Emergency Dentistry

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...

Oral Surgeon

Dentist and Oral Surgeon

What’s the Difference? Your family doctor does a great job helping you cope with illness. They often know your health better than you do yourself. But you’d probably be apprehensive if they were about to remove your gall bladder, because that kind of surgery is a...

Benefit of Routine Cleaning

An Unexpected Benefit

Routine Dental Cleaning Discovers Potentially Fatal Disease A proper routine in oral hygiene is vital! Brushing for two minutes, twice a day, supplemented with flossing and mouthwash, keeps your teeth strong and your mouth healthy by preventing cavities and gum disease. Another part of that routine...

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...

Tooth sensitivity can affect anyone temporarily. Permanent sensitivity requires treatment!

What to Know About Toothache

Toothache pain may come on suddenly and is difficult to treat without professional dental care. In fact, toothache is one of the most common reasons for emergency room visits, especially from the rural areas of Placer County. Cavities are the usual culprit of tooth pain...

Placerville Dentistry Office

Top 5 Reasons to See the Placerville Dental Group

The Placerville Dental Group takes your oral health seriously, and when you do too it's a win-win! Sometimes, though, our patients put off dental visits or ignore symptoms that are signs of potential oral distress. When is it most important to visit the dentist? Check...

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...

Diving into pools must be done safely to prevent dental injuries.

Prevent Summer Dental Emergencies

With summer time there’s lots of bike riding, swimming and other activities that fill the long days before school starts again and fall brings fewer daylight hours. Summer days may be long on fun, but that extra time outdoors, engaging in sports or other activities,...

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....

Teeth require regular care if you want them to stay in your mouth. Our Placerville dentists can help.

Tooth Saving Root Canal Therapy

Saving Teeth One Procedure at a Time Our Placerville dentists believe nothing works as well as a patient’s natural teeth. After all, your original teeth are genetically designed for you! That’s why, when one of your teeth becomes seriously infected, the Placerville Dental Group generally recommends...