Gentle Dental of Reading
4 South 4th Street, 1st Floor, Reading, PA 19602

How to Find a Dentist You Love

Dentist Selection

Seeing a dentist with regularity is vital to maintaining a high level of oral health now and in the future. Given that the relationship you have with your dentist can be quite an important one, it is advisable to take all possible steps to choose a practice that really does fit your family’s needs. Anyone who has been curious about how to find affordable dentists needs to look no further than the tips below.

The American Dental Association (ADA) has compiled some useful tips that can help you begin developing a list of qualified dentists in Reading. First, you can visit MouthHealthy.org and take advantage of the ADA’s Find-a-Dentist function. It is also wise to solicit personal recommendations for dentists from friends, family, and colleagues. Your personal physician or local pharmacist may also be willing to provide you with a referral you know you can trust.

Trimming the list of prospective dentists is not always easy, so it is worth visiting multiple offices prior to making your ultimate decision. Some dentists are better fits for some patients than for others, and it is useful to take factors such as office location, hours of operation, and general neatness and appearance of the setting itself into consideration. Try to learn more about each dentist’s philosophy when it comes do preventive dentistry to see if it meshes well with your own.

Take the time to ask questions about fee schedules for common procedures and whether or not the office is willing to establish payment plans for particularly costly or unexpected dental work. Determining whether a prospective office accepts your dental insurance is, of course, an essential task as well.

When comparing affordable dentists in your area, you may be wondering if there is a significant distinction between practitioners with “DMD” (Doctor of Dental Medicine) and “DDS” (Doctor of Dental Surgery) after their names. Rest assured that they are essentially the same designation, and that dentists with either credential have completed the same degree of study and clinical training and have passed stringent written exams and licensing requirements. Furthermore, all dentists must complete continuing education classes throughout their careers in order to stay abreast of dental treatment innovations and techniques.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Reading, call Gentle Dental of Reading today at (484) 334-2592 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Reading. 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 Reading, 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 Reading.

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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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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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  • Phone: (484) 334-2592
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