeth come in various shapes and sizes, all designed for each spot in your mouth. These specific differences help us eat, speak and chew. Teeth even make you who you are, so to speak, affecting your facial features and...

Making a Strong Bond with Your Dentist While it’s important to enjoy a good relationship with your local Placerville dentist, we don’t necessarily need “bonding time” with you, unless it's for your teeth! Tooth bonding is a cost effective option to fix teeth damaged by chips,...

Modern dental techniques continue to improve at a rapid pace. This is especially true for people with missing or damaged teeth and looking for an effective tooth replacement. Not including the wisdom teeth, the average American loses at least two teeth in their lifetime due...

A dental abscess can be excruciatingly painful. Usually found in infected gum tissue or in the roots of infected teeth, an abscess is formed when pus cannot drain from the jaw or oral cavity. Without proper care and treatment from one of our Placerville dentists,...

Can You Seal Out Bacteria? Ideally, we'd never have a single cavity, either as children or adults. But, as we all know, training children to be regular brushers and flossers is easier said than done, and many adults simply don't brush and floss daily. One option...

Things You Need to Know About Oral Cancer Visiting our Placerville dentists every six months is good for your mouth. An additional and potentially life-saving benefit to regular dental cleanings and exams is the opportunity to have our dental professionals check for the early signs of...

Is There a Connection? With a lot of things, the terms “bad” and “good” are pretty subjective. But when it comes to our breath, we all know “bad” breath is really bad. What you last ate contributes to the breath scent, as do your oral hygiene...

Your teeth are super strong, but they are still susceptible to wear and can crack or break. Teeth crack or break for a variety of reasons, here are the most common ones:Biting down on something hard; Falling, accidents or being hit in the face...

In this modern age, our Placerville dentists treat more than just teeth. Through the use of orthodontics, dentists can correct jaw and facial bone abnormalities. The Placerville Dental Group uses a comprehensive approach to treating such patients and many are seeing beneficial results. Altering Bone for...