Dr. Michael Ratto, DDS
A Great Dentist


August Special

We are offering a great special this month of August! Have a brightened smile this summer, with the convenience of whitening at home!  Buy 1 kit of bleach and get one free.  You will receive 8 tubes of bleach for only $35.  Don't miss out on stocking up, come on by our office to get yours before the month ends!

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In Office Bleach Special!

We are offering a special for In Office Bleaching for the month of September and October for only $300! 

We also offer a program called Whitening For Life. Only $99 dollars, and the program is valid as long as you are a patient of Dr. Ratto's. In order to keep this program, you have to maintain all your hygiene appointments, and keep up with all treatment indicated. You receive a tube of bleach at every hygiene visit. We look forward to hearing from you.

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A Few Ways Gum Disease Can Affect Your Pregnancy

When you’re expecting a baby it’s a very exciting time! There’s so much to get done and think about in a short period. You also have to focus on taking good care of yourself during this time. One aspect of your health that is very important during pregnancy is your oral health. While this may not be at the top of your priority list, oral health plays a key role in healthy pregnancies.

Pregnancy and Periodontal Health

Pregnancy brings with it a lot of hormonal changes. These hormones can actually increase your risk of developing periodontal (gum) disease. Pregnancy gingivitis is a condition you might develop that causes your gums to become ...

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Why Your Dentist Might Be the Key to a Good Night's Sleep

Sleep Apnea Treatment Turlock CA

You wake up with a sudden nudge in your side – again! This happens to you frequently and your partner often complains that your loud snoring keeps them awake. You’ve tried breathing strips with little to no success, and you often find yourself alone as your partner has escaped to the guest bed. Loud snoring that wakes your partner, waking with a gasp, a choke, or a cough are also common signs of sleep apnea.

What is Sleep Apnea?

The most common form of sleep apnea occurs when you stop breathing and you wake up. This is known as obstructive sleep apnea, and it can actually cause you to wake hundreds of times ...

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3 Tips for Finding a Great Dentist in Turlock, CA

Dentist in Turlock CA

Finding the right dental provider to work with is important, but it can also be challenging. If you have children to consider, it would be much easier if everyone could see the same provider. But how do you know who you can trust? Here are 3 helpful tips for finding the right dentist in Turlock, CA.

Ask the Right Questions

While you'll want to consider the obvious factors such as the practice's location and hours, don't be afraid to ask your prospective provider deeper questions such as:

  • What advanced services do you offer?
  • Is the office equipped with the latest technology? How can it benefit me?
  • Do you welcome children to the practice? If so, ...

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