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The Importance of Dental X-Rays Elk Grove, CA


The Importance of Dental X-Rays

Dental X Rays Elk Grove CA

Routine dental visits allow your dentist to detect dental problems at their earliest and most treatable stage. Dental radiography plays a critical role in accomplishing that. While a visual examination from your dentist can pinpoint signs of advanced decay or gum disease, it is limited to what only the naked eye can see. Dental x-rays…

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Top Reasons to Consider Dental Implants

Dental Implant Elk Grove CA

Your teeth are designed to last a lifetime. Unfortunately, there are many factors and events that can cause natural teeth to fall out or need extraction. While losing a permanent tooth is never ideal, there are options to replace missing teeth. The gold standard solution is dental implants. Dental implants may require a more upfront…

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Benefits of Mouthwash

Happy Dental Patient Elk Grove CA

When it comes to proper dental hygiene, brushing and flossing are non-negotiable. However, mouthwash can also be a valued tool in keeping your mouth clean and healthy. In fact, daily use of mouthwash can offer numerous benefits towards your oral health. Unfortunately, many patients are unaware of these benefits and assume mouthwash is simply a…

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Bothered by Black Triangles Within Your Smile?

Healthy Teeth Elk Grove CA

In terms of your smile aesthetics, “black triangles” refer to the empty triangular spaces that develop between the upper or lower teeth at the gum line. While these unsightly gaps may seem like your teeth have changed, it is most often a result of changes within the gum tissues. Black triangles typically develop due to…

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5 Reasons Your Tooth May Need Extraction

Dental Procedure Elk Grove CA

Your teeth are built to last a lifetime. Unfortunately, your teeth aren’t always exempt from damage or disease. While an experienced and skilled dentist will do everything possible to save a compromised tooth, it is not always possible. In fact, there are a number of reasons why removing an adult (permanent) tooth may be best.…

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Gingivitis Versus Periodontitis

Gum Disease Elk Grove CA

Gingivitis and periodontitis are both dental terms that refer to the condition of your gums. More specifically, they are specific stages of gum disease. While they both mean that your gums have been invaded by bacteria and infection, they indicate a certain severity of the infection and are treated differently. The Stages of Gum Disease…

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Top Reasons to Love Invisalign Teen

Adolescence can be a turbulent and challenging stage of life. As your teenager tries to gain independence and practices self-sufficiency, they may also struggle to maintain their self-esteem and find their self-confidence. It becomes easy, therefore, to understand why teens are resistant to wear metal braces. If orthodontics is a battle you don’t want to…

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Are Porcelain Veneers Right for Me?

Cosmetic Smile Elk Grove, CA

Porcelain veneers have changed the face of cosmetic dentistry. Veneers are the quickest and most effective way to improve, enhance and transform your smile appearance. Best of all, cosmetic veneers aren’t just for Hollywood stars. Most patients qualify for a smile makeover using veneers. Here’s more insight into this popular cosmetic dental treatment so that…

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What to Do When You Suffer a Dental Injury at Work

Woman Patient Injured Teeth Elk Grove, CA

No matter where you are, dental injuries are difficult to endure. However, when dental injuries occur at your workplace, it can be even more complicated to deal with. Just like any other type of injury that occurs due to your occupation, dental injuries at work should be filed under worker’s compensation. Not all dentists accept…

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Does The Dentist Make You Gag?

Dental Exams Elk Grove, CA

Does your sensitive gag reflex keep you from going to the dentist? You are not alone. Nearly 15% of dental patients suffer from hypersensitive gag reflex, or HGR. This uncontrollable reaction in the back of your throat can make certain procedures at the dentist very uncomfortable. To make matters worse, your anxiety over your gag…

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Our Patient Reviews

Laguna West Dental Care


Based on 19 reviews

Suzanne B.

As I was walking to my car after my appointment I thought, I sure am happy I come here. I get warm friendly service and gentle, thorough care throughout my visit. Dr. Chan and his staff are the best.

Jennifer B.

We've been so very happy with Dr. You and his staff since we moved to Sacramento in 1985! We've followed him to the current location in Laguna...he and his staff take such good care of all our dental needs. I have no hesitation in recommending their services!

Stephanie O.

In my 65 years on the planet, and hundreds of hours in former dentists' offices, Dr. You and his staff are by far the best I've ever encountered. My very recent crown replacement was 100 percent pain free! All phases of treatment, from removal of the old crown, mold taking and making, to the permanent placement with my brand new well-matched molar, was seamless. I respect and applaud Laguna West Dental Care for taking such talented care of me.

Janet S.

Since retiring, I drive and hour and a half each way to continue to see Dr. You and his entire staff ... and I hate to drive. No better dentist and hygenists in Sacramento and I have tried others over the years. Thank you for a great experience each and every time Laguna West!

Norman H.

In my 50+ years, I've probably had 7 to 8 dentists and have had my share of bad experiences that made me fearful of going to the dentist. But, after switching to Dr. Chan in 1991, I really couldn't be happier and don't dread dental appointments anymore. Dr. Chan is gentle and exceptionally good at giving shots that I can barely feel. He even calls me in the evening after every procedure to make sure I'm doing okay. The staff is friendly and caring and the facilities are nice. Highly recommended.

Carol D.

We've been patients of Dr. You and Dr. Chan since my son was in kindergarten - now a County employee. Everyone on the staff is great. I had one bad experience with a dentist referred by my insurance co. - I'd NEVER see a dentist again without a personal referral. Consider this mine to you -- Laguna West is an excellent choice!