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

Choosing the Ideal Dentist for Your Needs

Dentist Selection

Seeing a dentist at least twice a year is critical to your overall dental health, now and in the future. A relationship with a dental professional is one of the most important healthcare connections you will ever make, so it really does pay to be diligent in your search for the best possible fit. If you are among those who have been stymied on the topic of how to find a dentist who really suits your needs, the following information should be helpful.

Several useful pointers have been compiled by the American Dental Association (ADA) to help you start building a list of prospective dentists in Springfield. A good first step is to review the MouthHealthy.org website and use its Find-a-Dentist feature. It is also a good idea to ask for personal recommendations from friends, family, and colleagues. Your personal physician or local pharmacist may also be willing to provide you with trustworthy referrals to dentists.

Narrowing the list of potential candidates can be challenging, and it makes sense to speak to multiple dentists before making your final choice. Not every practice is a good fit for every patient, so it is important to consider things such as proximity of the office to your home or business, whether the dentist has office hours that suit your schedule, and whether you find the environment to be neat and clean. Try to learn more about each dentist’s philosophy regarding preventive dentistry to see if it meshes with your own.

Ask questions about fees for common procedures and whether or not the dentist is willing to establish payment plans for particularly costly or unexpected dental work. It also is important to determine whether a prospective dentist accepts your dental insurance plan.

When comparing affordable dentists in your area, you may be wondering if there is a difference between dentists with DMD (Doctor of Dental Medicine) or DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) after their names. They are essentially the same designation, and 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 to stay current with treatment techniques and innovations.

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
Good service
Nidia E.
The staff are all so nice and friendly. They make you feel so comfortable. They take their time with you and you don’t feel like your just a number.
Patricia G.
I can’t say enough good things about Dr. Fee, Rudy, Natalie, Kanesha, Kim, and the rest of the team. I’ve had everything from cleanings to root canals done at Gentle Dentle and now have […]
Larry D.
Wasn’t able to put a 10 on the survey, which is what I wanted to do.
Annette D.
Really great dental group. They are extremely accommodating with appointments and availability. I really appreciate the quick and genuine service they provide. Highly recommend!
Casey H.
Everyone was caring from the front desk to the dentist and assistance.
Kevin B.
Excellent hygienist, not a long wait, efficient practice
Jenna T.
I use to have dental anxiety until I started going to Gentle Dental of Springfield. From the minute I walked in the door until I checked out they were nothing but friendly and professional. I set my […]
Sean
Staff are all friendly, caring and seem to be very good at their jobs!
Kathleen Z.
I was late for my appointment and everyone was super nice and understanding, especially considering it was the end of the day.
Carol R.
Great dentist
Theresa M.
Staff is very polite and professional
Christine P.
My experience with your practice is always a pleasure. Everyone is friendly and professional.
Teresa H.
Knowledgeable friendly staff that listen to problems and do a great job fixing them
William C.
Dr.Fee is the best she’s so professional and always greet you with a smile and she’s great at what she does.
Lisa R.
I love the receptionist Tinya, she is always professional and on top of her game. She has a pleasant disposition that makes the experience, the rest of the staff is top notch!!
Lady O.
Great service, Dr.Fee is the best!
Brenda J.
Extremely friendly staff and they do wonderful work
Donna F.
Gentle Dental in Springfield knows I’m an absolute baby when it comes t going to the dentist. They do everything they can to make my visit stress and worry free.
Karen H.
Everyone at this dental office is very helpful and courteous
Audrey P.
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 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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  • Phone: (484) 810-1247
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