Dr. Krunal graduated dental school at the age of 22, making him one of the youngest dentists in India. There he focused on raising the oral health awareness of children in underserved communities. Shortly after, he moved to the United States to pursue advanced education at UCSF - One of the Nation’s best children’s hospitals. His ultimate passion lies in improving children’s oral health at a global level. After specializing in pediatrics, Dr. K and his wife moved to the beautiful Central Valley to start their family. In his spare time Dr. K enjoys tennis, hiking, and learning new languages.
University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry; San Francisco, CA
Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco; San Francisco, CA
Oral and Craniofacial Sciences, University of California, San Francisco; San Francisco, CA
“As a dental specialist for kids, I will be responsible for your children’s complete oral health. I feel pride in training them on the best oral habits to achieve a confident smile. We provide the latest, evidence-based and research-proven preventive and restorative oral health care to infants, children, adolescents, and those with special needs in a fun, safe, and caring environment to build a positive lifetime experience.”
Dr. K’s favorite quote is, “With great power comes great responsibility,” by Ben Parker from Spiderman. His favorite sports teams are the Warriors, the Giants, and the 49ers, his favorite TV show is Grey’s Anatomy, he likes science fiction movies, his favorite book is The Alchemist, and his favorite super hero is Iron Man.
American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, California Dental Association, Fresno Madera Dental Society
Give Kids A Smile, community dental clinic at UCSF, Boys and Girls Club’s Camp Mendocino, free pediatric dental service to the underserved community of rural India
Excellence in Dental Care of Pediatric Disabled Patients Award from UCSF
Graduated summa cum laude, dean’s list