We are a unique pediatric dental office that provides excellent dental care for children of all ages and needs.

Gold River Pediatric Dentistry has served the entire Sacramento region for three decades.

We have a multilingual dental office. We have staff that speaks English, Spanish and Russian.

This website is designed to help you learn about our office and access topics relative to your child's oral health. Visit the services section to learn about the techniques we use to care for your child's smile.

If you would like to learn how we can help you, please contact us today.

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  • Absolutely the best pediatric dentist I have encountered and I was an RDA. Very patient with children and easy to work with as a parent he dedicates his work to working with children and it shows. His staff was very friendly to my child definitely will be bringing my kids back again and again.
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Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Pivnik is always up-to-date with the advancements in pediatric dental care. He uses the latest techniques and remains deeply committed to developing new and better ways to protect your child’s developing teeth and gums.


At Gold River Pediatric Dentistry, we are proficient in the restoration of children’s teeth by using the best methods of filling cavities, the preservation of baby teeth to ensure adequate room for permanent teeth, and application of silver crowns.

Common Problems

Common problems found in children include baby bottle tooth decay, thumb sucking, missing permanent teeth, traumatic ulcer, benign lesions, ankylosis, and mesiodens.

General Information

Learn about categories like the surprising amount of sugar hidden in every day food, tooth development in children, and early childhood caries in this section of our website.

Infant Program

A healthy mouth is important to your baby's overall health. Teeth help your baby chew food and form sounds and words. They also affect the way your baby's jaws grow. We would like to see your new born as soon as you can arrange a first visit.

Kid's Page

We have a wonderful collection of art work, cards, and letters created by our kids over the years. Please go to our “Kids’ Page” and enjoy all that you find there.


Our office accepts a wide variety of insurance plans including most PPO plans. Ask for assistance from our front office staff if you have any questions about your specific plan.

We are preferred providers for numerous plans and our fees are often equivalent or similar to those allowable under other preferred provider arrangements. GRPD is also a provider for the Healthy Families Program.

We offer financial arrangements and discounts are available for advanced payment.

At Gold River Pediatric Dentistry, we strive to make dental care accessible for all children and will do our utmost to work with our families to do their part,

We work with the following insurances:

Access Dental GMC- By Referral
Anthem/Blue Cross
Anthem/Blue Shield
Cigna - PPO
Delta Care USA - By Referral
Liberty Dental GMC - By Referral
Lincoln Financial
MetLife - PPO
Premier Access - PPO
Principle Financial
United Healthcare
Western Dental GMC - By Referral

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Gold River Pediatric Dentistry

11230 Gold Express Dr., #302, Gold River, CA 95670

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