Dr. Preethi "Raj" Bangalore graduated from the prestigious Government Dental College and Hospital, Nagpur in 1999. She then went on to complete her dental licensure in California in 2002. Her love for dentistry stems from the deep belief that this a branch of medicine that is a perfect combination of art and science. Dr. Bangalore is committed to providing high quality and pain free dentistry to her patients. Her practice philosophy includes a deeply empathetic and a light hearted and humor filled approach towards anxious patients. Believing the “Knowledge is power” adage, she tries to educate patients about treatment and prevention modalities. Dr. Bangalore is a member of the ADA, CDA and SCCDS. She speaks English, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu and can understand Tamil, Marathi and some Spanish. In her free time, she likes to hike with her family, is an ardent cook and greatly enjoys dancing. She is an avid runner and is a veteran of six half marathons!