SACRAMENTO MAGAZINE PRESENTS TOP DENTISTS’ LIST OF THE REGION’S OUTSTANDING DENTAL PROFESSIONALS.
“If you had a patient in need of a dentist,which dentist would you refer them to?”
That’s the question Top Dentists has asked thousands of dentists in order to determine who should be on its list. Dentists and specialists were asked to take into consideration years of experience, continuing education, manner with patients, use of new techniques and technologies and physical results. The dentists’ names are checked against state dental boards for disciplinary actions to make sure they have an active license and are in good standing with the board.
Here are the top dental professionals in the seven specialties surveyed: endodontics, general dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry,periodontics and prosthodontics.
David B. Miller, DDS MAGD
Advanced Dental Concepts
Family, Cosmeticand Restorative DentistryTMJ/Headaches/Sleep Apnea
FOCUS: At Advanced Dental Concepts, Dr. Miller and his entire team strive to provide the highest level of quality in both their clinical work and their patient comfort and service. Whether it is routine general dental care, cosmetic smile makeovers, or complex TMJ and orofacial pain problems, our team is ready to provide the needed care. Dr. David Miller has over 36 years of experience and over 5500 hours of advanced training. Dr. Miller’s team is dedicated to providing the highest level of patient care and comfort. We strive to nurture a personal, attentive and compassionate environment. Give us a call! AWARDS: Master: Academy of General Dentistry Board Certified: Am. Board Orofacial Pain, Am. Board Craniofacial Pain.
1269 Pleasant Grove Blvd. #100
Roseville, CA 95747
Paul P. Binon DDS MSD FAO
Dr. Binon graduated from Creighton University, School of Dentistry. He received a National Institute of Health Fellowship to Indiana University, where he earned a Masters degree in material science and completed a three year residency program in Prosthodontics. He has combined a private practice in Roseville, CA. with an academic faculty appointment, implant dentistry research, and has taught and lectured throughout the world. Dr. Binon has published more than 50 research and clinical articles, contributed to two textbooks and is peer reviewer for two major implant journals. He is also a contributing editor of the Nugget, the Journal of Sacramento District Dental Society. He is recognized internationally as an authority on implant dentistry, biomechanics and implant components. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Osseointegration and holds memberships in The American College of Prosthodontists, The Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics, The John F. Johnson Advanced Prosthodontic Society and numerous other dental organizations. He is the first recipient of the Academy of Osseointegration Certificate in Implant Dentistry. He has been restoring and placing implants since 1983.
Paul Binon DDS MSD
1158 Cirby Way Ste. A, Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 786-6676 • Fax (916) 786-6620
Drs. Mark and Eric Young, DDS, MMSc.
FOCUS: At Creekside Endodontics we pride ourselves on getting patients out of pain and back to good dental health using the latest techniques and technology. EDUCATION: Doctors Mark and Eric Young are Sacramento-born brothers who followed similar paths to achieve excellence in Endodontic care. Both received their DDS at University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. They continued on to earn their Masters of Medical Science in a three-year program at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine with an exclusive focus on root canal therapy. Dr. Mark Young enjoys spending time with his wife Allie and their five children. He is also spearheading a partnership with Creekside Endodontics and World Vision to help provide clean water to people in need. Dr. Eric Young spent 10 years serving as an officer in the US Army helping in trauma units and bringing needed dental training to remote villages. He is happy to be back home spending time with his wife Krystyna and their four children. ADVICE: If you need a root canal, ask your dentist to see a root canal specialist!
2310 E. Bidwell St. #150, Folsom, CA • (916) 983-7700
2350 Professional Dr. Ste 300, Roseville, CA • (916) 961-3636 • www.CreeksideEndo.net
Lisa Nielsen Laptalo, DMD
Dentistry for Children
PHILOSOPHY OF CARE: We emphasize creating positivity around early dental visits with appointments resembling “dental playdates.” Kids literally beg their parents to come back! BEST ADVICE: Bring your child to the dentist when the first tooth erupts, or by the first birthday, whichever comes first. EDUCATION: The Ohio State University (BA); Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (DMD); VA Hospital of San Francisco (hospital-based dental residency). MEMBERSHIPS: Member of American Dental Association and California Dental Association; on the Board of Directors of the Sacramento District Dental Society; Affiliate Member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. FAMILY: Dr. Laptalo is married and has three young daughters, all 6 years old and under. Life revolves around kids day and night! LITTLE-KNOWN FACT: Dr. Laptalo is former All-American and 3-time National Champion synchronized swimmer.
