Dental Care in Bakersfield, CA

We take pride in being able to offer you quality customer service and overall care. Dr. Garger has over 30 years of experience practicing dentistry, so you’re in good hands with our family dentist in Bakersfield, CA! Gentle Family Dentistry is now accepting new and returning patients from Bakersfield, CA and surrounding areas.

Our Services

From general to cosmetic dentistry, we offer a wide range of services to ensure your smile stays at its best!

Oral Sedation

We offer safe sedation methods for patients with heightened dental anxiety or who wish to feel more relaxed during any procedure.

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Meet Dr. Garger

I was raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and immediately after graduating dental school I worked as an Associate Dentist in Sarver, Pennsylvania. In 1990, I left the private sector to become a Dental Officer in the United States Air Force during the Desert Shield-Desert Storm period of 1990-1993. I was stationed at both George AFB near Victorville, California and Travis AFB in Fairfield, California.

After separating from the service in 1993, I was employed at a number of various dental offices in California as an Associate Dentist. It was during this time period that I learned a great deal about what worked in private dental practices, and what did not. When I started my own practice, I took with me the best ways to care for my patients and how to best meet all of their dental needs…”

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