Dental Profession

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...

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...

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...

Saving Teeth and Lives, One Exam at a Time Many people become apprehensive when faced with going to see the dentist. In truth, it can be a little awkward when someone focuses all their attention on your mouth. Many are afraid of what “embarrassing” things the...

pro•phy•lax•is: measures designed to preserve health and prevent the spread of disease." — Mirriam-Webster Dictionary Prophylaxis sounds scary, but it is actually one of the most important procedures in dentistry for preventing frightening problems of the mouth. Dental prophylaxis is simply the procedure commonly called a...

Dentists are doctors. As doctors, they provide treatments and procedures that restore, sustain, or improve your health. Even with this understanding, most dental procedures are not covered by medical insurance. Dental insurance fully covers cleanings, but typically pays only a portion of other procedures. And...

At the Placerville Dental Group, we are fully aware that going to the dentist is not considered as enjoyable as a “walk in the park.” Most people have some level of anxiety when they visit the dentist, beginning with the mere thought of the dental...

Technology is Making Progress What can you make with a 3D printer? Honestly, it’s easier to list what you can’t make! House keys, smart wallets, adjustable wrenches, toothpaste tube squeezers, fishing lures, dinnerware, record albums, high heels, replacement car parts, synthetic limbs, and even office buildings...