Extended Hours
Experienced Dentists
Adult and Pediatric Services

Trusted Dental Clinic in North Fresno, CA

5690 N. Fresno St. Suite 101, Fresno, CA 93710


Monday 9:00-6:00
Tuesday 9:00-6:00
Wednesday 8:00-5:00
Thursday 9:00-6:00
Friday 8:00-5:00
Saturday Closed

Service representatives standing by

  • Monday – Thursday: 7:15am – 8pm PST
  • Friday: 7:15am – 6pm PST
  • Saturday: 7:30am – 4pm PST

Principal Dentist

Your Local Principal Dentist

At Gentle Dental we understand that major dental needs can come up when you least expect them. That’s why we accept most insurance plans and payment options including cash, major credit cards, and discount plans.

We’re Principal Dental Experts

We proudly accept Principal insurance plans and options at Gentle Dental. Our skilled staff can help answer and clarify issues regarding benefits and payments as well as work with you to ensure you get the most out of your existing Principal Dental plan.

We’re Here to Answer Your Questions

If you have questions regarding if your Principal insurance plan is accepted or around which payment plan is right for you, don’t hesitate to reach out to us, our team is here to help guide you.

Schedule Your Appointment

Please call us to schedule your appointment or fill out our request an appointment form.

New Patients

$50 Exam & X-Rays

Includes new patient exam and full mouth X-Rays.

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    New Patients

    $100 Off Non-Covered Services

    New patients only. On services of $300 or greater not covered by insurance.

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      Ortho Special

      Braces from $99 Month

      Flexible payment plans. Including FREE Orthodontic consultation.

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        To Know Us Is To Love Us


        Conveniently located at 5690 N. Fresno St., Suite 101, Gentle Dental Fresno provides expert dental care for patients in and around North Fresno, including Clovis, McLane, and Fig Garden.

        Our friendly team of dental professionals is eager to put a smile on your face by providing you with gentle dental care. Whatever your dental concerns may be, we promise to treat you like family and make you feel valued and respected through every step of your treatment.

        Using the latest technologies and techniques, our staff provides a wide spectrum of services for patients of all ages, including children, teens, and adults. We offer preventive and restorative dentistry, pediatric dentistry, teeth whitening, inlays, onlays, veneers, implants, crowns, bridges, orthodontics, and periodontics. Since we know dental issues don’t just happen during business hours, we also offer emergency dental services.

        Our expert team  is committed to helping you obtain convenient and affordable dental care. That’s why we offer flexible hours for established patients and drop-ins, and we accept most major insurance plans. For patients without insurance, we offer flexible financing, along with discounts through our Dedicated Dental Plan. Our professional staff is happy to walk you through your benefits and explain any deductibles and copays you may owe. 

        For caring, compassionate care, Gentle Dental Fresno is the only name you need to know. Our office is located right off CA-41 on N Fresno Street, next to North Fresno Church and Erickson Chiropractic & Wellness Center. Call us today to schedule a cleaning, consultation or professional treatment with our dedicated staff. We are here to provide you with expert dental care in Fresno, California.

        Meet The Team

        WHO WE ARE

        • Ali Pootrakul

          Ali Pootrakul

          D.D.S., M.D. Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

        Insurances We Accept

        Gentle Dental accepts most dental insurance plans and options. If you do not see your insurance plan below, contact us and we will be happy to assist in confirming your existing insurance provider.

        UHC-DBP HMO
        CIGNA HMO
        DELTA CA-PPO
        AETNA DMO
        CIGNA PPO

        ...and many more.
        Call to see if your insurance is covered!

        (559) 825-5597

        Questions about Insurance?

        If you have dental insurance and are concerned about coverage do not hesitate to reach out to our friendly staff. Our team here at Gentle Dental will help you with any payment or insurance questions you may have and will work closely with you to help you get the most out of your dental plan.

        About Payment

        Gentle Dental aims to be as gentle on your wallet as our dentists are when providing treatment. Our professional staff will help you get the most from your dental insurance benefits and explain any deductibles and co-pays to you.

        Payment options include cash, major credit cards, discount plans, and private financing.

        Our In-House Discount Plan – The Gentle Dental Plan

        For more details or to enroll, visit: www.gentledentalplan.com or call 1(800) 903-2532.
        You can also enroll at one of our locations.

        Flexible Financing

        We understand that you don’t always have the cash at hand, that’s why we accept most major credit cards and offer flexible financing options which can be helpful if you require more extensive work, orthodontics, or cosmetic procedures that aren’t covered by insurance. These plans can offer:

        • Low down payment and no interest1
        • No money down and no interest2
        • Extended terms up to 48 months at 14.9% promotional interest rates3

        We want to make paying for dental services as easy as possible. For more information, call us toll-free at 1-800-GENTLE1 to get in touch with the Gentle Dental Office in your neighborhood.

        1. Valid photo ID and checking account, credit card or debit card required.
        2. On approved credit. For promotional purchases over $300 if paid in full within promotional period. If promotional purchase is not paid in full within promotional period, interest will be imposed from the date of purchase at 26.99% APR.
        3. On approved credit. For promotional purchases over $1,000. Fixed monthly payments based on repayment over 24, 36, or 48 month period.

        Don’t see the service you need? Give us a call!

        (559) 825-5597

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        Gentle in So Many Ways

        Gentle on Your Mind

        Our experienced Dental Professionals use the latest techniques to be as gentle as possible.

        Gentle on Your Wallet

        We accept most insurance plans, have a discount plan for those without, and offer flexible payment options.

        Gentle on Your Schedule

        We make your life easier with convenient hours including evenings and weekends.

        Insurance & Payment
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        Meet the Team