Gentle Dental of Center City
201 South 13th Street, 1st Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Welcome to Gentle Dental of Center City

At Gentle Dental of Center City we offer quality, convenient dental care for the whole family. Located at 201 South 13th Street, 1st Floor, Philadelphia, PA, 19107, we provide many dental services including dental hygiene, crowns, dentures, and various cosmetic procedures among many other services. We accept most insurance plans and offer payment options to fit any budget.

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Proper dental care is important at all ages. Good dental health requires that you take care of your teeth daily and have regular dental check ups. It is recommended that you receive regular professional dental check-up and cleaning.

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Office Hours
Mon. – 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wed. – 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sat. – 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sun. – Closed

Open the 1st Saturday of each month.

Phone: (215) 941-5634
Fax: (215) 732-3805
Dental Emergency?
For medical emergencies, please call 911
Teeth Whitening

Regain your confidence and look your best with any one of a variety of teeth whitening options.

$89 First Visit
+20% Off
Adtl. Treatment
$750 off
Invisalign® Treatment*
$2,850
Dental
Implants*

Welcome to Gentle Dental of Center City, Your Experienced Philadelphia Dentists

Since 1995, our family dental center has been providing professional dental care with a personal touch. Our compassionate Philadelphia dentists in Center City treat adults, adolescents, and children from as young as age seven. For travel convenience, we’re located close to public transportation at 201 South 13th Street, 1st Floor in Philadelphia. Our office is on the corner of 13th and Walnut St. in Center City, next to Royal Bank. We’re open on Thursdays and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and offer weekend appointments on Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. We’re closed Monday through Wednesday. We also accept sudden dental emergencies and accommodate these patients as quickly as we can. Our staff speaks English, Spanish, German, Russian, and Polish to offer a more comfortable experience to our culturally diverse community.

Our staff and dentists in Center City Philadelphia are dedicated to providing outstanding dental care to patients of all ages. We strive to create a warm, friendly atmosphere and make everyone feel comfortable. Our highly skilled dentists and caring, helpful staff get to personally know each patient and treat them just like family. This has our enabled our trusted local dentist office to earn a long and loyal following from families throughout the community.

Call us today at (215) 941-5634 or request an appointment online.

The Affordable Family Dentists in Center City Philadelphia

At Gentle Dental of Center City, our knowledgeable Philadelphia dentists perform both general dentistry procedures and cosmetic dentistry treatments to give patients healthy, attractive smiles. We offer a wide range of general dental services, including preventative check-ups, cleanings, oral cancer screenings, crowns, bridges, dentures, and dental reconstruction, along with providing protective snore guards. Our cosmetic dental treatments range from bonding and porcelain veneers, to many teeth-whitening treatments, such as in-office bleaching, at-home whitening, and the Zoom!® teeth whitening system. We also provide orthodontic treatment, including Invisalign® invisible braces. We always carefully explain every procedure, discuss each patient’s preferences, and answer any questions. This ensures that patients receive the most appropriate services and have a comfortable dental care experience.

No Need for Concern About the Cost of Dental Care

We understand that the cost of dental care can be challenging for families, which is why we make many payment options available. Along with accepting most dental insurance plans, Gentle Dental of Center City takes the DentRite® discount dental plan and offers affordable financing options to make dental costs easier to manage. We also regularly features exclusive cost-saving deals and discounts on many of the dental services that families need the most. More information about these affordable options is available from our staff.

Call us at (215) 941-5634 today to schedule your appointment or request an appointment online.

Our Services

We are proud to offer a variety of dental services to meet the needs of all ages and dental conditions.

  • General Dentistry

    Our general dentists in Center City Philadelphia use many techniques to create beautiful smiles.

  • Cosmetic Dentistry

    Our cosmetic dentists in Center City Philadelphia use many techniques to create beautiful smiles.

