Dr. Andrea Joy Smith: Sacramento Dentist
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Welcome to the website of leading Sacramento dentist, Dr. Andrea Joy Smith! Whether you are looking for gum recession treatment, have periodontal disease, or wish to replace missing teeth with dental implants, Dr. Smith can help you. We offer a wide range of treatments to suit patients with different needs. Our site contains information on everything from the Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST™) to mini dental implants. Take as much time as you need to look through the different pages and find the solution you are looking for!
Mini Dental Implants
Since Mini dental implants are much smaller than traditional implants, they can be placed in less time and are immediately functional. The smaller size requires less force to place and results in less trauma to surrounding bone. This means that less time is needed for healing, allowing the implants to become immediately functional. Mini dental implants are often used to hold removable dentures in place and eliminate problems such as slippage and bone deterioration.
Most gum recession treatments are considered invasive, as they involve cutting and removing tissue from one area and then attaching it to the gum line. PST™, however, involves only one small incision and no tissue removal. A tiny, pinhole sized entry point is made in the gum tissue so that special instruments can be used to loosen the tissue and stretch it over the exposed tooth root. Afterward, collagen strips are inserted through the entry point and used to hold the tissue in place. There is no need for scalpels or sutures.
Laser Periodontal Therapy (LAPT)
This is an innovative laser treatment that is used for various soft tissue procedures including periodontal disease treatment. Instead of using blades to remove tissue, a highly precise laser is used to vaporize only the affected tissue while leaving the healthy areas intact. The procedure is relatively short and must be performed once a week for about four weeks. We care about your oral health and offer advanced, high quality periodontal procedures to help you achieve your best smile. To speak with a leading Sacramento dentist, contact Dr. Smith and schedule your consultation today!
Dr. Smith, her staff and entire practice is first rate. I called to make an appointment for my husband who had an emergency and had been referred to Dr. Smith from his previous dentist in southern California. They got us right in and were extremely accommodating. We both felt like we were definitely in good hands and in the right place! Dr. Smith is definitely going to become a regular part of our dental care.
My first visit was wonderful! I felt comfortable from the minute I walked in and thereafter too! Everyone was so helpful, knowledgeable, and interested in what my issue was. I look forward to a long and productive relationship with them! I feel Dr Smith goes the extra mile for her Patients! Brownies o'plenty coming your way!
Dr Andrea Joy Smith is the best, professional, consistent, and caring. I had put off dental work for many years until I was referred to her practice by a friend. Dr Smith is really kind and charismatic, I felt so comfortable. She uses state of the art technologies and is a true dental perfectionist!
Dr Smith is amazing! Shes very busy because Everyone loves her but she always makes you feel like the only patient she has, shes just so wonderful. She is very informative and so compassionate. I recommend her to everyone!
Dr. Smith is one of the best dentist there is. Compassionate real personable dentist. She always wants to do what is best for the patient. I have many experiences with other dentists , when I found Dr. Smith I was so happy I found the very best there is