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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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Dr. Minatoli (if I am spelling correctly) is absolutely amazing. I had extreme dental pain from two cracked teeth and an abscess. Typically, an appointment is made for a later date after assessing the problem with xrays. He could tell I was in unbearable pain and would not let me leave until he could help me someway. After determining the procedure could take anywhere from 10 min to 2 hours, and still leaving the possibility of needing oral surgery due to the structure of my roots, he promised he would do his best to relieve me of my pain. Time it took? 20 minutes max. I am so impressed with his work. I will continue to come back from here on out. Let me just add, a huge factor I consider in choosing medical/dental facilities is the desk staff along with assistants. They were all incredibly nice and very polite.
Kira W.
Friendly staff
Renee R.
Service is awesome
Kristian M.
All of the staff were so welcoming and friendly! The dental hygienist, Fern, was great! She was so nice and kept my mind off of being at the dentist which I do not love. The dentist was also extremely nice. I can not say enough about the staff!
Sari F.
Dr valentine is a very knowledgeable professional. I would recommend her to one and all.
Vincent G.
Great service ans not a long wait
Gabrielle W.
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.
Dr Valentine is a great dentist. She cares about each of her clients. I feel that I get the proper dental care that I need and am not upsold or lied to in order to bill my insurance.
Charles W.
Mark Minetola and Michele Ferguson are two of the best dentists in this area by far ! I absolutely love my hygienist, she always does an amazing job. Judy Lees is an awesomely amazing assistant and all of the staff are always so friendly I always walk out the door with a smile on my face.
Lorrie R.
I’ve been coming to Gentle Dental for 7 years and love it. The hygienist and dentist are very skilled and very friendly and kind. I couldn’t be more happy and pleased with my dental care. Together we have wokred on a plan to decrease gum disease and plaque buld up. It is working very well!
Alyce B.
The doctor is very thorough in his exam and treatment.
Bonnie P.
Excellent hygienist, not a long wait, efficient practice
Jenna T.
Staff was very friendly and took the time to explain services that were to be rendered. I felt very comfortable. My son had services on the same day as me and he saud said he really liked the place as well. Note: my son never liked any of the dentists he has ever been to previously. I would definitely recommend Gentle Dental to friends and family.
Brenda C.
The Hygienst was wonderful and did a great job cleaning my son’s teeth. The receptionists were great too. Thank you!
Sunlight L.
The staff is friendly and courteous. The service is outstanding.
Daniel B.
Friendly and efficient. Made my son at ease
Ben W.
Everyone is very friendly and courteous at all times.
Michael A.
Excellent service
Tunisia D.
Like the dentist, explains everything and the assistants are knowledgeable and pleasant.
Viola R.
The wait was short, the staff very polite! Plus, it doesn’t hurt that they know what they are talking about when you ask question. Very refreshing and informative staff.
Zaakirah H.
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