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!
Andrea Smith is amazing. She is very professional and personal. She answers any concerns or questions you have. She cares very much about her patients. Her staff are fantastic. They are like family. I would recommend her to anyone. I have never left that office unhappy.
Wonderful, as always - Dr Smith and Staff as good as they get! Great Dentist and a better human being. She has worked with me to get a great smile after a lifetime of not having one...she worked with me in every way, she listened to my hopes and my budget and created a plan that worked beautifully. Thank you Dr. Smith - that is why I drive 4 hours just to keep her as my dentist. The best!
Love this place. The staff was very welcoming. Andrea Joy Smith explained my procedure in detail and yes shes and true joy to be around. I will be recommending all my family and friends.
Returned today to get a cleaning with Jackie I believe. My teeth feel extremely clean Ive never had a cleaning this AMAZING. Thanks Andrea and staff.
Our entire family (immediate and extended) has been seeing Dr. Smith for years! She and her staff are friendly, gentle, professional, and do everything possible to ensure a comfortable visit. You know it's a great sign when your kids are asking to go visit her! I totally recommend her to anyone looking for a new dentist. They are the best!
I've had a rough time with my teeth, no insurance,years of pain med prescriptions (which are horrible for teeth) and not a lot of money. I've seen many dentists but none like Dr Smith. The first time she saw me was for a dental emergency..I was so worried about missing a tooth when I smile and she made sure that did NOT happen. So now I'm a patient here. I do not worry, despite paying because the staff is so friendly, the dentists so thorough, and the pressure non existent. They even referred me to an insurance carrier that's helping with the costs as I need a LOT of work. I needed a good dentist, who was going to listen and help. I found that here.