Dr. Dezham

Dr. Dezham is inspired by the desire to help you achieve optimal health and provide you with the absolute best that dentistry has to offer. 

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3009 K street
suite 255
Sacramento, CA 95816
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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Dental Services
Regular dental visits are essential to make sure oral health problems — from tooth decay to oral cancer — are detected and treated in a timely manner...

Welcome Blog
...Here you will find a variety of articles and topics including dental news, advancements in dental technology and treatments, practical oral health advice and updates from our practice...

Actress Florence Henderson Shares Her Secrets for Keeping Your Natural Teeth as You Age
... During an interview with Dear Doctor magazine, Henderson discussed her oral health as well as her role as spokesperson for Polident (denture cleanser) — even though she does not have dentures...

Four Tips for Preventing Premature Loss of Baby Teeth From Tooth Decay
...Their future oral health depends on it...

Taking the Right Steps to Prevent Early Tooth Decay in Children
...Early tooth decay could affect your child's oral health for years to come...

Some Blood Pressure Medications May Affect Your Oral Health
...But some blood pressure drugs might also cause complications with your oral health...

From Model to Mogul, Kathy Ireland Maintains a Sparkling Smile
... Discussing her oral health, Ireland says that she required serious professional assistance on more than one occasion...

Oral Health Can Prove Challenging in Your Senior Years
...Indeed, oral health in your later years can be a major factor in your quality of life...

Beyonce Makes Flossing a Family Affair
...You can learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Top 10 Oral Health Tips For Children” and “How to Help Your Child Develop the Best Habits for Oral Health...

The Parent-Dentist Partnership: Establishing Better Oral Health for Your Child
...That doesn’t have to be the case with their dental development — that’s because we’re one of your most reliable support partners for oral health...

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
...Oral health problems such as tooth decay and gum disease are much easier — and less expensive — to treat in the earliest stages...

Complex Mouth Conditions Call for Dental Specialties
...Better known as a general dentist, these professionals are the central players in maintaining your oral health, and your first stop when you have a problem with your teeth or gums...

IV Sedation can help Relax Patients with Acute Dental Visit Anxiety
...Performed with the utmost care, IV sedation could make your next dental procedure pleasant and uneventful, and impact your oral health for the better...

Nancy O'Dell on Making Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids
...We would like to see every child get off to an equally good start! If you have questions about your child’s oral health, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Improve Your Brushing and Flossing Habit with These Tips
The most important thing you can do for good oral health is brush and floss your teeth daily...

4 Foods That May Help You Prevent Tooth Decay
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Nutrition & Oral Health...

Chewing Tobacco is Just as Addictive and Dangerous as Smoking
...The truth is, though, it’s just as hazardous — especially to your oral health...

Even Celebrities Like Jennifer Lawrence Aren't Immune From Bad Breath!
...These microorganisms can cause gum disease, tooth decay, and bad breath — so keeping them in check is good for your overall oral health...

Keeping Gum Disease at Bay Could Help Your Overall Health
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Good Oral Health Leads to Better Health Overall...

Actor David Ramsey Discusses Baby Bottle Tooth Decay
...You can also learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “The Age One Dental Visit” and “Dentistry & Oral Health for Children...

4 Things to Give Your Child a Head Start on Good Oral Health
... Here, then, are 4 things you should be doing for your children's oral health before they begin school...

Stop White Spots Before They Appear While Wearing Braces
Braces can be a long, involved process, but gaining a more attractive smile and better oral health is worth it...

Keep Ahead of Potential Sidetracks to Your Child's Oral Health
...Sometimes, though, problems arise and get in the way of their oral health...

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
...Only a trained health care provider with the right dental tools can! And when you come in for a routine office visit, you'll also get a thorough checkup that can detect tooth decay, gum disease, and other threats to your oral health...

The Top 3 Oral Problems in America - and What You Should Do About Them
... So, have you experienced symptoms for any these common oral health problems...

Screw or Cement: Which is Best for Attaching Your Implant Crown?
... As we plan for your implant, we’ll discuss which type of attachment will work best for you, depending on the tooth to be replaced and other conditions with your oral health...

Not All Bacteria are Harmful to Oral Health
... If you would like more information on the role of bacteria in oral health, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Use the Same Prevention Strategy to Defeat Tooth Decay and Gum Disease
... With diligent dental care and close attention to your oral health, you increase your chances of avoiding the full threat of these diseases...

5 Things you can do to Improve Your Child's Future Dental Health
...Here are 5 things you can do to ensure your child's present and future oral health...

These 3 Tasks Show How Saliva is Amazing
...It’s definitely a multi-tasker, performing a number of jobs (including aiding in digestion) that not only keep your oral health on track, but your general well-being too...

Transforming a Cleft Lip or Palate into a Beautiful Smile
...It’s a chance for them to gain a normal life — and a new lease on physical, emotional and oral health...

In Today's NFL, Oral Hygiene Takes Center Stage
... Using a therapeutic mouthrinse, however, can actually enhance your oral health...

3 Reasons Why Smoking Doesn't Mix with Dental Implants
...Smoking contributes to other diseases that impact oral health...

How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss
...” Yet when it comes to her family's oral health, she wants the same things we all want: good checkups and great-looking smiles...

