• About Us

  • Dr. Ranu Mishra

    Dr. Ranu Mishra received his Bachelor's Degree in Dentistry in 1998. He received his Master's Degree in Prosthodonticsfrom Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry in 2002  along with the National Dean’s List Award. Dr. Mishra has also held theprestigious position of Assistant Professor at Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry. 

    Having been trained in Advanced Dentistry, as well as being an academician, Dr. Mishra has experience and expertise in the most current and latest knowledge-based dentistry  on which he extensively lectures. Being the only Certified Prosthodontist in Merced, he and his staff have been committed to providing the highest standards of quality and care to his patients.

    Dr. Mishra is well experienced with implant dentistry and has placed a vast number of surgical implants with crowns, bridges and dentures on top of them. He has done over thousands of restorations including cosmetic veneers, crowns, bridges and bonding over natural teeth. As a master craftsman and dental artist, he has renewed and created many beautiful smiles for his patients. More importantly, Dr. Mishra understands that the relationship between a dentist and his patients is a very personal one. With this in mind, he strives to establish a lifelong partnership between himself and his patients that results in beautiful, healthy smiles and the best patient care.

    Dr. Mishra comes from a family of health professionals where his father, Dr. M. B Mishra, is a Periodontist and former Associate Professor of Periodontics at Loma Linda University, CA and his sister practices Medicine. He is married and blessed with a 10 year old daughter and a 7 year old son. 

    Dr. Mishra is an active member of many prestigious dental organizations such as:

    • American College of Prosthodontics
    • International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI)
    • American Dental Association
    • California Dental Association
    • Yosemite Dental Society (Past President)
  • Nancy Mellow, Office Manager

    Nancy is the Office Manager for Dr. Mishra's practice. Nancy has been in the dental field for over 30 years. She is also our financial co-ordinator and very committed in helping you with your dental insurance along with your dental needs.

    In her spare time, Nancy enjoys her many grandchildren , the company of her six dogs and one cat and loves to play Bingo.

  • Elizabeth Pulido, Treatment and Schedule Co-ordinator

    Liz is our Scheduling Coordinator/ Treatment Plan specialist. She has been with Dr. Mishra for almost one year. She looks forward to meeting you, so please call today and schedule an appointment. 

  • Hannah Maule-Richardson, RDH

    Hannah is one of the dental hygienists in Dr. Mishra's practice. She has been an asset to our hygiene department for nearlyfifteen years with a special emphasis in prosthodontic care and management of periodontal disease. Hannah helps patients achieve good oral health and supports continuous care in a friendly, comfortable environment.

  • Kelly Moe-Encinas, RDH

    Kelly is one of Dr. Mishra's dental hygienists. She has been a registered dental hygienist since 2003. She is a resident of Madera, but has been blessed to work in the friendly city of Merced for the past two years. She enjoys working in the field of dental hygiene and looks forward to meeting you.

  • Kim Ochoa, RDH

    Kim is one of Dr. Mishra's dental hygienists. She has been a registered dental hygienist since 2003. She is a resident of Merced for past ten years. She enjoys working in the field of dental hygiene and looks forward to meeting you.

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  • Emily Lowry

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