baby teeth Tag

A baby chews a teething toy, a generally safe way to alleviate teething pain.

Defeat Monster Mouth in February!

February is National Children's Dental Health Month and the American Dental Association (ADA) has chosen the theme: “Defeat Monster Mouth!” The Placerville Dental Group, along with other dentists all over the United States, supports the ADA's pledge to help children establish healthy habits to care...

The 32 teeth found in ever person's mouth in Placerville, if they have them all.

When Teeth Come In

And How to Keep Them Our amazing teeth come in various shapes and sizes, all designed for each spot in your mouth. These specific differences help us eat, speak and chew. Teeth even make you who you are, so to speak, affecting your facial features and...

A child will generally pull their teeth on their own.

Should I Pull My Child’s Tooth?

Pull It or Leave It? It's a big deal in a young child's life to lose their “baby” teeth. Some young ones are excited and can't wait to feel like they're a “big kid.” Others might want to be a big kid too, but they're not...

Our Placerville dentists talk about the risks of cleaning pacifiers with human saliva.

On Binkies and Bacteria

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...