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Teach Your Child to Develop Good Dental Care Habits

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Once your child is in school, they need to be responsible for more of their daily dental care habits. But it’s up to you as their parent to develop these habits in your child. Find the best dentist in Center City Philadelphia and use these helpful hints to help your child have a great smile.

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Chew Over the Facts About Tooth Extraction

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Tooth extraction is a dental procedure where a tooth is removed from its place in the bone. It’s often the only route to relief when a tooth is causing you pain and problems. If you’re expecting to have a tooth extraction, we’ve compiled some advice and answers to prepare you for the procedure.

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Can Your Oral Health Impact the Rest of Your Body?

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Maintaining a good dental care routine is important, but no matter how clean your mouth is, it will always contain oral bacteria. More than 1,000 different species regularly populate the human mouth, and the microbes actually play a beneficial part in digestion by breaking up residual food left on your teeth. When oral bacteria become unbalanced due to poor dental […]

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Painful Dental Emergencies

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If you had a toothache recently, you’re not alone. Dental emergencies are a major source of pain and suffering in America. A recent survey found that 22 percent of the population experienced orofacial pain and 12 percent suffered a toothache within the last six months. The first step in evaluating a dental emergency is uncovering the cause of pain. Although […]

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Seek Professional Advice for Your Wisdom Teeth

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Wisdom teeth are the third molars that emerge on the top and bottom gum line on either side of the back of the mouth between the ages of 17 and 25.  Many people experience complications that require wisdom teeth removal, while others get them removed to reduce the potential risks to their health. It can be difficult to tell if […]

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Caring for Braces

Top Tips for Caring for your Braces

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When you begin with orthodontics, everything changes. You have a long list of foods to avoid eating, you have special flosses, toothbrushes, and rinses to help you with proper dental care. It can seem overwhelming. However, you will become a pro at caring for your teeth in no time. Your family orthodontics experts will give you detailed instructions and a […]

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Brush Up on Your Knowledge of Gum Disease

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Do you have gum disease? If you have red, tender or bleeding gums, or your gums are pulling away from your teeth, you probably do. If you don’t take action to reverse it, you may eventually lose your teeth. When you eat or drink, plaque accumulates on tooth surfaces. If you don’t brush and floss it away, it will eventually […]

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Cavity Prevention is Key to Optimal Dental Health

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“Only you can prevent forest fires.” Oh, wait, scratch that, “Only you can prevent cavities.” Whether the message comes from Smokey the Bear or your dentist in Center City Philadelphia, the same message rings true: you are in control of your health and safety. Taking precautionary dental care measures to protect your health may seem like a new concept, but […]

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Patient Reviews
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 […]
Anonymous
The dentist was very pleasant and professional to speak with. However, the receptionist at the desk (when checking out and in) needs to understand […]
Antoinette G.
Clean facility. Attentive to comfort level during dental cleanings and procedures. Easy to make appointments, not waiting weeks and weeks for […]
Anonymous
I do not always see the same hygienist and dentist, but the care is consistent and high quality.
Kriste L.
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 […]
Anonymous
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.
Helen C.
The staff are friendly and the atmosphere is very welcoming!
Kharma H.
The Nurse and the Dentist were very good.
Velena L.
On time appointment. Friendly and professional staff. Polite and pleasant.
Rohmane S.
The hygienist was very concern of any discomfort & very informative.
Connie E.
Had an emergency ; was seen within an hour of calling for appointment
David W.
Great team at Gentle Dental. Everyone was personable and efficient. Very little pain.
Rebecca F.
Dr. Tyler Sorensen explained options and costs clearly and then went about fixing my cracked tooth confidently and efficently. High marks.
Jonathan J.
The staff there is awesome.
Stacey M.
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 […]
Patricia M.
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 […]
William C.
Other then the pain I had another pleasant visit.
Andrea M.
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
Laquan A.
Everyone was very nice. Amanda was super sweet.
Jessica M.
the entire staff was very pleasant and professional.
James J.
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 […]
Monique C.
They are friendly and conscientious. I will definitely come back.
Meiying C.
The whole staff was very professional and caring.
Alisha W.
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 […]
Wadeeah J.
Tyler & staff ... the very best dental staff ever.
Peggy B.
I was very well attended! The staff was friendly and extremely helpful.
Anonymous
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. […]
Debra B.
The service was good and the atmosphere comfortable.
Derrald H.
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 […]
Anonymous
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 […]
Daniel S.
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 […]
Deborah B.
Everyone was nice and the service was great
Annette P.
Everyone was very friendly & answered all questions & concerns.
Connie E.
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 […]
Markus A.
Great visit,
Cheryl S.
Great staff, quick emergency service, left with no pain and in good spirits!!! Already told a friend..Very good experience considering the reason I […]
Carlos D.
Am very pleased with the quality of service at Gentle dental . Dr . Naga is great as is the technicians and staff .
Anonymous
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 […]
Jamillah F.
My experience was great, the dentist, staff and personal were kind and respectful I will continue to cater to Gentle Dental Center City!!!
Elaine C.
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 […]
Alfred J.
Pleasant experience, very professional, no complaints
Jermaine T.
Dr. Alexander and Amanda were wonderful! Amanda has great bedside manner and friendly conversation. Dr. Alexander provided great feedback on areas of […]
Teiquisha J.
Timely appointment service
Jerome A.
Short wait, courteous personnel, and speedy procedures. Both Hygienist and DD were very responsive to my concerns. It might help if the procedures […]
Livio A.
Very nice.
Theodore M.
The dental technician who cared for me was excellent.
Janet P.
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 […]
Sunita B.
The staff was friendly, efficient & knowledgable. Wait time was minimal
Delores N.
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 […]
Anonymous
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 […]
Markus A.
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