The ADA encourages dentists to be aware of issues revolving around substance abuse due to the prescription of opioids for pain management. We help protect our patient’s long term oral health through education of the risks and side effects of such habits.
If oral surgery has been recommended for you or a loved one, then this is the section for you! Read about various oral surgery procedures, strategies for pain management after dental surgery, and how to avoid oral surgery in the future.
Dental Vacations — Are They Worth the Savings?
Should you save money on dentistry by traveling to a foreign country for treatment? Here we talk about a real-life account and the experiences of our dentists.
Five Benefits of Implant Dentures
Implant dentures have significant benefits over traditional dentures. Find out about five things that make implant dentures a significant improvement.
One Stop for Dental Services
You don’t need to look any further than the Placerville Dental Group to get the best options for healthy teeth and gums – as well as a fantastic smile. We are a general dentistry practice. What does that mean for you, our client, or someone interested in our services? Find out!
Major League Oral Health
Major League Baseball has taken steps to remove smokeless tobacco from its ballfields. Why did they do this? How does chewing tobacco affect oral health? We provide the answers.
The Influence of Dental Implants
The reason why dental implants are generally so successful has to do with the material they are usually made from. Find out more in this article!
Dental Implants Q & A
If you have questions about dental implants but have been afraid to ask, here are some answers! Find out more about common dental implant questions.
Coping with Dental Discomfort and Disease
Don’t let fear of dental pain keep you from needed dental procedures! We work hard to ensure your comfort during oral surgery. We also have solutions to limit pain and prevent infection after surgery. Find out more here.
Bone Grafting for Dental Implants
Do you need a dental implant but don’t have enough jawbone to support it? Then you need a jawbone graft. What materials are used for a jawbone graft and what’s entailed in the procedure? We provide the answers!
Jawbone Loss and Your Teeth
Our bodies are constantly rebuilding themselves at a cellular level. Portions of older bone get removed through a process called resorption, and new bone is put in place through ossification. When we are young, ossification is working at a higher level than...
Help for the Reluctant Dental Patient
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...
Crohn’s Disease and Dental Implants
Dental implants are replacement teeth that anchor into your jawbone. Since they are permanent replacements of lost teeth, they work better than detachable bridges or dentures. Not only are they long-lasting and reliable, but they look natural and offer an improved...
What are Dental Implants?
Maybe it was years of rough food. Perhaps you did not brush in certain areas. Maybe decades of diabetes have compromised your jaw and gumline. Or it might just have been that disagreement during the hockey game. However it happened, your smile has a hole in it. Losing...
How are Your Dental Arches?
A mouth is like a machine. All its components work together to produce things like sounds, speech, and music. It also helps process fuel by chewing food. The best way for your this machine to work at maximum efficiency is if all the components are properly aligned,...
What is Medically Necessary Dentistry?
Dentists are doctors. As doctors, they provide treatments and procedures that restore, sustain, or improve your health. Even with this understanding, most dental procedures are not covered by medical insurance. Dental insurance fully covers cleanings, but typically...