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Mount Vernon WA Dental Team

Raman Patel, DDS.

General Dentistry

Dr. Patel grew up in Zambia, Africa. He obtained his Doctrate of Pharmacy from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. He moved to the Pacific Northwest to practice Pharmacy. After practicing Pharmacy for five years he attended the University of Washington School of Dentistry to become a dentist and follow his father's foot steps. His father whom we all call Sr. Patel is a Dental Surgeon still practicing in Zambia.

Dr. Patel's main focus is to provide comprehensive affordable dental care in the most comfortable setting without pain for his patients. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Washington State Dental Association, Mount Baker Dental Association and Washington State Pharmacy Association.

Austin Gallant, DDS.

General Dentistry

Dr. Gallant is local to Whatcom County and obtained a BS in Biology from Brigham Young University-Idaho. He received a Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Texas Houston and practiced dentistry in Texas before moving back to Washington.

Dr. Gallant was trained at the Tatum Institute for implant dentistry and has also completed a mini residency in IV sedation from the Medical College of Georgia. He also served a two year church mission in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Dr. Gallant and his wife are the proud parents of three children.

Nancy B.

Office Manager

Began her Dental Assisting in 1998 after graduating from Cascade Job Corps.

She has been at Alpine Dental since 2005. Together with her family she does medieval recreation and live theatre.


Receptionist/Dental Assistant

Has been working at our office for over 2 years. Speaks fluent Ukrainian and Russian.

Has been married since 2010 and has a little boy who was born in 2013. Enjoys cleaning, cooking, and running.

Jennifer S.

Dental Hygienist

Jenny received her Dental Hygiene degree from Yakima Valley Community College in Eastern, WA.

She has 25 plus years of experience. She enjoys skiing and camping and being outdoors with family and friends. She also enjoys decorating.


Dental Hygienist

Has been with our office for a year.


Dental Assistant

Has been an assistant for over 40 years.


Dental Assistant

Graduated from Bellingham Technical College in 2009 as a Certified Dental Assistant.

She’s been married her high school sweetheart, and they have a son and daughter as well as a yellow lab. Rhonda enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and being outdoors.


Dental Assistant

Has been working at our office for a year. Speaks fluent Ukrainian and Russian. Has been married for 6 years and has 5 children at home.

Galina enjoys cooking, cleaning, and doing hair. Nancy W- Dental Assistant. Has been an assistant for 16 years.
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What People Are Saying

Great staff excellent options for care. Loved my experience there.

Ken B. on Facebook

Over the past 10 years, Dr. Patel has performed high end dental care and I would recommend Alpine Dental Care as anyone's first choice stop for all their dental needs.

Bradley H. on Yelp

Dr . Patel is the best very friendly staff he's done miracle work where others have failed. No matter I'd it's a cleaning or x-ray he takes the time to see how I'm doing.

Michelle M. on Yelp

The staff and the Dentist are very nice. Everyone has a smile and very up to date on all their equipment.

Erod R. on Yelp

Dr. Patel is SO nice and knows what he is doing and the ladies who work there are all so nice- they put up with me asking a million questions and being a scared baby.

Robin M. on Yelp

Excellent practice and staff. Very friendly and progressional.

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