Crowns

Swimmers Calculus

Protection Against Swimmer’s Calculus

Even in the higher altitudes of Placerville, summer heat causes kids and adults to look for relief, and they often turn to water — not just to a tall, refreshing glass of ice water, but perhaps an entire body of water! Of course, there’s not...

Endodontist

Dentist and Endodontist

What’s the Difference? Recently, we discussed what separates a periodontist from a regular dentist. However, periodontists are far from the only specialists that the Placerville Dental Group keeps available for referrals. Continuing our series on dental specialties, this week we will discuss the benefits provided by...

Dental Crown

Crowns in Placerville

Part of the Wonderful World of Dental Crowns When people hear the word “crown,” they think of anything from royal inaugurations to old nursery rhymes. When a dentist at the Placerville Dental Group thinks of a crown, they think about the best way to protect a...

Dental Implants and Travel

Dental Implants and Travel

When you take an airline flight, you go through a security checkpoint. Along with frowning agents, x-ray machines, and waiting lines comparable to the DMV, one inevitable part of this procedure is the intimidating rectangle everyone walks through — the metal detector.The closer you get,...

Missing Tooth

When the Tooth Comes Out

Losing your teeth when you’re a kid is expected — your baby teeth are replaced by permanent teeth. But what if you lose one of your permanent teeth? Are you supposed to spit it out and forget it like some action hero, or proudly show...

Our Placerville dentists welcome you every six months or more often.

The Importance of a Dental Treatment Plan

At the Placerville Dental Group, our dentists and hygienists emphasize the importance of a customized dental treatment plan, especially when a patient requires oral surgery, full-mouth restoration, orthodontic care or cosmetic dental restoration. Progress to a healthier mouth starts with clear communication between your local...

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...

Our Placerville dentists perform root canals to save infected teeth.

How to Know You Need a Root Canal

Last summer, we discussed why root canal therapy is beneficial for patients who need it. The chief reason is that living with toothache pain is awful for the person suffering from it. Often, the only cure for this pain and suffering is a root canal....

Dental Implants

What To Do For Missing Teeth

Don't Go Toothless! The average adult in the United States has three or more teeth missing by the age of 64. If you too are suffering from tooth loss, the Placerville Dental Group has plenty of reasons for you to seek treatment and correct the problem! Having...

Methamphetamine has many serious side effects on dental health.

How Meth Affects Oral Health

Despite its nasty reputation for ruining lives, methamphetamine continues to be a common drug of abuse in the United States. Relatively cheap and easy to make, it is much stronger than other drugs. The medical and dental side effects are also grave and difficult to ignore. The...