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Best Time To Brush

Before or After Breakfast? You've heard it said many times: “Brush at least twice a day” for best oral health. The American Dental Association recommends it and our Placerville dentists say it daily! For most people, this means brushing in the morning, so many may wonder...

Losing a tooth is not inevitable. The Placerville Dental Group can help.

Caring for Your Mouth After Extraction

If teeth are diseased, damaged beyond repair or impacted, our Placerville dentists recommend their removal to save neighboring teeth and gum tissue. If you require tooth extraction, either for wisdom teeth removal or to repair decay or damage, how can you prevent complications like dry...

The Veterans Preferred Plan covers individuals or families with deeply discounted dental care.

Dental Coverage Available Through Covered California

Dental coverage is available to enrollees of Covered California. The Placerville Dental Group understands that many of our patients worry about the cost of dental care for themselves and their families. If you purchase health insurance through Covered California, you are also eligible for dental...

Leaves reflect the change from summer to fall. This can also bring seasonal dental difficulties.

Does Weather Affect Your Teeth?

Fall is upon us! Apple Hill is open and the changing trees are spectacular. This time of year brings up an important question for our Placerville dental patients: “Does the weather affect dental health?”The short answer is yes, and it’s not just because we tend...

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Stop Grinding Your Teeth!

Teeth grinding is a habit many don’t notice until they experience facial pain or prematurely worn down teeth. Also known as bruxism, it affects people of all ages. If left untreated, bruxism causes a range of dental problems, and leads to poor quality of sleep....

Toothache needs a cure from our Placerville dentists.

ADA Surveys Unusual Flossing Methods

The Placerville Dentistry Group reminds patients daily that flossing maintains healthy gums. But when food gets stuck in your teeth, have you ever resorted to something other than dental floss, dental picks or interdental brushes? Alternate tools may offer a quick fix, but using them...

Treats don't have to ruin your teeth.

Don’t Let Tooth Decay Creep Up On You

October is over, but candy is still on the minds of many, including the dentists and hygienists at the Placerville Dental Group. Our Placerville dental professionals want you and your family to avoid the ghoulish results of tooth decay that haunt you long after October...

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Is Dental Sedation Safe for Children?

The Placerville Dental Group works with parents to make sure their children receive the best dental care because we understand safety is very important. This includes selecting the right dental sedation option when your child needs oral surgery. Dental sedation is safe and helps our...

A bowl of candy illustrates the essential question — do they harm the teeth?

Painful Teeth and Sour Candy

A reader of our website recently asked if eating sour candies can cause pain in the teeth. The answer is very simple — yes! Tooth sensitivity is a common side effect from eating these popular confections. In a previous article, we discussed how sour candies...

Treats don't have to ruin your teeth.

Practice the Daily 4

October presents the fourth annual National Dental Hygiene month campaign, brought to you by the ADHA (American Dental Hygiene Association). Since every October ends with a lot of candy eating, it’s the perfect time to discuss how our Placerville dentistry patients should maintain their oral...