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

Enlightening Tips for Choosing a Dentist

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Choosing a dentist is an important process; you don’t want to make your decision without carefully considering your options. Your dentist should be someone you trust. You should never base your decision on advertisements or discounted prices. Your visits will be less stressful if you feel comfortable with your dentist, and you’ll be more likely to keep your scheduled appointments. Instead of waiting until you have a severe problem to seek professional care, invest the time to find a dentist you like now, and enjoy a lifetime of excellent, anxiety-free dental healthcare.

A Gentle and Affordable Dentist Is Within Your Reach



You don’t need to rely on advertisements to find an affordable dentist. Not every clinic spends a lot of money on advertising. Try calling your local providers and requesting prices for specific procedures and exams. First, look for a general dentist to assess your dental health, and provide basic care such as routine treatment of gum disease, fillings, root canals, sealants, and dentures.

Understanding the Types of Dental Professionals 



A little background information can help you when you’re choosing a dentist. Both general dentists and specialists receive four-year doctorates in dentistry. They may refer to themselves as doctors of dental surgery (D.D.S) or doctors of dental medicine (D.M.D). There are no differences between the degrees. However, dental specialists receive additional training and often limit their practice to their specialty. Types of dental professionals who specialize in more specific areas of dentistry include endodontists, oral surgeons, orthodontists, periodontists, and prosthodontists. If you need to see a specialist, your general dentist will refer you to one. Always feel free to discuss your preferences or needs when receiving a referral. Your dentist understands that your stress level has an enormous impact on your experience.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Springfield, call Gentle Dental of Springfield today at (484) 810-1247 or make an appointment.

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

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
This is a fast and efficient dental operation. The cleanliness of the rooms are impressive. Everyone is so friendly!
Beverly B.
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.
All the staff are extremely nice and will work with you to make you experience the best they can!!
Jaclyn B.
Very friendly, would definitely return.
Shikina M.
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.
Everyone is very nice!
Jeanette R.
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.
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
Staff was great, no lectures about my dental hygiene.
Garrett N.
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.
I had a toothache and they took me right away! The staff and dentist were excellent.
Madeline P.
Natalie is a great hygienist!!!
Maria H.
The staff is very helpful and respectful. They are very good with accomodating and I am glad to use this facility as my provider.
Stacey B.
great fast service and nice people.
Christopher K.
The dentist & staff are extremely personable & genuine.
Jennifer S.
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.
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.
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.
Everyone there is kind. Felt no pain.
Michelle B.
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 […]
Wendy F.
Friendly, knowledgeable, caring, and helpful doctor and staff.
Jason G.
I have a fear of dentist but the staff was knowledgeable, friendly, patient, and best of all created a minimum of pain.
Michele R.
nice and gentle
Joan D.
Excellent care, especially for an emergency visit.
Theresa M.
Excellent service and staff.
Anonymous
They were great. Kind and pleasant. And did a great job on my teeth.
Michelle B.
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.
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 in Springfield is very professional, pleasant and caring to their patients.
Jewlette S.
Great experience. Doctor listened to my concerns and was very thorough.
Richard C.
Best dentist ever...Painless root canal, friendly staff and peaceful environment...
Taplah K.
Very pleasant atmosphere and people are very attentive. They make you feel very comfortable.
Nancy H.
Excellent dentistry, very nice people.
Anonymous
Quick and efficient.
Susan L.
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.
Natalie at springfield office is great! thorough, gentle and caring.
Edwin J.
Friendly staff...always a pleasant experience.
Carolyn T.
I think everyone at this Gentle Dental location is wonderful!
Cynthia M.
Great service and excellent workmanship. Courteous and friendly staff, all very professional and knowledgeable. Nice and clean waiting room and […]
Harry W.
Quick, efficient, quality care.
Anonymous
The staff at Gentle Dental was so amazingly friendly, knowledgeable and helpful!
Tatyana B.
Everyone was very friendly. Relaxed and pain free!
Michelle B.
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.
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 had a great visit. Everyone is so professional and my cleaning was great. I can't wait until my next visit!
Megan R.
Really appreciated the office call the day after my appointment, just to check on me.
Susan L.
Friendly, courteous service. I will recommend to family and friends.
Anita B.
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.
Natalie did a great job as usual with no pain.
Edwin J.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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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 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (484) 810-1247
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