Meet Our Dental Staff

Meet the Team

Jae Shin, DMD

General Dentist

Dr. Jae Shin earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Case […]

Chhitiz Shrestha, DMD

General Dentist

Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree; University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine

Nicole Sparkman

Dental Hygienist
The Nurse and the Dentist were very good.
I am extremely pleased with my experience at Gentle Dental. Everyone was professional and very friendly. I am deathly afraid of the dentist and was […]
Everyone was nice and the service was great
Very nice.
Short wait, courteous personnel, and speedy procedures. Both Hygienist and DD were very responsive to my concerns. It might help if the procedures […]
My experience was great, the dentist, staff and personal were kind and respectful I will continue to cater to Gentle Dental Center City!!!
Great team at Gentle Dental. Everyone was personable and efficient. Very little pain.
Great staff, quick emergency service, left with no pain and in good spirits!!! Already told a friend..Very good experience considering the reason I […]
Tyler was wonderful. I was involved in a freak accident that compromised my dental situation and was completely devastated when I walked in to the […]
Everone was super nice and made me feel very comfortable. I like how I didn't have to wait long and while I waited I watched tv. Thanks
Great visit,
I was very well attended! The staff was friendly and extremely helpful.
I was taken back on time, the dentist briefly explained what he was going to do, very friendly, and completed the procedure in a decent amount of […]
the entire staff was very pleasant and professional.
On time appointment. Friendly and professional staff. Polite and pleasant.
I was very pleased with the office manager who helped acquire a loan for the dental work that needed to be done that day. I was also very pleased […]
Had an emergency ; was seen within an hour of calling for appointment
I accidentally showed up on the wrong appointment date, but they were willing to fit me in. Everybody was polite and I didn't have to wait very long […]
Dr. Alexander and Amanda were wonderful! Amanda has great bedside manner and friendly conversation. Dr. Alexander provided great feedback on areas of […]
The staff there is awesome.
The whole staff was very professional and caring.
I am a client for life. The staff, the Doctors and the assistants are all wonderful. I am extremely happy with my care and if anyone I know is in […]
The service was good and the atmosphere comfortable.
I was there to have a tooth pulled, the tooth was being stubborn. The dentist and his assistant was very determined to get the root of the teeth out. […]
Dr. Tyler Sorensen explained options and costs clearly and then went about fixing my cracked tooth confidently and efficently. High marks.
I went in for a scaling and a filling. I was told it would take 2 hours but I was in and out in a hour. I couldn't believe it. I was very happy. I […]
I dreaded going to have a root canal, but to my surprise, it was as pleasant an experience as possible. The doctor put me at ease and did his job […]
I had to wait a little pass my appt time but the service that I received made up for the wait. All in all I was satisfied in the end.
The office is in an old beautiful historic down town building in a high rent part of the city so it's kind of surprising that the waiting area is […]
I receive wonderful service From the Dentist to his Assistants they were so helpful getting me out of this pain i was in. I can't forget Stacey the […]
Clean facility. Attentive to comfort level during dental cleanings and procedures. Easy to make appointments, not waiting weeks and weeks for […]
Tyler & staff ... the very best dental staff ever.
The staff are friendly and the atmosphere is very welcoming!
The staff was friendly, efficient & knowledgable. Wait time was minimal
Pleasant experience, very professional, no complaints
The hygienist was very concern of any discomfort & very informative.
I had to get a tooth pulled and it was a bit tough but the procedure was done quickly. I will be back to get all of my dental work done at gentle […]
I do not always see the same hygienist and dentist, but the care is consistent and high quality.
Other then the pain I had another pleasant visit.
They are friendly and conscientious. I will definitely come back.
I have very mixed feelings about the Gentle Dental at 13th and Walnut. The seating area looks outdated, run down and downright ugly. The ladies at […]
I have a dentist that I actually look forward to seeing. He's done some really great, light cosmetic work on me and perfect general dentistry as […]
Am very pleased with the quality of service at Gentle dental . Dr . Naga is great as is the technicians and staff .
The dental care I have received so far has been quite considerate and thorough (for my dental health and finances). The reception in person and on […]
Timely appointment service
The doctor had excellent chair manner. Took the time needed to make sure I was in no pain. Did the job of filling my teeth excellently. Explained […]
The dental technician who cared for me was excellent.
Everyone was very friendly & answered all questions & concerns.
The dentist was very pleasant and professional to speak with. However, the receptionist at the desk (when checking out and in) needs to understand […]
Everyone was very nice. Amanda was super sweet.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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For appointments, call: (215) 941-5634
Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (215) 941-5634
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