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James W Childress DDS has been voted “Best Dental Practice in Yolo County” 13 years in a row! Below are some of the awards.

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Dr. Childress has been voted “Top Dentist” by his peers in 2011, 2012, and 2013

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Dr. Childress and Dr. Alassaad ‘s approach to achieve technical excellence in clinical dentistry has been peer-reviewed and featured in the national clinical dental magazine Inside Dentistry.

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Alassaad SS, Childress JW, Rodriguez S. Achieving Technical Excellence in the Initial Integration of CAD/CAM. Inside Dentistry, 2013 July;9(7):86-92


Dr. Alassaad‘s minimally invasive cosmetic approach has been featured in the national clinical dental magazine Dentistry Today.

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Alassaad SS. When less invasive is also aesthetic. Dentistry Today. 2012 Nov;31(11):136-8.


Dr. Alassaad has been featured in the peer-reviewed journal of the Academy of General Dentistry :

1- Alassaad SS. Approaches to managing asymptomatic enamel and dentin cracks. Gen Dent. 2014 Nov-Dec;62(6):58-62; quiz 63.

2- Alassaad SS. Incomplete cusp fractures: early diagnosis and communication with patients using fiber-optic transillumination and intraoral photography. Gen Dent. 2011;59(2):132-135.


Dr. Alassaad regularly writes articles regarding oral health in the “Focus on Health” column of the Davis Enterprise newspaper :

Making sure the body’s main entry point is secure 11-21-2010

Getting enough fluoride to keep teeth in good shape 01-09-2011

A peek inside tooth fillings 03-20-2011

Confused in the dental aisle 06-19-2011

Should you fear dental x-rays? 09-18-2011

Put the sugar bugs on a diet 11-13-2011

Avoiding the drama of dental trauma 02-05-2012

A place for alternative medicine in oral care 04-22-2012

A creeping sleep disorder destroys teeth 07-08-2012

Fighting the dry mouth epidemic 11/07/2012

Snoring warns of obstructive sleep apnea 12-16-2012

Happy pills ease dental fears 03-24-2013

The eternal quest to replace missing teeth 06-23-2013

Managing your risk of oral cancer 09-15-2013

The Great Pumpkin Saves Teeth on Halloween 11-06-2013

Plenty of Options to Revamp Smiles 06-22-2014

Caring for the aging mouth 01-25-2015

Dental Implants, the dream teeth 09-06-2015

Coffee’s potential benefits outweigh risks for teeth 10-16-2016


(These columns are mini-reviews of the up-to-date scientific research, references are available upon request).