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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...

Winter Smiles with Invisalign! Have you always wanted to “fix your teeth,” but never wanted to deal with the discomfort and look of traditional braces? To encourage you to “take the plunge,” the Placerville Dental Group is holding its first Family and Friends Invisalign Day on...

While our Placerville dentists do not recommend the use of toothpicks on a regular basis, sometimes this simple wooden tool is the only thing handy for removing an annoying piece of food. What is the commercial history of this ancient instrument? How are they made?According...

If you have a toothache now, what are your options? Ignore it or make an appointment to see our qualified Placerville dental professionals and access your modern-day treatment choices. Ignoring toothaches only brings more pain and problems down the road. Seeing the Placerville Dental Group...

Dentists Make a Difference Action for Dental Health is a program of the American Dental Association, started in 2013. One year after program inception, the ADA has filed a report with Congress stating that all fifty states are actively participating in the program. Our Placerville dentists...

The Development of a Useful Dental Product or Unrolling the Story of Toothpaste Choosing a toothpaste today can be a time consuming endeavor. Whitening toothpastes, gels, toothpastes with swirling patterns, pastes for sensitive teeth, breath freshening formulas, toothpastes with fluoride — the options take up a large portion...

Keep Your Cool When a Filling or Crown is Lost Fillings and crowns never seem to get lost right before a dental visit, or in the morning on a day you have nothing planned, or even when you’re in town on a day when you can...

Are You a Clencher or a Grinder? Bruxism, the clenching or grinding of the teeth, is a problem that many people have without even knowing it. If you sleep alone, or with a person who sleeps through anything, you could be causing great damage to your...

Brushing and flossing, flossing and brushing — it is so important for good dental health, that our Placerville dentists and hygienists usually say them together. At what age, however, should parents start flossing their children's teeth? Is it ever too young to start flossing? When to...