Oral Maintenance

Tips for Keeping them Happy and Healthy at Lunchtime Summer vacation is over and it’s back to school time! While some parents are looking forward to children heading off to school everyday, they may be anxious about what to pack for lunch. The Placerville Dental Group...

The Placerville Dental Group knows that not all patients enjoy coming to the dentist. This might be because of bad past experiences, fear of dental instruments or of potential pain and discomfort. Rest assured, our caring dentists and hygienists understand and do our best to...

Hormones Affect Gum Health During Pregnancy Pregnancy does some unexpected things to women’s bodies, and while every woman and pregnancy is different, there are some common dental concerns. One of these pregnancy problems is an increased risk gum disease. While about 75% of Americans have some...

Cleanliness Rules! The dentists and hygienists at the Placerville Dental Group take your health and well-being seriously! That’s why we do our best to follow the guidelines for dental offices established by the Centers for Disease Control. We work hard to make sure your dental procedures...

It's Still a Good Habit! Despite what you may have read in the news lately, the Placerville Dental Group’s dentists still recommend that every patient floss at least once a day. Here are six reasons our Placerville dentists feel you should continue to floss daily:Plaque doesn’t...

Hairy tongue is a dental condition that is exactly as it sounds. People with hairy tongue do in fact have a tongue that seems hairy. Thankfully, there are treatments for hairy tongue, available from our Placerville dentists. Signs of Hairy Tongue Symptoms of hairy tongue include:discoloration...

And How to Keep Them Our amazing teeth come in various shapes and sizes, all designed for each spot in your mouth. These specific differences help us eat, speak and chew. Teeth even make you who you are, so to speak, affecting your facial features and...

Can You Seal Out Bacteria? Ideally, we'd never have a single cavity, either as children or adults. But, as we all know, training children to be regular brushers and flossers is easier said than done, and many adults simply don't brush and floss daily. One option...

Is There a Connection? With a lot of things, the terms “bad” and “good” are pretty subjective. But when it comes to our breath, we all know “bad” breath is really bad. What you last ate contributes to the breath scent, as do your oral hygiene...