Meet the doctors
Dr. Whitlow has been serving the patients of our community for the last 30 years. He utilizes his extensive training and expertise to treat even the most challenging dental situations. In addition he has instructed many other dentists inside and outside of his practice on the latest in dental implant techniques.
Dr. Whitlow attended California State University Fresno and received his bachelor’s degree in 1984. He then graduated from University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in 1987. He is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and a member of the Fresno Madera Dental Society, the California Dental Association and the American Dental Association. Dr. Whitlow is also one of the only few hundred dentist in California to be board certified in I.V. Sedation.
Dr. Whitlow has been using state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to enhance the lives of denture patients and those with debilitated teeth for over 30 years. Dr. Whitlow has done hundreds of full mouth and cosmetic dental rehabilitations. He has successfully placed thousands of dental implants. As well he has done hundreds of sedation cases for fearful patients and for those who want to have a lot of dental work done in one visit.
Dr. Whitlow was born and raised in Fresno and is a third-generation dentist. Through the Christian Medical and Dental Association, he has made several trips to the Dominican republic as well as locations here in the central valley to provide free dental care to people in need.
Dr. Whitlow has been married to his wife Janice for 35 years and has four adult children. Some of Dr. Whitlow’s hobbies include snow and water skiing, hiking and the annual Bass Lake Triathlon. He is also a big fan of Giants Baseball.
Dr. Boyd attended and received his bachelor’s degree in 2008 from Occidental College in Pasadena, California. He then graduated from Howard College of Dentistry in 2012.
Dr. Boyd has been helping patients be more confident and smile again with dental implants since 2012. He completed his residency in 2013 from the University Of Utah Hospital. In his time spent at the University, Dr. Boyd received additional training and licensure in sedation dentistry.
Dr. Boyd has received several awards for his skills in prosthodontics and dental implants. He has been trained in the latest techniques of placing and restoring dental implants.
Dr. Boyd has been part of the Whitlow Dental Care family since July 2013. He has a relaxed personality that makes each visit comfortable and can put you at ease. He has been helping those in our community that have been frightened to have any dental work done. He has and can provide a very wide range of services from fillings to single implants and full mouth reconstructions.
Dr. Boyd was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. He has done several local and farming community events with the Christian Medical and Dental Association.
Dr. Boyd enjoys spending time with his dogs, skiing, snowboarding, hiking in Yosemite National Park, and traveling home to see family and friends.
Meet the team
Becky is our office manager. She can help you with any questions that you may have. Becky makes sure our office runs smoothly and efficiently with patient care being of the utmost importance. She has worked in dentistry for over 30 years. Becky attended Reedley College and started her career as a Registered Dental Assistant. She eventually transferred to a front office position in 1988. We were proud to welcome Becky to the Whitlow Dental Care family in October of 2008
Darci is our financial coordinator. She will most likely be one of the first smiles you see when you visit our office. Darci can help you with any questions that you may have regarding your account. You can rest assure that all of your insurance concerns will be addressed and handled quickly and efficiently. Darci has been with the Whitlow Dental Care family since May 2010.
Vivian is our back office supervisor. She started with the Whitlow Dental Care Team in September of 1978 as the assistant for Dr. Dean Whitlow. Vivian continued as Dr. Kurt Whitlow assistant once he took over the practice. She holds a Registered Dental Assistant license with Extended Functions.
Alex is part of our front office staff. She has worked in the back office so she can easily answer procedure questions you may have. Alex attended Reedley College and started her career as a Registered Dental Assistant. She has now transferred to a front office position. We were proud to welcome Alex to the Whitlow Dental Care family in October 2004.
Nicole received her training and Registered Dental Assistant license from Reedley College. She has been part of the Whitlow Dental Care team since July of 2013. Nicole is our implant coordinator, she makes sure that we have all of the necessary implant items needed for each procedure. Nicole helps make the patient feel comfortable and addresses any concerns they may have. You will usually find her assisting Dr. Boyd.
Roxanne is one of our Registered Dental Assistants. She received her training and license from Reedley College. She oversees the sterilization procedures and assists the doctors in all procedures. She takes pride in helping Dr. Boyd make the appointment as easy as possible for the patient. Roxanne joined the Whitlow Dental Care team in December of 2011.
Donna, our dental hygienist and soft tissue therapist, she attended Fresno City College and received her license. Donna has superior skills to help you maintain healthy gums and bone support. She enjoys the opportunity to help our patients become healthier and more educated about their oral health. She has been with the Whitlow Dental Care Family for over 20 years.
David is our Lab Technician. He works in our on-site laboratory. He is the creator of most of our dentures and partials. David enjoys the challenge in making your smile look completely natural. While you may not always see him around the office, rest assure that he is hard at work making the appliances that will help you smile proudly. David has been part of the Whitlow Dental Care team since January of 1998.
Lisa received her training and Registered Dental Assistant license from Reedley College. She joined the Whitlow Dental Care team in October 2016. You will find Lisa assisting Dr. Whitlow. Lisa has a calming but funny personality that will put your nerves at ease.