Oral Maintenance

Mouthwash and Virus Safety Will using mouthwash keep you safe from COVID-19? The coronavirus pandemic has many people on edge. Daily reports inundate our media feeds. Some ideas about the coronavirus are outright fabrications. For example, early in the situation some sources stated that gargling with mouthwash...

The Internet can easily overwhelm us with do-it-yourself ideas, home remedies, and traditional practices that claim to improve our lives and health. One traditional method of dental hygiene is called oil pulling. A practice of Eastern origin and thousands of years old, many believe it’s...

From an early age, our children learn ways and routines that will be with them their entire life. That’s why a good routine in oral hygiene is so important — once in place at an early age, good habits like brushing and flossing are more...

Isn’t Daily Oral Hygiene Enough? Twice a year, every six months, semi-annually, no matter how you describe it, you should visit dentist at least two times every year. Yes, we already ask you to brush twice a day, and use floss daily. Isn’t that plenty of...

Up and down, back and forth, to and fro – there are countless examples of how nature works within a pendulum-like swing to maintain balance. Take the ocean tides, for instance. The water consistently goes in and out, keeping a balance. Humans do not have...

One of the primary reasons that the Placerville Dental Group encourages tooth brushing is so that you can use your teeth properly throughout your life. It also helps our mouths feel clean and fresh, so we can enjoy the tastes of different foods. Interestingly, many...

At the Placerville Dental Group, we’re always interested in new techniques, discoveries and developments in the dental field. It’s not only a part of our passion to maintain and improve your oral health, but it’s fascinating to watch how new discoveries manifest themselves in dental...

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...

Teeth are a pretty awesome feature of the human body, and enamel is a pretty incredible feature of the teeth. It’s the first line of defense against decay, and the primary feature of teeth that allows us to chew our food. But what makes enamel...