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Doctor vs. Dentist

Dentists and Doctors

Are Dentists Really Doctors? “Oh, you’re a dentist? Sorry, I was looking for a real doctor.” Some dentists find that kind of response frustrating, others find it entertaining. The simple truth is that dentists, or any specialized dental practitioner, are by definition a doctor. Why the Confusion? The...

Placerville Dentistry Office

Top 5 Reasons to See the Placerville Dental Group

The Placerville Dental Group takes your oral health seriously, and when you do too it's a win-win! Sometimes, though, our patients put off dental visits or ignore symptoms that are signs of potential oral distress. When is it most important to visit the dentist? Check...

Gum disease can be fought with compassion and care by our Placerville dental staff.

Resolve To Start The New Year Off Right!

If you have not visited our Placerville dental professionals in awhile, even years, it's normal to be nervous. What can you expect for your visit after a lapse in preventive dental care? There's good reason why the American Dental Association recommends visiting the dentist twice...

Summer time is a great time to schedule dental appointments for children.

Summer Is Smile Time

School is almost out for the summer. That's a reason to smile! What are a few other reasons why summer time is a good time to visit the Placerville Dental Group? More Appointment Opportunities With school out, there’s no worrying about squeezing in dental exams and cleanings...

An example of pills that represent blood thinners.

Blood Thinners and Dental Health

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 and...

Sanitation is critical for our Placerville dental office.

Protecting Our Patients Through Good Hygiene

Cleanliness Rules! The dentists and hygienists at the Placerville Dental Group take your health and well-being seriously! That’s why we do our best to follow the guidelines for dental offices established by the Centers for Disease Control. We work hard to make sure your dental procedures...

Oral diseases can be painful and life threatening and require rapid treatment from the Placeville Dental Group.

If It’s Broke, Fix It!

Your teeth are super strong, but they are still susceptible to wear and can crack or break. Teeth crack or break for a variety of reasons, here are the most common ones:Biting down on something hard; Falling, accidents or being hit in the face...

Colorful lights symbolize the start of a new year and the resolution to have better dental health.

Make 2016 Your Best Dental Year!

A new year is here and in January your Placerville dentists have a few recommendations for keeping your teeth healthy in 2016. We believe our patients benefit tremendously from following these simple, yet important recommendations.Brush your teeth twice a day for two minutes (2...

Enjoy fall treats without the tricks by following the advice of the Placerville Dental Group.

A Placerville Fall

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...

Xylitol helps prevent tooth decay.

Xylitol and You

Sugar-free Sweetener Prevents Cavities Our website has previously discussed the benefits of xylitol gum in preventing cavities. In this article, our Placerville dentists would like to explain why xylitol improves your oral health and introduce an additional source for purchasing xylitol-based products, like chewing gum. How Does...