Lawrence W. Chu DDS & Michael B. Chu DDS
FOCUS: We help our patients to choose the best care possible and to invest in dentistry that improves their lives EDUCATION: Dr. Michael’s education: UC Irvine undergraduate, UC San Francisco School of Dentistry Dr. Chu’s education: UC Davis undergraduate, UC San Francisco School of Dentistry AWARDS: Top Dentists 2015, 2016, 2017 PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS/ AFFILIATIONS: American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Sacramento District Dental Society (Dr. Chu & Dr. Michael) Dr. Michael is a member of the Spear Education Faculty Club INNOVATIONS: CEREC same day crowns, Digital X-rays, Digital Photography, and Patient Comforts including Massage Chairs & Apple TV units WHAT SETS US APART: Our whole practice is built around the idea that the patient comes first! We have built our new state of the art facility with the Patient Experience as the focal point. OFF HOURS: Dr. Chu loves to cook when he’s not in the office. Dr. Michael is an avid sports fan and can usually be found watching or playing sports when not in the office. CHARITABLE WORK: Both doctors are supporters of the CDA foundation and Dr. Chu volunteers at CDA Cares to provide dental care for those in need. ADVICE: Think about what your dental goals are. Modern Comprehensive Dentistry has changed what is now possible for Patients. We invite you to experience our Dental Family.
Joelle Speed, DDS
The Smile Gallery Pediatric Dentistry
SPECIALTY: We provide children’s dental health and education in a modern and welcoming environment, creating a unique dental experience. It is our pleasure to bring your children the latest in modern dentistry. WHAT’S IMPORTANT: High-quality care, a fun environment, personalized relationships, and state-of-the-art technology. FAMILY-ORIENTED: Dr. Speed is married and has two daughters, so she gives each patient the individual attention and gentleness she would want for her own girls. KIDS LOVE: Toy machines with prizes, an XBOX gaming system, TVs on the ceilings of our treatment rooms, and massage chairs. RELAXING AND PAIN-FREE: Does your child feel anxious? We offer nitrous oxide and IV sedation. We do everything in our power to provide a pain-free stress-free experience. OUR VALUES: Altruism, relationships, caring, honesty, teamwork, and excellence.
David Westerhaus DDS
Mobile Anesthesia and Sedation for Dentistry
SPECIALTY: I am a residency trained mobile dentist anesthesiologist who provides mobile anesthesia and sedation. I travel to General, Pediatric, and Specialty dental offices throughout Northern California. I am blessed to have these skills as an anesthesiologist that allow dental patients, regardless of their fear and anxiety, to complete their dental treatment and “wake up with a smile!” EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts: Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL. Doctor of Dental Surgery: Loma Linda University Health, Loma Linda, CA. Residency in Anesthesiology: Loma Linda University Health, Loma Linda, CA. PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS: American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, California Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists, Sacramento District Dental Society and Diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. QUALITY CARE: Everybody deserves access to quality dental care, and I really enjoy partnering up with other dentists to provide safe access to care to every patient and setting them at ease with their dental treatment. Our goal is to make each and every patient’s dental experience a positive one and “hit the reset button” by completing their treatment plan and opening the door to fun and cavity-free checkups in the future.
Pamela DiTomasso, D.M.D.
Stella Dariotis, D.D.S.
WHAT SETS US APART: We at DiTomasso Dental are honored that our peers would name us among Sacramento’s top doctors in 2016. Since we founded our Midtown family practice 30 years ago, dentistry has changed and so have we. Our facility utilizes the latest technological advances in dentistry, including convenient online patient services, digital x-rays, same day Cerec crowns, Invisalign iTero scanning and intra-oral cameras. What hasn’t changed over the last three decades is our commitment to patient-centered care, ongoing professional development and community service. We deliver patient care with compassion and integrity, always keeping your comfort a priority because our patients are like family. Onsite parking is provided. Drs. Pamela DiTomasso and Stella Dariotis are life-long learners who have been trained in the latest dental advancements with some of the country’s finest dental clinicians and academies. CHARITABLE WORK: We are united by a deep desire to make a difference in our community by supporting a variety of projects and events; Smiles for Kids, Wellspring Women’s Center, Sacramento Food Closet and local schools.
