Gum disease

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...

Healthy gums are crucial for dental health. So what do great gums look like? Here are some things to look for, suggested by the dentists at the Placerville Dental Group Identifying Healthy Gums Healthy gums are: Pink and firm; Wrapped tightly around teeth to protect their roots; ...

People like results. For many, faster is better. Therefore, if your teeth and gums aren't in their best condition, what can you do to experience a healthier, good-looking, pain-free mouth quickly? Brush and Floss Daily Do your gums bleed when you brush? If so, this is a...

Gum recession affects everyone to some extent, but can be slowed down drastically with good oral health care. The Placerville Dental Group helps patients with gum disease on a regular basis, and that's really far too often. So do your best to maintain healthy gums...

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...

If you have not visited our Placerville dental professionals in awhile, even years, it's normal to be nervous. What can you expect for your visit after a lapse in preventive dental care? There's good reason why the American Dental Association recommends visiting the dentist twice...

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...

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...

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...