Being a dentist is more than fixing teeth. For me, it’s an opportunity to connect with others, forge relationships, and help each person become happier and healthier. It’s a pleasure to be caring for smiles in Fresno: I love seeing familiar faces in our reception area.
Dentistry is about improving lives. Whether I’m restoring function, relieving pain, or making a smile even more beautiful, I am helping someone. It’s essential that people know I am here to serve and support them to achieve their oral health goals.
I believe in caring for each patient as an individual: respectful of their clinical and personal needs. I will never dictate a particular treatment or recommend care that the person doesn’t want or need. Instead, I learn what the person desires and listen to their concerns. Together, we talk about treatment options and decide on an approach that works for their situation.
It’s an honor to be entrusted with a person’s smile. I take that responsibility seriously and strive, in every interaction, to deliver leading-edge care that pleases my patients. — Dr. Laine A. Janzen
Education and Continuing Education
- Undergraduate degree in biochemistry and molecular biology – Mills College
- Doctorate of Dental Medicine – Western University of Health Sciences, College of Dental Medicine
Dr. Laine Janzen is dedicated to lifelong learning and to providing the most up-to-date, reliable treatments for her patients. She takes many continuing dental education courses, to ensure she’s current on new technologies, materials, and techniques.
Dr. Laine is an active member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry. Through these organizations, she learns from leading practitioners and researchers in oral health care. She attends meetings, lectures, and seminars, and studies peer-reviewed dental journals.
Beyond the Practice
After growing up in Clovis, Dr. Laine lived in Oakland while completing her undergraduate studies. She moved to Pomona, where she completed her dental training. After ten years of living away, she returned to her hometown and is happy to be back in the community again.
While in dental school, Dr. Laine served as a trustee for the American Student Dental Association. She is passionate about dentistry and working with students and future dentists. Additionally, Dr. Janzen is a volunteer provider at annual community events through the CDA Cares Volunteer Dental Program.