Do You Know Why You Need a Dental Hygienist?

Benefits Of Visiting A Dental Hygienist

Going to the dentist involves more than just seeing the dentist. One of the most important parts of a regular dental care visit is a thorough cleaning of your teeth and gums. This cleaning is skillfully provided by a dental hygienist, but this is just one of the many benefits that these dental professionals provide.

Dental hygienists specialize in preventative oral health and hygiene. During your dental visit, dentist hygienists focus on prevention, treatment, and education to help you maintain your dental health.

In addition to cleaning your teeth and gums to remove all plaque and tartar, these dental care specialists examine you for potential problems like tooth decay and gum disease, and provide guidance on practicing good dental care.

Prevention is one of their priorities, so dental hygienists offer expert advice on protecting your dental care. They often recommend the right dental aids, demonstrate the best brushing techniques, alert you to factors that cause gum disease, and suggest replacements for foods and drinks that do damage to your dental health.

A dental hygienist works hand-in-hand with the dentist to provide a complete range of dental care. By getting regular cleanings from a dental hygienist in Philadelphia and practicing what they preach, you can enjoy the many benefits of a healthy smile.

To get the cleaning and care you need from a dental hygienist and dentist near you, call Gentle Dental of Pennsylvania today at (215) 789-9675 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Philadelphia. With 14 affiliated practices in the Greater Philadelphia area, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental of Pennsylvania, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Gentle Dental of Pennsylvania.

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Patient Reviews
Staff is the BEST! I also love the fact that it's an all female staff.
Crystal S.
Everything was swift and organized. Was in and out and the staff was great.
Michael P.
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.
Natalie did a great job as usual with no pain.
Edwin J.
I never like going to the dentist until coming to Gentle Dental.. As I open the door Treat greeting from the ladies in the front windows.. Smiles […]
Jema G.
The whole staff was very professional and caring.
Alisha W.
great fast service and nice people.
Christopher K.
Great place and people
Angela H.
The women in that office were amazing!! They are all professional and very friendly. I would highly recommend them to anyone.
Marc H.
Very patient freindy environment, always ask you are you OK? while servicing your teeth:-)
Mildred T.
Staff very friendly, good timing,no long waits
Mildred T.
i had been up all night with this bad pain so i got up and went down to GentalDental no appt. I walked in explained my problem and was told i could […]
Richard W.
Saw me immediately for dental emergency
James K.
Great service. Very welcoming and warm people. I was scared to death. I hate the dentist and they made it not so scary.
Erica C.
Everyone is always so friendly and caring! To say the staff go above and beyond is an understatement!
Sarah W.
Another great visit from the staff at Gentle Dental.
Albert M.
I was very pleased with the service and treatment.
John H.
I found the office staff very nice and the dentist took his time with me and explained everything that I needed done
Frances B.
I was taken right away, treated professionally and curtiously. Donna is great!
Joann C.
Very friendly, would definitely return.
Shikina M.
The best dental care I've ever received.
Robert G.
My experience was great. Staff was great, no issue or problems. I actually look forward to my dental appointments.
Richard C.
Very friendly and efficient staff.
Michael S.
The office was clean and the staff was friendly and professional. The doctor was very caring and helpful.
Shauna M.
i just recently started going here. its a GREAT place to go!!!!!!! they are all so nice. I recommend this place to friends and family . I Love my […]
Alexis P.
As always, a great experience! Going to the dentist is usually not described in so many words, but the staff at Gentle Dental Haverford make you feel […]
Melissa B.
Pleasant and knowledgeable staff. Only thing that is bad is that lot can sometimes be really filled with cars
William M.
Pleased with visit and great staff
Yvette C.
Thorough, accurate, enjoying their work. Calm and unhurried.
Jessica Y.
Everyone there in the Springfield, PA practice takes the time to explain every procedure, every step, and all are very pleasant and make you feel […]
Nancy H.
I had a great visit. Everyone is so professional and my cleaning was great. I can't wait until my next visit!
Megan R.
Thanks for your proffesionalism Dr In and the whole staff.
Robert C.
Natalie at springfield office is great! thorough, gentle and caring.
Edwin J.
Excellent care, especially for an emergency visit.
Theresa M.
Great appointment as always!
Lucy D.
Very pleasant atmosphere and people are very attentive. They make you feel very comfortable.
Nancy H.
Dr. Wendy and her assistant were amazing. I was very nervous about the procedure, and they made me feel comfortable and relaxed.
Allison F.
Everything I went there for turned out fine.
Janet K.
They do great work very happy and I would recommend everyone to go there.
Elwood C.
Staff was very friendly and they were able to save me time by fitting me in for a cleaning in addition to my x-rays on the same day. Dr. Minetola […]
Ronald H.
I think the girls were very friendly and easy to talk to. The dentist was super sweet and gentle. I didnt feel a thing well until the novacaine wore […]
Diana M.
Very satisfied with overall experience ! Tooth looks great , would never know anything was done to it :)
Carol R.
Everyone is very nice!
Jeanette R.
I had a question of an item Dr Finkleman had done to my mouth. I returned and he explained again and things are perfect.
Audrey R.
I like this practice and they are very good with chilren. I always have a good experience with my daughter.
Madelyn N.
My experience here has been great! The staff is very professional & courteous.
Renae M.
nice and gentle
Joan D.
excellent service!!!!
Antonia N.
Excellent service on an emergency appt....
Elizabeth R.
dental hygienist was great. i believe name is erin. put me at ease enough to get the job done..and that is not an easy thing to do...
Barbara P.
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