Maidu Dental
Luminita Markham,DDS:
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Maidu Dental
Luminita Markham,DDS
Auburn, CA













A list of major dental treatments which I offer my patients:

Dental cleaning

White fillings


Inlays & onlays


Clear aligners

Porcelain veneers

Teeth whitening

Dentures & partials

Root canal treatment

Tooth extraction

TMJ treatment

Dental implants


Offers Even28 at-home™? No

Offers Even28 at-dentist™? No

Offers Invisalign®? Yes


Monday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Tuesday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Wednesday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Thursday: 7:00 am to 4:00 pm

Friday: 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed





Check out what some of our happy patients are saying about us:

Monique B. from Elk Grove, CA (Source: Yelp)


Maidu Dental staff is absolutely amazing. They welcome everybody with open arms and love. The atmosphere is great and the office is absolutely beautiful and very clean. All the assistants are well trained and super funny. Monique and Michelle’s energy is always so contagious! Highly recommend to anyone who needs a crown or filling!

Matthew Binder (Source: Google)


Dr. Markham(s), the dental team, and staff have not only given me a smile that I can be proud of but also have shown me nothing but kindness and love for the past 10 years. Not only are they great at their jobs… but also they are some of the kindest people I have ever met. I am continually thankful for the services they have provided me and so many others.

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W. R. from Grass Valley, CA (Source: Yelp)


Before lunch today, our 7 year old daughter chipped about 20% of her new front tooth she cried not from the pain but from the loss of her fine tooth. As I told her about the wonders of what Dr. Luminita Markman would be able to do, I hoped for the best and wondered if we could get an apt in such short notice. After talking to wonderful Teresa in the office she said without hesitation, “Bring her in now”. I was relieved! Under Dr. Luminita Markman’s gentle hand and thoughtful guidance, our daughter seemed relaxed every time we peeked around the corner to observe. The support staff was very kind and treated her like a princess! After the procedure was over, both Dr. Luminita Markman and my daughter come into the waiting room with huge smiles of victory!! On the way home, my daughter seemed a little wiser now and very confident about her dental experience. This day will stick in my daughter’s mind for the rest of her life, thank goodness it had such a successful outcome. Thank you Dr. Luminita Markman for taking the extra time to treat our daughter with such kindness and expertise. It was a good day for our family, thanks to you. Our community is fortunate to have such a fine group of professionals who love dentistry and treat the nature of a child with sensitivity and respect.

Dave Todd (Source: Google)


I went there for the first time today and really like the dentist. She has a wonderful sense of humor can think outside the box. She keeps every aspect including the money upfront to keep you informed. She it’s very willing to work with you. What a wonderful group of employees with more than enough knowledge and expertise to give you everything you need. This office it’s filled with great people that are very personable and friendly I highly recommend them.

Melissa K. from Natomas, Sacramento, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Lumi Markham is a a dental “rock star”! You can really tell she has a deep passion for dentistry from your first visit. I am grateful for the new restoration she did. Not only was is fabricated during my appointment to save time –  It was painless! Her office has state if the art equipment and her staff is very knowledgeable. I will be a long time patient of Dr. Lumi and her amazing staff!

Brittany D. from Antelope, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Markham is by far the best dentist I have ever had! She is so compassionate & really wants to give you what you NEED & not what SHE needs. I’ve always felt like a random number in a dentists’ chair but Dr. Lumi makes a normal dentist visit to an amazing dental visit. I’m not sure what I’ve been doing without her but her and her team are 100% all stars. Whenever I go in her and her wonderful RDA, Tre, treat me as VIP! And the service never stops at me! While waiting for the numbing shot to kick it, I over hear courteous and respectful conversations between the staff and the other patients. I feel super comfortable here and actually love coming to the dentist now!

Lisa Marie Rose (Source: Google)


Just had two fillings done by Maidu Dental. They are so amazing! Thorough, professional, state of the art, high tech equipment. Their Covid protocols are top notch. Dr. Luminita Markham is sweet, caring and just delightful, as is her staff. They ensure you’re comfortable and well cared for whether routine cleaning, fillings or extractions. I can’t imagine going anywhere else for dental needs in the Auburn area.

