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Babies often chew objects in their environment when they are teething.

Debunking Two Big Teething Myths

A baby's first tooth is a momentous occasion and many parents can't wait to show off the photos of their little one's toothy grin. But with that pearly smile probably came some fussiness and a few sleepless nights too. The Placerville Dental Group answers teething...

All the symptoms of allergies have the potential to affect your oral health too.

Allergies and Dental Care

Sinus pain, sore throat, runny nose and dry mouth are some of the most common symptoms of allergies. Pollen, dust or other irritants can put the body’s immune system in a state of overactivity to protect you from these foreign particles. If you have allergies,...

Our Placerville dentists help your children have healthy teeth.

Does Your Child Have Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea isn’t just a problem for adults, it also affects children. When a child has sleep apnea, it may be cause by a dental problem that our Placerville dentists are able to treat effectively. If your child has any of the following symptoms, you...

If you have psoriasis, it's important to make regular visits to our Placerville dentists to fight gum disease.

Gum Disease and Psoriasis

A research study from Norway has confirmed a link between psoriasis and gum disease. The study found that people with psoriasis had an increased likelihood of also having periodontitis, a severe form of gum disease. Loss of the alveolar bone, the bone that forms the tooth...

Methamphetamine has many serious side effects on dental health.

How Meth Affects Oral Health

Despite its nasty reputation for ruining lives, methamphetamine continues to be a common drug of abuse in the United States. Relatively cheap and easy to make, it is much stronger than other drugs. The medical and dental side effects are also grave and difficult to ignore. The...

Hairy tongue can affect men or women, but it is readily cured by our Placerville dentists.

Hairy Tongue

Hairy tongue is a dental condition that is exactly as it sounds. People with hairy tongue do in fact have a tongue that seems hairy. Thankfully, there are treatments for hairy tongue, available from our Placerville dentists. Signs of Hairy Tongue Symptoms of hairy tongue include:discoloration...

An abscess requires quick treatment from one of our Placerville dentists.

Treating an Oral Abscess

A dental abscess can be excruciatingly painful. Usually found in infected gum tissue or in the roots of infected teeth, an abscess is formed when pus cannot drain from the jaw or oral cavity. Without proper care and treatment from one of our Placerville dentists,...

Cigarettes are a leading risk factor for oral cancer.

The Symptoms and Risks for Oral Cancer

Things You Need to Know About Oral Cancer Visiting our Placerville dentists every six months is good for your mouth. An additional and potentially life-saving benefit to regular dental cleanings and exams is the opportunity to have our dental professionals check for the early signs of...

Suffering from TMJ pain has a solution and our Placerville dentists are it.

Take a Bite Out of TMJ

Help For TMJ Sufferers Facial pain, neck discomfort, jaw clicks and clacks, soreness, tenderness — TMJ sufferers experience all of this. First, we should point out that everyone has temporomandibular joints and jaw muscles, shortened to TMJ. They make it possible for us to speak, chew...

Caring for your tongue should be part of your usual dental routine. The Placerville Dental Group can help!

Sticking Up for Your Tongue

You Don't Have to Stick Your Neck Out to Care for This Important Organ Our last article sang the virtues of your incredible tongue. It helps you eat, chew, swallow, talk, sip, slurp and sing. It is one of the most used muscles in your body,...