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The Psychological Benefits of Dental Implants Elk Grove, CA


The Psychological Benefits of Dental Implants

Dental Implants Elk Grove CA

Whether it happens unexpectedly or not, tooth loss can be traumatic. While there are certainly a number of oral health setbacks from missing teeth, including shifting teeth, bone loss and functional limitations, there are also psychological consequences as well. Dental implants are the most preferred solution for combatting all types of drawbacks from missing teeth.…

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The “Why” Behind Tooth Sensitivity

Woman Patient Injured Teeth Elk Grove, CA

Approximately 1 in 8 Americans suffer from oversensitive teeth. Although common, tooth sensitivity can be one of the most disruptive and uncomfortable dental health problems. If you wince in pain when eating ice cream or sipping coffee, don’t ignore it. Tooth pain that is brought on by the exposure of hot or cold temperatures is…

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Warning Signs of Oral Cancer

Woman in Dentist Chair

In the United States, oral cancer is projected to cause 8,000 deaths this year, killing approximately 1 person per hour, 24 hours per day. The death rate for this type of cancer is notably high simply because it is often discovered in its later stages of development. If you learn anything about oral cancer it…

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Dental Bonding: A Versatile Solution

Dental Bonding Elk Grove CA

When it comes to improving your smile, dental bonding can be used a variety of ways. Composite resin is one of the most proven and sought-after materials in modern dentistry. It is durable while also blending seamlessly within your smile. Composite resin is a tooth-colored plastic and glass mixture that bonds directly to the surface…

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Eat This For A Naturally Whiter Smile

Oral Health Elk Grove CA

There’s no question that a whiter, brighter smile can make you look more attractive and feel better about yourself. Many people suffer from stained or discolored teeth due to the foods and drinks they consume on a daily basis, such as coffee, tea, red wine, berries and more. However, did you know that there are…

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Never Ignore a Missing Molar

Dental Procedure Elk Grove CA

While it is common for patients to rush to the dental office when they lose a front tooth, it is less popular for patients to realize they need tooth replacement for a missing tooth in the back of the mouth (molar). Without the threat of aesthetics, do you really need to replace a missing molar?…

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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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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!