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Meet Our Team

Dentist Offices in Sacramento & Folsom, CA

Dr. Anthony Digiorno and Dr. Julianne Digiorno provide services to adults and children in general dentistry, orthodontics, cosmetic dentistry, implants, TMD therapy, snoring and sleep apnea and more.

They are very passionate about dentistry and helping their patients have a healthy and beautiful smile that will last a lifetime. Their emphasis is prevention. Their goal is to help their patients prevent disease and maintain total body health, through education, nutrition and good home care.

They stay abreast with current trends in dentistry through many hours of postgraduate education. Digiorno Dental Fitness currently offers dentistry with the state of the art technology and materials.

Dentists Anthony Digiorno and Julianne Digiorno of Digiorno Dental Fitness

The Doctors

Anthony Digiorno, DDS

Anthony Digiorno, DDS

Dentist in Sacramento, CA & Folsom, CA

Dr. Digiorno earned his D.D.S. from University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in 1970, graduating with honors.  He began practicing family dentistry in Sacramento in1973, and after one year he purchased a pediatric practice which became part of his family and orthodontic practice.  He began intensive studies in orthodontics soon after graduation and has been treating patients since in orthodontics and general dentistry.

Dr. Digiorno previously was on staff at Roseville Hospital providing dentistry under general anesthesia.  He has been “Make A Wish” Santa to children wanting braces for Christmas.  He has volunteered as an instructor for the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry providing supervision for students caring for the underserved in Davis, CA and surrounding communities.  He has opened his office and become an active participant in the “Smiles for Kids” program, providing dentistry for underserved children in the Sacramento area.

He is currently a member of the American Dental AssociationCalifornia Dental AssociationSacramento District Dental SocietyInternational Association forOrthodontistsAmerican Academy of Craniofacial PainAmerican Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and Tau Kappa Omega Honor Society.

Dr. Digiorno is married and has a son and two daughters.  In his free time, he enjoys fishing and being outdoors.  He spends most of his time in South Lake Tahoe fishing all the surrounding lakes.  He has been an active participant in Dog Shows, breeding and raising Bouvier des Flandres for the past 30 years. He is very delighted and proud to have his daughter join his practice.

Julianne Digiorno, DDS, RD

Julianne Digiorno, DDS, RD

Dentist in Sacramento, CA & Folsom, CA

Dr. Julianne graduated from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in 2004 with nine awards of distinction for excellence in clinical dentistry, crown and bridge, dentures, future educator and public health.  Prior to receiving her degree in dentistry she worked as a Registered Dietitian for hospitals in Reno, Nevada and for the Sacramento County WIC Program.  She has followed in her father’s footsteps in continuing her studies in orthodontics and has a special interest in cosmetic, implant dentistry and treating children. 

She served as the President of her dental schools outreach program providing care for the underprivileged in the Bay area.  Since graduating from dental school she has continued providing services to those in need by participating in the “Smiles for Kids” program and “Adopt a Kid” program.  Her passion for dentistry, educating, and wanting to give back to the dental community led her to become an instructor at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry from 2004-2006.

She is currently a member of the American Dental AssociationCalifornia Dental AssociationSacramento District Dental SocietyAcademy of General DentistryInternational Association for OrthodontistsAmerican Academy of Craniofacial PainAmerican Academy of Dental Sleep MedicineAmerican Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and CCADS (California Center for advanced Dental Studies) trained.

She is married to a civil engineer and has a ten year old daughter and eight year old son.  In her free time, Dr. Digiorno enjoys spending time with her children, Isabella and Isaac, and husband Paul.  She is very health and exercise conscious and enjoys spending time at the gym, training for triathlons and endurance cycling.  She also enjoys showing her Akita and spends time in South Lake Tahoe. Isabella is a competitive gymnast and Dr. Juli spends many hours supporting her daugter’s dream to become an elite gymnast. Her son was born with kidney disease and has motivated her in cycling for special causes and to become an active fundraiser, particularly for Tour de Cure and Team Donate Life.

Ben Dronov, DDS

Ben Dronov, DDS

Dentist in Sacramento, CA & Folsom, CA

Dr. Ben Dronov studied at the University of California, Davis for a bachelor’s of science in Neurology, Physiology and Behavior. He earned his D.D.S. from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in 2018. Following graduation, Dr. Dronov continued his training with a one year residency working alongside oral surgeons at Oakland’s Highland Hospital, a level I adult trauma center. After residency, Dr. Dronov worked in private practice in Cupertino and Fremont.

Dr. Dronov is currently a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association and Sacramento District Dental Society. Since 2015, Dr. Dronov has volunteered with CDA Cares– a program which provides dental services at no charge to individuals who face barriers to accessing dental care.

Dr. Dronov is married, and his wife is also a civil engineer. He enjoys spending time with his wife playing tennis, hiking in Tahoe, playing basketball or practicing guitar. After several years of living in the Bay Area, they are very happy to be back home in Sacramento.

Our Team

Zinaida Thruelsen

Zinaida Thruelsen

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She has been a part of our team for eleven years. She has worked as a dental assistant since 2000. She will always greet you with a smile. Patients love her outgoing personality and great sense of humor. She is committed to making every patient feel at home with a relaxing and easy dental appointment. She is very motivated in learning new techniques so our patients always receive the best care possible. She has been trained in CCADS (California Center for advanced Dental Studies). We are very pleased to have someone so dedicated to dentistry and our patients as a part of our team and family.

Zina is originally from the Ukraine. She has been in the United States for over eleven years now. She is fluent in Ukrainian and Russian. She currently lives in Roseville with her husband and four children.

Zandria (Sandy) Brewer

Zandria (Sandy) Brewer

Office Manager

Zandria (Sandy) Brewer has been a part of our team since 2013. She is our office manager in the Folsom Office. She is energetic, a team player and always focusing on our patients’ care and satisfaction. She is cross trained to help in the back office, so you might work with her and Doctor from time to time. Sandy is always smiling and working hard to grow our practice. She is involved in the community of Folsom and offering our services to the residents. She is married and has a fur baby Murphy, who is 15.
Sheila Romero

Sheila Romero

Dental Hygienist, RDAEF

Sheila Romero has been a part of our team since 2017. She is a registered dental hygienist, registered dental assistant with extended functions and has her Master’s in Public Health. She speaks Spanish fluently. She is married and has two grown children and a dog. She is very dedicated to improving her patients’ oral health. Sheila is a hard worker, a team player and will always greets you with a smile.
Sara Stevenson

Sara Stevenson

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Sara Stevenson has been a part of our team since 2017. She is a registered dental assistant and very kind and gentle. Sara strives for excellent patient care and is a team player, always wanting to learn and grow. She will greet you with a smile at your visits. She has a daughter and kitten that take up all her time when not at work.
Heather Moustakas

Heather Moustakas

Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

Heather has worked as a registered dental hygienist for over 15 years. She has a passion for special needs patients and our senior patients. Heather has a husband and two teenage daughters. One is a competitive cheerleader. When you come into our office you will see her smiling face and kind gentle touch and is always 100% with patient care.
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