Heidi Storm (Source: Google)


Fully confident in Maidu dental. I’ve always been a bit dentist averse and they give 200% when it comes to pain control and any nervousness. The staff treats you like you’re family, constantly checking if you’re ok following up afterwards by phone. Maidu uses top technology in their work, from the way they provide novocaine, the advanced education dental staff and in-house crown printing. I finally feel like I have my mouth in good hands.

Keera Heno (Source: Google)


Switching to this dentist was a good idea. Everyone was kind and even asked if I needed a blanket because it gets a little cold. They let me get x-rays, other photos, and 4 cavities filled in one day by my request. It was a good experience and they gave me options to improve my smile. It was a great environment with nice people.

Keith Erselius (Source: Google)


My wife and I have been with Maidu dental for the last five or so years. Dr. Markham is awesome as are the rest of the staff. My two young kids go here as well and have no real fear of the dentist that I had as a child. The office is clean and professional and they take great care of their patients all around. I would highly recommend this dentist to anyone in and around the Auburn area.

Richard Marck (Source: Google)


OK so I feel like I had been living in the dark ages with my previous dentist. Couldn’t be happier that I’ve moved over to Maidu dental. Just got a crown finished in one day. No temporary that had to be removed in two weeks and replaced. The staff and the doctor are amazing. Kudos to everyone, actually looking forward to going to the dentist from now on. State of the art equipment combined with exceptional personal service makes it almost fun.

Tracy Clark (Source: Google)


If you’re looking for a fantastic dentist, go to Maidu Dental. I’m new to the area and needed to find a new provider. On top of that, I needed extensive dental work including two tooth extractions. Tender is not a word often used with regards to dentists (ouch) but I can truly say that I feel genuinely cared for by Dr. Markham and her staff. From scheduling to follow-up check-ins after extraction, I’m not just a number. I’m a valued patient. So happy to have found them!

Atzhiry Rodriguez (Source: Google)


I was referred to this office by a sister’s coworker. The staff here is AMAZING as well as Dr. Markham! I came here to get some major work done on my teeth and they have been awesome. I will be following through with their orthodontist as well. I’ve been to other dentists in the past and never had quite and experience like I have here. They get you in ASAP and have set the bar on my expectations of care. ☺️

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Sidne Allinger (Source: Google)


I walked into Dr Markhams office, frightened and overwhelmed. My cap on a molar had fallen out of my mouth that day and i knew there was not enough tooth left to put the cap back on. Dr. Markham made me and my mental well being the priority. She was able to install a titanium post in order to attach a new cap and avoid a very costly optional procedure. She has the equipment and staff in her office to do everything within 1 visit. I walked in an emotional cripple with a missing molar. I walked out calm and secure with all my teeth. It was a transformative few hours. Dr Markham’s expertise and her competent staff sincerely want to be of service to their clients. I could not give a higher recommendation.

Stacey E (Source: Google)


I love all the staff and my dentist at Maidu Dental. From the beginning of me transferring to a dental office closer to my home in Auburn, Maidu Dental staff have made me feel very confident in my choice. I needed to have some serious procedures done, including anesthesia, the staff and dentist is gentle and caring. Whenever I call with concerns they are friendly and quick to respond to my call. I recommend this dental office! In fact, I will bringing my children here as well.

Dylan Stern (Source: Google)


Wonderful dentist! Everyone at Maidu Dental is friendly and caring. My daughter (8) and I are always put at ease and they make coming to the dentist easy! They go above and beyond during and after each visit to make sure all of our dentist/orthodontist issues and concerns are resolved painlessly. Dr. Markham is knowledgeable, kind, and efficient! I highly recommend Maidu Dental if you can become a patient there.

Dave L. from Meadow Vista, CA (Source: Yelp)


My wife and I both have Dr Markham as our dentist. She and her staff are very thorough. I read the negative review about the staff wanting to sell more services. I do agree that they offer more services, but I believe the services offered are for your overall long term dental health. They are trying to prevent future problems, for example catching a tooth that just needs a filling instead of costly crown along with a possible root canal. It’s up to you weather or not you want the services. Both of us have had crowns and they made them at the time of our appointments. That saved us a trip back and everything that that goes with it. I really like the way Dr Markham numbs you. You don’t even know that she did it. When I had a cleaning, the hygienist used a numbing solution that last a half hour, instead of numbing a section at a time. So that made my appointment faster. With that said, we would highly recommend Dr Markham and her staff.

