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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
If you’ve lost one or more teeth, our Placerville dentists know you want them back. Dental implants turn back the clock for your mouth. Chew, talk and smile with brand new teeth!
Are there events you would rather just sleep through, like filing taxes, boring meetings, and dental visits? With sedation dentistry, our Placerville dentists can make your exam a snooze fest!
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 …
For some office visits, you may wonder why our Placerville dentist pulls out a camera. Are we creating a post for our Twitter feed? Is the Placerville Dental Group now on Instagram or Snapchat? Will I end up on Facebook? The simple answer to all …
With the passing of 2013, dentistry marked one hundred years of service with dental hygienists. The first dental hygienist was trained in 1913 by Dr. Alfred Fones, a Connecticut dentist. His trained assistant, Irene Newman, helped Dr. Fones by performing routine dental cleanings and educating …
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And Your Only Placerville Invisalign Provider The Placerville Dental Group is a Premier Invisalign Provider. This means that our dentists have real experience using Invisalign to treat our patients’ orthodontic issues. It also shows that we serve a large number of patients regularly with Invisalign, …
Fluoride — A Tooth’s Best Friend Forever Fluoride is one of the best friends your teeth can ever have for the following reasons: Fluoride fights the growth of harmful oral bacteria. Fluoride helps repair enamel damaged by oral bacteria. Enamel repaired by with fluoride is …
Fluoride is a common part of toothpastes, mouthwashes and many public water supplies. It now even appears in dental floss and is a proven cavity fighter. Restoring enamel and destroying bacteria, the discovery of fluoride’s beneficial nature was only made within the last century and …