Meet Your Team

Varun Mallela
General Dentist

About Me

Dr. Mallela says, "I take the time to build a connection with my patients in order to correctly identify their needs and expectations. I treat every patient with empathy. I educate the patients and actively involve them in the treatment planning process by explaining the risks, benefits and alternatives of various treatment options. Being a dentist means having the opportunity to bring about big or small positive changes into people’s lives every day!"

After graduating from Manipal University, Dr. Mallela received his dental degree from the UC San Francisco School of Dentistry. He is a ember of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association and the Fresno-Madera Dental Society. He also speaks Telugu, Tamil and Hindi.

Dr. Mallela says, "Away from the office I enjoy Chess, motorcycling, some computer programming and outdoor activities such as hiking & camping."


  • B.D.S.– Manipal University, India
  • D.D.S.–UC San Francisco School of Dentistry


  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • Fresno-Madera Dental Society
Vicky Tang
General Dentist

About Me

Dr. Tang says, “I enjoy being able to prevent oral diseases by sharing my knowledge and providing a better and healthier smiles to my patients. Dentistry allows you to be both artist and scientist. It gives me the opportunity to work with my hands and create beautiful smiles.

After graduating from the University of California, San Diego, Dr. Tang received her Dental Degree from the College of Dental Medicine at Midwestern University. To keep up with evolving technology, she’s a member of the American Dental Association. She also speaks Cantonese.

Dr. Tang says, “In my free time I enjoy trying different cuisines. I also like hiking and love movies!”


  • B.S., Biochemistry & Cell Biology – University of California, San Diego
  • D.M.D.–College of Dental Medicine, Midwestern University
Avo Babian

About Me

A third generation dentist, Dr. Babian says, “Nothing can bring me more pleasure than the expression on a patient’s face when orthodontic treatment is complete and they are satisfied with the outcome; showing off their smile for everyone to see! I feel pride in my achievement and happy for the patient’s improved self-esteem.”

After graduating from the niversity of California at Los Angeles, Dr. Babian received his Dental Degree from the University of California at Los Angeles School of Dentistry. To keep abreast of cutting edge technology, he’s a member of the California Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontists and the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists. He also speaks Armenian.

Away from the office, Dr. Babian enjoys volunteering for youth programs, mentoring kids, scuba diving, playing football and traveling.


  • B.S., Biology–University of Southern California
  • D.D.S.–UCLA School of Dentistry
  • Orthodontic Training–University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine


  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • San Fernando Valley Dental Society
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists

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5690 N. Fresno St. Suite 101
Fresno, CA 93710

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