Welcome to Gentle Dental of Pennsylvania

We are pleased to offer you and your entire family exceptional dental care. Our professional full-service dentistry paired with our outstanding patient care is a winning combination – visit any of our offices in Philadelphia to experience the difference!

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Welcome to Gentle Dental of Pennsylvania

We are pleased to offer you and your entire family exceptional dental care. Our professional full-service dentistry paired with our outstanding patient care is a winning combination – visit any of our offices in Philadelphia to experience the difference!

Our Philadelphia dentists pride themselves on establishing rewarding and lasting relationships. We pledge excellence in all we do and we are looking forward to helping you make the most of your smile now and for all the years to come.

New Dental Patients Welcome

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. The American Dental Association® recommends visiting your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and oral exams. Book an appointment today at one of our convenient locations throughout Philadelphia.

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We are all about helping people have beautiful, healthy smiles and the benefits they bring. We are dedicated to helping smiles in the community and are always looking for ways to participate in local events, health fairs and other outreach programs.

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Great service and great professional people
Robert L.
Like my dentist and my hygienist
Andrea B.
Vera is a great dental hygienist. She makes me feel comfortable and makes my visit go quickly and smoothly. Dr. Machlus is a great dentist, too. Overall, I always have a good experience when going to their office.
Kathleen R.
I have a positive experience with Gentle Dental every time I visit! Thank you!
Bethany G.
Staff is very polite and professional
Christine P.
The service is great
Piper G.
Great experience. Great dental work from a kind, gentle dentist!!!
Judy L.
A very pleasant atmosphere and Dr. Finkelman was so nice which made me feel less anxious about the dentist.
Kathleen D.
I’m the worst patient. I’ve had to cancel multiple times because of my job. The staff was very understanding and worked with my schedule to fit me in. Dr Machlus is also an excellent dentist!
Charles L.
Very thorough and friendly staff at my initial visit. Looking forward to a cleaning with them!
Amanda B.
The entire staff was so friendly. I was seen within an hour of calling for an emergency appointment!
Michelle E.
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 that I could put all my trust into. When I found gentle dental on google, I read all the reviews and decided to give it a shot. I planned an opening patient appointment to see if I liked the office and doctor. The building layout and location is a little goofy and confusing, however that’s an irrelevant detail to how great they turned out to be. I saw Joanna as my assistant when I first got there and she was very kind, listened to why I came, and offered me advice regarding my transition. She did a minor examination and took x-rays. While waiting for Doctor Minetola to come in, she informed me that there was an opening for a cleaning if I wanted (which was amazing and thoughtful of them to inform me). When Doctor Minetola came in, he was just phenomenal. He took the time to explain about the business as a whole, introduce himself, ask about my current life, and dental history. He then did an examination and was just overall very kind and thoughtful. He suggested work to be done that was backed up with proof and professionalism. Overall, he is a fabulous Doctor. Finally, I saw Amy who did my cleaning. As everyone else did, she was sure to introduce herself and ask about my life. She explained everything she was doing and what I needed to do to keep up with my dental health. I would say that Gentle Dental definitely made me feel comfortable in my (forced) switch to a new dentist. I would recommend them to anyone else in my position or just looking for a new dentist. Overall wonderful service, staff, and most of all dentistry work. I will definitely return for all my other dental needs!
Takyra K.
I had a great experience at my appointment, the dentist was indeed gental.
Robert D.
The patient service was excellent and I will definitely recommend you to my friends
Barbara S.
I feel very comfortable. The timed appointments are well scheduled and i also was seen without an appointment while my child was being seen. Thank you. I am very grateful for all the services.
Tammi C.
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 happy after. It was an emergency visit, the staff was professional, courteous and friendly. There was no wait time and everything was explained to me as we were doing it in a way I could understand. Great chair side manner. Would refer anyone to in a heartbeat. Thank you Dr. Machlus and staff.
Randi M.
Exceptional staff. Very clean environment. They explain everything and what options there are available. Thanks for your great work!
Chrysoula Y.
Tara is awesome!
Tara A.
They always make sure youre not in pain
Paula W.
Dr Valentine, Laura, Regina and all the staff is great. They are friendly, caring, efficient and honest. I came from another office that told me I had 6 cavities when in fact I have zero per Dr. Valentine. I’m so happy to finally have a home dental office where the staff is amazing! I also really appreciate that they run on time. From door to door I was in and out in 40 minutes when I saw Dr. Valentine and got X-rays and in and out in 20 minutes when I got my cleaning.
Nola J.
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