Only dentist I have ever been to where I don't have a panic attack!
Staff explains what they are going to do without overdoing it. They make sure I am comfortable. Front desk staff is courteous and easy to work with.
Gentle Dental of WPB-Military
My daughter and I had good office experience on my office visit. The manager there and staff were very curtious and freindly and professional. My daughter and I like our Hygienist F.Meshrieki, she is very sweet and also courteous and professional. I like the idea that they work with me to try to keep our appts on the same day. That make s my schedule so much easier. Please keep up the great work. :)
Gentle Dental of WPB-Forest Hill
The staff is great, very helpful and wonderful customer service.
Especially Mimi Garcia. She is an absolute pleasure to deal with and goes above and beyond to make sure everything is taken care of. I will recommend that office to everyone I know.I'm more than happy with my experiences at the office.
Gentle Dental of Delray Beach
I just have to say that the staff here is amazing!! I'm 52 years old and I have to say that my experience so far with this office has been hands down the best ever. The office manager is fantastic and she should be proud of the wonderful staff she manages. Thanks so much for everything girls!!!
Gentle Dental of WPB-Military
I had a root canal with Dr. Spott. I had never had to use him prior to this root canal and had a bit of trepidation. Not only does he have an extremely pleasant personality, but he treated his assistant with the utmost respect. I had NO pain and didn't even need to take a tylenol when I got home! I would encourage anyone who needs an endodontist to call Dr. Spott!!!
Gentle Dental of Delray Beach
It was my first visit and I was greeted with such delight! I felt as if I was one of your favorite patient. The hygienist was friendly and great to work with and I will certainly be coming back.
Gentle Dental of Parkland
This office is amazing. I have always had a fear of the dentist, however, they make me feel so comfortable and relaxed. Everyone in the office is friendly and helpful...I can't believe I am actually gushing about a dentist office. highly recommend this office to anyone...so glad I found them.
Gentle Dental of Jupiter - University Blvd
I had my first visit in many years and the staff at Gentle Dental Pompano were fantastic. Abtrice, one of the assistants, took care of me and let me know everything I needed for my next appointment. Everyone there was courteous, knowledgeable, and above all personable. I will gladly recommend Gentle Dental to my family and friends! A+ service!
Gentle Dental of Pompano Beach
Dr. Shofnos is the most competent dentist I have ever met. He is compassionate and extremely gentle in his dentistry. It was my pleasure to have my teeth cleaned yesterday by your hygienist, Rada. He is very caring, quick and painless.
Gentle Dental of Cooper City
First visit...almost seems like you're running a contest..who can be most helpful & charming. Really like Dr Alvarez...and will be back this Friday to start very intensive procedures.
Gentle Dental of Cooper City
Reconstructive and Specialty Dental Treatment
The Gental Dental Group can help you replace missing teeth, fix areas affected by chips or other damage, and improve the overall form and function of your teeth. With reconstructive dentistry options like dental implants or crowns, our Lake Worth, Florida dentists can give you long-lasting solutions that look and feel like your natural teeth.
Please contact Gental Dental for more information on our reconstructive dentistry procedures, or to schedule an appointment.
- Crowns and Bridges
Dental crowns are used to restore a tooth with substantial damage from decay or fracture, or a tooth that will no longer support a traditional filling. A crown is typically an effective solution that feels comfortable in our patientsâ€™ mouths, while allowing our dentists to preserve the natural tooth.
As a common general dentistry procedure, crowns are permanent dental prosthetics that cover the affected tooth above the gum line, concealing the damage completely. There are three main types of crowns used by our dentists, as follows:
- Porcelain-fused-to-metal crowns
- All metal, or gold crowns
- 100% ceramic crowns
The specific type of dental crown used depends on each patientâ€™s situation and the desired results. Typical factors that affect the type of crown depend on the position and condition of the tooth and any existing restorations already in place, as well as the general strength of the surrounding teeth. The dentists at Gentle Dental will address each individual case, and then thoroughly discuss their assessment with regards to overall comfort, function, and the aesthetic appearance to help each patient develop appropriate expectations for their general dentistry procedure.
