“I care about and treat my patients with the same kindness as if they are a part of my own family.”
Dr. Meenali Khare, BDS, DDS
BDS – Hitkarini Dental College, India DDS – University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine
“I believe that beauty, functionality and longevity are the most important aspects of a well-done dental treatment. I pride myself on meticulous attention to detail and a good patient experience. As your dentist, I understand how a poor past visit can influence your decision about receiving dental care. I am empathetic and my goal is to provide comfort so that you enjoy and look forward to your visits every time.”
Dr. Khare enjoys challenging herself with continuing education courses to stay up-to-date on the latest dental technology and learn new techniques in general dentistry, dental surgery and cosmetic dentistry. She is also an active member of:
- American Dental Association
- Washington State Dental Association
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
Dr. Khare participated in various mission trips in India while she was in dental school, where they visited state prisons and local villages to provide oral care. She has also been a part of the rotary club where they hosted camps to provide treatment and educate individuals about the importance of proper oral hygiene. While in Colorado, Dr. Khare visited Guatemala with her school team to provide dentistry to the underserved population. She has also volunteered with Colorado Mission of Mercy for the past 4 years. All of these experiences have given her tremendous insight into the urban, suburban and rural needs for proper dental care across the globe.
Before Dr. Khare and her husband moved to Richland, they were living in colorful Colorado. They have a 6-year-old son, Arjun, an infant daughter, Aarya, and a 3-year-old Siberian Husky named Zorro. All four of them are Dr. Khare’s endless source of joy. As a family, the Khare’s love traveling, trying new cuisines, and hiking. Outside of work, Dr. Khare can be found spending quality time with children, extended family and friends, cooking, or behind the lens of her SLR camera.