Kevin Chang DDS, Inc.
Esthetic and Family Dentistry
FOCUS: From the beginning, Dr. Kevin Chang believed that life’s approach should be “Nothing Short of Excellence.” With that goal in life, he set off to achieve it by attending the top universities in the nation, CAL Berkeley and UCSF. Serving the Sacramento and Roseville area as a general dentist for 18 years, Dr. Chang continued his pursuit of perfection. He won the Sacramento Business Journal’s prestigious 40 Under 40 Award. He was chosen as the Roseville Press Tribune’s Best of the Best, Best Dentist for 4 years, and Roseville Style Magazine’s Top Dentists. He is also an alumnus of the ADA Diversity in Leadership program. Dr. Chang truly cares about patients, and places the emphasis on quality of life and quality of care. The practice welcomes families of all ages, and he is especially fond of children calling him “Uncle Kevin,” and giving high 5’s. Dr Chang can surgically place an implant to replace a missing tooth. He can reduce jaw pains related to teeth grinding, or work related posture pains/headaches with Botox treatment. Cosmetic work is his passion! Please come and meet Dr Kevin Chang, and find out what true excellence in dentistry means.
Kevin Chang DDS, Inc.
1212 Coloma Way, Suite C
Roseville, CA 95661
Upen J. Patel, DDS, MAGD
Advanced Dentistry, Smile Design and Implants
EXPERTISE: Our complete team is committed to providing dental care at the highest level of comfort and quality, truly listening to our clients’ needs and offering world class service.EDUCATION AND HONORS: University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, DDS and Residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry; Mastership and Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry; Fellowship in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists; American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Member. WHAT SETS US APART: We are always striving for Excellence for You. Our patients really do mean everything! Each member of our support team has been selected for their clinical skills and experience as well as their caring and compassionate nature. INNOVATIONS: Laser and Digital Dentistry, One-Visit Crowns CEREC CAD/ CAM, 6 month Smiles and Invisalign Teeth Straightening, Full Smile Makeovers, Enamel Veneers/Lumineers and KöR Whitening, Precision Dental Implants, All-On-4 New Teeth in One Day. Perio Protect Gum Therapy Certified. Snoring and Sleep Apnea.
Dr. Kelly Giannetti and Dr. Thais Booms
Board certified orthodontic specialists, Drs. Giannetti and Booms have been producing healthy, glowing smiles in the Greater Sacramento area for 20 years. Drs. Giannetti and Booms constantly innovate to optimize new technologies and treatment techniques including Invisalign and custom Damon braces. In addition to having an innovative practice, Drs. Giannetti and Booms’ primary focus is communication and providing an unparalleled experience for their patients. As members of Spear and Seattle interdisciplinary study clubs, they collaborate with other regional thought leaders to perform complex treatments that are individualized for each patient. Drs. Giannetti and Booms are thankful for the team of dental health professionals they work with to provide beautiful treatment results.
2650 21st St., Suite 8, Sacramento, CA 95818
2101 Stone Blvd., Suite 130, West Sacramento, CA 95691
916-452-3584 • www.sacortho.com
Jenny Apekian DDS
Midtown Dental / General and Cosmetic Dentistry
DENTISTRY, ART, TECHNOLOGY: Dr. Jenny Apekian prides herself on her gentle touch and caring approach. An accomplished artist, Dr. Apekian pays close attention to every detail in her artwork. She takes the same approach to her work and skills as a dentist. Her attention to detail, along with her genuine care for patients, sets her apart. INNOVATION: Midtown Dental’s new facility is one of the most innovative and technologically advanced dental offices. It offers a fully digital experience, including “one-visit” crowns, digital orthodontics, 3D X-ray imaging, guided dental implants and state-of-the-art infection control systems. TEACHING: Dr. Apekian also serves as a mentor and trainer, helping other dentists learn how to use technology and office design to improve the patient experience. UNIQUE EXPERIENCE: Midtown Dental offers a truly unique dental experience, combining the highest ethical standards, with the best in patient care, comfort and safety.
