Oral Surgery

Vitamin D For a Healthier Mouth

Many middle-aged to older Americans experience tooth loss. Many rightly want to replace those missing teeth with dental implants, but due to bone loss or a lack of bone density, they are not good candidates. Given these issues, it is important for our Placerville dental...

Pain Management

Three Strategies for Pain Management After Dental Care

Stop Pain without Opioids With all that's been in the news recently about the opioid epidemic and the misuse of pain relieving drugs, can you recover from oral surgery without risking addiction to medicines? Recovery from oral surgery, as with all medical procedures, is a process...

Opiates can be addictive.

New ADA Opioid Policy

Even though dentists account for only about 7% of all U.S. opioid prescriptions, the American Dental Association (ADA) is encouraging dentists to “eliminate opioids from your arsenal if at all possible.” The reasons for this include two things: the frightening opioid epidemic striking the country...

Emergency dentistry is important if you need service right away in Placerville.

The Best Way to Prevent Gum Recession

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...

Our Placerville dentists can help you understand your teeth.

Protecting Teeth From Gum Recession

Gum recession affects everyone to some extent, but can be slowed down drastically with good oral health care. The Placerville Dental Group helps patients with gum disease on a regular basis, and that's really far too often. So do your best to maintain healthy gums...

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Top 5 Reasons to See the Placerville Dental Group

The Placerville Dental Group takes your oral health seriously, and when you do too it's a win-win! Sometimes, though, our patients put off dental visits or ignore symptoms that are signs of potential oral distress. When is it most important to visit the dentist? Check...

Our Placerville dentists welcome you every six months or more often.

The Importance of a Dental Treatment Plan

At the Placerville Dental Group, our dentists and hygienists emphasize the importance of a customized dental treatment plan, especially when a patient requires oral surgery, full-mouth restoration, orthodontic care or cosmetic dental restoration. Progress to a healthier mouth starts with clear communication between your local...

Losing a tooth is not inevitable. The Placerville Dental Group can help.

Caring for Your Mouth After Extraction

If teeth are diseased, damaged beyond repair or impacted, our Placerville dentists recommend their removal to save neighboring teeth and gum tissue. If you require tooth extraction, either for wisdom teeth removal or to repair decay or damage, how can you prevent complications like dry...

Recommendation for Flouride Varnish

Is Dental Sedation Safe for Children?

The Placerville Dental Group works with parents to make sure their children receive the best dental care because we understand safety is very important. This includes selecting the right dental sedation option when your child needs oral surgery. Dental sedation is safe and helps our...

Our Placerville dentists can answer your questions about braces and Invisalign.

Do My Wisdom Teeth Need To Come Out?

“Do I really need to get my wisdom teeth removed?” The answer varies from patient to patient, but the short answer may surprise you. While many people are used to having their wisdom teeth removed as teenagers, even before they erupt, sometimes wisdom teeth do...