Gentle Dental of Allentown
2015 West Hamilton Street, Suite 202, Allentown, PA 18104

What You Want in a Family Dentist

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A dentist is more than someone you see twice a year. It’s a person you trust with the health of your smile and the quality of your treatment. You want to feel comfortable with your dentist and develop a good relationship. To find a dentist who’s right for you, follow this healthy advice.

Talk to Those You Trust

Whether you’ve moved to a new place or you’re looking for a fresh face, the first step to find a dentist is to ask for recommendations. If a dentist has good word-of-mouth, then you can trust them to take good care of your mouth.

  • Ask family and friends about their family dentist.
  • Consult with co-workers.
  • Welcome recommendations from neighbors.
  • Check with your family physician or local pharmacist.
  • If you’re moving, request a referral from your current dentist.
  • Inquire with your insurance about affordable dentists who accept your coverage.
  • Contact the ADA or other dental societies.

Meet Face-to-Face

When you want to find a family dentist, it’s smart to contact different experts to discover all of your options. You need to speak with the dentist, learn about the practice, and trust your personal instincts. To choose an experienced and affordable dentist, consider the following factors:

  • The dentist is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA).
  • Dentist offers a comprehensive range of services, including preventative, maintenance, and corrective care.
  • The dentist insists on explaining dental techniques and options to ensure the patient’s comfort and understanding.
  • A convenient location.
  • An appointment schedule that suits your own.
  • Clean and well-organized surroundings.
  • Special policies for emergencies.
  • Full disclosure about fees, insurance accepted, and payment plans, especially if you require an affordable dentist.

A good dental relationship is based on trust and comfort. Once you feel that way with a dentist, you’ll enjoy the healthy rewards.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Allentown, call Gentle Dental of Allentown today at (610) 616-3593 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Allentown. 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 Allentown, 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 Allentown.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
I was very satisfied.
Joan B.
Nice customer service and easy to leave smiling
Jeff P.
everything was excellent and Geri (sp?) was especially thouough and helpful.
David L.
My hygentist is the best
Anonymous
Friendly staff. No waiting.
Anonymous
I never like going to the dentist until coming to Gentle Dental.. As I open the door Treat greeting from the ladies in the front windows.. Smiles […]
Jema G.
Everyone here is very friendly and they explain all the procedures carefully.
Kathleen M.
Great results. No pain. Professional
Kenneth W.
As always everyone was kind and efficient.
Elain A.
From the time that I arrived to the time that I left the office everyone I encountered was very courteous, concerned & friendly. I liked Dr. Minetola […]
Patricia B.
Knowledgeable and friendly
Raymond W.
short wait times .Drs. very through.
Daniel C.
A+ service you guys rock.....
Annette R.
The office staff is always nice. They stay very close to appointment times without making you feel rushed.
Katelyn M.
Everyone is very nice and , and they explain procedures, why they are needed and what the outcome will be.
Christina P.
I felt like I was truly taken care of
Carol B.
Everyone was friendly and knowledgable.
Anonymous
:) great job
Angela H.
Very thorough process and all all staff is friendly and professional!!
Catherine P.
Great place and people
Angela H.
The new person I had was very friendly and made sure I was ok during the procedure. The service I was there for was performed correctly & timely.
Janet K.
I had some complicated dental work done, and was able to relax the whole time, because I have complete trust in Dr. Minetola.
Hillie C.
Everything was completed as was quoted.
Frederick S.
Everything I went there for turned out fine.
Janet K.
excellent and very professional!
David L.
Very happy on how good I was treated and honesty on the doctors part
Juan M.
Finally a dentist that will do whats best for YOU! Dr. Minetola explained everything he was doing and made sure i was comfortable. The billing was […]
Peter C.
Dr Minetola was excellent and knowledge...will refer him to friends
Raymond W.
I am very pleased with the services that were provided to me!
Sharon W.
The staff and the doctor was friendly and courteous . I will def make this my dentist And will bring my son in also . I told my boyfriend about it […]
Luz F.
Amazing staff, awesome service, would recommend to anyone
Steven M.
my experience with the dentists, dental assistants, etc was wonderful. once I was in the room everything was friendly helpful and handled gently as I […]
Anonymous
The service was excellent and the dentists are great. I wouldn't go anywhere else!
Amanda F.
My appointment was scheduled for 8:50, but the dentist didn't come in until 9:20. At first I was upset, then I realized how thorough he was and that […]
Dawn S.
It was great, as always.
Dorothy L.
Gentle as Dental work can be.
Abraham S.
My teeth are beautifully clean! Another great visit to Gentle Dental!
Christina P.
My dental hygienist was awesome, Donielle was very sweet and personable.
Timothy B.
Very satisfied with overall experience ! Tooth looks great , would never know anything was done to it :)
Carol R.
I was completely satisfied with the dental procedure I had done on 9/4/2014.
Lena F.
Great people doing great things! Also Dr. Minetola is the man and will never go to another dentist while he is still practicing! He explains things […]
Brandon K.
Very friendly and efficient staff.
Michael S.
The office staff is always pleasant and helpful.
Deborah C.
The care was very good. I thought the staff was friendly and caring to their patients.
Courtney F.
If you are looking for a dentist, no need to look anymore! This is an incredible practice and I recommend everyone coming to Gentle Dental. Dr. […]
Katie J.
Excellent service. I love gentle dental.
Franklin D.
Staff was very friendly and they were able to save me time by fitting me in for a cleaning in addition to my x-rays on the same day. Dr. Minetola […]
Ronald H.
The best dental care I've ever received.
Robert G.
Awesome experience couldn't have asked for a better one Heather and Dr. Minetola are very professional and made me feel comfortable from the second I […]
Brandon K.
everything was fine; Gerri did an excellent cleaning!
David L.
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 - 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (610) 616-3593
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