2831 G St, Ste 100
Sacramento, CA 95816
Viren R. Patel, D.D.S., A.P.C.
Family and cosmetic dentist Viren R. Patel, D.D.S., and his friendly staff have provided outstanding, gentle care to Sacramento patients since 1997. The full-service dental office in Folsom features cutting-edge equipment and techniques, with comprehensive care tailored to fit the individual needs of each patient. Dr. Patel and his highly knowledgeable staff also provide treatment for TMJ, and are able to provide both simple and complex restorative dentistry to help patients achieve optimal dental health. Dr. Patel holds a degree in dentistry from the University of London, is a Licentiate in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and is a graduate of the Pankey Institute of Advanced Dental Education. He is active in the Smiles for Kids and the Smiles for Big Kids programs through the Sacramento District Dental Foundation, where he also serves as current President. Dr. Patel and his staff believe preventative care and education lead to a healthy, long-lasting smile.
6610 Folsom-Auburn Road, Suite 8, Folsom. CA 95630
David J. Crippen, D.D.S.
Capital Pediatric Dentistry
OUR EXPERTISE: Pediatric Dentistry and sedation. EDUCATION: Dr. Crippen graduated with honors from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry and completed his residency in Pediatric Dentistry at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin where he served as chief resident. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and is certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support. TEACHING APPOINTMENTS: Dr. Crippen is an assistant clinical professor with both the UC Davis School of Medicine and Pacific School of Dentistry. He serves as an expert consultant in the field of Pediatric Dentistry for the Dental Board of California and is a Basic Life Support (BLS) instructor for the Sacramento District Dental Society. NOTABLE PRACTICE INNOVATION: In addition to providing routine care such as exams, x-rays, cleanings and fillings, Dr. Crippen is also specially trained and licensed to provide IV “conscious” sedation in the dental office. This type of sedation is a safe and effective alternative to hospital-based general anesthesia for dental treatment and is especially effective for young or apprehensive children or those with extensive treatment needs.
920 29th Street, Sacramento
Kids Care Dental & Orthodontics
Ryan Grandpre, DDS | Carlos Feuillet-Latorre, DDS
FOCUS: Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics WHAT SETS YOU APART: At Kids Care Dental & Orthodontics, we’re fanatical about creating a lifetime of happy smiles. That’s why we’re a practice for kids. We believe when kids grow up enjoying the dentist, healthy teeth and gums will follow. We’ve set up a different kind of dental practice that delivers fun, not fear. So your kids get stress free dental visits—and beautiful, giggly smiles. PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS: AAPD, ADA, CDA, SDDS CHARITABLE WORK: Smiles for Kids, Operation Backpack, Valentine’s Cards for Kids ONE PIECE OF ADVICE TO READERS IS: Take your child to the dentist on their first birthday or when their first tooth erupts.
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Stefanie Shore, DDS
Esthetic and Reconstructive Dentistry
FOCUS: Comprehensive dentistry including CEREC “same day” crowns, Cosmetic dentistry, Implant placement and restoration and Sedation for anxious patients. EDUCATION: Dr. Shore graduated with honors from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry and received her undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley. CHAIRSIDE MANNER: Dr. Shore provides thorough, compassionate and gentle dental care in a comfortable and modern environment. She prides herself on exceptional dentistry and excellent service for her patients. OUR REPUTATION: Voted Top Dentist by Sacramento magazine for 3 consecutive years, Angie’s List Super Service Award Winner for 5 consecutive years. ADVICE: A beautiful, confident and healthy smile can be yours! Visit the Smile Gallery page of our website to see the beautiful results we’ve achieved for our current patients and what we can do for YOU!
Gregory G. Olsen, D.D.S.
