About the Doctor

Dr. Michael French DDS

Dr. Michael French received his dental training at University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco. He spearheaded many outreach events for children while he was a dental student and continues to be involved in many outreach projects as senior class president. His passion is participating in overseas dental missions which he finds enriching to the soul. He loves working with children. It warms his heart when he can relieve a child's pain and put a smile back on his or her face with his compassion, his sense of humor, and his dental expertise in treating children. He believes in positive reinforcement in creating a lasting relationship with his patients.

Dr. French is also the Founder and Director of the organization Pacific Smiles. The non profit program's mission is to provide charitable dental care and preventive dental health education to orphaned and underprivileged children along the Pacific Rim with a concentration in South East Asia. Visit the Pacific Smiles website for more information.

Additionally, Dr. French also belongs to the following organizations: California Dental Association, American Dental Association, International College of Dentist, Sonora Regional Hospital, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, San Joaquin Dental Society, and East Meets West Foundation.

Safari Smiles Dental

Serving Sonora and surrounding counties

  • Friendly & experienced team members
  • Paperless green office
  • Latex-free office
  • Digital X-rays
  • State of the art sterilization center
  • General anesthesia
  • Financing plans available
  • Handicapped accessibility
  • Drop-ins and emergency care
  • 24 hour emergency answering service
  • Kid friendly play rooms
  • And much more!