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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!
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 …
The Placerville Dental Group is ready to meet your dentistry needs whether you have insurance or not. If you’re selecting insurance, however, and have a choice between a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) or a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO), you may be wondering about the differences …
The electric toothbrush was first introduced in the United States in the 1950’s. While a plain toothbrush works just fine for cleaning your teeth and applying fluoride to your enamel, the electric toothbrush does have two benefits. These benefits both lead to greater health for …
Solve Multiple Problems with Multiple Flossing Methods Walk down the dental hygiene aisle of any pharmacy or grocery store and you will find dental floss. Another type of common tool featured nearby is the interdental brush. Made of tiny brushes affixed to a little handle, …
This week many of our Placerville dental patients have enjoyed a really big meal. To accomplish any major task, you need the right tools. Flimsy plastic forks and wimpy paper plates are no way to tackle a major culinary experience. Afterwards, the same principle applies. …
Did you know that you can also call your toothbrush a “fluoride applicator”? The Placerville Dental Group has already written about the dangers to your enamel from bacteria and acidic substances. Fluoride is an important part of your campaign against these enamel enemies. Applying it …