oral hygiene Tag

Covering the Basics

There’s no doubt that brushing, flossing and using mouthwash as needed are three good habits to maintain, but how you accomplish them is just as important. When discussing these actions, many patients have different ideas on how to do it properly. At the Placerville Dental...

Protecting Oral Health

Are You at High Risk for Cavities?

Over 60% of children and adults in the United States deal with tooth decay and gum disease, and some individuals are more susceptible than others. So, how can you calculate your risk level? The Placerville Dental Group can help you determine that risk based on...

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How Often Do Millennials Brush Their Teeth?

A recent survey of 2,000 Millennials ages 18-34 found that one in three do not brush their teeth every day! Some reportedly go days without brushing their teeth, despite more than half of those surveyed saying they are afraid of losing teeth because of bad...

Even when sick, you should take care of your teeth.

Take Care of Your Teeth When Sick

It’s that time of year when we hear reminders to get flu shots against the upcoming “flu season.” According to the Centers for Disease Control, the flu threat becomes greater as early as October and lasts until May. It’s recommended that everyone, young and old,...

Caregivers can successfully manage an elderly person's dental health.

Dental Health Tips for Caregivers

A prior article discussed aging and why it is important to maintain dental health as we grow older. The issue is complicated when the oral hygiene must come from a caregiver, due to the elderly person's limitations. The Placerville Dental Group knows this isn’t easy,...

Kissing can be good for us, but also brings risks. Improve the one and control the other.

Pucker Up!

Kissing and Oral Health Human lips are uniquely designed to kiss and we often kiss our loved ones without a second thought. The lips contain some of the most sensitive nerve endings in our bodies, triggering unique chemical responses when we kiss that special someone. When...

Our Placerville dentists help your children have healthy teeth.

Good News About Dental Health

Improvements in Oral Health The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that Americans have improved their oral health. Increased dental education and programs that get children to the dentist at an early age are believed to play a large role. Other improvements are also responsible, and...

Good dental care is amazing and available from our Placerville dental clinic.

Try This At Home!

Bold Action Prevents Dental Problems On television we often see people do bold or dangerous things that come with the disclaimer “Don’t try this at home.” Although we encourage our children to follow that advice, many people go on to attempt the very things they were told...

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...

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Don’t Let Your Toothbrush Take a Vacation!

Your Teeth Need Care Every Day It's Spring Break! Placerville's hills are a beautiful green and there's still wonderful snow at Tahoe. But whether you plan on staying close to home for Spring break or are going on an extended holiday far away, the dentists at...