Welcome to Our Practice

Welcome to Nicholas Poblete, Your Dentist in Modesto, CA

We are pleased to welcome you to our practice. We want all our patients to be informed decision makers and fully understand any health issues you face. That's why we've developed a website loaded with valuable information about dental problems and treatments. We encourage you to visit this site whenever you have concern about your teeth.

Our website also provides you with background about our staff, office hours, insurance policies, appointment procedures,  directions to our office and other useful information. We know how hectic life can be and are committed to making our practice convenient and accessible. We want you to feel confident that you're working with doctors and other professionals who are qualified, experienced and caring.

Please take a few moments to look through this site to get a better feel for Nicholas Poblete's capabilities and services. We also invite you to email or call our office to request an appointment or ask any questions. Thank you.

Why are we different?

Our patients are our friends and we like to develop relationships of trust with each of them. We consider ourselves as part of the community and not a corporate dental office. Dr. Poblete has over 20 years of experience in numerous facets of dentistry. 
Dr. Poblete also has postgraduate studies in TMJ/TMD, treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and airway remodeling.

We strive to develop a relationship of trust with our patients.

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule


7:00 am-4:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


7:00 am-4:00 pm







Featured Articles

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  • Bridges

    When you lose a tooth, it affects not just the appearance, but the function of your smile. It can be difficult to eat or speak naturally, extra stress is put on your remaining teeth, you’re at greater risk for developing gum disease, your remaining teeth can shift out of position causing bite problems, ...

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  • Orthodontic Retention

    Getting your braces off is definitely a cause for celebration. You can finally enjoy your new smile after all that work and effort! But getting your braces off isn’t the end of treatment. Once your braces come off, you will enter the retention period of treatment. During the retention period, you will ...

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  • Educational Videos

    Take a few minutes to watch our educational videos and learn more about different dental treatments and procedures. Video topics include general & cosmetic dentistry, Implants, oral health and hygiene, orthodontics and preventative dentistry. ...

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  • Tooth Decay Prevention

    What is tooth decay? Tooth decay begins with the Streptococcus mutans bacteria. These bacteria join with food particles and fluids in the mouth to create plaque, a constantly forming biofilm which sticks to the surface of tooth enamel. The bacteria in plaque convert the sugars in our foods into lactic ...

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  • Inlays and Onlays

    Inlays and onlays are indirect restorations used to repair molars and premolars damaged by decay or trauma. Inlays and onlays fit more securely and last longer than fillings, strengthen compromised teeth, and preserve more natural tooth structure than crowns. An inlay is used to restore the center of ...

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  • Dental Implants

    If you have recently dealt with an injury or disease that affected your oral health, there are options available to recover the smile you once had. You may even be able to achieve a better smile than the one you had. Dental implants make it possible to renew your smile if you have lost some teeth. There ...

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  • Fillings

    The bacteria in plaque produce acids that erode tooth enamel, eventually creating a hole, or cavity, in the tooth surface. Left untreated, this decay can spread to the interior of the tooth, and might lead to the need for a crown, a root canal, or even extraction. When caught early, your dentist can ...

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  • Laser Decay Diagnostics

    Using lasers, dentists can detect tooth decay that is not yet visible and would otherwise be undiagnosed using traditional methods. Laser cavity detection is based on the fact that healthy tooth structure reflects light, or “fluoresces,” differently than does decayed tooth structure. Teeth with decay ...

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  • Root Canal Treatment

    Every tooth has two sections: a crown, the visible part of the tooth above the gum line, and one or more roots, which anchor the teeth within the jaw. Each tooth has three basic layers: an outer layer of hard enamel (which protects the crown) or cementum (which covers the root), a middle layer of softer ...

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  • Veneers

    A dental veneer is a thin, durable porcelain shell that is custom-fabricated to cover the front of a tooth. Veneers can restore the appearance of teeth with chips, cracks, and stains, can close small gaps between the teeth, and can reshape misshapen or slightly misaligned teeth. Veneers are a popular ...

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What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "I for one love going to the dentist and getting my teeth cleaned. Thank you Melissa for doing such a wonderful job cleaning my teeth. I am very happy with Doc P and his crew. It's always fun chatting it up with them. See you next visit."
    Cynthia M.
  • "Over two days started to have tooth pain. Friday decided to call Dr. Poblete and find the soonest appointment. They were able to fit me in within an hour. Quick exam and X-ray and sent me out with meds.and an appointment with a oral surgeon. They took great care of me. Thank you"
    Phil V.
  • "Dr. Poblete and his staff are great! Regardless of whether I’m there for just a cleaning or having to have some work done, they go out of their way to make sure I feel comfortable. They are friendly and caring and have taken the many precautions necessary during this pandemic to ensure safety of the staff and patients."
    Karen B.
  • "The only dentist where it's actually a pleasant event to attend an appointment. always treated kindly and always meet wonderful professional staff from the front desk to the back room under the lights. Thank you each one for helping my teeth to stay healthy."
    Michael H.
  • "I have been going to Dr. Poblete since he started with Dr. Padmos many years ago. He is always very nice and personable and does excellent work! A few years ago I decided to have my front crown redone and decided it would look better if I did both of my front teeth. Dr. Poblete did an amazing job, I wish I had done it years ago! His hygienists are very good. I have had Tara the last few times and I have also seen Sarah and they are both excellent!"
    Tami B.

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