David F. from Penryn, CA (Source: Yelp)


painless and professional, so it does exist. i was so impressed with the professionalism that i found at this Dentist office that not only did i bring my wife, i also felt comfortable bringing my children. my wife as well as myself truly enjoyed the knowledge of the staff led by Dr Luminita Markham. never was any appointment made to feel rushed, in fact Dr Markham and her staff are always patient and willing to answer any question we may have. The children love the movie screens in which they are allowed to request and watch an array of children s movies. if you are looking for a dentist that you would want to add to your Christmas card list, you will be a satisfied patient at this office.

Shannon Bice Sandman (Source: Facebook)


I know that I am the toughest case that Dr. Markhum has ever had to treat and will always continue to be. She has always handled me with kid gloves due to the fact that I am extremely sensitive with pain and that I was not genetically blessed with perfect teeth. You could say that when you see my smile, they look nice. But look further, and you will have the strongest notion that I was born from the stone ages. Dr. Markhum has always taken such care of me and handled my teeth with such great care and has also used me as a case study (from what she had told me) and has the most absolutely compassionate bedside manner. That to me is the number one reason for which I stay and there most up to date and most unbelievable equipment in her office to treat her patients. Thank you Dr. Markhum, I am very fortunate to have been with her since she opened and to have seen her practice explode into such a successful endeavor!

A Romac (Source: Google)


I had my cleaning done with Quin and she is amazing. Not only was she gentle but very thorough. I generally am relaxed at the dentist, but I could have fallen asleep in the chair! The whole office vibe is positive and fun. Dr. Markham and her team are excellent. Makes my trips there much more enjoyable. Looking forward to my next cleaning!

Debi Fisher (Source: Google)


Actually, this is Marty, Deb’s husband. At 71, I have been to my share of dentists. Dr. Markham is truly in a class by herself. Imagine, if you can, a dancer, every movement exact, every movement precise, every movement focused, consciousness and energy whirling all about you. Literally a dental ballet. That is Dr. Markham… I was quite literally stunned by her grace and laser like focus. Painless, kind, and gentle, as his her entire staff. I actually enjoyed my entire experience because it was so filled with consciousness and caring. She is definitely my dentist (she was recommended by my wife who holds her in the same regard) from now on. Wish I could giver her 10 stars!

Deborah H. from Roseville, CA (Source: Yelp)


My husband and I needed to find a dentist closer to where we moved and by our daughters referral we went to Dr, Markham at Maidu Dental. WOW, we are blown away by everyone in that office. They are very personable and really want your time with them to be the best experience that you could ever have in a dental office. This office has all the newest up to-date equipment to make their job more efficient as well as more comfortable for us as patients. The other mention I want to make is Dr. Markham has a very positive relationship with all her employees. It seems to be their goal to help each other make the best working environment as well. Dr. Markham compliments her employees and thanks them for helping her, which shows she appreciates them making her job easier. We highly recommend this office for all ages!

Amanda M. from Sacramento, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr Lumi is fabulous! She is sweet, and knowledgeable and she is a lot of fun!  My daughter (5) loved her first experience with her and was excited the next time she got to go back for a cleaning!  Her staff is sweet and treats us like family.  They seem sincerely interested in me and my family and remember things I tell them.  They are all awesome- I highly recommend this office!

Marjorie Boeye (Source: Google)


I recently had several extended visits with Dr. Luminita Markham. I seldom write reviews but this one deserves the sincere effort which will be applied to it. Raised in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia, my experience with the solo dentist available for 30 square miles, was so traumatic that now at 71 years of age I have trembled at the word “dentist”. Years of procrastination insured my visits with Dr. Markham would be prolonged. Ten cavities to be more precise. The incredible caring culture of her office was unbelievable. Dr. Markham was the ultimate skilled, precise professional which I have never experienced in dental care. Not only are my teeth now healthy, more importantly, I have received healing of a lifelong fear of dentistry. For this I am very grateful. Margie Boeye.

