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13029 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield , CA 93314
(661) 829-7905

Welcome to Gateway Family Dentistry!

family dentist in bakersfieldIf you and your family are in search of a great dentist in Bakersfield, CA, Dr. Padmaja Mutyala is here for you! Since opening our practice in 2012, Dr. Mutyala has used her skill, experience, and passion for dentistry to help patients of all ages enjoy healthy, confident smiles.

Using a gentle touch and a personalized approach, she knows how to help patients feel relaxed and to help them understand their dental care needs. At Gateway Family Dentistry, we want to be your dental partners, working with you to ensure you have the care, tools, and knowledge to have a healthy smile every day, not just during visits.

We’re proud to help everyone from children to seniors discover the difference of quality dental care. Come visit our inviting office to experience our friendly and patient-focused approach for yourself!


Our First-Rate Dental Services

As your Bakersfield dental team, we strive to meet all of your oral health needs under one roof as much as possible. We offer a broad range of dental treatments to help us take care of your smile, whether your aim is a simple check-up, a complete restoration, or a great-looking smile.

Some of our top dental services include:

Dr. Mutyala is passionate about dentistry and being able to provide the best possible care for her patients. In every treatment, she strives to combine the science of dental care with an artistic approach to create results that are healthy, functional, and visually appealing.

A Sensitive and Personalized Approach

Our dentist knows that many patients may feel nervous about dental care because of a bad past experience or a sense of anxiety. She makes every effort to be sensitive to your needs and to help patients feel relaxed and safe. You can count on Dr. Mutyala to care for your smile with patience, gentleness, and open communication.

A State-of-the-Art Dental Office

At Gateway Family Dentistry, we’re always looking for the best way to provide the level of care you and your family deserve. Our office is equipped with innovative technology that helps us to improve every level of care, from diagnosis to treatment and prevention. We even use next-level software and devices so that our office can be completely paperless, which is valuable for both our patients and the environment.

Serving Our Bakersfield Community

Gateway Family Dentistry is passionate about helping all of Bakersfield smile brighter. We proudly serve families across the many Bakersfield, CA, communities, including Rosedale, Gosford, Calders Corner, Landco, CA, and more!

Our office is conveniently located at the intersection of S Allen Rd and Stockdale Hwy, behind the Sonic Drive-In. Give us a call or come by our office today! We look forward to helping you and your loved ones smile!


Gateway Family Dentistry
13029 Stockdale Hwy, #100
Bakersfield , CA 93314

Phone: (661) 829-7905
Text: ​(661) 829-7905
Fax: (661) 829-7907


We Offer Zoom Whitening in LED!!
Dr.Mutyala is Invisalign Certified!!

Our office is paperless.We make Sleep Apnea Appliances for CPAP Intolerant Patients. 
We use Digital X-rays, minimal radiation, and the latest technology.

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Languages spoken in the office English, Spanish, Hindi, Telugu and Tamil

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Sleep apnea is a potentially life-threatening sleep disorder characterized by repeated pauses in breathing during sleep.  The term sleep apnea is derived from the Greek etymology meaning “without breath”.  Breathing pauses can last anywhere from several seconds to minutes, and happen as often as 30 times or more per hour.  Ongoing disrupted breathing causes an imbalance between the carbon dioxide and oxygen levels in the bloodstream, as not enough carbon dioxide is exiting and not enough oxygen is entering the body. Sensing this imbalance,...

Pediatric dentistry (formerly Pedodontics/Paedodontics) primarily focuses on children from birth through adolescence.  The American Dental Association (ADA), recognizes pediatric dentistry as a specialty, and therefore requires dentists to undertake two or three years of additional training after completing a general dentistry degree.  At the end of this training, the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry issues a unique diploma (Diplomate ABPD).  Some pediatric dentists (pedodontists) opt to specialize in oral care for children with special...

