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

The Truth about Tooth Implants

Dental implant and teeth, isolated on blue medical background

Have you heard how dental implants can give you a better smile? Discover whether these dental aids can improve how you look and feel.

A Better Look at Dental Implants

These are tooth implants made up of metal posts or frames that are surgically embedded into your jawbone to secure artificial replacement teeth. They are placed by implant dentists to give you a more beautiful and functional smile.

Support that Makes You Smile

By attaching to the jawbone, tooth implants provide strong support for replacement teeth. They secure dentures, bridges, and crowns to prevent them from shifting and moving in your mouth. They also ensure a more natural fit and feel than ordinary bridges and dentures, which many find either uncomfortable or impossible due to tooth structure and personal response. Another advantage of dental implants is that they don’t require damaging adjacent teeth in order to attach replacement teeth.

The Decision on Dental Implants

According to implant dentists, tooth implants aren’t right for everyone. They can only be used on healthy gums with sufficient bone to support them. They also require excellent oral hygiene habits and regular dental visits. While implants typically cost more than other tooth replacement options, it’s possible to get affordable dental implants. Today, many implant dentists offer financing and accept insurance to make affordable dental implants a reality for everyone.

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 11 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
The service was very fast, they made me feel comfortable and I think they did a great job on my teeth
Darlene C.
I never give tens…so nine it is
Brandi G.
Your dental hygienists Ms. Ivy is absolutely wonderful. The front desk staff is awesome. They always make my appointments a great experience.
Stacey W.
My appointment was on a Saturday and even though it was, I still feel like the whole practice was courteous of my time. The male dental assistant that originally got me settled and put the topical […]
Jennifer R.
The explanation I received for the services I requested made sense to me.
Robert D.
Service is awesome
Kristian M.
The staff is friendly and courteous. The service is outstanding.
Daniel B.
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.
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.
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.
You consistently give me good care and I’ve had a number of emergency visits that you’ve helped me through.
Mackenzie B.
The hygenist and doctor were SO nice!!
Jessica D.
I visited Gentle Dental to discuss my dental issues, as a possible new patient. Dr. Shin discussed possible options, a root canal, and I was to notify him of my decision after seeing a periodontist, […]
Philly P.
Excellent service and great staff! I hate the dentist but knowing how nice they are and making sure you’re comfortable makes me come back confident. Highly recommend their services
Somsouk P.
I always have a good experience when I visit
Shaunta P.
You guys were great I was very satisfied
Anita V.
Like the dentist, explains everything and the assistants are knowledgeable and pleasant.
Viola R.
My dentist was able to take my wisdom tooth out without pain. Definitely wpuld recommend him.
Samatha M.
Every appt the staff is very nice,polite and concern..they were efficient with my care and I appreciate their servces
Geraldine J.
The staff was great
Daniel B.
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 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 - 3:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (215) 310-5817
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