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Qualifications and Experience
Pallavi Rakesh is an engaging and intelligent general and cosmetic dentist serving the communities of Lilburn and Alpharetta in Georgia. Dr. Rakesh attended Bangalore University in India for her undergraduate career, graduating with a degree in dental surgery. She earned her doctorate in dental medicine from Boston University and continues to hone her skills by taking advantage of continuing education courses in dentistry. Dr. Rakesh is a member of the Georgia Dental Association. She has been practicing dental medicine in Georgia since 2007 and is adept at a variety of specializations, particularly dental implant placement, dental pain management, and bone augmentation. Some of the other services she offers include gum surgery, teeth whitening, tooth extractions, and root canals. Dr. Rakesh is married to Rakesh Talanki and has two sons, Aniket and Ishanth. Outside of work, she enjoys gardening, hiking, cycling, and hand painting. In fact, Dr. Rakesh’s love and appreciation for painting has spurred her into making an exclusive collection of art pieces in ethnic Indian and contemporary European styles. These unique cultural pieces can be viewed on her painting website .
Verified Patient Reviews
Great visit. Kind employees. Easy process. No insurance issues.
Dr. Rakesh very profosional and carring.
The entire staff was so friendly, kind and courteous. I am so happy that we found them. Dr. Rakesh was amazing and the care and explanations regarding my treatment made it the best visit ever!!!!
The dentist is a kind lady. The other staff needs work. At check in I was told I would only get a consult and x-rays, not a cleaning. I booked an appointment for a cleaning, it's the only reason I was in the office. I was not told before that they do a consult then book you for an appointment at a later date for service. Yes, they did manage to get me in for a cleaning, small victory. While waiting for the x-rays I was placed in a room with a tv. The program on that day was featuring young Amazon boys undergoing torture rituals. Not a program I want to watch while waiting or ever for that matter. Then, I was moved to another room where Parks and Reaction was on. Also, not a show I'd think appropriate for a place of business. The lady that cleaned my teeth did an okay job. I assure you she didn't do a through cleaning. At the end the Dr never stepped in to check her work. I was just sent out to pay my bill. I won't go back to this office and caution anyone who thinks of getting any service there.
They were fast friendly and very nice ! Office is clean ,smells good, & you can watch TV,Netflix even ! Lol they're great
They were really quick to get me in to see the doc. Everyone I interacted with was friendly and polite. I would definitely recommend Dr. Rakesh!
I have not been to a dentist in years (unfortunately) and when I came here, I signed in and was taken back within 5 minutes. (It helps if you check in online before your appointment). I had my son and daughter in the waiting room and the staff in the front was caring and playful with them. The hygienist was gentle and answered my questions well and made me very comfortable. When Dr Rakesh came in, which was shortly after my x-rays, she did a full evaluation, taking her time to explain every detail to me. She allowed me to ask questions and was patient and knowledgeable. I would recommend anyone to her and would actually highly recommend the office.
I loved my visit. The best people ever!
Everyone was polite and made sure I knew what was going on with my treatment. I will recommend this office to anyone who is looking for a dentist.
Dr Rakesh is personable but professional. All of her staff are great as well. The office is not very close to where I work or live, but they are worth the drive!!!
I did wait longer than expected, but that is my only complaint. The staff was very friendly and the office seemed very clean.
I love my Dr.
Dr Rakesh was very friendly, and I felt like she was trustworthy. I hadn't been to the dentist in quite a while, so they had to do a deep cleaning and a few small fillings. They were able to take care of this in the same appointment, which saved me a lot of time. The staff was helpful, great at listening, and was very informative throughout the visit.
The consultation was detailed with clear line of action and the next steps to carry out the treatment.
She didn't listen and would interrupt while I spoke. She didn't care about my concerns
Dr. Rakesh and her staff is wonderful! They are all so kind.
Finding a dentist is a frustrating process. It is pretty much a blind item and I have receive the used car approach with other dentists. Dr. Rakesh was kind and reasonable without trying to oversell. I am moving the whole family over to her office.
my visit to Dr Rakesh was very good. Everyone there was very nice and I had a great experience with Dr Rakesh. Initially she couldn't do the cleaning with my visit that day and she found time to fit that In too. She explained any charge to me before performing what would be charged. I highly recommend her!
I love her and her staff. They were all so nice and helpful. The woman at The front desk (Mary) is awesome. She explained and broke down all of my charges and answered all my questions and concerns. The hygienist was so motherly and nice, I felt very comfortable and like I have been coming to this office for years. The dentist was great and very informational. Even though I have to get a route canal! (Yikes!!) she made it seem like a walk in the park and I believe her!;) I would highly recommend this office to EVERYONE!!
Staff was very friendly and Dr. Is very nice. The office was nice and service was pretty quick once I checked in.
Dr Rakesh is very pleasant and was patient when dealing with me. I had some immediate issues that needed to be addressed and she took good care of me. Was disappointed however in the fact that even after X-rays, and a previous consultation I showed her on my first visit where it was outlined I needed several fillings, when I called to schedule it the Dr acted like it was the first time she had heard of it, and said I would need to come in first so she could see my teeth before scheduling the fillings. I felt that was inconsiderate considering I drive 40+mins to see her. Also even though I was prescribed a mouthwash I would need to use indefinitely, I had to keep calling up her office for refills instead of her prescribing it with refills. When I would call the receptionist seemed a bit short and I felt she was rushing me off the phone, and this happened when I called with questions or concerns for the Dr. as well. With the distance, and the lack of attention to details I am changing my dentist
Dr. Rakesh and staff were very friendly and responsive, especially at 7 am! It was a nice change having the Dentist actually perform my cleaning(not sure if that's an everyday thing or not but was a nice difference). Brand new office with state of the art equipment.
She was very nice and professional.
The office is very clean and very presentable. Dr. Rakesh is genuine and cares about me. She gave a full treatment plan and let me make my choices. They did not rush on me and took time to explain the treatment plan. It is a calm professional environment. Michelle made my entire visit very easy and pain free. She took time to go over the financing options and explain it to me. I will soon return back with family here.