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
Excellent service
Tunisia D.
Love the service
De'noire B.
You guys were great I was very satisfied
Anita V.
My dentist was able to take my wisdom tooth out without pain. Definitely wpuld recommend him.
Samatha M.
Great doctor and staff Made me feel comfortable
Josh F.
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.
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.
The service is great
Piper G.
Friendly and knowledgeable staff.
James M.
Everyone was polite and helpful.
Ashley H.
I received very good customer service etc
Louise W.
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.
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.
I felt comfortable and everything went great!
Laura G.
Like the dentist, explains everything and the assistants are knowledgeable and pleasant.
Viola R.
The staff was great
Daniel B.
Very gentile and kind
Jayne R.
I had a great experience at my appointment, the dentist was indeed gental.
Robert D.
Staff is always polite sand friendly. The dentist takes his time and shows much compassion for his patients
Lynette W.
Great service ans not a long wait
Gabrielle W.
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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