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

How to Know if You Chose the Right Affordable Dentist

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Taking care of your teeth and gums at home is important, but it’s no substitute for professional dental care. If it becomes necessary to find a new dental care provider, be sure to invest plenty of time in finding the best dentist for your needs. Choosing an affordable dentist is only half the battle; you’ll also have to make sure you chose someone you can trust with your long-term dental health and your financial well-being. Your first visit to the clinic can reveal most of the information you’ll need to determine if you chose the best dentist for your needs. Bring along your insurance information and any important medical records your new dentist may need.

Choosing a Dentist

When you meet the new dentist, take note of your emotional reaction. If you have good chemistry, you should feel at ease. If you feel reserved or intimidated, you may not have found the best dentist for you. The dentist should be willing to discuss any of your concerns in a way that is easy for you to understand. Be aware of the following:

  • Was the staff attentive and caring?
  • Was the office clean and organized?
  • Did the staff request your medical history and insurance information?

To learn more about your treatment, ask these questions:

  • Will my medical history be reviewed and updated regularly?
  • Is preventative care provided?
  • What treatment options are offered?
  • Will I be evaluated regularly for periodontal disease?
  • What anesthesia and sedation methods are available?

Finding the Best Dentist

When you visit the dentist, your exams and dental procedures should never seem rushed, and you should never have to wait for long periods without any acknowledgment. You’ll know you made a sound decision when you see that you’re being treated with respect and care. Choosing an affordable dentist who takes the time to attend to your needs, answer your questions, and explain every treatment plan thoroughly ensures that you’ve found the best dentist.

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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Patient Reviews
They were very friendly and made the experience fun for my daughter
Lillian B.
Gentle Dental at 4th&Penn st is the best! They are able to make going to the dentist fun! Excellent friendly staff that makes you feel at home!!
Deborah K.
The dental assistant and doctor were very friendly and informative. They explained the information very well and showed me exactly what they were seeing. I appreciated how gentle they were as I am […]
Rosanna C.
The energy the staff had. They really showed they cared about you and your health. They really love their careers.
Cynthia M.
Everything is quick, clean, and well done. The staff is very friendly and efficient.
Jessica S.
Friendly and courteous customer service and attention to detail
Victor C.
The dentist, Dr. Meyers was so nice and so gentle (thus Gental Dental!) The nurse who also took care of me, was so nice too. I had a root canal, and I didn’t feel a thing. Dr. Meyers was […]
Hadley E.
Never a long wait time and the staff is great with kids. My daughter is usually difficult at the dentist but the staff, Ashley in particular, kept her laughing the whole time.
Xiomara M.
We love Ashley and all the office staff!
Key L.
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Sylvia W.
Ashley was great! My son was super scared coming in but after he saw her and she started joking around, he forgot what he was there for. The staff is super nice and I loved the environment.
Lina D.
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My son and daughter had a beautiful experience at Gentle Dental. The staff is awesome and very patient and attentive to lil ones like my children. Thank you Gentle Dental and we look forward to […]
Rachel Q.
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Daniel K.
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Amanda
You’re helpful, informative, and willing to work with me in my situation.
Kelly F.
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  • 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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