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AboutKerman Dental Group

Kerman Dental Group is a Kerman 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. Nandita and our team invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 559-424-1177 and experience why our patients think Kerman Dental Group is the best dentist in Kerman.

Dr. Nandita

Dr. Nandita Panchal

Dr. Nandita was born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya and decided to become a dentist when she was undergoing an orthodontic treatment. She attended dental school in Manipal, India and met her future husband there – Dr. Rushi, who is a California native with family ties in India. Together, they continued their dental education at the International Dental Program at De La Salle University in Leon, Mexico.

They moved to Hanford in 2015 and have established three successful dental practices. They both enjoy participating in dental outreaches in underprivileged nations and are the founders of the Hopewell Dental Outreach in Nakuru, Kenya.

Now the mother of two - Aaryan and Anayra, Dr. Nandita balances life like many other working moms. During her free time, you will find her curled up with a book or grabbing her suitcase to explore the next city on her list.

Dr. Nandita Panchal is a talented practitioner and empathetic caregiver. In the tradition of Kings Dental Group, she is poised to deliver excellence in dental care with an emphasis on patient satisfaction. She has a charming personality and a generous heart, which compliments her desire to serve others. Dr. Nandita is adaptable and modest, and strives to achieve outstanding results in all her endeavors. You will absolutely love her!

Dr. Rushi

Dr. Rushi Panchal

Each day I come to work knowing that I will be helping and making a difference to the members of my community. It is a great opportunity to meet my patients, listen to their different stories and get to know each and every one of them. I enjoy what I do knowing my patients have the confidence and trust in me.

Dr. Rushi Panchal was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. After attending college in LA, he made the decision to have a more hands on approach to health care, and completed his degree in dentistry in Manipal, India where he met his wife Dr. Nandita Panchal who hails from Nairobi, Kenya. Both doctors then graduated with their doctorates from the International Dental Program at De la Salle University in Mexico in 2014. They were blessed with their son, Aaryan, 3 years ago and their daughter Anayra, 2 years ago. They also have a pet shih tzu, Simba. They enjoy traveling and discovering new cuisines together. While Dr Rushi enjoys reading good and interesting books, Dr Nandita prefers to spend her time catching up on movies.

Dr. Rushi recently went on pursuing his fellowship in Implantology. Dr. Rushi and his wife have worked together with the community and have started an annual dental outreach program in Kenya, Africa. They are treating kids and high school students at a high school in Nakuru, Kenya. They love contributing time helping the less fortunate.

In addition, Dr. Rushi is a member of the following community organizations:

  • Hanford Rotary Club
  • Recipient of the Paul Harris Fellow Award in 2019

Dr. Alves

Dr. Ashtin Alves was born and raised in Laton CA. As a first generation college student, Ashtin attended the University of California Merced for her bachelors in Human Biology and Minor in Spanish. Ashtin then served one year with Americorps in Madera, CA before completing her masters in Medical Science at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA. Ashtin then stayed at WesternU to complete her dental degree before returning to the Central Valley. Before starting her career in private practice, Ashtin did a rigorous one year general practice residency at Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno to expand her knowledge and skill set.

Dr. Cortez

Dr. Michael Cortez grew up in Diamond Bar, California. Dr. Cortez earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California in 2006. He worked as a chemist for a private lab for a few years prior to receiving his Masters in Medical Sciences from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California in 2014. Dr. Cortez has always had a passion for dentistry which was encouraged by his uncle who is a pediatric dentist in Long Beach, California. Dr. Cortez enjoys the science, medical, and artistic aspects of dentistry that are used to help people have the healthiest smile possible. He earned his D.D.S. degree from the University of Southern California in 2019. Dr. Cortez currently lives in Visalia and frequently visits his family in the Los Angeles area. He enjoys staying active with exercise and sports, specifically golf.