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We realize how important of a decision it is in choosing the right pediatric dental office for your child. We are confident that you will be more than satisfied with choosing our office for all your child’s dental needs. We take pride in the high standard of dental care we provide for infants, children, teens and special needs patients in an environment especially created with them in mind!

Our experienced staff is especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your child’s needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our staff is trained and skilled, and we strive to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient.

We promise to speak candidly with you about your child’s dental health and treatment, and encourage you to ask questions. We will work with your child individually to help them understand the importance of good dental health, and the steps they can take at home to keep their smiles beautiful and healthy for a lifetime.

Each member of our treatment team is a registered assistant, and our office staff has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the latest in technological advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.

To experience the difference that only a well-trained, professional and courteous team can deliver, schedule your appointment with our office today!

 Dr. Gurneet Chahal DDS

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Dr. Chahal has been setting the highest standards of excellence in dentistry for over 15 years! As an esteemed member of the local dental community, Dr. Chahal is a noted public lecturer on a variety of dental health topics, and an active member in many leading dental organizations, including the:

  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • San Joaquin Dental Society

Dr. Chahal has appeared as a guest speaker on NBC's Today's Show to discuss the trending dental issues amongst children in central valley region and ways to prevent dental conditions with early dental care to set up a solid dental health foundation for the rest of child's life.

In addition to dentistry, Dr. Chahal, enjoys playing golf, painting, reading spiritual books and enjoying family vacations. Dr. Chahal is a proud mom to two lovely children 7 year old daughter and 5 year old son. Being a mother she understands the challenges that parents face when it comes to health and wellness of their children.

Dr. Chahal understands that every child in unique thus the treatment plan has to be custom tailored to the needs of individual child to reduce anxiety and have dental health success.

 Dr. Arash Abolfazlian - Orthodontist

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Dr. Arash, has been a visiting orthodontist for our practice from the very first day and we are very happy to cultivate such good relationship with him.

Dr. Arash graduated college from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, where he earned his Bachelors degree. After college, Dr. Arash began dental school in San Francisco at the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. While in school he earned High Honors in achieving his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree. Following dental school, Dr. Arash married his college sweetheart Sheeva, and began his Orthodontic Specialty program at University of Pacific Dugoni School of Dentistry. Following residency, Dr. Arash and his wife have started growing their family with their young son Mateen! Dr. Arash and wife enjoy spending time with friends, family, and getting involved in the community. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Arash is an adjunct clinical professor at the University of the Pacific Dugoni School of Dentistry, teaching in the Invisalign clinic.

“As my patient, you can expect a thorough and gentle exam using the latest in orthodontic technology. I will create a treatment plan specific to your needs and wants, and together we will achieve the beautiful, healthy smile you and your children deserve. Expect a personal experience, as I love building relationships with my patients. I look forward to creating your perfect smile, with lots of laughs and memorable moments in the chair. I hope to see you soon in the office and around the community!” – Dr. Arash Abolfazlian, DDS, MSD

Mel Crull - Office Manager

Mel has been a part of our team for over one year and she has been a great team leader from day one and has been working tirelessly in implementing process improvement techniques to improve the proficiency of both the front and back office.

Mel, brings with her wealth of experience in dental field and oversees all operation in the clinic, from answering the phones, to patient management to managing the staff. 

She overlooks all critical aspects of the clinic and we are very happy with her leadership and management of the clinic.

Mel is very involved in her children's sports and often is traveling with her daughter to her sports meet. 

Celena Hernandez - RDA

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Celena has been a part of our work family for over an year now and we are extremely happy to have as my work mate.  She is a registered dental assistant and graduated from the deans list at Carington College in 2014.

Celena says that she loves to make people feel comfortable and want them to have confidence in their smiles and this is the main reason she decided to become an RDA. Coming to work each day and see those smiling little faces and what keeps her going and motivated to offer the best service to our little patients.

Outside of work she enjoys going to Church,  playing with her two yorkie dogs, working out, cooking, crafting, spending time with family and friends and trying new foods 

Silvia Gavilanez - RDA

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 Silvia, is one of the newest member of our team and she brings with her wealth of diverse experience by working in dental field for over 16 plus years. 

Being a mother of three children, Silvia is extremely patient with our little patients and is very good is making them feel comfortable and relaxed and making it easy for them to get the treatment done without anxiety. She explains clearly to all parents and children about the procedures so the fear of unknown is gone and the child gets the treatment done happily. 

Silvia loves to spend time with her 2 sons and a daughter and enjoys taking walks with her daughter. 

Maegan Francome - DA

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Maegan, has been a part of our team from the very beginning, she came over to us as an intern out of college and we liked her so much that we decided to retain her service full time after seeing how good she was with children and her attention to detail towards her job duties. 

Most know Maegan as a fun, outgoing, genuine person who cares a lot about making people feel comfortable and happy. Maegan graduated from Kaplan college with a diploma in dental assisting and she is already taken strides in becoming a Registered Dental Assistant. Her ultimate goal is to become a dental hygienist. 

Maegan, loves to sing, dance, play pool, hike and do other outdoor activities. Family, is the most important thing to her as well as fulfilling her career goals and pushing herself towards bigger and better things to accomplish and achieve fulfillment out of life.