Meet Dr. Winter

Dr. Richard Winter | Credentials


Dr. Winter graduated from the University of California, San Francisco in 1975 Omicron Kappa Upsilon.  Prior to graduation Dr. Winter  served in the U.S. Coast Guard.  After graduation from dental school he moved with his wife and three children to San Jose, where he was in private practice for twenty-five years. 


After adding two more children, and ,moving to the Sacramento area, Dr. Winter opened a new practice in Elk Grove, California.  He has been in private practice in that office for the past eighteen years.


Dr. Winter has concentrated on providiing treatment for TMJ disorder, and cosmentic makeovers along with general dentistry.  His philosphy is to understand what factors influence one’s ability to function well dentally and treat patient’s accordingly.  His experience and gentle approach are appreciated by patients with anxiety.


In his free time Dr. Winter enjoys spending time with his family waterskiing (which now includes ten grandchildren)  and is an experienced aerobatic pilot.

He holds memberships in the:
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • American Society For Dental Esthetics

  • Advanced Endodontic Research Group

  • Institute For Advanced TMJ Studies

  • American Academy of Craniofacial Pain

  • International College of Craniofacial Orthopedics (ICCMO)

  • Mid America Orthodontic Society

  • Functional Solutions Revolutionizing Orthodontic Care (AAFO)

  • Invisalign Practitioner

  • Oral Sedation Dentist

  • Patient Implant Diplomat of the University Catolica and Carlos Roberto Humbros Hospital- Nicaragua

  • Graduate of The Las Vegas Institute of Advanced Dental Studies

    Anterior Aesthetic Dentistry

    Practical Occlusion

    Mandibular and Myocentric Positioning

    Case Finishing

    K-6/K-7 Training (Nuero Muscular Diagnostics)

  • Southern California Society for Clinical Hypnosis

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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