Sarah Aylard, D.D.S.
Cosmetic Dentist in Napa, CA
We are highly dedicated to continuing education so as to remain on the cutting edge of sterilization techniques, safety procedures, and personalized patient care. Each team member has detailed responsibilities that require a substantial amount of training and experience with the focus always being exceptional care for the patient.
Dr. Sarah Aylard
Dr. Aylard worked her way through college and dental school as a vocational nurse. She attended UCLA as an undergraduate and graduated from UCLA Dental School in 1985. She then completed a one year General Practice Residency at Rancho Los Amigos Hospital in Los Angeles. She practiced in Los Angeles four years before relocating to the Napa Valley in 1989.
Dr. Aylard is dedicated to continuing education and has earned Fellow status in the Academy of General Dentistry (F.A.G.D.). She completes 75-100 hours of continuing education credits per year (50 units/2 years is the state requirement). She has completed an 18 month program in Gnathology and Occlusion (dental rehabilitation), and continues to hone her skills in Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry by taking hands on courses with world renowned Esthetic Dentists, and Ceramists. She is an Accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Her continued growth allows her to provide the best possible care for her patients' dental needs and dreams. Dr Aylard has always maintained a philosophy of the most minimally invasive treatment to accomplish her patient's treatment goals. Patients' mouths are not just "rehabilitated" but rejuvenated. For some samples of our patients smiles see our "Smile Gallery" page.
Dr. Aylard is permitted by the State of California to administer oral conscious sedation while treating patients who may have moderate to severe dental phobia. She is a member of the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, The American Academy of Orofacial Pain, The American Dental Association, and the California Dental Association. She has served on the board of the local Dental Society. Community Health is a special interest of Dr. Aylard. She has worked with the local Dental Society and the Napa Valley Unified School System to deliver dental services to children in need.
Dr. Aylard has been a life long runner but is spending less time running and more time surfing. She also enjoys spending time with her two children, Allison and Michael, and her husband, Steve who is also a Dentist, specializing in Pediatric Dentistry.