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

General Dentists in West Chester

If you desire a luminous smile that’s free of decay and discomfort, it may be time to schedule a dental appointment. Receiving regular dental exams and teeth cleanings from a general dentist in West Chester can ensure the health of your teeth and gums.

Should You Visit a Dentist for Your Oral Health?

Without routine exams and cleanings from a general dentist, you may not know when your teeth are experiencing damage. Many dental conditions can be reversed when caught early, so it’s important to see a dentist before the situation becomes worse. Regular visits to the dentist can help eliminate the need for more invasive and expensive dental procedures. Give us a call today to book your appointment.

What Does a General Dentist Do for My Teeth?

A general dentist is the medical professional people visit most frequently for their dental care needs. These dentists offer a full range of services instead of focusing on one branch of dentistry. General dentists administer routine dental exams, tooth cleanings, restorations, and more. If you’re experiencing oral discomfort, you can visit your regular dentist for a diagnosis and pain relief. Visiting your dentist regularly is the best way to ensure long-term oral health.

General Dentistry Services for Excellent Oral Health

Our general family dentistry office provides many valuable dental services to our patients. The following is a list of the services we offer to patients of all ages.

  • Crowns
  • Dental Bridges
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dental Implants
  • Dental Sealants
  • Dentures
  • Fillings and Restorations
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Oral Cancer Screenings
  • Root Canal Therapy
  • Snore Guards
  • Tooth Extractions

How Often Every Year Should I Visit a General Dentist Near Me?

Healthy patients typically need to receive general dentistry services every six months. Those with more extensive dental issues may require several follow-up visits.

How Much Does a Dental Visit Cost?

The cost of a routine dental appointment depends on what treatments are required and whether you have insurance. Please call our dentist general practice for more details if you have questions.

How Do Dentists Clean Teeth?

Keeping your teeth free of plaque and tartar is an important part of your oral health. Professional cleanings from a dentist or dental hygienist can remove decay from areas that your toothbrush or floss cannot reach. During the cleaning procedure, the dentist will use a variety of instruments to gently clean and polish your teeth. This creates a clean, fresh feeling that will leave you smiling.

What Is the Time Allotment for a Dental Appointment at Your Office?

Appointments for routine dental examinations and cleanings usually take approximately 30 minutes to an hour. If you have extensive dental work scheduled, your appointment may last longer. Call us if you have any questions about the length of your appointment.

How to Prepare for a Dentist Appointment with Our Experienced Dentists

Preparing for your appointment beforehand can help alleviate stress and dental anxiety. It’s useful to gather as much information about your medical history as possible, and research the details of your insurance plan. Give our general dental office a call if you have any questions about your scheduled visit.

Crowns

At our dental practice, we offer a full range of general dentistry services for patients of all ages. From children just learning to brush their own teeth to older adults interested in dentures and implants, we work with your family […]

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Dental Bridges

If you are missing one or more of your teeth, our doctors in West Chester may be able to restore your smile using a dental bridge. Bridges are composed of a replacement tooth or teeth supported on either side by […]

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Dental Implants

If you’re missing one or more teeth or have teeth that are failing, dental implants could be the perfect fit for you. Dental implants restore an attractive and confident smile, and they function just like natural teeth. With implants, you […]

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Dental Sealants

Dental sealants act as a barrier to prevent cavities. The treatment entails applying a thin, safe plastic coating to the molars, which are the most commonly used teeth for chewing, protecting them from plaque and acids. The process of applying […]

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Dentures

Millions of people suffer from missing or damaged teeth due to aging, tooth decay, injury, or advanced gum disease. Fortunately, our high-quality dentures in West Chester can help you regain your smile’s look and function.

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Fillings and Restorations

Our dentists in West Chester offer dental fillings to treat cavities. Dental fillings can also be also used to repair cracked or broken teeth. Ask about tooth-colored fillings that make your mouth look more natural and attractive.

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Laser Dentistry

Does going to the dentist make you anxious? Are you scared of needles and the sounds of power drills? Laser dentistry may be the solution you are looking for. With laser dentistry in West Chester, a needle-free and quiet patient […]

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Oral Cancer Screenings

The National Cancer Institute estimates more than 40,000 new cases of oral cancer within the year. The sooner cancer is found, the better the odds of overcoming the disease become. Your West Chester dentist will perform the screening during your […]

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Oral Hygiene

The best way to protect the health of your teeth and gums is by making good oral hygiene a priority in your life through daily at-home dental care and regular professional dental treatment from a dentist near you. For professional […]

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Root Canal Therapy

Root canal therapy or a root canal procedure can relieve the pain caused by diseased or injured pulp tissue in the center of the tooth. Many times, this tissue cannot repair itself and root canal therapy is required to save […]

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Snore Guards

Clinically proven to reduce snoring, the Snore Guard® is a small oral appliance worn while sleeping. The custom-fit device our West Chester dentist create, helps to prevent your tongue and jaw from slipping when your muscles relax, therefore blocking your […]

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Tooth Extractions

Unfortunately, teeth can become diseased, damaged or injured over time, and in some cases, may need to be removed (extracted). If this should happen to you, one of our highly experienced dentists in West Chester will make the tooth extraction […]

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Patient Reviews
Everyone was very friendly and helpful. The price was really good too.
Julia W.
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.
Dr. Valentine makes me extremely comfortable and is easily the best experience with a dentist I’ve had.
Jonathan P.
Nice People
Bruce N.
Dr. Valentine &&+ staff are great. They work with you and accomadate your needs. I have been a patient for over 5 years have never had a bad experience. Would definately reccomend Gentle […]
E O.
The customer service was great, I love my dental hygienist, she is the sweetest.
Jessica W.
friendly, professional, very caring and gentle, good communication about service, cost
Jennifer C.
Dr. Valentine and Lorie the dental hygienist are great!
Camilla H.
Everyone was very professional, informative and friendly.
Nereida B.
friendly
Mahima C.
Dr, Valentine & the Staff.
Alice W.
A first class dental practice. Very patient with my needs. Thanks
Ron S.
Completely satisfied
Charles L.
Excellent service, quality care.
Patrick M.
Wonderful practice with Caring and skilled staff. Dr. Valentine is terrific. Highly recommend.
Charlene R.
Friendly staff and great teeth cleanin!!
Danele M.
The dental hygienist was very nice, she answered all my questions and was great at explaining them along with pointing out what concerned her and why. She was also very gentle (no pun intended) with […]
Dave C.
The friendly and personable staff…(especially office clerk “Regina” and Dr Valentine
Scott R.
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.
Professionalism, friendliness of the staff and the overall care from the dentist.
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Office Hours
Mon. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (484) 643-4417
Fax: (610) 738-9445
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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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