About Us

Antoine Varani DDS, FICOI

Where are you from?
Grew up in LA, went to NYC to dental school, then Turlock.

Describe your family
Married for 20 years with 3 daughters. How long have you been working in the dental field?: Gradruate in 2004 but started seeing PTs in 2002.

Education Award?
Fellowship in Implantology. What is your favorite dental moment?: Change people’s lives by improving their smile. That moment when they look at their new smile and their whole face and body expression.

What do you do on your days off?
Spend time with family, shooting, gym.

What do you like most about working at VaraniSmile Dental?
The freedom and take my time to pay individualized attention.

What is your favorite movie or book?
Hangover, Law and Success

What «lesson from parent» do you still live by today?
«Work hard and be honest»

Favorite Food?
Mexican food

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Our Team

Natalie Cummins, RDH

Where are you from?
Modesto.
Describe your family?
Husband of 8 years, Donny. Son Nick (16), Daughter Chelsea (6), Daughter Chloe (3)
How long have you been working in the dental field?
18 years.
3 words to describe working as a dental assistant/office manager?
1. Rewarding 2. Passionate 3. Understanding
What is your favorite dental moment?
Graduating from Dental Hygiene Program
What do you do on your days off?
I love bike rides with my family.
What is your favorite movie or book?
Movie “Sixteen Candles”
Favorite Quote?
“Actions speak louder than words”
What do you like most about working at VaraniSmile Dental?
The positive up beat enviroment
What “lesson from mom” do you still live by today?
To never expect anything, the harder you work, the better the reward.
Favorite Food?
Lee’s Chinese Kitchen, Modesto CA.
Favorite Color?
Pink

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Ruby Miramontes, RDA

Where are you from?
Turlock
Describe your family?
Hard working & Family Oriented.
How long have you been working in the dental field?
7 years
What is your favorite dental moment?
Receiving my RDA Licence.
What do you do on your days off?
Spend time with my kids
What do you like most about working at VaraniSmile Dental?
We care about pt. ‘s comfort & they always come first.
What “lesson from mom” do you still live by today?
To never expect anything, the harder you work, the better the reward.
Favorite Food?
Tacos
Favorite Color?
Pink

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Nicole Flaherty

Where are you from?
Oenair, CA.
Describe your family?
Significant other, Scott and our blended family of 6 children: Cameron (29), Jordan (26), Chance (23), Blair (10), Mallen (6) and Jaxon (1).
How long have you been working in the dental field?
12 years.
3 words to describe working as a dental assistant/office manager?
1. Rewarding 2. Energetic 3. Fun
What is your favorite dental moment?
When a patient gives me a hug after an appointment. I love when a patient becomes a friend.
What do you do on your days off?
Flip houses.
What is your favorite movie or book?
Dirty Dancing
Favorite Quote?
“Nobody puts baby in the corner!’
What do you like most about working at VaraniSmile Dental?
My wonderful dental family.
What “lesson from mom” do you still live by today?
“Treat others the way you want to be treated.”
Favorite Food?
Mexican
Favorite Color?
Black

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Cheri

Where are you from?
Modesto.
How long have you been working in the dental field?
Since 2010
Education / Award?
Kaplan College, graduated with honors.
What do you do on your days off?
Spend time with family
What do you like most about working at VaraniSmile Dental?
Patient care comes first
Favorite Color?
Pink

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Frankie, DA

Where are you from?
Turlock.

Describe your family?
Crazy.

How long have you been working in the dental field?
Since 2010

3 words to describe working as a dental assistant/office manager?
1. Fun, 2. Educational, 3. Rewarding.

What is your favorite dental moment?
When I let a Dr. practice pulling my wisdom teeth and it was a fail 🙂

What do you do on your days off?
Spend time with family

What is your favorite movie or book?
The Notebook

Favorite Quote?
«Mom?!»

What do you like most about working at VaraniSmile Dental?
The positive vibes.

What “lesson from mom” do you still live by today?
Always have respect and good man

Favorite Food?
Tacos

Favorite Color?
Purple

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Sandra

Where are you from?
Iran / Tehran

Describe your family?
Amazing and loving

How long have you been working in the dental field?
Since 8-16-18

What is your favorite dental moment?
When patient leave the office satisfying and happy.

What do you do on your days off?
Spend time with family, read books.

What is your favorite movie or book?
The Friendly Environment.

Favorite Quote?
Favorite movie «Action», I love to read different books.

What “lesson from mom” do you still live by today?
Life is not fair.

Favorite Food?
Everything.

Favorite Color?
All the colors.

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Jennifer (Receptionist)

Where are you from?
Turlock.

Describe your family?
Loving.

How long have you been working in the dental field?
2 weeks.

3 words to describe working as a dental assistant/office manager?
1. Reception 2. Appointments 3. Phone.

What is your favorite dental moment?
Starting work in a dental office.

What do you do on your days off?
Spend time with kids.

What is your favorite movie or book?
The Shack

Favorite Quote?
«Be still, and know that I am God»

What do you like most about working at VaraniSmile Dental?
Everything.

What “lesson from mom” do you still live by today?
Always be kind

Favorite Food?
Sushi

Favorite Color?
Purple

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Contacts Us!

527 E. Olive Ave
Turlock, CA 95380

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