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Isn’t Daily Oral Hygiene Enough? Twice a year, every six months, semi-annually, no matter how you describe it, you should visit dentist at least two times every year. Yes, we already ask you to brush twice a day, and use floss daily. Isn’t that plenty of...

Routine Dental Cleaning Discovers Potentially Fatal Disease A proper routine in oral hygiene is vital! Brushing for two minutes, twice a day, supplemented with flossing and mouthwash, keeps your teeth strong and your mouth healthy by preventing cavities and gum disease. Another part of that routine...

Don't Let Fear Keep You Away! Ever since moving pictures became popular, dental visits have been a common target for comics and screenwriters. Dental scenes have even been in scary movies (lookup Dustin Hoffman in Marathon Man for an example). Over time, influences like this have...

The Placerville Dental Group knows that not all patients enjoy coming to the dentist. This might be because of bad past experiences, fear of dental instruments or of potential pain and discomfort. Rest assured, our caring dentists and hygienists understand and do our best to...

Enjoy the Seasons and Avoid Dental Disasters We know fall is here when our local Placerville roads become packed with day-trippers to Apple Hill. Visiting to enjoy everything apple-related and other delicious treats, they may find us right out there with them. It's still a bit...

Losing a tooth is a bad idea. Losing multiple teeth is even worse. Besides affecting your ability to chew and speak, your teeth preserve your appearance. Although dental implants are state-of-the-art replacements for missing teeth, nothing works as well as the originals. So here are...

How to Keep Your Teeth What would happen if you did not maintain your car? If you decided to never check or change the oil, to ignore the coolant levels, to consider brake and hydraulic fluid a luxury, would your car last very long? Manufacturers create...

Making a good impression is one goal of good dental health. Fresh breath, bright smile, healthy teeth — they all combine to make you look great. Appearances also affect our patients' view of the care we provide at the Placerville Dental Group. That's why our...