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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Replace missing teeth.

Restore your


In One
  • Family dental services
  • Cosmetic dental services
  • Specialty dental services
We Make It Easy
to Smile
  • Convenient hours
  • Fast service
  • Friendly team
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
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New Patient
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Dental Care
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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 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 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

    Visiting a general dentist regularly is essential to long-term dental health.

  • Cosmetic Dentistry

    The appearance of your teeth can have a profound effect on your self-confidence.

Meet Our Dental Staff

Meet the Team

Ross Norian, DDS

General Dentist

James C. Tate, DDS

General Dentist

Jae Shin, DMD

General Dentist

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

Took care of my problem quickly and was very professional and friendly. Also was in no pain and I got 4 wisdom teeth extracted.
Nakeisha S.
Love Dr. Strestha and staff!!!
Lisa J.
I love them! They are truly a painfree dental experience! I am so happy to have found them when I had an emergency. I will stay with Gentle Dental for on.
Jean M.
The hygienist, Helena, was very caring and thoughtful and kind, and also thorough and diligent with her work! The work she did in cleaning my teeth and gums was wonderful! She truly cares about her patients!
Ronald C.
Fast, efficient, great price, friendly and knowledgeable
Dianna S.
Very friendly and took good care of me
Christina A.
Very good customer service
Nastashia G.
Yes I would recommend this office to a friend or colleague. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable!
Sherry S.
I have had years of good experience. The hygienist gives you the most thorough cleaning ever!
John T.
Treatment was flawless. Everyone was nice. I am referring my best friend.
April N.
Everything went just fine as always.
Malcolm B.
The 13th and Walnut location is perfect for people who work in Center City Philadelphia! As a Nurse I was able to fit my visits into my busy work schedule! The staff was friendly, professional and expeditious! They even had a clean-cut and visuslly appealing staff!
Marlon B.
Friendly service, professionalism, and swiftness in dental procedure
Shuja M.
The staff is very kind & pleasant all the time during my visits even in distress, they handled my situation & made me very comfortable & that’s every visit.
Tyrone B.
The service that I receive was very good & very attentive to my needs that was required. As well as keeping me informed of my treatment.
Tyrone B.
I am one who is very nervous when it comes to having any type of dental work. The staff was very nice and patient with me. They explained every aspect of the work that needed to be done. I will definitely be returning.
Sherry B.
Excellent service and very nice:) THANKS!
Helena is an excellent hygienist: very thorough, intelligent, and patient with my questions.
Michael D.
Nice Staff and Doctor is quick and cares about the patient needs.
Phyllis C.
The staff was extremely accommodating and friendly!
Samantha K.
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 us at: (215) 941-5634 or
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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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