- Our Practice
- Meet Dr. Mucci
- Jeanette McKinnon, RDH
- Office Policies
- In Office Financing
- Dental Insurance
- Dental Discount Plan
- Your First Appointment
- Cosmetic Dentistry
- Restoration Dentistry
- Preventive Dental Care
- Gum Disease
- Placerville Braces
- Six Month Smiles
- About Invisalign
- Treatment Process
- Choosing Invisalign
- Invisalign FAQ
- Compared with Veneers
- Sleep Dentistry
- Oral Surgery
- Emergency Dentistry
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!
Oral thrush is a problem that commonly affects babies, the elderly and people with compromised immune systems. It is not unusual, however, for clients with healthy immune systems to also develop this infection. Accumulation of the fungus Candida albicans on your tongue or the lining …
Can our Placerville dentists really help end snoring and reduce sleep apnea symptoms? We can and it’s easier than you think! When many people hear about sleep apnea, they immediately think of CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) machines and sleeping with a mask the rest …
A research study from Norway has confirmed a link between psoriasis and gum disease. The study found that people with psoriasis had an increased likelihood of also having periodontitis, a severe form of gum disease. Loss of the alveolar bone, the bone that forms the tooth …
The short answer to our title question is “Probably nothing good,” and the American Dental Association (ADA) agrees. Although the extremely rare person may not develop cavities from a failure to brush, they certainly will get gum disease. And gum disease eventually leads to tooth …
Avoiding a Scourge of Orthodontics The Placerville Dental Group believes it’s never too late to improve your oral health and develop a confident smile. Orthodontics are an important element when creating straight teeth for children and adults alike. Our Placerville family dentists are happy to …
It’s a good idea to periodically do a dental self-assessment between visits to the Placerville Dental Group. Make sure your daily care routine is doing the job it’s supposed to do — keeping your mouth healthy and decay free. Healthy teeth have strong enamel and …
Blood Thinners Questions and Answers If you take prescription blood thinners and need dental treatment, the Placerville Dental Group knows you may have questions about what to expect at your dental appointment. We encourage all our patients to keep us up to date about medications …
Surgery — it’s a frightening word for some. Nevertheless, oral surgery is often needed to restore dental health. When you’re the patient, you probably will have questions, so our local Placerville dentists want to answer some of those that are frequently asked. When does the Placerville …