4 Things You Should be Doing Now for Your Baby's Long-Term Dental Health
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Top 10 Oral Health Tips for Children...

Baseball's Francisco Lindor Shines as "Mr. Smile"
...If your oral health is good but your smile is not as bright as you’d like it to be, we can discuss a number of cosmetic dental treatments that can help...

June Is Men's Health Month
...There’s increasing evidence that having good oral health promotes better overall health—and coming in for routine checkups is essential...

Any Time, Any Place: Cam Newton's Guide to Flossing
...But the ADA stands by its recommendations for maintaining good oral health: Brush twice a day for two minutes with fluoride toothpaste; visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and checkups; and clean between teeth once a day with an interdental cleaner like floss...

Practice Proactive Prevention to Enhance Your Child's Dental Development
...You also get answers to your questions about their oral health: the dentist's office is your best source for advice on teething, diet and other issues...

It's National Gum Care Month - Take Care of Your Gums
...And once plaque hardens to form calculus (tartar), it cannot be removed during your regular oral health care routine at home...

Inflammation: the Link Between Gum Disease and Cardiovascular Disease
...If you would like more information on how your oral health affects your whole body, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Why Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Couldn't Have Braces
... “I never had braces,” she recently told Dear Doctor – Dentistry & Oral Health magazine...

Stay Ahead of Plaque Buildup with Effective Brushing and Flossing
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Daily Oral Hygiene: Easy Habits for Maintaining Oral Health...

Watch What Carbs You Eat to Reduce Your Risk of Further Gum Disease
...At the same time, increasing your intake of certain foods could boost your overall oral health...

Wisdom Teeth Warrant Close Watch to Avoid Future Health Issues
...Patients who are having adverse oral health effects from impacted wisdom teeth should consider removing them, especially if they’ve already encountered dental disease...

Healthy Smiles for Alfonso Ribeiro and Family
...As the proud dad told Dear Doctor–Dentistry & Oral Health magazine, "The best part of being a father is the smiles and the warmth you get from your children...

Topical Fluoride is a Safe Way to Protect Your Child's Teeth from Decay
...The Cochrane Oral Health Research Group recently reviewed studies on topical fluoride applications involving nearly 10,000 children and adolescents between the ages of 2 and 15...

Why Alfonso Ribeiro Is Grateful for Root Canal Treatment
As the host of America's Funniest Home Videos on ABC TV, Alfonso Ribeiro has witnessed plenty of unintentional physical comedy…or, as he puts it in an interview with Dear Doctor–Dentistry & Oral Health magazine, "When people do stuff and you're like, 'Dude, you just hurt yourself for no reason!'" So when he had his own dental dilemma, Alfonso was determined not to let it turn onto an "epic fail...

A Dental Exam Could Uncover an Eating Disorder
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Bulimia, Anorexia & Oral Health...

Manage Your GERD Symptoms to Prevent Enamel Erosion
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “GERD and Oral Health...

How Early Dental Visits Can Improve Your Child's Oral Health
...Here are 3 oral health areas that could benefit from seeing the dentist by Age One...

Don't Let Summer Heat Increase Your Risk of Dental Disease
... If you would like more information about the oral health benefits of saliva and how to protect it, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

The Triple Partnership That Could Save a Cancer Patient's Oral Health
...While overcoming cancer is certainly the patient’s main health priority, it’s important for them to tend to their oral health...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
... Controlling periodontal disease and maintaining good oral health helps to reduce bad breath...

Bulimia Nervosa
People with eating disorders can suffer from oral health problems as well...

Wisdom Teeth
...Impacted wisdom teeth can be extremely painful, as well as harmful to your oral health...

Periodontal Exams
Periodontal exams are vital in the maintenance of your oral health as they are used to assess the health of your gums and teeth...

What is Tooth Decay?
... A good way to help your oral health between brushing is chewing sugarless gum; this stimulates your body's production of saliva, a powerful chemical that actually neutralizes plaque formation and rinses decay-causing food particles and debris from your mouth...

Women and Tooth Care
Women have special needs when it comes to their oral health...

Nutrition and Your Teeth
It has long been known that good nutrition and a well-balanced diet is one of the best defenses for your oral health...

Extractions
...  Impacted wisdom teeth can be extremely painful, as well as harmful to your oral health...

Cosmetic Dentistry
...A dental exam will take many factors into consideration, including your overall oral health...

Introduction
...What does the latest research reveal about tobacco use on your overall oral health...

General Dentistry
The first line of defense against oral health problems In general dentistry, the dentist is the primary care provider for patients of all ages and is responsible for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of conditions, disorders and diseases affecting the teeth, gums and maxillofacial (jaw and face) parts of the body...

Age and Oral Health
...Here you will find helpful answers to some frequently asked questions about oral health questions you may have as you get older...

Tobacco
... Frequently asked questions: tobacco products What effects can smoking have on my oral health...

Your First Dental Visit
... Making sound decisions about your dental care and oral health is an easy thing to do with the right preparation beforehand: Make a list of questions to ask our office, so you don't forget anything on the day of your appointment...

Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient
... You have the responsibilityto adhere to regular home oral health care recommendations...

Links
American Dental Association Academy of General Dentistry American Association of Public Health Dentistry Federation of Special Care Organizations in Dentistry Centers for Disease Control/Oral Health Resources Healthfinder...

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