Oral Health

Major League Baseball has taken steps to remove smokeless tobacco from its ballfields. Why did they do this? How does chewing tobacco affect oral health? We provide the answers. ...

Don't let fear of dental pain keep you from needed dental procedures! We work hard to ensure your comfort during oral surgery. We also have solutions to limit pain and prevent infection after surgery. Find out more here. ...

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...

Most people do not mind visiting their family dentist, but some patients have an unwillingness to get their dental checkups regularly. There is no single reason for this type of reluctance – causes vary, and stem from a variety of sources. At the Placerville Dental...

What Should You Put on Your Toothbrush? The dental industry is no stranger to people wanting alternative methods for oral care. Many people love to try alternative, homegrown, and organic options in taking care of their teeth and gums. Don’t like flossing? Try an interdental brush....

"Remineralization Guided by Peptides" A few years ago, researchers at the University of Washington discovered a product that helps to reverse tooth decay. With this product, they are creating a technology using natural substances to boost the repair of damaged teeth. The research is ongoing, but...

California is known for summer heat as well as drought conditions. Although we lack the technology to forecast how long a drought will last, California droughts often last for three to five years. Experts say that 2021 represents a second year of drought, which means...