Monday 8:00-5:00
Tuesday 8:00-5:00
Wednesday 8:00-5:00
Thursday 8:00-5:00
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

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


Ideally located at 20300 W Valley Blvd, Suite A, Gentle Dental Valley offers caring, knowledgeable dental care for residents in and around Tehachapi, California.

At our office, we work hard to create a comfortable, soothing environment, where patients feel confident and relaxed. Our experienced team of dedicated dental professionals uses the latest techniques and technologies to deliver a broad range of services, including preventive treatments and restorative procedures, root canal therapy, crowns and bridges, inlays and onlays, dental implants, bone augmentation and various types of oral surgery. For young patients, we also offer gentle, compassionate pediatric dental care in a calming environment designed to ease anxiety.

Because we understand many patients seek expert dental treatment to enhance the appearance of their smiles, we also offer effective cosmetic treatments, including orthodontics, veneers and teeth whitening treatments, all designed to give you the smile you’ve always dreamed of.

Gentle with your time, we provide flexible scheduling, which include weekends and holidays. We also go above and beyond to maximize affordability by accepting most dental insurance plans. If you don’t have dental insurance, you can take advantage of our Dedicated Dental Plan for low-cost preventative and diagnostic care with discounted fees for almost all dental treatments.

For patients in need of orthodontics, cosmetic treatments or extensive dental work, we also offer flexible financing options. Whatever your financial situation, whatever your dental needs, you can get expert care at our dental office in Tehachapi, California.

Well-placed in the shopping center at the southwest corner of West Valley Boulevard and Santa Lucia Street, our office provides convenient, affordable dental care at an easy-to-reach neighborhood location. If you’re looking for a caring, professional dentist, look no further than Gentle Dental Valley. Call our friendly staff to schedule a consultation, cleaning or treatment and get the smile you’ve always wanted.

Meet The Team


  • Ali Pootrakul

    Ali Pootrakul

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

Explore our services

  • General Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Specialty Dentistry
  • Pediatric Dentistry
General Dentistry General Dentistry

Our friendly dentists, caring hygienists and helpful staff are here for your whole family.

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Orthodontics Orthodontics

Stop hiding your smile. Get the straight teeth you’ve always wanted.

Specialty Dentistry Specialty Dentistry

Our extensive network of neighborhood practitioners makes finding specialists easy.

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Pediatric Dentistry Pediatric Dentistry

Give your child the compassionate and thorough care they deserve.

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Life, it happens.

Life, it happens.
And we're here
when it does.

Going to the dentist should fit your schedule, not the other way around. We’ll get to know you and your family, work with your calendar, and keep things quick, simple, and thorough.

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“Gentle Dental is my favorite dentist office I have ever been to. They are professional, understanding and reasonably priced. I can’t help but walk out with a smile!”
Jacqueline K
“Gentle Dental has made staying on top of oral health easy for the whole family. We all come in on the same day, which is a blessing for our busy schedules.”
Brian R
“I always wanted a straighter smile, but held off due to costs. When I shared my concerns with my dentist, the team helped me find a cost-effective solution for Invisalign—and whitening, too!”
Colette C
"Best dentist I’ve had. I used to be a nervous patient, but not anymore.
The team here is patient and kind.”
Brian R
"Best dentist I’ve had. I used to be a nervous patient, but not anymore.
The team here is patient and kind.”
Brian R