Folsom Oral Surgery And Implant Center
FOCUS: Oral and maxillofacial surgery with an emphasis on dental implants and bone grafting. EDUCATION: Dr. Olsen is a graduate of the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, San Francisco, and completed his oral and maxillofacial residency at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago. He also is a fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS: A board-certified dental anesthesiologist, Dr. Olsen holds memberships with numerous prestigious dental organizations including the California Dental Association, Sacramento District Dental Society and the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. WHAT SETS THEM APART: Folsom Oral Surgery And Implant Center provides exceptional patient care in a friendly atmosphere. With expertise, precision, and a warm chairside manner, Dr. Olsen and his ACLS/OMFS-certified surgical team pride themselves on the safety and comfort of every patient they see. SPARE TIME: During his off-hours, Dr. Olsen enjoys spending time with family and friends, as well as fly-fishing excursions and home landscaping.
Kevin M. Keane, DDS, MSD
Practice Limited to Endodontics
FOCUS: Endodontics. Education: B.S., Santa Clara University; DDS, UCSF; Endodontic Residency, University of Washington. AWARDS/HONORS: Thomas Moore Award, UCSF; Member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Society. MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS: AAE, ADA, CDA, SDDS. GREATEST PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT: Making my patients as comfortable as possible and providing them with the best possible care. INNOVATIONS: We always employ the latest technology, including surgical microscopes and computer imaging, to help us deliver the highest degree of care possible.
2605 Eastern Ave., Ste. 4, Sacramento, CA 95821
Dr. Dean Ahmad
INNOVA Periodontics & Implant Dentistry
FOCUS: Dean N. Ahmad, DDS, FICOI, DABP specializes in the treatment of Periodontal Diseases, Periodontal Plastic Surgical Therapies, and Implant Dentistry. EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS: Dr. Ahmad is also a Board-Certified Periodontist, as well as a Fellow from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Dr. Ahmad published numerous scientific articles and attained a Clinical Assistant Professorship from UCSF. INNOVATIONS: As one of the area’s foremost experts in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry, Dr. Ahmad and his team have played a major role in applying innovative medical and technological advances to current Periodontics and Implant Dentistry. Dr. Ahmad will be the President for the Western Society of Periodontology.
2295 Fieldstone Drive, Suite 120, Lincoln, CA 95648
Weideman Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics
Dr. Jeffrey Sue, Dr. Cynthia Weideman, Dr. Richard Knight, Dr. Chris Lee, Dr. Thomas Clements
FOCUS: Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics. WHAT SETS US APART: Weideman Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics has been family owned and operated for over 43 years. We are a trusted tradition in our community. Our compassionate and gentle dentists are board certified pediatric and orthodontic specialists who have a passion for creating a lasting family connection with individualized care. Doctors, hygienists, and dental assistants have advanced training in infant, child, adolescent, and special health care needs dentistry. By developing connections and creating fun memories with families we build the foundation for a positive dental experience for generations. Our Top Dentists and the American Dental Association recommend that your baby visit the dentist at tooth’s first eruption and before their first birthday. Schedule your baby, child, or teen’s first appointment and experience the Weideman difference.
7916 Pebble Beach Dr., Ste. 101, Citrus Heights
Dr. Alexis D. Lyons (Dr. Lexie)
FOCUS: Orthodontic care for all ages and those with special health care needs. WHAT SETS HER APART: Dr. Lexie Lyons has been working with the Weideman team since 2009 providing outstanding orthodontic dental care for children, teens and adults. Her orthodontic recommendations are based on patient growth and overall dental development while offering a wide range of braces to meet the needs and desires of each individual patient. Side by side with pediatric specialists, she monitors tooth movement, oral hygiene habits, and can quickly catch early orthodontic concerns. Dr Lexie has also set herself apart from other orthodontists with her experience and compassion for treating children and adults with special health care needs. She creates beautiful and confident smiles in a warm, comfortable, family-focused atmosphere. Thank you for your continued trust and confidence in voting Dr. Lexie as one of the Top Dentist orthodontic specialists in Sacramento.
7916 Pebble Beach Dr., Ste. 101, Citrus Heights
Dentistry For Children
Janice R. Work, D.D.S.
FOCUS: Pediatric Dentistry with an emphasis on the disabled and special needs patients. EDUCATION: BA, MFA Brigham Young University, DDS Georgetown University School of Dentistry, Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry UNMC. HONORS: Maimonides Scholarship Georgetown University, Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, Fellow of the Academy of Dentistry International, Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentists, Life Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentists PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS: American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Sacramento Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric dentists, American Board of Pediatric Dentists’ College of Diplomats. Member of Sutter Health Cleft Palate Panel. WHAT SETS US APART: Dr. Work and her team are experienced and trained to work with all children, including special needs and disabled children. To make the patients more at ease the office was designed with a friendly atmosphere. There are video games, large TV’s, legos and comfortable chairs for the children and parents.
