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Placerville is a beautiful place to live! With clean air, a lovely climate and room to roam, it allows those who call it home a healthy place to enjoy life. The Placerville Dental Group wants to be part of your healthy lifestyle. Excellent health goes beyond the air we breathe, the food we eat and the activities we share in – complete health and happiness includes great dental care. A healthy mouth, teeth and gums will allow you to fully enjoy this wonderful community.
The dentists and staff at the Placerville Dental group, invite you to read these pages of helpful information. Contained on this site is your roadmap to healthy teeth and a bright, happy smile. Starting with the basics of standard preventive care and discussing topics such as implant dentistry, TMJ treatment and cosmetic procedures, our aim is to answer your questions and ease your fears. We even offer free second opinions so that you can proceed with confidence on any recommended dental procedures.
Smile – first because you live in Placerville! And then smile because your life in the beautiful Sierra Nevada is ready to get even better with health care from the Placerville Dental Group.
699 Main Street, Suite B
Placerville, CA 95667
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Citric acid, the flavoring which produces the sour taste in these items, is the most erosive dietary acid.” — Prof. John Ruby, University of Alabama Sour candies are more popular than ever before. A short list of the best-selling types of sour sweets includes: Sweet …
Our article on the toothbrush tree, Salvadora persica, was very popular with our Placerville readers, so this week features a discussion of the neem tree, Azadirachta indica. Neem is native to India and has been used there to treat bacterial disorders, including those of the …
A recent Swedish study concluded that parents who “clean” their baby’s pacifier by sucking on it reduce the risk of allergies in their babies. Yet, numerous dental studies have concluded that cleaning a baby’s pacifier with parental saliva introduces cavity-causing bacteria, increasing the likelihood of …
Salvadora persica — the World’s Toothbrush Tree It’s a tree. It’s a toothbrush. It’s a toothbrush tree! Do you ever see pictures from certain developing nations and wonder how everyone has bright, white and healthy smiles? They can’t possibly be picking up the latest oral …
Should You Use Triclosan in Your Dental Products? Answer: “I don’t recommend triclosan.” What is Triclosan? Triclosan is a very common antibiotic. The Food and Drug Administration says this about triclosan on it’s website: Triclosan is an ingredient added to many consumer products to reduce …
Product Encourages Enamel Remineralization Oral bacteria are always present in your mouth. Some are worse for your teeth than others, but all of them, left unchecked, create tooth decay by releasing acids onto your tooth enamel. These acids break down the enamel by destroying its …
Bacteria! Microorganisms! Danger, disease, sickness abound! Manufacturers use phrases like this to convince you that going “antibacterial” is the best thing for you and your family. Part of this march to a 100% sanitary environment is the encouragement to buy a UV toothbrush sanitizer. Do …