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About American River Dental

American River Dental

Rancho Cordova, CA

Our office is conveniently located in the Rancho Cordova area which makes it easy to get to coming from Sacramento and Folsom.

We are near Mills Middle School and Cordova High School.

Family Dentistry and Orthodontics

Get the Dental Care You Deserve

American River Dental would love to meet you and your family and provide you with the dental care you need and give you all the smiles you deserve! Our office provides the dental care you need to achieve the beautiful, natural look you seek. We can even reshape your natural teeth to make them straighter and more youthful. Our office is easily accessible and makes it convenient to those living near Rancho Cordova to get the care they deserve.
Patient-centered dental care

What We Do

American River Dental uses the latest techniques and remains deeply committed to developing new and better ways to protect your teeth and gums.

In addition to providing you with the dental care you deserve American River Dental is an expert in providing care for special needs patients. We are proud to provide regular dental hygiene care for medically compromised, autistic and handicapped children and adults.

Please call our office with any additional questions or comments you may have.

Trusted, Experienced Dentists

Meet Our Doctors

Guy E. Acheson

D.D.S., M.A.G.D.

Sahand Soltani


Dr. Soltani graduated from the University of Pacific School of Dentistry in 2016 and specializes in General Dentistry.

Sahand Soltani, D.D.S. is a primary dental care provider for patients of all ages. He is responsible for the diagnosis, treatment, management and overall coordination of services related to patients’ oral health needs.

Dr. Soltani is Invisalign certified, and is experienced in molar root canals, 3rd molar extractions including full/partial bony and horizontally impacted wisdom teeth, Esthetic and Cosmetic dentistry, complete full dentures and partial dentures, pediatric dentistry, emergency/trauma dentistry, and a variety of patient-centered care techniques helping reduce all types of dental anxiety and fear.

He is currently on staff at Sutter Memorial Hospital and Kaiser South Sacramento.

Michael B. Holm

A native of Sacramento, Dr. Holm was active in youth sports, scouting, and music. A graduate of UC Davis and a member of the UCLA class of 1980, Dr. Holm received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery and completed his General Practice Residency at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore Maryland in 1981.

Using a combination of orthodontics, oral surgery , and advanced restorative dental procedures, Dr. Holm’s goal is to help all people enjoy their smile – even for the most fearful patients! Dr. Holm and his wife, Christi, have four children and are active in local children’s sports activities.

His professional memberships include:
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Sheetal S. Padval


Dr. Padval earned her DDS at New York University and is a licensed general dentist here in Rancho Cordova.

She is fluent in English, Hindi, and Marathi.

Dr. Padval is excited to offer her expertise to provide you with outstanding dental care.

She is a skilled dental provider who diagnoses and treats problems with patients’ teeth, gums, and related parts of the mouth. She will also take time to educate patients on how to take care of the teeth and gums and provide information on diet choices that affect oral health.

Guy E. Acheson

D.D.S., M.A.G.D.

Dr. Acheson graduated from University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry in 1979. In the U.S. Air Force he completed residencies in General Practice and Moderate Sedation, then continued as Chief of Periodontics and Oral Surgery at Edwards Air Force Base until 1983.

He is currently on staff at Sutter Memorial Hospital, Fort Sutter Surgery Center, and Kaiser South Sacramento.

Dr. Acheson thrives on helping people of all ages achieve the healthy and attractive smiles they desire, and maintaining them for a lifetime. He has spent his career learning all that dentistry can provide and continuously improving his skills in delivering quality dental care.

His professional memberships include:

His interests include flying Sailplanes (gliders), aerobatics, and hiking.
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