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At the office of Dr. Winter in Elk Grove, CA we provide orthodontic treatment for children and adults.

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Welcome to Profile Dental
Your Elk Grove, California Dental Office


Profile Dental offers high quality dentistry that restores your teeth's function and enhances their appearnace.  Welcome!


Dr. Richard Winter, who opened his practice in 1974, has been serving Elk Grove and the nearby communities with exceptional care for forty years.  Many patients have been with us for years and they continue to refer friends and family to our practice.  We consider it a privilege when people trust us with their dental care and we do not take that for granted.


People in Elk Grove and surrounding communities know that with Profile Dental, they will receive the best service and dentistry in their hometown.  No need to travel or go from one dental office to the next!  Profile Dental provides comprehensive treatments including teeth whitening, six month braces, tooth-colored fillings, dental implants and other general, cosmetic and restorative dental services.


We have a dedicated team of caring professionals who strive to develop lifelong relationships based on trust and friendship.  We go the extra mile to make patients comfortable and ease their worries and concerns.  We strive for excellence and give the highest quality of dentistry to every patient.  Patients have even told us that they now look forward to coming to the dentist!  We have families that have been coming here since we opened – now we have the honor of treating their grandchildren.

What makes the Profile Dental team stand out?


  • We are passionate about dentistry.

  • Our staff gives exceptional care and service to patients.

  • We can treat the entire family’s dental needs – from the baby’s first visit to the grandparent in need of dentures and everyone in between!

  • We know our patients have a choice of where they go to get their teeth taken care of – and we are honored that they choose us.

  • Our office is open Saturdays.

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Let us help you enjoy a lifetime of excellent dental health!

Schedule a consultation today by calling our Elk Grove dentist today at (916) 691-5330 or by using the online form.

Visit our Elk Grove dental clinic.

We offer many dental services such as:

  • Comprehensive Orthodontics

  • Dental Implants

  • Invisalign

  • Sleep apnea Treatment

  • Dental Emergency


ONLY 48%?


I was reading an article by Sterling Management Company about the business of dentistry.  One statistic they presented surprised me – only forty-eight percent of dentists said their goal was to provide high quality treatment.  I would have thought the number would be much higher.  I wondered how more than half could go into their dental practices each day never intending to do more than the minimum for patients they would be seeing.  How emotionally exciting or rewarding could that possibly be?  I hope that somebody got the statistic wrong and that a greater number of my fellow dentists are at least trying to do a good job.  If not, it’s really kind of sad.


I’ve been practicing dentistry for thirty-nine years now. I have always felt the desire to do it to the best of my ability.  I have always felt like I wanted to do the very best for those placing their trust in me.  I have always desired to do what I would call “thoughtful dentistry”, and do something that made sense, and was overall the best quality treatment for each individual.  


Years ago, before dental school, I worked for Ford Motor Company on an assembly line.  I hated it. I would hate to do assembly line dentistry as in done in some clinics.  There would be no joy, no fun, no sense of accomplishment and no sense of really helping people.  I want my patients to feel better, to function better, and to smile with more confidence.  I don’t think I could have persisted so long doing what I do, except that it often just feels good to have actually accomplished something beneficial for somebody else.


I am certainly not the perfect dentist.  There is no single procedure I do in my office that somebody somewhere doesn’t do a little better.  But, overall I think that I do pretty good.  Generally I am thoughtful in diagnosing what ought to be done to best help my patients.  I take the  time to explain carefully the available options, and I am skillful in performing the treatment my patients desire.


I most definitely have the goal of delivering high quality treatment to all who come to me for dental care.  I hope that more than the stated forty-eight percent of dentist out there have that goal too.


-Richard Winter, D.D.S.
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Normal Office Hours

Tuesday: 8am-5pm

Thursday: 8am-5pm

Friday: 8am-5pm

Saturday: 8am-5pm

*other hours available
by appointment
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7805 Laguna Blvd. Suite 310

Elk Grove, CA 95758

Tel: (916) 691-5330

Fax: (916) 691-8234

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