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Professional teeth cleanings and dental checkups in Antelope, CA

As a patient, receiving regular dental checkups and cleanings (along with proper at-home brushing and flossing) is the best thing you can do for your dental health. With regular care, we can clean those hard-to-reach areas before they develop into cavities, and treat the small cavities before they develop into large ones.

Don’t wait for more serious problems like pain, gum disease, or tooth loss to happen… call Antelope Dental Associates today at (916) 331-6288.

How often do I need a Checkup?

Every patient is different, but checkups are typically recommended every 6 months. After an initial evaluation and review of your health history, we can determine if more frequent appointments are recommended to improve oral health.

What’s happens at an appointment?

At your appointment, we do all sorts of things to examine your mouth and teeth, as well as provide a professional cleaning and evaluate your need for repairs. At a typical exam, we may:

  • Evaluate oral health and hygiene
  • Assess your risk for cavities tooth decay
  • Check for periodontal (gum) disease
  • Examine old dental work & restorations
  • Screen for signs of oral cancer or tumors
  • Provide professional cleaning, removing stains and buildup
  • Take dental X-rays, if necessary
  • Provide fluoride treatment, if necessary
  • Take an impression to create a model of your teeth
  • Discuss ways to improve your oral hygiene
  • Discuss possible treatments, repairs, or follow-up appointments

About William J. Black, DDS

William Black earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from the University of California, Davis in 1988. He then went on to the University of California, Los Angeles School of Dentistry, where he graduated in 1992. Following dental school, Dr. Black served in the Untied States Navy for 3 years as a dentist. He then settled in the Sacramento area where he opened his practice in 1996. Dr. Black is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), California Dental Association (CDA), Sacramento District Dental Society (SDDS), Academy of General Dentistry, and American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD). He is currently pursuing Mastership with the Academy of General Dentistry and accreditation with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.


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