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Welcome to Sheng Ji, DDS, MD Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Helping the Greater Sacramento Region Smile
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Dental Insurance Welcome

Our oral surgery practice is in-network with major dental insurances. Our experienced team is happy to help you navigate your insurance coverage to maximize benefits.

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Sedation Dentistry Trained

Our goal is to make your experience with our office near you comfortable and stress-free. We offer several sedation options including general anesthesia, and Dr. Ji will work with you to decide which one is best for you.

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Comfortable & Efficient

Our team strives to create a pleasant and personalized atmosphere to ensure you have a positive and comfortable experience.

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Flexible Financing Available

Our patients’ health always comes first so we believe financial concerns should never stand in the way of you getting the care you need and deserve. Our caring and knowledgeable team will work with you to find a payment option that fits your needs.

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Carmichael’s Oral Surgeon

Committed to
You & Your Family

When undergoing oral surgery, it’s completely understandable that patients nearby want to know their smile is in the hands of a true expert who will prioritize their safety at all times – and that’s just what you’ll find at Dr. Ji’s office. As a dual degree surgeon who has been extensively trained in both medicine and dentistry, he has the experience needed to carry out even the most complex procedures, including extensive emergency care and dental implants, with top-tier efficiency, precision, and comfort.

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Sheng Ji, DDS, MD

Dental Insurance & Flexible Financing

We do not want our patients to stress out about the cost of oral surgery, emergency dentistry, dental implants, or any of the other services we offer. That is why our dental practice near Citrus Heights is proudly in-network with most major PPO dental insurances, including Delta Dental, Aetna, and Cigna. We’ll even help you understand your benefits and file claims on your behalf. If you would like to break up the price of your treatment, low-interest payment plans can be arranged through CareCredit. Our team will be your advocates and do everything within our power to enhance the affordability of your care.

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Frequently Asked Questions

It’s important to do the proper research before you choose an oral surgeon to help you with your complex dental issues. You can learn more about the basics of oral surgery right here by reviewing the answers to some of the questions we’ve heard most frequently. You can also contact Dr. Sheng Ji or one of our talented staff members directly if you have concerns that aren’t addressed here. We hope the information here helps you feel more confident about your care.

How is an Oral Surgeon Different from a Dentist?

In order to become an oral surgeon, one must complete an additional four to eight years of education after completing dental school. Since oral surgeons have a more specialized knowledge base, general dentists will generally refer their patients to oral surgeons for implant placement, wisdom tooth extraction, and other procedures. Dr. Sheng Ji graduated from UCSF dental school, and he pursued specialized training in oral and maxillofacial surgery after his graduation, eventually earning his Doctorate of Dental Surgery.

When Do I Need an Oral Surgeon?

One of the most common reasons dentists refer patients to oral surgeons is for implant placement. Most general practices only restore dental implants, but an oral surgeon has the knowledge, experience, and skillset needed to ensure successful placement of the posts. You might also require an oral surgeon’s help if you need your wisdom teeth removed or if you require a complex treatment for an impacted canine, facial trauma, a misaligned jaw, or a disease that affects the head/neck region and oral cavity. Your dentist can help you figure out whether oral surgery is necessary during a consultation.

How Much Will It Cost to Have a Tooth Pulled?

First of all, the price for an extraction tends to vary based on the location of the oral surgeon’s office. You also need to take into account the type of tooth being removed as well as the type of extraction being performed. Wisdom teeth extractions tend to be more costly than normal extractions since surgery is normally required. The same goes for impacted canines and other teeth trapped beneath the gums. Be sure to check your insurance benefits to see what kind of coverage you can expect to receive for extraction.

Do Oral Surgeons Do Walk-In Appointments?

It’s generally better to schedule your appointment in advance. This helps ensure that we have plenty of time to give each patient the individualized attention they deserve. If you’re a new patient, you can set up an appointment by either calling our office or submitting a request online.

What If I Have a Dental Emergency?

For life-threatening injuries, such as unstoppable bleeding or any issue that’s making difficult to breathe, call 911 first. However, if you have a dental emergency that isn’t putting your life in immediate danger but nevertheless requires urgent attention, call our office as soon as possible. We can quickly schedule an appointment to provide immediate attention in the case of a broken or knocked-out tooth or a serious facial injury.

Locating Our Dental Office Near You

Oral surgery, emergency care, sedation dentistry, and more can be found at our office, which is located at 6600 Madison Ave Suite 10 in Carmichael. Our convenient position allows us to welcome patients from surrounding communities, including those looking for an oral surgeon near Fair Oaks. We are near the Madison Ave. and Dewey Drive intersection, by the Chevron, Starbucks, and CVS. If you have any difficulty locating us, don’t hesitate to reach out!