Oral Maintenance

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....

At some point in your continued routine of oral hygiene, you look down at your tube of toothpaste and notice it is nearly empty. You keep reminding yourself to get more, but that thought escapes your head as soon as you escape the bathroom. Then,...

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...

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...

With all the variety of toothbrushes available today, it can be difficult to choose which one is best for you. Travel down the dental aisle at the grocery store, and you might be intimidated with the wide assortment of colors, sizes, designs and brands, but...

The average American child’s health is a consequence of the average American diet. Sodas and junk food are staples in some households, and it’s common practice to entice children to do a chore with the reward of candy or ice cream. Besides leading to excessive...

Our modern world offers plenty of conveniences and technological advances. Unfortunately, they sometimes result in unforeseen harm. A recent study by researchers at the West Virginia University School of Dentistry identified a link between a certain chemical Americans used for decades and dental caries in...