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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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?...

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...