Gingivitis/Gum Disease Treatment in Philadelphia, PA

Gum disease treatment in Philadelphia is diagnosed to prevent and treat a variety of diseases affecting the gums. Also known as gum disease, periodontal disease involves bacterial growth (a colorless film called “plaque”) that gradually destroys the tissue surrounding the teeth. If plaque is not removed, it builds up on the teeth and ultimately irritates the gums and causes bleeding and receding gums. If left untreated, bone and surrounding tissue will decay, resulting in loose teeth, or worse, tooth loss. More than 75 percent of Americans over the age 35 have some form of gum disease.

Our skilled doctors in Philadelphia will help you maintain healthy gums through the detection and treatment of diseases like periodontitis and gingivitis (i.e. inflammation, swelling, and bleeding of the gums). By detecting and treating gum disease in its earliest stages, we can help you avoid the chronic bacterial infections that can lead to tooth loss and other serious complications. You can also avoid the “long in the tooth” look of premature aging due to receding gums.

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I have nothing bad to say about this place. Everyone was friendly and I felt completely comfortable. Haven’t gone to the dentist in awhile and the worse part was just the anticipation of getting […]
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I had an acute tooth issue and was able to be seen same day. Very kind and patient staff. Thanks
Cheryl D.
Doctor was very confident and kind and i felt comfortable with her working on my teeth. Assistant was very nice as well
Jasmine J.
I have attending Gentle Dental for the past couple years and my experience has always been pleasant and satisfying. Employees are nice and the doctors are great.
Marisol A.
Gentle Dental’s customer service skills are top notch. From the appointment reminders to the cavity fills, they are always eager to help. My last dentist always found a cavity, Gentle Dental only […]
Elizabeth R.
Pleasant staff, knowledgeable dentist. Very professional.
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TIMELY,FRIENDLY AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICE.
Thomas M.
Your dental hygienist is an absolute pleasure!! She is always friendly and makes me feel very comfortable….I was in and out very quickly!!! Great experience every time I come in for an […]
Sandra H.
The dental hygienists, doctors, and staff are all very friendly and are helpful in calming my anxiety. When they are working on my teeth, they are gentle and understanding when I tell them I need a […]
Erin D.
Before last week I had only ever gone to the same dentist since I was born. However, since they were only a pediatric dentist I had to stop seeing them once I turned 19 and had to find a new dentist […]
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Staff was respectful and friendly with prompt service
Annmarie M.
Wonderful practice with Caring and skilled staff. Dr. Valentine is terrific. Highly recommend.
Charlene R.
Doctor’s kind information
Daria S.
Super friendly. I almost fell asleep in the chair because it was that pleasant
Jarisleida R.
Office very clean workers are very friendly very professional
Quentin I.
Being terrified of the dentist, I have never ever said this before, but I had a very pleasant dental experience with Dr. Machlus,, and this was for a root canal,,, not an easy thing to walk away from […]
Randi M.
Staff is friendly and professional.
Hazel O.
Excellent Dental care, very professional staff who genuinely care for their patients.
William S.
My experience with Gentle Dental has always been 1st rate from all the employees I have dealt with which includes Katryna, Dr In, and the office mgr Hollie Cooper. I would recommend their office to […]
Donald M.
Dr. Machlus, did a great job on my teeth. His craftsmanship speaks for itself. It needs no Introduction. The receptionist and aides were outstanding as well. On top there job…not a moment to spare. […]
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