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

Your Top Strategy for Finding the Best Dentist

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The process of choosing a dentist is an important part of keeping your oral health on track. Finding the best dentist for your needs may take some time, but it doesn’t have to be difficult. First, check your dental plan. You may be required to choose from a list of participating providers to be eligible for coverage. Some plans allow you to select a provider who is not within the network, but you may not receive full benefits if you do so. Once you’ve determined what your insurance will cover, it’s time to start researching your local dental providers.

Tips for Finding a Skilled, Affordable Dentist

Choosing a dentist is easier if you have your friends and relatives help. Ask about their experiences with their own dentists; this is a great way to learn more about any dentist’s personality and quality of care. Medical professionals are another great source of information. Ask your doctor, pharmacist, or nurse for recommendations. If you are relocating to a new area, your current dentist may be able to help. To learn more about a specific dentist’s credentials, contact your local dental society. Check your phone directory for contact details.

Ask the Right Questions to Find the Best Dentist

When you’ve narrowed your choices to three or four favorite candidates, it’s time to start considering details. Call each clinic, and ask for any of the following information that can help you with your selection of a skilled, affordable dentist.

  • Office hours
  • Procedures for billing and insurance claims
  • Fees for standard procedures like routine exams, x-rays, or dental cleanings
  • Available financing options
  • Infection control procedures
  • Protocol for handling after-hours emergencies
  • Appointment-reminder policies

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 14 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 staff at Gentle Dentle remember all my family individually, we have a daughter who is special needs-they were great with her! It’s exactly what a great dentist office should be.
Marie L.
The staff was extremely quick, friendly, and helpful. The dentist (Dr. Valentine) and the dental hygienist took the time to explain everything and caused little to no pain during my cleaning, which […]
Brooke U.
The Dental Hygenist was so nice and friendly. She made me feel less stressed about the Dental issues I’m having.
Kaitlyn K.
Little wait time, fast procedure and friendly staff
Alyssa A.
A first class dental practice. Very patient with my needs. Thanks
Ron S.
The customer service was great, I love my dental hygienist, she is the sweetest.
Jessica W.
Everyone was very friendly and helpful. The price was really good too.
Julia W.
Wonderful dental hygienist! She is friendly and professional. I feel comfortable with her and she’s just fantastic!
Melissa S.
Everyone was so caring & thoughtful
Owen M.
Excellent service, clean quarters and friendly staff
Gerald 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.
Quick and friendly service.
Keith J.
friendly and quality of care
Kendall W.
Dr. Valentine explained everything step by step before she proceeded w my crown. She was very professional and made sure I was omfortable throughout the process.
Holly M.
I love Dr. Valentine. She makes me feel so at ease and makes the trip to the dentist as pleasurable as it possibly can be.
Stephanie M.
The icon would not move but I definitely would recommend you to others
Nancy P.
Friendly staff, informative and caring.
Dennis I.
Wonderful practice with Caring and skilled staff. Dr. Valentine is terrific. Highly recommend.
Charlene R.
friendly, professional, very caring and gentle, good communication about service, cost
Jennifer C.
The office is CLEAN, everyone is so NICE. The work is done in a good time limit. I like everything about the office.
Linda T.
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 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 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
Get in touch:
  • Phone: (484) 643-4417
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