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Dental implants are replacement teeth that anchor into your jawbone. Since they are permanent replacements of lost teeth, they work better than detachable bridges or dentures. Not only are they long-lasting and reliable, but they look natural and offer an improved ability to chew. Dental...

If you are like many people during the pandemic with it’s “stay at home” and “lockdown” orders, it might be more than six months since your last dental checkup. Nevertheless, your teeth need regular professional attention, and that means semiannual visits to the dentist. It’s...

Maybe it was years of rough food. Perhaps you did not brush in certain areas. Maybe decades of diabetes have compromised your jaw and gumline. Or it might just have been that disagreement during the hockey game. However it happened, your smile has a hole...

Looks Like You're In the Front Row! What is a center seat? Well, that phrase typically describes a seat that gets the most attention. Sometimes it’s where a commander sits, and other times it’s a place reserved for scrutiny. At the Placerville Dental Group, it’s the...

With all the variety of toothbrushes available today, it can be difficult to choose which one is best for you. Travel down the dental aisle at the grocery store, and you might be intimidated with the wide assortment of colors, sizes, designs and brands, but...

The average American child’s health is a consequence of the average American diet. Sodas and junk food are staples in some households, and it’s common practice to entice children to do a chore with the reward of candy or ice cream. Besides leading to excessive...

Our modern world offers plenty of conveniences and technological advances. Unfortunately, they sometimes result in unforeseen harm. A recent study by researchers at the West Virginia University School of Dentistry identified a link between a certain chemical Americans used for decades and dental caries in...

Breastfeeding allows a mother to provide nourishment for their infant, and it adds to the bonding between them. It also bolsters a baby’s resistance to infections and diseases. And in relation to dentistry, breastfeeding promotes good oral health. Studies show that babies who are breastfed...

What Leads to Tooth Loss and How to Prevent It When a child shows off their loose tooth, their level of excitement is often shared by their parents. And when others see the gap in their tooth line, they sometimes feel a measure of nostalgia or...