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Protecting Teeth From Gum Recession

Gum recession affects everyone to some extent, but can be slowed down drastically with good oral health care. The Placerville Dental Group helps patients with gum disease on a regular basis, and that's really far too often. So do your best to maintain healthy gums...

Our Placerville dentists encourage parents to help and monitor their children's oral hygiene routine.

What Happens If You Don’t Brush Your Teeth?

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...

How to fight gum disease in diabetics.

Stopping the Diabetes and Gum Disease Cycle

Diabetes is an unfortunately common American disease. Scientific American states that more than twenty million Americans have diabetes and more are diagnosed every day. Many of our Placerville dental patients are diabetics and the Placerville Dental Group wants you to know that there is another...

Treating Gum Disease Prevents Early Births

Prior articles have examined the issue of gum disease and how it affects the teeth and gums. We now want to examine how periodontal disease affects the rest of your body. Many studies have indicated that gum disease affects more than just your teeth, gums,...

Avoiding Gum Recession

Gum Recession Leads to Tooth Loss! In our last article we focused on identifying periodontal disease. Commonly called gum disease, this problem affects literally millions of Americans and many of our Placerville dental patients. One of the most dangerous aspects of gum disease is obviously the...

How to Fight Gum Disease

If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle. — The Art of WarWhat would you do if brushing or combing your hair caused your scalp to bleed? Would you start to worry about what was wrong with your skin?...