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

Why Adults Have Grown to Love Dental Sealants


Once only placed on children and teens, dental sealants are now becoming popular for adults who are vulnerable to cavities. See if this proven decay defense is right for you.

Ages and Stages for Dental Sealants

No longer just a treatment for kids, today family dentistry specialists are encouraging adults who are vulnerable to cavities to get the decay protection that dental sealants provide. Tooth sealants consist of a liquid gel that gets applied over the cracks and grooves in molars, which often trap decay-causing particles. But once an affordable dentist in Allentown covers these areas with sealants, these particles can’t get caught in the tooth, so they won’t lead to cavities.

Long-Lasting Decay Protection

While it only takes a few minutes to get dental sealants, you’re left with years of cavity protection. In fact, family dentistry experts say that tooth sealants can last up to 20 years with good dental hygiene and professional check-ups from a family dentistry specialist. But over time, tooth sealants can chip or wear away. That’s why family dentistry experts recommend reapplying them about every five years. If you’re interested in the cavity protection of tooth sealants, ask your affordable dentist in Allentown if tooth sealants can save your smile.

To learn about our family dentistry practice 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 11 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
Dr Minetola has always done what was best for preserving my own teeth. He is efficient and pain free.
Carolyn M.
Before last week I had only ever gone to the same dentist since I was born. However, since they were only a pediatric dentist I had to stop seeing them once I turned 19 and had to find a new dentist […]
Takyra K.
Love my hygentist Jerry (not sure of the spelling) and the women who checks me in at 8 am, she’s always so cheery for 8am and I love it! And dr Minnetola is the best dentist ever I love everything […]
Brittany R.
Profesional. Supportive. Great experience to visit your office
Jose R.
Mark Minetola and Michele Ferguson are two of the best dentists in this area by far ! I absolutely love my hygienist, she always does an amazing job. Judy Lees is an awesomely amazing assistant and […]
Lorrie R.
Everyone cares about the patients–from Dr. Minetola, Dr. Ferguson, the dental assistants to the staff in reception—and that makes for a positive experience.
Kathleen D.
They were friendly and worked with me on quickly getting the teeth i needed out taken out
Melissa L.
I had a very successful visit with Dr. Minetela and his assistant Judy at Gentle Dental of Allentown. They were very straight forward and I’m glad to have my teeth taken care of by such a great […]
Phi H.
Friendly, knowledgeable and willing to listen to the patient.
Sharon S.
Friendliness of staff
Serena L.
I’ve always had good service. Personnel are friendly and courteous.
David F.
always consistently a great experience and the best patient care!
Austin B.
Very thorough and friendly staff at my initial visit. Looking forward to a cleaning with them!
Amanda B.
I’ve been a patient of Dr. Ferguson and Dr. Minetola for years. They are both extremely knowledgeable and have a great support staff working with them.
Nicole P.
Dr M is wonderful: kind, friendly, calming. My appointments are always on time and o leave feeling great.
Mary M.
Like my dentist and my hygienist
Andrea B.
I came in for a cleaning, which went well. I was in and out in no time.
Diane K.
I have been a patient of Dr. Minetola for many years. He is a thorough, knowledgeable, and compassionate dentist and I never have less than excellent care from him and his staff. Although this last […]
Michael V.
Friendly, very accomodating, giving me personal help in a rush.
Denita H.
Courteous, timely, cleanliness, and friendly people, plus does a good job on my teeth.
Lois H.
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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