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you've always wanted.

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3609 Coffee Road, Suite 5
Modesto, CA 95355
(209) 521-8105

Your Modern Dentist in Modesto

Image of a young group of people smiling. At Valley Esthetics Dental Group, we know that oral health plays a key role in your overall well-being. That's why you need a dentist who can deliver quality, comprehensive care to meet your specific needs. Our dentists, Dr. Mary Tourtlotte and Dr. Andrew Smith, have proudly provided dental services to Modesto, Turlock, Riverbank, Oakdale, and the surrounding communities since 2014. Whether we're performing routine cleanings, complex dental implant placement, or TMJ disorder treatments, our goal is to provide you with compassionate, modern dentistry that puts your needs front and center.

Our passionate team strives to exceed your expectations at every opportunity. From answering your questions to tailoring our services into personalized treatment plans, we're here for you. We offer support in English and Spanish and accept patients from the time they get their first tooth on into their senior years.

We're pleased to welcome you to our comfortable practice and look forward to delivering a positive dental experience. We're also excited to offer free teeth whitening for life to all new patients, with custom trays and complementary bleach each time you visit us. Contact us today to schedule your appointment!


Our Comprehensive, Modern Dental Services

At our Modesto practice, we are proud to provide you with innovative services delivered with care and precision. We aim to present you with options that maximize comfort, increase the efficiency of your treatments, and promote your optimal oral health. The cutting-edge technology throughout our practice is there with you in mind, allowing us to achieve your goals faster and giving you more time to enjoy your healthy, beautiful smile.

Our services include, but are not limited to:

We know that many people have anxieties about visiting the dentist. Our team hopes our compassionate approach to your care and comfortable modern amenities will help you feel safe and relaxed. For those patients still experiencing lingering worries, we are happy to offer nitrous oxide sedation.

Tailoring Your Dental Care

When you visit our Modesto practice for the first time, our dentists start by asking questions that help us understand your health history before completing a comprehensive oral exam. Do you experience any pain when chewing? Do you want to improve the aesthetic appeal of your smile? We then leverage advanced technology to determine the state of your overall dental health, including the presence of cavities and any underlying issues in your jawbones. We take all the detailed information we gather to tailor our services to fit your needs and create a personalized treatment plan to guide your care every visit.

Your Trusted Dentist in Modesto

We genuinely enjoy the opportunity we have to create lasting personal and professional relationships with our patients at Valley Esthetics Dental Group. As we get to know you and your needs, our personalized treatment plans, gentle care, and modern technology are sure to help you achieve your smile goals. We look forward to meeting you and helping you enjoy your best smile. Contact us today to schedule your visit and enjoy free teeth whitening for new patients!


Valley Esthetics Dental Group
Mary Tourtlotte, D.D.S
Andrew Smith, D.D.S.
3609 Coffee Rd. Ste 5
Modesto, CA 95355
Phone: (209) 521-8105
Fax: (209) 521-5664

Office Hours
Monday: 8am-5pm (lunch 1-2pm)
Tuesday: 8am-5pm (lunch 1-2pm)
Wednesday: 8am-5pm (lunch 1-2pm)
Thursday: 8am-5pm (lunch 1-2pm)
Friday: (By appointment only)
Saturday/Sunday: Closed


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Endodontics is a specialized branch of dentistry that deals with the complex structures found inside the teeth. The Greek word “Endodontics” literally means “inside the tooth” and relates to the tooth pulp, tissues, nerves, and arterioles.  Endodontists receive additional dental training after completing dental school to enable them to perform both complex and simple procedures, including root canal therapy. Historically, a tooth with a diseased nerve would be removed immediately, but endodontists are now able to save the natural tooth in most...

Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry specializing in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of jaw, face and bite irregularities (malocclusions*).  Orthodontic treatment is provided by an oral health care provider known as an orthodontist, who has completed two to three years of additional training beyond dental school.  Recent years have brought about many changes within the dental industry, specifically with regards to orthodontic treatment and care.  Now more than ever patients are experiencing fewer incidences of cavities and...

Dental emergencies are quite frightening and often painful.  Prompt treatment is almost always required to alleviate pain and to ensure the teeth have the best possible chance of survival. Sometimes, teeth become fractured by trauma, grinding, or biting on hard objects.  In other cases, fillings, crowns, and other restorative devices can be damaged or fall out of the mouth completely.  If there is severe pain, it is essential to contact our office immediately.  The pain caused by dental emergencies almost always gets worse without treatment,...

The term “periodontics” refers to the dental specialty that pertains to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease that affects the gums and jawbone.  The gum tissues serve to surround and support the teeth and the underlying jawbone anchors teeth firmly in place.  Periodontists have completed several years of extra dental training and are concerned with maintaining the function, health and aesthetics of the jawbone and tissues. Reasons for periodontal treatment Periodontal disease is a progressive condition which...

In the past decade there has been a dramatic interest in cosmetic dentistry.  We all realize that having a healthy, bright, beautiful smile enhances our appearance and allows us to smile with confidence.  Thanks to the advances in modern cosmetic dentistry, we are able to improve our teeth and smiles with quick, painless and surprisingly affordable treatments. Cosmetic dental treatments can: Change the size, shape, and alignment of certain teeth. Fill in unattractive spaces between teeth. Improve or correct bites. Lighten or brighten the...

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Bad breath (halitosis) can be an unpleasant and embarrassing condition.  Many of us may not realize that we have bad breath, but everyone has it from time to time, especially in the morning. There are various reasons one may have bad breath, but in healthy people, the major reason is due to... ...Read More

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Porcelain veneers are very thin shells of tooth-shaped porcelain that are individually crafted to cover the fronts of teeth.  They are very durable and will not stain, making them a very popular solution for those seeking to restore or enhance the beauty of their smile. Veneers may be used to... ...Read More

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With many state-of-the-art dental treatments and prevention options available in dentistry today, there are fewer reasons for having to extract (remove) teeth.  When something does go wrong with a tooth, we try to do everything possible to restore the tooth to its original function.  Removing a... ...Read More


Valley Esthetics Dental Group
Mary Tourtlotte, D.D.S
Creating Beautiful Smiles

Modesto dentist, Mary Tourtlotte, D.D.S. is a dental professional dedicated to general, family, and cosmetic dentistry with services including dental exams, dental makeovers, teeth whitening, veneers, crowns, x-rays, cleanings, and more. Please call our dentist in Modesto, CA to schedule your next appointment.

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