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

Our Team

South Philadelphia Dentists

Walter Ngaji-Okumu, DDS, MS, MPH

General Dentist

Dr. Walter Okumu provides quality dental care in all segments of general dentistry, including preventive, restorative, and cosmetic services. With years of experience coupled by a dedication to quality care, Dr. Okumu continues to provide life-changing smiles to patients of all ages. He has a gentle chairside manner, treating everyone with the same care that he would want to be […]

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Jae Shin, DMD

General Dentist

Dr. Jae Shin earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH in 2014. He also attended Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, where he earned his Bachelors in Biological Science degree in 2010.

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Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Last visit there were some oral concerns that for me was serious my hygentist worked with me and gave really helpful advise that I instrumented a Walla the issue no longer present I absolutely love […]
Michele W.
I enjoyed my visit at Gentle Dental the staff welcomed me and also the Doc treated me and my cavities with care. I like going here because they made me feel as if I am family.
Bellaneezia S.
The dentist explained everything well and his assistant made me feel comfortable because I was so nervous. I got medicine and my abscess went away the next day mostly.
Ashley W.
I have nothing bad to say about this place. Everyone was friendly and I felt completely comfortable. Haven’t gone to the dentist in awhile and the worse part was just the anticipation of getting […]
Similarity T.
Excellent service
Tunisia D.
Excellent service,everyone very pleasant as well
Zenzi A.
The doctor along with his staff we’re fabulous
Tamara R.
The hygenist and doctor were SO nice!!
Jessica D.
Everyone was polite and helpful.
Ashley H.
Staff is always polite sand friendly. The dentist takes his time and shows much compassion for his patients
Lynette W.
Every appt the staff is very nice,polite and concern..they were efficient with my care and I appreciate their servces
Geraldine J.
I never give tens…so nine it is
Brandi G.
The explanation I received for the services I requested made sense to me.
Robert D.
Very professional and nice staff. They truly cared about my root canal situation and resolved it in no time!! See you in 6 months!! Thanks!!!
Rob S.
My experience was wonderful.
Angela S.
The staff is friendly and courteous. The service is outstanding.
Daniel B.
The staff is always very kind and professional.
Aliza R.
Very professional no long wait & procedures are very timely
Rhonye B.
The service is great
Piper G.
Everyone there is very friendly appointment was right on time
Patricia L.
Office Hours
Mon. – 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (215) 310-5817
Fax: (215) 551-0488
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For appointments, call us at: (215) 310-5817 or
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For appointments, call: (215) 310-5817
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 Closed
  • Sunday Closed
Get in touch:
  • Phone: (215) 310-5817
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