Oak Tree Dentistry
Pritpal Gill, DDS

Meet the Team at Elk Grove Office

Welcome to Oak Tree Dentistry!

"Dentistry is my passion and I believe if you do anything with passion, you will enjoy what you do. I enjoy dentistry and I enjoy connecting with my patients. This makes me get up feeling excited to start my day. 

After planning for more than a year, I finally decided to open the practice of my dreams in 2018 where I could practice dentistry the way I want and could make smiles affordable to my patients. Our practice motto is to provide excellent customer service, comfort, and make healthy smiles affordable to all. Due to our commitment to provide quality dentistry and exceptional customer services, we have been voted Best Dental in Elk Grove for year 2019, 2020 and 2021. We are also the highest rated office on Google in elk Grove.

After 4 years of serving Elk Grove community, we decided to expand and open our 2nd location in Lodi. We have many patients who commute from Stockton, Lodi and Galt. We wanted to be more easily accessible to all our patients and provide same quality dentistry in Lodi. 

We stand by our commitment, 'Your Smile. Our Passion.' I look forward connecting with you."  – Dr. Pritpal Gill

Pritpal Gill, DDS

Managing Dentist

Dr. Gill is voted Best Dentist in Elk Grove for 2019, 2020 and 2021. He has been in practice since 2010. He graduated with Doctor of Dental Surgery DDS degree from New York University (NYU) with Honors in Implantology in 2016. Before moving to USA, Dr Gill practiced in India for 2 years as an Associate Dentist after graduating from one of the top dental schools in India with Bachelors in Dental Surgery(BDS)  in 2010. Dr Gill also completed a 1 year dental research program at New York University where he earned a 'Graduate Certificate in Dental Clinical Research'. Dr Gill has worked as Research Associate at Bluestone Center for clinical research at NYU where he was part of number of clinical researches funded by National Institute of Health (NIH)

He is a firm believer that doctors are expected, if not required, to use the most current, evidence-based information and practices. The contribution of research to advance our dental knowledge can directly be applied to provide the best dental care to patients. He believes that his dental degree was only the beginning of his education as he actively seeks to keep himself abreast with the latest in the field. 

Dr. Gill also serves our country as a Captain in the United States Army Reserve. 

He is a good listener, takes time to explain different treatment options. He takes pride in bringing smiles back to his patients. With his experience, skills, and passion for dentistry, Dr. Gill can provide the best dental care to his patients.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Satlin, son Samvir Gill, being outdoors, and following the news.

He is an active member of:

  • The American Dental Association
  • The California Dental Association
  • The Academy of General Dentistry
  • The Sacramento District Dental Society

Dr Van Pham, DDS

Dr. Pham graduated from California State University, Sacramento with a BS degree in Biological Science. She then graduated from the prestigious University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco in 2006. For the past 15 years, Dr. Pham has been associating and gaining incredible experience in the Bay Area and Sacramento area. She is committed to excellent patient care technically and emotionally. Dr. Pham takes the extra time to ensure her patients are comfortable through her compassionate demeanor, gentle touch, patience and being a good listener.  When asked about her dental philosophy,

 Dr. Pham’s answer is: "I love sharing with my patients what today’s dental care has to offer. Family dentistry brings me great pleasure because it not only allows me to build long lasting quality relationships with my patients, but it also enables me to serve my patients through the whole spectrum of dentistry, ranging from creating beautiful smiles to simply getting them out of pain”.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending quality time with her family, her husband, Dr. Milen Krastev- who is also a dentist- and her “furry kids” - dog Ella and cat Baxter. She also enjoys trying out different cuisines, wine and whiskey tasting, hiking, and watching movies. 

Dr. Pham is an active member of the

  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • Sacramento District Dental Society.

 

 

Dr Rajesh Dogra, DDS

Dr Dogra has been practicing dentistry since 2008. He graduated with (BDS) Bachelors in Dental Surgery from a prestigious Himachal Dental College in India. After practicing in India for over 5 years in his private dental office, he moved to US in 2016. He earned his DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) from Maldova State University of Medicine and became a licensed dentist. He started practicing general dentistry in March 2016 and joined Oak Tree dentistry Elk Grove office in May 2016 as a part time dentist. He is very thorough, precise and likes to explain the treatment plans in depth to his patients. 

In his free time, he likes to spend time with his wife and 1 year old daughter.  

Dr. Dogra is an active member of the

  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • Sacramento District Dental Society.

Samantha Barnes

Office Manager

Samantha is originally from San Francisco. She graduated from NCP College of Nursing and fell in love with the dental field while working part-time as an insurance coordinator while in school.

Your experience at Oak Tree Dentistry is what matters most to her. For 15 years in the dental field, she has worked to help thousands of patients turn their visions into reality. She facilitates the process by getting the smallest details right.

In her free time, you can catch her on the sidelines cheering her son Phillip at his football games and having dress-up tea parties with her daughter Christiana.

Michelle Le

Hygienist

Yana Lee

Hygienist

Abigail Lopez

Hygienist

Dawn De Santiago

Assistant manager and Patient coordinator

Dawn grew up in Sonoma and moved to Sacramento in 2000.  She has been in the dental field for over 24 years as registered Dental Assistant and Patient Coordinator.  Her goal is to keep you smiling and for your gums and teeth to be healthy.  Dawn’s caring nature and gentle touch will make your visit with us a positive and enjoyable one.  

She is committed to constantly improving in order to maintain the best service and care possible in our field. In her down time she loves to spend time with her family.

Valeria Ipina

Insurance Coordinator

Jennifer Tejada

Lead Registered Dental Assistant

Jenny is our Lead RDA. She has been working in dental field for over 8 years. She is bilingual and speaks very good Spanish. She is very gentle and patients love her. She is an dog lover, has 5 dogs. In her free time, she likes to spend time with her family, her son and dogs. 

Mika Gonzalez

Registered Dental Assistant

Tania Hinojosa

Registered Dental Assistant

Alejandra Valdez

Registered Dental Assistant

Alejandra has been working as Registered Dental Assistant for over 4 years.
Born and raised in Sacramento, she is graduate from Carrington College.
She has a Strong Passion In The Dentistry Field and very well caring  about patients well being.
She has a very fun and friendly personality.
On her free time she likes to spend time with her, husband and son. She loves  taking her two english bulldogs on dog walks and going to the park.

Leili Vadikheil

Registered Dental Assistant

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