Gentle Dental at Oregon Avenue
1419 West Oregon Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19145

Home In on Good At-Home Dental Care

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When you want a healthy smile, brushing or flossing once in a while simply isn’t enough. In addition to regular professional check-ups, you need to take a few minutes each day at home to properly care for your teeth. Discover the best and easiest ways to take care of your teeth at home.

Daily Dental Care Benefits

Some people think that healthy teeth take a lot of time and effort, but the truth is that a healthy smile only requires three things. The first is the best dentist for you. Once you’ve found an affordable dentist, you need to visit him for regular check-ups and cleanings. The third part of a healthy smile is dental care at home. The purpose of oral hygiene at home is to keep your smile healthy by providing these benefits:

  • Eliminate plaque from teeth and gums.
  • Prevent gum disease.
  • Fight cavities.
  • Improve bad breath.
  • Lower the risk of infections in the gum tissue and bone around teeth.
  • Avoid major dental problems.

5 Important Dental Care Habits

You need good tools to have good teeth. Yet everyone has different needs, so ask an affordable dentist which dental tools are the right ones for you. Then follow these tried-and-true tips to keep your smile healthy at home:

  • Use an ADA-approved toothbrush, floss, toothpaste, mouthwash, and other dental cleaning tools.
  • Brush your teeth twice a day at least, once in the morning and once at night.
  • Spend at least two minutes brushing your teeth.
  • Floss at least once a day to clean between teeth.
  • Maintain your at-home dental care routine by getting regular cleanings from the best dentist for you.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in South Philadelphia, call Gentle Dental at Oregon Avenue today at (215) 310-5817 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in South Philadelphia. With 14 affiliated practices in the Greater Philadelphia area, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental at Oregon Avenue, 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 at Oregon Avenue.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Everything went as planned. Staff was friendly and professional. There was no wait time. Facility was clean and bright. My dentist was great. I will […]
India J.
I had a geeat second visit! The staff is always so friendly.
Monica D.
The women in that office were amazing!! They are all professional and very friendly. I would highly recommend them to anyone.
Marc H.
the staff at this location was good from the start of my visit till I left with the feeling everyone cared about me. Thanks to all.
Dewayne W.
Thorough, accurate, enjoying their work. Calm and unhurried.
Jessica Y.
I love this office Saturdays this dr was very gentle with me. My experience was pleasant and sweet.
Quantella H.
Everyone was very nice. The Hygienist was great.
Marie Q.
Every body at Gentle Dental Oregon are all great. from the time I walk in there to the time I leave. I will let other friends know about them. Very […]
Barbara W.
The dentist I saw was excellent and compassionate. Not all about the money!!!
Mazel M.
My Dr. Susmita Parab was so nice I am so happy wiith my smile I will come back for the good service Dr. Susmita Parab was so Gental with my teeth and […]
Kenyetta D.
Very pleased with dentist & her assistant. Very concerned for my needs.
Marie Q.
The best staff in town; Dr. Tang will (hopefully) be my dentist for life. They will take care of you, put you at ease, if you don't have a dental […]
Greg J.
The best dental experience I felt. Relaxed comfortable I like the way all the people there give you the best care individual ive made a good choice […]
Georgina C.
I love it there! The staff is so friendly and easy to talk too.
Monica D.
My review is excellent. I saw Dr. Maria, she was wonderful. And I hate and am afraid of dentist.
Cynthia R.
Dr. Clark is the best dentist that i have been in years. He takes his time an gives each patient, their time and not rushed. I would recommend him to […]
William J.
The employees at Gentle Dental are so nice and they really work with you.
Roslyn W.
My experience here has been great! The staff is very professional & courteous.
Renae M.
Staff is the BEST! I also love the fact that it's an all female staff.
Crystal S.
Another great visit from the staff at Gentle Dental.
Albert M.
Hello, this was my initial visit, and i'm very pleased with the staff. My appointment was great, no wait time, and very informative, My new doctor […]
Clayton W.
EXCELLENT doctor! Please keep her there!
Shannon C.
Best dentist ever, assistance make it easier. I love Gentle Dental. ..
Branden E.
Dr Clark is the best at what he does, this is my second time seeing him and both experiences has been pleasant and painless. I would recommend him to […]
Anonymous
Gentle Dental. Wow! I can't say enough good things. I walked into the office on 11/11/2014 with an abscess with pain, a need for a molar abtraction, […]
Gail T.
I LOVE THAT THIS IS AN ALL FEMALE STAFF AND EVERYONE IS SO PLEASANT!!! I THINK I FINALLY FOUND A KEEPER!
Crystal S.
i just recently started going here. its a GREAT place to go!!!!!!! they are all so nice. I recommend this place to friends and family . I Love my […]
Alexis P.
The staff is very friendly and caring.Wait time was not to bad. All of the proceedures were explained in detail and executed painlessly by the very […]
Richelle D.
Everyone was very nice, my nervousness didn't last long. I take my sons there also.
Albert M.
They are the only people to come up with a complete plan. I have a fear of dentist and they really work with me to make me feel calm and secure. I […]
John S.
Been there 4 times & each time was a good experience. This comes from someone who needs a good bit of dental attention! Like probably most people, I […]
Marie Q.
Loved my dental hygienist... you guys are great... no putting off going to the dentist ever again
Anonymous
The wait was a little long, but well worth it. the staff are very friendly and flexible with your ability to pay and when you can come in. The staff […]
Laura G.
At 64 years old I can't imagine their being a bigger baby than I when it comes to going to the dentist. Yesterday I had to have two front teeth […]
Timothy S.
Everyone was more friendly and courteous than the former employees.
Notreeanne H.
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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 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (215) 310-5817
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