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Mail order aligners are becoming more popular, but our Placerville dentists and professional organizations are warning of risks.

Are Mail Order Dental Aligners For You?

It's a given that everyone likes straight, white, healthy teeth. When it comes to straightening, the Placerville Dental Group uses the latest computerized technology from Invisalign to straighten your teeth with a well-researched, customized dental plan, designed to provide the best results. We have noticed...

Placerville dentists encourage the use of fluoride toothpaste, a historical improvement.

Sensitivity Toothpastes Show Minimal Effect

Preventive Value Debated by Researchers A recent study published in the journal Scientific Reports concluded that toothpaste for sensitive teeth does not actually prevent enamel erosion. And while some toothpastes made for sensitive teeth may erode the enamel less than others, all of the tested tooth...

Cold sores are effectively treated by lasers in our Placerville dental practice.

Effective Cold Sore Treatment

If you've ever experienced a cold sore, than you know the feeling of dread that occurs when you see or feel that little sore spot starting. Painful and annoying, they are an unwelcome side effect of a viral infection. Fortunately, the Placerville Dental Group offers...

Smart teens eat healthy diets recommended by their Placerville dentist.

How Often Do Millennials Brush Their Teeth?

A recent survey of 2,000 Millennials ages 18-34 found that one in three do not brush their teeth every day! Some reportedly go days without brushing their teeth, despite more than half of those surveyed saying they are afraid of losing teeth because of bad...

Good food leads to healthy teeth, as recommended by our Placerville dentists.

March is National Nutrition Month

The topic of diet and it's affect on dental health is discussed frequently on this site because our Placerville dentists care about the local community and the health of all our patients. That's why we are happy to announce that March is National Nutrition Month!...

Emergency dentistry is important if you need service right away in Placerville.

The Best Way to Prevent Gum Recession

When you look good, you feel good and a confident smile is part of that. Healthy teeth come in a variety of shades of white and yellow, but should always be supported by firm, pink gums that do not bleed. Preventing gum disease, and the...

Plaque and tartar can be controlled by combining home care with cleanings from our Placerville dentists.

Springtime Dental Makeover

Spring is here early, but lets hope our Placerville area receives more rain along with the warming temperatures! Many people associate spring time with renewal, a time to get organized and start planning for summer. In March there's plenty of time to get ready for...

Tooth sensitivity can affect anyone temporarily. Permanent sensitivity requires treatment!

What to Know About Toothache

Toothache pain may come on suddenly and is difficult to treat without professional dental care. In fact, toothache is one of the most common reasons for emergency room visits, especially from the rural areas of Placer County. Cavities are the usual culprit of tooth pain...

Our Placerville dentists encourage parents to help and monitor their children's oral hygiene routine.

Great Gums

Healthy gums are crucial for dental health. So what do great gums look like? Here are some things to look for, suggested by the dentists at the Placerville Dental Group Identifying Healthy Gums Healthy gums are:Pink and firm; Wrapped tightly around teeth to protect their roots; ...

A child will generally pull their teeth on their own.

Love Your Mouth

People like results. For many, faster is better. Therefore, if your teeth and gums aren't in their best condition, what can you do to experience a healthier, good-looking, pain-free mouth quickly? Brush and Floss Daily Do your gums bleed when you brush? If so, this is a...