Oral Maintenance

The American diet offers an amazing variety of tastes, textures and combinations. When it comes to foods, we repeatedly discover berries, greens, roots or spices to give our tongues an endless adventure! In our culinary explorations, we’ve found ways to add many of these foods...

Every industry has its own lingo, with phrases and words that might sound odd or disturbing to the average person. Being part of the medical field, dentists sometimes use Latin-based names for body parts, like periodontal or temporomandibular. But if your Placerville dentist looks at...

Good parents want the best that's available for their children. That means teaching them to do right and avoid wrong. We show them how to get dressed, cross the street, use the restroom, and obey essential rules. Children need these skills and training to succeed...

We all like to smile. A common reason our patients discuss dental procedures with us is because they want a better smile. In fact, it’s one of the primary goals of the Placerville Dental Group: to make your smile the best it can be, so...

Preserving Dental Health During Feast Days If you take a quick look at your calendar, one major feasting event for most American families just ended, and another is only weeks away. Ranging a little further out on the calendar, there was a large influx of sugary...

You don’t need to wait for the final episode in the Star Wars Skywalker saga to see a battle going on. A Resistance is taking place right under your nose! Every day and every hour, bacteria and germs attack teeth and gums, trying to overtake...

Some people do not enjoy brushing their teeth. Even though it’s only for two minutes, twice a day, it’s something they just cannot quite adore. Despite that, nearly 70% of the American population still does it regularly anyway, because they appreciate the benefits of having...

Must You Choose Between Them? Most of us grew up with the saying, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!” Interestingly, that line started out as an advertising campaign for a dry cereal company. The science behind it was therefore questionable. Since then, scrutinizing...

Charcoal or Baking Soda for Whiter Teeth? In the search for alternatives to traditional methods, many people look for options to supplement or even replace common dental tools and products. In recent years, reports have come through saying that you can whiten your teeth by using...