General Dentistry

Best general dentistry and a good dentist in Hanford, CA General dentistry, to most people, involves general dental care that includes prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of dental problems. To your Hanford dentist, there is much more to general dentistry than a wide variety of services.

At Hanford Family Dental Center, patients five and up receive care in an office designed for comfort and peace of mind. Our established, experienced staff is friendly and willing to take the time to get to know individual patients and their medical and dental history. We are sensitive to everything from your budget, to your availability, to your perceptions of dental care and we do all that we can to make your visits with us very pleasant.

In our practice, you have a team of dental professionals you can trust to care for your smile. Hanford Family Dental Center achieves outstanding results in a number of ways. Using state-of-the-art diagnostics, high quality materials, and the latest, gentle techniques, we can decrease the risk of cavities and gum disease, and restore health to teeth and gums.

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Fact or myth? If you have a cavity, you will know it. Myth, Mild tooth decay has no symptoms. Sensitivity begins to occur when the tooth decay is already causing damage to the nerve. Today’s dentistry prevents tooth decay with sealants and other conservative methods. Fact or myth? Sugar is the prime cause of cavities. A fact and also a myth. Acid is the main trigger in producing the bacteria that causes cavities. The bacteria is then fueled by the consumption of carbohydrates. Sugar is a trigger in cavities, but carbs as a whole are the main cause. Fact or myth? Cavities are the prime reason for root canals. Myth. Root canals are a result of nerve damage. And untreated cavity could lead to nerve damage, but root canals are on set by number of different factors. Facts on myth? Brushing and flossing are the best way to prevent cavities. Fact. Fact or myth? Expensive toothpastes are always better than cheaper ones. Myth. Different toothpastes are better for different teeth in situations. Sometimes moderately priced toothpaste can be more effective. Ask the dentist about what might be best for your teeth. And always look for the ADA seal of approval. Fact or myth? If a tooth is white, it must be healthy. Myth. Under the surface there may be cavities, problems with the root or other abnormalities. Fact or Myth? Teeth whitening is harmful because it damages enamel. Myth. There are many modern teeth whitening processes that have minimal harmful effects. Teeth whitening isn’t for every mouth or person though. Consult the dentist before you proceed with whitening treatments. Fact or myth? Dentists should be feared. Myth. With today’s advancements in technology and safety practices there is nothing to worry about. Procedures are as quick and painless as ever. Fact or myth? You should visit your dentists at least twice a year. FACT.

Preventive care for our youngest patients

Dr. Raiyani treats children from Hanford, Lemoore, and surrounding areas with a fun, friendly attitude. Early dental care focuses on the prevention and early detection of cavities and other dental problems. One of the best forms of preventive care available today is dental sealants. This preventive treatment is painless, takes only a few minutes, and lasts for several years. During a routine visit, sealants can be applied to the chewing surface of molars. The liquid material seeps into the deep grooves on these surfaces, filling them so that bacteria and food debris cannot accumulate in hard to reach places.

Routine examinations are also made more positive using laser cavity finding technology. The laser equipment designed for cavity detection is painless and accurate in identifying very small cavities. The earlier we can find and treat cavities, the better our chances of preventing a painful dental situation.

Beautiful tooth repair

As much as we would like, we know we cannot prevent cavities in every patient. When a tooth requires repair, we use the best materials to achieve long lasting results. With composite resin tooth colored fillings, inlays, and onlays, we can repair cavities of all sizes without leaving any evidence of damage or restoration. Composite fillings are durable, lasting decades with good care, and they are conservative. This is because this type of filling is bonded to the repaired tooth, requiring no more removal of enamel than is necessary to remove decay.

What our patients say about General Dentistry


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I had a very good experience at Hanford Family Dental Center. Everyone in the office was very friendly. Appointments were made easily over the phone. Doctors are experienced and gave great advice. I would definitely recommend this clinic to my friends and family in a heartbeat.
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As we go through life, our smile will develop unique needs. From our youngest patient to our oldest, we tailor care to achieve the goals at hand.

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