A bridge is comprised of multiple prosthetic teeth, and allows our dentists to restore one of more missing teeth permanently. After the dentists prepare our patientsâ€™ existing teeth to accept the bridge, it will be connected to the remaining teeth. If necessary, one or more dental implants will be surgically placed in the patientâ€™s mouth to further support the bridges and additional general dentistry procedures that may be required in the future.
- Dental Implants
One of the most popular procedures of specialty and reconstructive dentistry is dental implants. Whether a patient is in need of a single tooth replacement, or a full-mouth rehabilitation, dental implants provide a safe, effective, permanent fix for missing teeth.
Dental implants are surgically placed by our oral surgeons or periodontists. The surgical screw replaces the original root of the lost or extracted tooth, and provides a permanent holding place for the special crown. Once the bone heals around the implant, our West Palm Beach general dentists places the porcelain tooth over the implant, providing our patients with results that can last a lifetime.
When a patient loses most or all of their teeth, a number of implants may be placed to secure a bridge or removable denture to ensure the teeth will remain in place. With dental implants, our patients can eat and smile with confidence, knowing the tooth, bridge, or denture will not fall out.
- Periodontal Care
Periodontal or gum disease affects millions of Americans, and left untreated often leads to more serious dental issues such as future tooth loss. Since the gums are the foundation of our patientsâ€™ teeth, treating periodontal disease and maintaining healthy oral habits are a vital priority that our dentists remain extremely dedicated to.
Periodontal disease not only affects our patientsâ€™ oral health, but can also elevate the risk of stroke and heart disease. As one of the most important things our patients can do to support their oral health, our West Palm Beach periodontists encourage routine check-ups and complete periodontal exams.
There is no cure for gum disease, which means periodontal therapy with the Gentle Dental periodontist and our highly trained dental hygienists is extremely important. At-home care and maintenance of healthy teeth and gums is especially important, but certain procedures that further support the health of our patientsâ€™ gums can only be performed in our dental offices, such as scaling, root planing, and Arrestin â„˘ antimicrobial antibiotics.
- Root Canals (Endodontics)
Endodontics or root canal treatment is a procedure designed to save our patientâ€™s teeth by removing necrotic nerve, blood vessels, and bacteria in the pulp of the teeth. Root canal therapy is very effective in saving teeth, even when badly infected and severely broken down. While simple root canals may be performed by our West Palm Beach general dentists, more complex root canal procedures are typically performed in-office by our endodontists to further enhance the comfort and overall satisfaction for our patients.
- Teeth Extractions
Dental extractions are performed for a variety of reasons, including tooth decay or injury, the surfacing of problematic wisdom teeth, or the need to make room for orthodontic procedures. Many dental extractions are performed in conjunction with other general, cosmetic, or restorative procedures by our highly trained dental professionals.
- TMJ Treatment
The chronic migraine headaches and neck tension associated with TMJ can be caused by grinding or clenching of the teeth, as well as an awkward shape, position, or movement of the jaw muscles. FDA approved treatment known as the NTI appliance is now available, and does not require medicine or surgery to correct the painful symptoms associated with TMJ.
Recent advancements in general dentistry have improved the overall look and feel of dentures. Despite this increasingly natural look and feel however, the dentures may still feel strange at first.
Dentures are prosthetic teeth that allow our dentists at Gentle Dental to replace missing teeth, and can be used for partial or complete dental restorations. Each individual case requires a comprehensive general dentistry exam, and assessment of the overall need for the reconstructive procedure, as well as constant monitoring at first to ensure the correct fit is achieved.
Cosmetic dentures allow our dentists to address any aesthetic concerns our patients may have stemming from missing teeth. Whether a partial or complete cosmetic denture is required, recent advancements in cosmetic dentistry have enabled the dentists at our West Palm Beach office to create more natural, comfortable dentures.
Cosmetic dentures are made of prosthetic teeth, and can be custom fit to match any patientsâ€™ cosmetic dentistry needs. The Gentle Dental Group is also able to make specific adjustments to account for the changes in our mouths over time and ensure the cosmetic dentures stay in place.
Removable Partial Dentures
Removable partial dentures provide an alternative option for those patients hoping to avoid the need for complete dentures or dental implants. Cosmetically, the partial dentures look very similar to natural teeth, and are comprised of strong, comfortable material. They are commonly held together with a plastic and metal structure, and attached to the patientâ€™s remaining teeth.