Gentle Dental of West Chester
125 Turner Lane, West Chester, PA 19380

Discover the Orthodontics Option of Removable Braces

Do you need braces but can’t bear the thought of a mouth full of metal? Your smile solution may be found with removable, invisible braces.

The Revolution in Removable Braces

Say good-bye to everything you know about braces. While traditional braces had big metal brackets and bulky metal wires that made them very noticeable, new options in family orthodontics have ushered in a new age of orthodontics that are removable and barely visible. These braces have become so popular that they’re now readily available from most orthodontists in West Chester.

See the Difference

According to experts in family orthodontics, the most common type of removable braces is called Invisalign dental aligners and they are available from almost all orthodontists in West Chester. They feature a series of clear aligners that are worn for most of the day and replaced by an orthodontist about every two weeks. Each new set of aligners is designed to gradually move teeth into their proper position. The aligners are only removed for eating, drinking, and cleaning teeth. The average treatment spans between 18 and 30 months. The main advantages of these braces include:

  • Improved appearance because they blend into the natural color of teeth.
  • More confidence because they are invisible from view.
  • Greater comfort because they lack metal brackets and wires that can irritate gums.
  • Maximum convenience since they are removed when eating, drinking, and cleaning teeth so they don’t affect daily function or oral hygiene.

When Removable Braces are Right

Generally, an orthodontist will recommend these newer removable, invisible braces to people with minor to moderate orthodontics needs. This makes them ideal for adults and teens that are self-conscious about wearing braces. Since children usually have more complex needs, these are not the braces for kids. It’s important to realize that their removable nature means they can be easily misplaced, which is why they are not the best braces for kids. Plus, their design and convenience make them less affordable braces than other options. If cost is a concern, financing and insurance can make them into more affordable braces for you.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in West Chester, call Gentle Dental of West Chester today at (484) 643-4417 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in West Chester. With 11 affiliated practices in the Greater Philadelphia area, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental of West Chester, 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 West Chester.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
The friendly and personable staff…(especially office clerk “Regina” and Dr Valentine
Scott R.
Very professionally run office,my appointment was on time and the staff extremely helpful. I met Denise as I entered, she was so pleasant and courteous and a joy to talk with. Any fears of being in a […]
Neal M.
Everyone was very professional, informative and friendly.
Nereida B.
Excellent care and on time
Joseph M.
The Dental Hygenist was so nice and friendly. She made me feel less stressed about the Dental issues I’m having.
Kaitlyn K.
Everyone in office is great. Excellent service always with a smile. I take my entire family there. Including my mother.
Theresa M.
In my 2 visits to your office, Dr Valentine, Laura and Pushpa have gained my confidence and trust. Their honesty, caring and respect is something I have not experienced from a dental practice in […]
Bill B.
I love the staff at Gentle Dental, everyone is always nice and helpful. Dr. Valentine is the best dentist I have ever had.
CSI S.
Everyone was so caring & thoughtful
Owen M.
Wonderful practice with Caring and skilled staff. Dr. Valentine is terrific. Highly recommend.
Charlene R.
Once again, I had another pleasant experience! The staff is always nice and puts my dentist jitters at ease.
Kari P.
The staff seem very knowledgeable and are very nice. The office is very clean and the equipment/practices used seem very up to date.
Meghan R.
Learned much.
Douglas S.
The customer service was great, I love my dental hygienist, she is the sweetest.
Jessica W.
The staff is always friendly and helpful.
Carolyn C.
The best dentist i have ever been to. They really care about you there like you are family.
Dylan N.
Friendly staff and great teeth cleanin!!
Danele M.
A great hygiene appointment as usual.
Gary S.
Dr. Valentine and Lorie the dental hygienist are great!
Camilla H.
I love Dr.Valentine and all the staff. They are very kind, and Dr.Valentine always recommends the right treatments without pushing unnecessary treatments.
Tara S.
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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 - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (484) 643-4417
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