Gentle Dental of Springfield
760 W Sproul Road, Suite 100, Springfield, PA 19064

All the Right Moves to Find a Dentist When You Move

How to pick a dentist after you move into a new town

Since moving can bring a lot of changes for your family, it may take some time to feel at home in your new hometown. You’ll be making numerous choices affecting their happiness, but just as important are the ones for their health. Finding an experienced and affordable dentist must be one of your first priorities since good dental care can protect your family from many future health problems. Unfortunately, many of us don’t know where to begin when we’re unfamiliar with our new neighbors and neighborhood. To help you choose the right dentist in Springfield, the following advice can help you locate a dentist who will make your family smile.

Personal referrals are always preferred, so ask the people you meet in your neighborhood, at social events, and at your kids’ school for recommendations about dentists in your area. These people are often familiar with the community and have knowledge, opinions, and personal experience with a dentist’s quality of care. Their insight can make a major difference in your dental care decisions.

If you need to find a dentist who is affiliated with your healthcare plan, simply ask your insurance company. You can call your provider or visit their website for a list of dentists in Springfield who accept your coverage. Realize that you’ll be getting general dental practice information instead of personal insight, but this can be a good way to start narrowing your search for an affordable dentist.

Once you’ve lined up a list of potential dentists, set up consultations with each of them. Merely talking to a dentist and observing the office can tell you a lot about their dental care. Go prepared with a variety of questions about the dentist and the office, as well as a copy of your family’s dental history, to ensure that the practice can handle your needs. Ask about the dentist’s medical credentials, along with the practice policies and which services are performed in the office as opposed to outsourced to others. These answers can help determine the dentist you choose.

If you want one dentist for your whole family, make sure that the practice is family friendly and the dentist has experience with all ages. A family dentist is well aware of the special needs of children and strives to make their dental care as fun and easy as possible. These child-centric efforts can make dental visits much more pleasant for parents and help kids develop good dental habits that last a lifetime.

Finding a new dentist in a new town may seem like a difficult task, but these helpful hints can make it much easier than you expect. Your family’s dental care is very important and deserves the time and effort it takes to find the dentist in Springfield who’s best for their needs. With some recommendations and a little research, you can locate an experienced, friendly, and affordable dentist that will treat your family well. 

To easily find an affordable dentist for your family’s dental care needs, call Gentle Dental of Springfield today at (484) 810-1247 or make an appointment.

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

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Patient Reviews
Excellent service and staff.
Anonymous
Staff was great, no lectures about my dental hygiene.
Garrett N.
Friendly, courteous service. I will recommend to family and friends.
Anita B.
Everyone is very nice!
Jeanette R.
The staff is very helpful and respectful. They are very good with accomodating and I am glad to use this facility as my provider.
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Harry W.
Everyone from the moment I first walked in was extremely friendly! As someone who gets a little nervous about going to the dentist, they put me at […]
Anonymous
I had a great visit. Everyone is so professional and my cleaning was great. I can't wait until my next visit!
Megan R.
great fast service and nice people.
Christopher K.
Friendly staff...always a pleasant experience.
Carolyn T.
Everyone there in the Springfield, PA practice takes the time to explain every procedure, every step, and all are very pleasant and make you feel […]
Nancy H.
Excellent care, especially for an emergency visit.
Theresa M.
Very friendly, would definitely return.
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Everyone there is kind. Felt no pain.
Michelle B.
My experience was great. Staff was great, no issue or problems. I actually look forward to my dental appointments.
Richard C.
The staff at Gentle Dental was so amazingly friendly, knowledgeable and helpful!
Tatyana B.
I have a fear of dentist but the staff was knowledgeable, friendly, patient, and best of all created a minimum of pain.
Michele R.
Best dentist ever...Painless root canal, friendly staff and peaceful environment...
Taplah K.
The wait was minimal, the staff was friendly and they were able to do my cleaning and fill my cavities in one visit. Highly recommended!
Helen G.
Quick and efficient.
Susan L.
I had a toothache and they took me right away! The staff and dentist were excellent.
Madeline P.
Quick, efficient, quality care.
Anonymous
Excellent dentistry, very nice people.
Anonymous
The staff at Gentle Dental in Springfield is very professional, pleasant and caring to their patients.
Jewlette S.
The Office staff, Rudy, and Dr Hinrichsen make going to the dentist not so bad at all. Great team here that makes you feel comfortable. Thank you for […]
Mark G.
My tooth flared up at 2 am, I hoped the pain would pass. Swelling took place and the pain increased. On a sat. morning @ 11 am I called for an appt. […]
Kevin C.
Friendly, knowledgeable, caring, and helpful doctor and staff.
Jason G.
I think everyone at this Gentle Dental location is wonderful!
Cynthia M.
Natalie is a great hygienist!!!
Maria H.
Everyone was very friendly. Relaxed and pain free!
Michelle B.
All the staff are extremely nice and will work with you to make you experience the best they can!!
Jaclyn B.
Great experience. Doctor listened to my concerns and was very thorough.
Richard C.
Very pleasant atmosphere and people are very attentive. They make you feel very comfortable.
Nancy H.
This is a fast and efficient dental operation. The cleanliness of the rooms are impressive. Everyone is so friendly!
Beverly B.
The dentist & staff are extremely personable & genuine.
Jennifer S.
Natalie did a great job as usual with no pain.
Edwin J.
It was my first time there. Everyone was very courteous and helpful. Evaluated my needs and charted a long term program of care. Helped me with a […]
Charles S.
Natalie at springfield office is great! thorough, gentle and caring.
Edwin J.
Staff is excellent, professional, but also puts you at ease. They don't make you feel badly or scold you for not taking good care of your teeth.
Garrett N.
Sadly, I have never enjoyed going to the dentist, Gentle Dental of Springfield makes your visit comfortable. Everyone is always pleasant....you can […]
Carolyn T.
I Thank you for the work that was done on Tuesday everything was well.I was a little nervous but you made me feel comfortable Thank you.
Rhonda W.
Really appreciated the office call the day after my appointment, just to check on me.
Susan L.
I have gone to Gentle Dental for my dental care for over 10 years and I already have been recommending their wonderful dental care to family members […]
Deborah A.
It was awesome the best Dentist I been to yet everyone was helpful and I loved the Dentist that I had I really think I finally found one that I liked […]
Michelle F.
They were great. Kind and pleasant. And did a great job on my teeth.
Michelle B.
It was a very pleasant experience. All of the staff were very kind and accommodating, and made sure that I was kept up to date on all the information […]
Ivy D.
I love Gentle Dental in Springfield. My two eldest children go there and they are wonderful with them. They don't rush through things are very […]
Carmen M.
nice and gentle
Joan D.
Great service. Very welcoming and warm people. I was scared to death. I hate the dentist and they made it not so scary.
Erica C.
I didn't have any work done yet but my new patient appointment was excellent. The receptionist was friendly and efficient and the doctor and his […]
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  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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