9045 Bruceville Road, Suite 180, Elk Grove, CA 95758
(916) 683-PEDO (7336)
Arden Dental Care
FOCUS: You! At Arden Dental Care we help you determine what matters most to you. Our caring team assists you in discovering your dental conditions so that you make the right treatment decisions for yourself. You and your family will have cutting edge technology and expertise available including porcelain crowns, bridges, white fillings, cosmetic dentistry, Invisalign orthodontics, veneers, Smile Makeovers, DVD movie goggles, implant crowns, Zoom whitening, laser technology, and oral conscious sedation for anxious patients. See our on-line reviews to see what patients are saying about us. EDUCATION: Michael S. Boyce, DDS-B.S. U.C. Davis; M.S. Arizona State University; Doctor of Dental Surgery-U.C. San Francisco, Graduate of Northern California Institute of Cosmetic Dentistry, Advanced Concepts in Cosmetic Dentistry; Oral Conscious Sedation certified, Invisalign INNOVATIONS: Your anxiety issues can be addressed through oral conscious sedation and our comforting team. Excellent financing plans are available to make your dream smile affordable. Priority appointments can be arranged to meet your busy schedule.
1832 Avondale Avenue, Suite 1, Sacramento CA, 95825
www.ardendentalcare.com • (916) 481-2001
Paul A. JoŸson, DDS, MS
Pediatric Dentistry of West Sacramento
FOCUS: Comprehensive pediatric dental care in a relaxed, welcoming child-centric and family-friendly environment. EDUCATION: Specialty Board and PALS (pediatric advanced life support) certified. D.D.S., M.S. and Pediatric Specialty training at UCSF. WHAT SETS US APART: Focus on prevention, using the latest evidence based dental medicine therapies.
Rohini Rattu, DDS
Dimples Pediatric Dental
FOCUS: Pediatric Dentistry. EDUCATION: Columbia University School of Dental Medicine and Pediatric Dental training at Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine. WHAT SETS US APART: Dr. Rohini’s practice is a solo clinic, so you will always get the Doctor’s personal attention. IF YOU COULD GIVE ANY ADVICE TO PARENTS, WHAT WOULD IT BE?: Prevention! First dental visit on their 1st birthday.
Edward M. Orgon, D.D.S.
MEDICAL SPECIALTY/FOCUS: General Dentistry including Cosmetic Dentistry Restorative Dentistry EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS: Jesuit High School, University of California, San Diego Loyola University School of Dentistry. D.D.S. Degree AWARDS/HONORS: President’s Award Sacramento District Dental Society PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS: Sacramento District Dental Society S.D.D.S, California Dental Association C.D.A, American Dental Association A.D.A. GREATEST PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENT: Raising three children with my wife Cindi. INNOVATIONS: Teeth whitening system that gets fabulous results. CHARITABLE WORK: We have offered dental care at the Cal Expo Health Fair.
Kendall Homer, D.M.D.
Eric Grove, D.D.S.
FOCUS: General Dentistry, including cosmetics, implant restoration, and emergency dental care. EDUCATION: Dr. Homer completed his B.A. at Sacramento State and earned his Doctorate of Medical Dentistry from Washington University. Dr. Grove received a B.S. from Pacific Union College and a Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Loma Linda University. PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS: Drs. Homer and Grove belong to the ADA/CDA/SDDS. Dr. Grove is also an active participant in the SDDS. WHAT SETS THEM APART: Dr. Homer’s and Dr. Grove’s patients’ appreciation is evident in client loyalty, with 40-year plus patients bringing their children and grandchildren in for treatment. CHARITABLE WORK: Dr. Homer supports Save Ourselves, an organization that provides counseling and peer support to people living with breast cancer. Dr. Grove has participated in overseas dental mission trips and also participates in the Smiles for Big Kids program in Sacramento. FREE ADVICE: Studies have linked diabetes, heart disease and stroke to gum disease. Oral health is a significant part of overall well-being.