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
Great service
Khadijah B.
Great service ans not a long wait
Gabrielle W.
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 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.
Staff is always polite sand friendly. The dentist takes his time and shows much compassion for his patients
Lynette W.
You have a professional team working at your office you have a pleasant staff thank you
Albert M.
Very gentile and kind
Jayne R.
Everyone there is very friendly appointment was right on time
Patricia L.
I received very good customer service etc
Louise W.
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.
The explanation I received for the services I requested made sense to me.
Robert D.
I felt comfortable and everything went great!
Laura G.
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.
Like the dentist, explains everything and the assistants are knowledgeable and pleasant.
Viola R.
Visit went well. Hygienist was nice and fast. The dentist was also nice.
Katrina T.
I went to get a root canal scared as ever it didn’t take long, painless and I like the fact that the dentist hid the needle from me.
Zahiyah B.
Friendly and knowledgeable staff.
James M.
Solved my concerns and were clear with answering all my questions
Anjali R.
Is clean and nice staff and fast
Daisy S.
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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