Cosmetic Dentistry

Our bodies are constantly rebuilding themselves at a cellular level. Portions of older bone get removed through a process called resorption, and new bone is put in place through ossification. When we are young, ossification is working at a higher level than resorption, which results...

We Are Not Talking About the Recommended Dietary Allowance From car sales to the military, many trades, businesses and organizations use acronyms and abbreviations to identify certain aspects of their field. It could be an item, report, a department, a manufacturing component, or even a process...

Every individual working at the Placerville Dental Group has your dental health as their main goal. They want to make sure that your smile is the best it can be, and that your health of your teeth and gums stays in top shape. That includes...

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...

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...

The Placerville Dental Group wants to make sure your teeth, gums, and the rest of your mouth stay as healthy and clean as it they be for your whole life. That’s one of the main reasons for semiannual checkups — they make sure your oral...

Same Day Crowns in Placerville As research, development, and technological leaps continue in the dental industry, the benefits to the patient accumulate quickly! A common procedure in dentistry is attaching crowns to damaged teeth. (A crown is a cap placed over a prepared tooth to restore...

A mouth is like a machine. All its components work together to produce things like sounds, speech, and music. It also helps process fuel by chewing food. The best way for your this machine to work at maximum efficiency is if all the components are...

Mind the Gap? You don’t hear the word diastema in everyday conversation, but the condition is more common than you might think. Diastema is a dental term referring to a gap, or gaps, between the teeth. It’s a normal feature in humans – in fact, during...