About Us

Meet the team behind the biggest smiles in Sammamish, WA.

Dr. Ketan Jumani Smiling with wife while standing outside

Ketan Jumani DDS

The board-certified pediatric dentist famed for making your child's visit super fun.

Dr. Ketan Jumani Smiling with wife while taking a selfie

‘‘“In my life I’ve had a number of dental experiences, some positive and some not much. When I speak to patients I let them know that I understand where they are coming from, having been in similar situations myself. I can feel their anxiety and empathize with them as a patient as well as a clinician. I try not to preach to my patients, but rather meet them where they are and make small changes over time.”

Dr. Ketan Jumani holding a giant toothbrush and smiling while wearing a coat

Dr. Jumani was born and raised in India. From an early age, he was inspired to become a dentist through summer jobs at his general dentist and orthodontist’s office. He would fill out charts and help with odd jobs to make some pocket money. Over the years, he had the opportunity to get to know some of the dentists very well and loved the impact they had on patients’ lives.

While living in India, Dr. Jumani obtained his dental degree and practiced dentistry for two years there. He then came to the U.S. in order to attain a Master’s in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. Upon graduation, he became an Associate Faculty in the Department of International Health, working for the Institute for Vaccine Safety.

Given his love for clinical dentistry, Dr. Jumani chose to go back to dental school and attended the University of Washington to obtain his DDS. Later on, he followed his resolve to earn his MSD in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Washington.

Dr. Jumani met his wife in dental school, Shreya Jumani, who is also a practicing dentist. They are soon to be parents and are very excited!

For him, the best part of his profession is to have the pleasure of treating little kids and watching them grow, evolve, and mature over time. He truly enjoys creating a bond with his patients and their families.

In his free time, Dr. Jumani loves spending time outdoors with his wife and likes to travel, hike, ski, and run.

Dr. Ketan Jumani holding a giant toothbrush and smiling in a toy store

Why Choose Our Pediatric Dentist?

Education

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS): MR Ambedkar Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore

  • Master of Public Health (MPH): Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS): University of Washington

  • Master of Science in Pediatric Dentistry (MSD): University of Washington

Experience

  • Staff Dentist at Government Dental College, Ahmedabad

  • Associate Dentist at Kulshan Pediatric Dentistry

  • Attending Pediatric Dentist at Swedish GPR, Seattle Special Care Dentistry

  • Affiliate Pediatric Dentist at University of Washington

Kids Feel at Ease With Dr. Jumani

My kids love going to see Dr. Jumani. He is incredibly bright and always strives to do what is right for my family and my kids. My kids look forward to their appointments with him.

Shaun (Patient's Dad)

Your Nurturing Smile Team

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Paige Kelsch, CDA: Clinic Coordinator

Paige has lived in the PNW all her life! She has 6 years of pediatric dental experience. She has two boys who keep her on her toes! She’s been at NKD since it’s inception and has had a pivotal role to play in its growth thus far. When she’s not busy seeing patients she’s working on office systems and overall experience. She is currently taking at Washington State University majoring in Psychology.

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Jennifer Pfeifle, RDA: Scheduling Coordinator

Jenn was born and raised in Edmonds, WA She and her husband have lived in Duvall for the last 15 years and they have 3 lovely boys. She was a stay at home mom who ran an online thrift store out of her home called Cherry Valley Vintage. She loves spending time with her family camping, hiking, and playing games. Given that she has a background in customer service and loves interacting with people and kids of all ages, she chose to re-enter the workforce and become a dental assistant to help and work with families.

Making kids laugh and parents feel relaxed during each stage of your visit.

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Conscientious
At Nurture Kids Dentistry, our commitment is to provide complete and thorough dental care under one roof. Patients are our main focus and we do our best to understand your needs and greet you with a smile before every appointment.
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Caring & Kind
We take the relationships we develop with patients and their families to heart. Our dentist excels when creating a caring atmosphere by listening to your questions and concerns first. We explain every step along the way and ensure treatments are done in the most comfortable manner possible.
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Friendly & Fun
Our form of dentistry is enjoyable for both children and parents. Kids love the fun element of our practice while parents enjoy the clear explanations and relaxed environment. After your appointment, we want kids to leave with a big smile and see them next time with an even bigger one.

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