Welcome to our blog page, where we delve into the amazing world of health and wellness and their connection with oral health! In this space, we will explore a variety of topics, providing you with valuable insights, practical tips, and expert advice to help you lead a healthier, happier life. From nutrition, fitness, sleep medicine and oral health care to mental well-being and self-care, we aim to empower you with knowledge and inspire positive changes in your daily routine.

We hope you enjoy reading these pages and find the content helpful in empowering you to achieve the healthy smile you deserve.

~ Dr. Laura Ellefson and Dr. Kasia Marelich

Health Shining a Light on Oral Cancer: April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

This month, it's time to highlight a crucial aspect of dental health that often doesn't receive the ...

Apr 9 • 3 min read
Health Tiny but Mighty: Tips for Taking Care of Children’s Teeth!

February has been delightfully assigned “Children’s Dental Health Month” by the American Dental Asso...

Dr. Laura Ellefson Feb 22 • 5 min read
Health New Year, New You: Embrace a Healthier Smile with Our Dental Wellness Membership Plan!

At Santa Rosa Dentistry, we are always striving to find new ways to enhance your dental care experie...

Dr. Kasia Marelich Jan 2 • 6 min read
Health Make your Smile Sparkle! Debunking Myths and Exploring How to Whiten Your Teeth Safely

The holiday season is upon us, and everyone wants to flaunt their brightest smiles during festive ga...

Dr. Laura Ellefson Dec 6 • 5 min read
Health Winter is Coming-Time to Sleep!

Quality sleep is important any time of the year, but the fall season makes it easier to feel cozy an...

Laura Ellefson, DMD Oct 6 • 3 min read
Health Why You Should Replace Your Toothbrush Regularly

I strongly believe in empowering my patients to achieve and maintain a beautiful and healthy smile. ...

Kasia Marelich, DMD, FAGD Sep 12 • 4 min read
Health Why are My Teeth Getting Smaller? Understanding the Types of Tooth Wear and What to Do About it!

We’re often asked by our patients why their teeth appear to be getting shorter or more yellow. Most ...

Laura Ellefson, DMD Aug 17 • 4 min read
Health The Health Benefits of Straight Teeth for Adults

A healthy smile not only improves our appearance but also plays a significant role in our overall he...

Kasia Marelich, DMD, FAGD Jul 23 • 2 min read
Health Staying Hydrated While Keeping Your Teeth Healthy This Summer

We all know that staying hydrated is crucial for maintaining good overall health. Did you know that ...

Kasia Marelich, DMD, FAGD Jun 20 • 3 min read
Health Don't Snooze on Sleep Apnea Warning Signs

Do you ever feel like no matter how long you sleep, it’s not enough? Does your bed partner complain...

Laura Ellefson, DMD May 3 • 2 min read

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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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