Katherine Honegger (Source: Google)


I had avoided going to the dentist for 2 years because of previous negative experiences. I had a very sore tooth and knew I needed to go in. I found Maidu Dental through Google and I couldn’t have picked a better dentist to do the job!!! Dr. Markham and everyone else working here go out of their way to make you feel safe and comfortable. Everyone is so friendly, kind, and accommodating. After my first visit, all my anxiety went away because I knew I was in the right hands. If you have any dental anxiety, this is the perfect place for you!

Amery Roldan (Source: Google)


My experience at Maidu Dental was amazing. The staff was very welcoming and made sure to take precautions due to covid. You have to wear a mask inside of the office, as well as get your temperature taken, given hand sanitizer, and fill out a covid screening questionnaire. All in all, I definitely recommend coming here. Dental work is proficient as well as the patient services.

Cindy Goldman (Source: Google)


Was the best dental service I’ve had in years! I have severe anxiety & trust issues. I was so relieved to find an AMAZING dentist who was not only kind & capable, but extremely thorough & meticulous while putting me at ease & explaining the process as we went along. Dr. Markham is very friendly, non judgmental & easy to confide in. I had been to several other providers over the past few years & now I’ve found the dentist for the rest of my life!

Renee Ceccarelli (Source: Google)


Met with Dr Markham and Carolyn today. My husband called and was given an appointment the same day! Had the best new patient intake ever. I was treated with the utmost care. I already feel as though I’m part of the “family”. Am looking forward to my next visit. I would highly recommend this office to all who ask! All staff members were awesome!

Patricia Douglas (Source: Google)


I found Maidu Dental on google and I am so glad I did. I have been very embarrassed for the last 10 years about my teeth and smile so embarrassed I avoided dentist all together. I finally had no choice but to go. From the moment I called Maidu Dental I was treated with the upmost respect. Melissa was the first one I spoke with and right away I knew this was the place to go. She took over and verified my insurance and made everything so easy. When I went for my appointment from the minute I walked in the door I felt very at ease and comfortable. Dr. Markham is AMAZING she thoroughly Examined me and gave me several options to fix my issues. Her assistant is FABULOUS TOO! In one visit I had 4 teeth extracted and had temporary teeth when I left. Doc made sure I had no pain and was very comfortable, I even watched a movie while they worked on me! I highly recommend Maidu Dental it is the BEST DENTAL OFFICE I HAVE EVER BEEN TO! Thank you Doc and all your amazing staff!!!!!

Kelly DiGiacomo (Source: Google)


My 2nd time at this dental office and they are wonderful. Very kind, compassionate and caring. Their sanitation practices are impeccable. I had to have a lot of work done and they did an awesome job. I will be a patient of theirs for life. Everyone from the dentist to the hygienist to the office staff are well trained, organized, explain everything, so friendly and professional . I am very impressed with this practice. Highly recommend.

Robert Orlando (Source: Google)


I came in to get a wisdom tooth pulled, and I was a nervous wreck. From the get go they answered any questions/concerns I had and were super knowledgeable and happy to help. I requested to be sedated and was given nitrous, which helped take the edge off. I was also given headphones so I could listen to music. During the actual procedure, Dr. Markham made sure I was comfortable and was very friendly and professional. She made extra sure I was properly numbed, and made the whole procedure go smooth, painless, and quick. I was actually shocked at how quick and painless the whole thing was due to bad experiences at other dentists in the past. Afterwards, they discussed post-op care and continued to answer any questions or concerns I had. Overall, the whole experience really showed how kind and professional Dr. Markham and the whole Maidu dental staff are. I’ll never go to any other dentist again. Thank you Maidu Dental!

Creator From The Black Lagoon (MericaBangBang) (Source: Google)


I came in because another dentist had told me I needed to have 12 fillings, after new x rays at Maidu I only needed about half that. The nun I g process was easy and painless, the dental team did a great job at keeping me comfortable for such a long visit. I was distracted by Netflix which was provided and they even fixed a broken tooth I had since I was very young. They are an amazing staff who you can tell genuinely cares about their patients and the work they do on your teeth. If you have any dental anxiety I highly recommend this office.