Whitlow Dental Care is a Fresno based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using advanced dental equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like checkups, teeth cleaning, crowns, veneers and more.
We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Whitlow and our team invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 559-427-1122 and experience why our patients think Whitlow Dental Care is the best dentist in Fresno.
Dr. Whitlow has been serving the patients of our community for the last 30 years. He utilizes his extensive training and expertise to treat even the most challenging dental situations. In addition he has instructed many other dentists inside and outside of his practice on the latest in dental implant techniques.
Dr. Whitlow attended California State University Fresno and received his bachelor’s degree in 1984. He then graduated from University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in 1987. He is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and a member of the Fresno Madera Dental Society, the California Dental Association and the American Dental Association. Dr. Whitlow is also one of the only few hundred dentist in California to be board certified in I.V. Sedation.
Dr. Whitlow has been using state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to enhance the lives of denture patients and those with debilitated teeth for over 30 years. Dr. Whitlow has done hundreds of full mouth and cosmetic dental rehabilitations. He has successfully placed thousands of dental implants. As well he has done hundreds of sedation cases for fearful patients and for those who want to have a lot of dental work done in one visit.
Dr. Whitlow was born and raised in Fresno and is a third-generation dentist. Through the Christian Medical and Dental Association, he has made several trips to the Dominican republic as well as locations here in the central valley to provide free dental care to people in need.
Dr. Whitlow has been married to his wife Janice for 35 years and has four adult children. Some of Dr. Whitlow’s hobbies include snow and water skiing, hiking and the annual Bass Lake Triathlon. He is also a big fan of Giants Baseball.
Dr. Yau is our associate dentist and has been with us since October 2020. She has a very calming personality and is exceptionally light handed. She received her Bachelor of Science from University of California, Davis. She then went on to receive her Doctor of Dental surgery from Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC. She is a local native to Fresno and is happy to be serving her community. She is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and the Fresno Madera Dental Society.
Darci is our office manager and accounts coordinator. She makes sure our office runs smoothly and efficiently with patient care being the utmost importance. Darci can help you with any questions that you may have regarding your account. You can rest assure that all of your insurance concerns will be addressed and handled quickly and efficiently. Darci has been with the Whitlow Dental Care family since May 2010.
Becky is our treatment coordinator. She can help you with any questions that you may have about your treatment. Becky is the one that will go over treatment details with you at your appointment. She has worked in dentistry for over 30 years. Becky attended Reedley College and started her career as a Registered Dental Assistant. She eventually transferred to a front office position in 1988. We were proud to welcome Becky to the Whitlow Dental Care family in October of 2008.
Samantha is part of our front office staff. She will most likely be the first one you speak with on the phone. She can help you with questions that you have about your appointment or direct you to someone that can help. Samantha has been part of the Whitlow Dental Care family since April 2019.
Alex is part of our front and back-office staff. She works both in the back office and in the front office so she can easily answer procedure questions you may have. Alex attended Reedley College and started her career as a Registered Dental Assistant. She is bilingual so she can assist any of our Spanish speaking patients. We were proud to welcome Alex to the Whitlow Dental Care family in October 2004.
Nicole received her training and Registered Dental Assistant license from Reedley College. She has been part of the Whitlow Dental Care team since July of 2013. Nicole is our implant coordinator. She makes sure that we have all of the necessary implant items needed for each procedure. Nicole helps make the patient feel comfortable and addresses any concerns they may have.
Vivian is our back-office supervisor. She started with the Whitlow Dental Care Team in September of 1978 as the assistant for Dr. Dean Whitlow. Vivian continued as Dr. Kurt Whitlow assistant once he took over the practice. She holds a Registered Dental Assistant license with Extended Functions.
Rose completed her training and received her license from Brightwood College. She has been part of our team since October 2020. She is soft spoken and very calming. You will usually find her assisting Dr. Yau.
Donna, our dental hygienist and soft tissue therapist, she attended Fresno City College and received her license. Donna has superior skills to help you maintain healthy gums and bone support. She enjoys the opportunity to help our patients become healthier and more educated about their oral health. She has been with the Whitlow Dental Care Family for over 20 years.
Gabriel is our Lab Technician and works in our on-site laboratory. He has been creating dental appliances for over 15 years. He strives to make your new smile look as natural as possible. Gabriel has been part of the Whitlow Dental Team since September 2020.