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All that is good begins with a SMILE.

When you visit our dental office, your smile is our top priority.  Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized, quality dental care that you deserve.

When you visit our office you will experience all that modern dentistry has to offer, including a comprehensive list of general, restorative and cosmetic dental services to meet the needs of the whole family. Our goal is to assist each patient in achieving and maintaining long term dental health and a beautiful smile. Some of the services we provide include: 

  • Cleanings & Exams
  • Dental Implants
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Root Canal Treatment
  • Dentures & Partials
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Tooth Colored Fillings
  • Porcelain Crowns
  • Dental Emergencies
  • Additional Services

New patients click here to learn about appointments & payment options as well as find answers to frequently asked questions, download patient forms & more. Part of our commitment to serving our patients includes providing information that helps them to make more informed decisions about their oral health needs.  

This website is a resource we hope you’ll find both useful and interesting. Please browse through our website and be sure to contact us if you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment. You may also use our online appointment request form to schedule your appointment.

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    When you lose a tooth, it affects not just the appearance, but the function of your smile. It can be difficult to eat or speak naturally, extra stress is put on your remaining teeth, you’re at greater risk for developing gum disease, your remaining teeth can shift out of position causing bite problems, ...

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    Orthodontic Retention

    Getting your braces off is definitely a cause for celebration. You can finally enjoy your new smile after all that work and effort! But getting your braces off isn’t the end of treatment. Once your braces come off, you will enter the retention period of treatment. During the retention period, you will ...

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    Inlays and Onlays

    Inlays and onlays are indirect restorations used to repair molars and premolars damaged by decay or trauma. Inlays and onlays fit more securely and last longer than fillings, strengthen compromised teeth, and preserve more natural tooth structure than crowns. An inlay is used to restore the center of ...

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    Dental Implants

    If you have recently dealt with an injury or disease that affected your oral health, there are options available to recover the smile you once had. You may even be able to achieve a better smile than the one you had. Dental implants make it possible to renew your smile if you have lost some teeth. There ...

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    Tooth Decay Prevention

    What is tooth decay? Tooth decay begins with the Streptococcus mutans bacteria. These bacteria join with food particles and fluids in the mouth to create plaque, a constantly forming biofilm which sticks to the surface of tooth enamel. The bacteria in plaque convert the sugars in our foods into lactic ...

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    Root Canal Treatment

    Every tooth has two sections: a crown, the visible part of the tooth above the gum line, and one or more roots, which anchor the teeth within the jaw. Each tooth has three basic layers: an outer layer of hard enamel (which protects the crown) or cementum (which covers the root), a middle layer of softer ...

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    The bacteria in plaque produce acids that erode tooth enamel, eventually creating a hole, or cavity, in the tooth surface. Left untreated, this decay can spread to the interior of the tooth, and might lead to the need for a crown, a root canal, or even extraction. When caught early, your dentist can ...

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    A dental veneer is a thin, durable porcelain shell that is custom-fabricated to cover the front of a tooth. Veneers can restore the appearance of teeth with chips, cracks, and stains, can close small gaps between the teeth, and can reshape misshapen or slightly misaligned teeth. Veneers are a popular ...

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    Educational Videos

    Take a few minutes to watch our educational videos and learn more about different dental treatments and procedures. Video topics include general & cosmetic dentistry, Implants, oral health and hygiene, orthodontics and preventative dentistry. ...

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    Laser Decay Diagnostics

    Using lasers, dentists can detect tooth decay that is not yet visible and would otherwise be undiagnosed using traditional methods. Laser cavity detection is based on the fact that healthy tooth structure reflects light, or “fluoresces,” differently than does decayed tooth structure. Teeth with decay ...

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Meet the Doctor

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    James D. Sanderson

    Dr. Sanderson is a native of Solano County. He graduated from UC Davis and then went on to receive his DDS degree from Georgetown University. He has been an established dentist in Dixon for many years.

    He is a member of various professional dental organizations including ADA, CDA and Napa-Solano Dental Society. He is currently a trustee for both CDA and ADA. Dr. Sanderson was the chairman of CDA Cares, a free dental clinic in California in Solano County in 2014 and 2019. 

    Dr. Sanderson is also an active member of his community. During his time in Dixon, he has been a volunteer for Smile and Style and Migrant Education. He has been a member of the Dixon Rotary Club since 1988 where he held the office of President twice. He went on to be an area representative and assistant governor for the Rotary organization. 

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What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "He's awesome. He actually seem like he cares about your well being first. Does good work, and always makes sure you're comfy."
    Anthony G.
  • "I generally dislike going to the dentist, but it was long past time, so I went to Dr. Sanderson based on the couple of reviews here on Yelp and I'm very glad I did. He's personable, friendly, and seems genuinely concerned with how comfortable you are, and addresses your concerns quite kindly. I wish I had gone to him a couple of years ago when I first read his reviews. I may have waited, but I am am very glad I went to him, and I likely will until either he retires or I croak."
    Karen T.
  • "The best dentist and staff I've been to, truly caring and professional. And no pain. Dr Sanderson took a lot of time with me and explained in detail everything do was doing."
    Guy P.
  • "We (whole family) have been going to Dr. Sanderson for 15 years. My youngest 2 started out their first visit with him. Very family friendly and easy to work with. Have had a couple emergencies over the years and he took care of it right away, even on a weekend."
    Gary S.
  • "My husband and I have loved going and using Dr James Sanderson. I have always had hard times with my teeth nad bad experiences but after seeing Dr James Sanderson that has all changed and he is so kind. He makes all his patients feel very relaxed, comforted and wants to make sure no one is in any kind of pain. He is wonderful. I am so glad we found him and hope he never retires! His office staff is wonderful, very professional, understanding, very knowledgeable and easy to talk too."
    Lynda M.
  • "Dr Sanderson has been a long time awesome dentist in our sweet town of Dixon thank yu for keeping us smiling :)"
    Michelle R.
  • "I found DDS Sanderson on Yelp. Liked what Yelp had to say. Recently moved to Dixon and was in search of a good dentist. My 1st appointment was yesterday and it went great. The whole team was so friendly, knowledgeable, and skillful. I often have anxiety and panic attacks at the dentist. They put me at ease right away. Amazing Staff! I was there for two hours and it felt like 30 minutes. I highly recommend them!!"
    Tony T.
  • "Dr James Sanderson is so warm, friendly and best dentist ever. He is so kind and makes you feel like of of the family. Dr. Sanderson is great and tries so hard to be a s painless as possible and really listens to his patients. He is always offering to call if there is any problem, which there isn't to call and he will take care of you. The staff is great and really take good care of you and treat you with respect."
    Lynda M.
  • "Best dentist in dixon! Dr Sanderson is VERY friendly and helpful. He takes his time to explain everything you need done. His staff is excellent!"
    Jennifer R.

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