Dare to have the smile
you've always wanted.

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1100 Sonoma Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95405

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Santa Rosa Dentistry is conveniently located between Montgomery Village and downtown Santa Rosa, near Memorial Hospital. Our dental team proudly serves patients of all ages in our beautiful office complete with digital technology in a comfortable atmosphere. We provide a thorough and comprehensive exam for all new patients and emphasize prevention of dental problems including tooth decay, gum disease, and grinding/ clenching. We are also skilled in porcelain veneers, tooth-colored crowns and fillings, implant restorations, Invisalign, and whitening. 

Dr. Laura Ellefson and Dr. Kasia Marelich were classmates at the prestigious Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. They can help provide you with the smile you deserve to be proud of. The dentists continually educate themselves in the latest techniques and treatment options and practice with sincerity and integrity. They are active members of a local dental study club, travel annually for multi-day seminars, and encourage their team members to also stay up to date with continuing education as well.

Part of our commitment is to provide you with information that helps you make informed decisions about your oral health. We hope you find our website useful as it assists you in learning more about our practice, different dental problems and treatment options, as well as prevention tips. Please browse through our pages and give us a call if you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment. 


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It’s great news that the incidence of tooth decay has significantly diminished over the years due to the use of fluorides and an increase in patient awareness.  However, teeth are still susceptible to decay, infection, and breakage and sometimes need to be restored back to health.  Through improved techniques and modern technology, we are now able to offer more options for restoring a tooth back to its normal shape, appearance and function. Should your teeth ever require a restorative treatment, you can rest assured knowing we will always...

Dr. Laura Ellefson and Dr. Kasia Marelich follow Caries Management by Risk Assessment (CAMBRA) protocols developed by UCSF School of Dentistry.  During your visits, we will assess your risk of developing dental decay and work with you to develop a preventative plan.A preventive program is a cooperative effort by the patient, dentist, and dental staff to preserve the natural dentition and supporting structures by preventing the onset, progress, and recurrence of dental diseases and conditions. Preventing dental disease starts at home with good...

The word periodontal means “around the tooth”.  Periodontal disease attacks the gums and the bone that support the teeth.  Plaque is a sticky film of food debris, bacteria, and saliva.  If plaque is not removed, it turns into calculus (tartar).  When plaque and calculus are not removed, they begin to destroy the gums and bone.  Periodontal disease is characterized by red, swollen, and bleeding gums.Four out of five people have periodontal disease and don’t know it!  Most people are not aware of it because the disease is usually painless in the...

The overwhelming fear of dental appointments can be a common cause of anxiety.  Many people visualize a drill-wielding man in a white coat just waiting to cause pain and remove teeth.  The reality, however, is very different.  The comfort, relaxation, and happiness of the patient are the primary focus of any good dental practice.  The staff at the practice will do whatever they can to reduce anxiety, allay fears, and provide painless, quick treatments. Recent technological advancements have meant that in many cases, dentists are able to replace...

In the past decade there has been a dramatic interest in cosmetic dentistry.  We all realize that having a healthy, bright, beautiful smile enhances our appearance and allows us to smile with confidence.  Thanks to the advances in modern cosmetic dentistry, we are able to improve our teeth and smiles with quick, painless and surprisingly affordable treatments. Cosmetic dental treatments can: Change the size, shape, and alignment of certain teeth. Fill in unattractive spaces between teeth. Improve or correct bites. Lighten or brighten the...

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Dr. Laura Ellefson & Dr. Kasia Marelich

We are dedicated to excellence in family and cosmetic dentistry, specifically prevention, crown & bridge, veneers, implants and teeth whitening. Located in Santa Rosa, California, the office serves patients throughout Sonoma County including neighboring cities such as Healdsburg, Windsor, Sebastopol, Rohnert Park and Petaluma.

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