Oral Maintenance

May is American Stroke Month in the United States. It is noteworthy to mention that May is also High Blood Pressure Awareness Month. These significant health conditions often go together. Dr. Jeffrey Saver, quoted on the American Heart Association website says, “Learning how to spot...

A baby's first tooth is a momentous occasion and many parents can't wait to show off the photos of their little one's toothy grin. But with that pearly smile probably came some fussiness and a few sleepless nights too. The Placerville Dental Group answers teething...

Good Oral Health is Essential for Diabetics The Journal of the American Dental Association recently published a study revealing that people with diabetes visit the dentist less often than those without diabetes. The results of this research study is surprising to our Placerville dentists, because of...

Preventive Value Debated by Researchers A recent study published in the journal Scientific Reports concluded that toothpaste for sensitive teeth does not actually prevent enamel erosion. And while some toothpastes made for sensitive teeth may erode the enamel less than others, all of the tested tooth...

A recent survey of 2,000 Millennials ages 18-34 found that one in three do not brush their teeth every day! Some reportedly go days without brushing their teeth, despite more than half of those surveyed saying they are afraid of losing teeth because of bad...

When you look good, you feel good and a confident smile is part of that. Healthy teeth come in a variety of shades of white and yellow, but should always be supported by firm, pink gums that do not bleed. Preventing gum disease, and the...

Toothache pain may come on suddenly and is difficult to treat without professional dental care. In fact, toothache is one of the most common reasons for emergency room visits, especially from the rural areas of Placer County. Cavities are the usual culprit of tooth pain...

Healthy gums are crucial for dental health. So what do great gums look like? Here are some things to look for, suggested by the dentists at the Placerville Dental Group Identifying Healthy Gums Healthy gums are:Pink and firm; Wrapped tightly around teeth to protect their roots; ...

People like results. For many, faster is better. Therefore, if your teeth and gums aren't in their best condition, what can you do to experience a healthier, good-looking, pain-free mouth quickly? Brush and Floss Daily Do your gums bleed when you brush? If so, this is a...