Dental emergencies are quite frightening and often painful.  Prompt treatment is almost always required to alleviate pain and to ensure the teeth have the best possible chance of survival. Click here to schedule your same day emergency appointment!All services are offered under one roof at Gateway Family Dentistry! Sometimes teeth become fractured by trauma, grinding or biting on hard objects.  In other cases, fillings, crowns and other restorative devices can be damaged or fall out of the mouth completely.  If there is severe pain, it is...

While most dental surgery is performed on an out-patient basis, it remains an involved procedure that requires specific preparation and aftercare.  In an effort to provide safe, comfortable care, we encourage you to review our pre- and post-operative instructions, which are intended to facilitate a smooth operation and safer recovery. If you have any questions or concerns about your surgery, please contact our practice today.

Promoting Healthy Bakersfield Smiles with Dental Restorations The state of your smile has a huge impact on your health, confidence, and lifestyle. At Gateway Family Dentistry, we provide high-quality dental restorations to help you address health concerns with your teeth so that you can smile with confidence once more. Dr. Padmaja Mutyala combines skill with years of experience to provide a positive experience and dynamic results for you in every treatment. If you have pain or regret about the state of your smile, don’t put off the treatment...

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How often should I have a dental exam and cleaning?

You should have your teeth checked and cleaned at least twice a year, though your dentist or dental hygienist may recommend more frequent visits. Regular dental exams and cleaning visits are essential in preventing dental problems and maintaining the health of your teeth and gums.  At these visits,... ...Read More

Many people are unaware that having periodontal disease (the destruction of gum tissue and bone that hold our teeth in place) can affect your overall health.  Periodontal disease is one of the most common infections; often more prevalent than the common cold!  Periodontal disease is not only the... ...Read More

Most of us have fillings in our mouths that date back many years and some may have even been placed during our childhood. These fillings may now be old, dark, and unattractive, making us feel self-conscious when we smile, laugh, and talk. Old fillings are not only unattractive, they may also be... ...Read More

Since teeth whitening has now become the number one aesthetic concern of many patients, there are many products and methods available to achieve a brighter smile. Professional teeth whitening (or bleaching) is a simple, non-invasive dental treatment used to change the color of natural tooth enamel,... ...Read More

If you’re feeling somewhat self-conscious about your teeth, or just want to improve your smile, cosmetic dental treatments may be the answer to a more beautiful, confident smile. Cosmetic dentistry has become very popular in the last several years, not only due to the many advances in cosmetic... ...Read More

Porcelain veneers are very thin shells of tooth-shaped porcelain that are individually crafted to cover the fronts of teeth.  They are very durable and will not stain, making them a very popular solution for those seeking to restore or enhance the beauty of their smile. Veneers may be used to... ...Read More

With many state-of-the-art dental treatments and prevention options available in dentistry today, there are fewer reasons for having to extract (remove) teeth.  When something does go wrong with a tooth, we try to do everything possible to restore the tooth to its original function.  Removing a... ...Read More

Over the years there has been some concern as to the safety of amalgam (silver) fillings.  An amalgam is a blend of copper, silver, tin and zinc, bound by elemental mercury.  Dentists have used this blended metal to fill teeth for more than 100 years.  The controversy is due to claims that the... ...Read More

Brushing and flossing help control the plaque and bacteria that cause dental disease. Plaque is a film of food debris, bacteria, and saliva that sticks to the teeth and gums.  The bacteria in plaque convert certain food particles into acids that cause tooth decay.  Also, if plaque is not removed,... ...Read More

Brushing our teeth removes food particles, plaque, and bacteria from all tooth surfaces, except in between the teeth.  Unfortunately, our toothbrush can’t reach these areas that are highly susceptible to decay and periodontal (gum) disease. Daily flossing is the best way to clean between the teeth... ...Read More


Gateway Family Dentistry
13029 Stockdale Hwy, # 100
Bakersfield, CA 93314

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Gateway Family Dentistry | 13029 Stockdale Hwy, # 100, Bakersfield, CA 93314, USA

Phone: (661) 829-7905