To help protect your child’s dental health now and well into adulthood, it’s important to prioritize good dental hygiene at a very early age. In addition to good brushing and flossing habits, your child’s dental health depends on regular cleanings and examinations to catch minor issues before they evolve into serious problems.
We work with children of all ages and provide cleanings, exams, sealants and fluoride treatments. If your children are involved in sports, we can also fit them for custom mouth guards.
Dr. Lawhorne says, “I love my job and I am passionate about dentistry! I really believe in preventative and minimally invasive dentistry, and I will give you my best every time you are in my chair.”Education
B.S., Biology–Washington & Lee University
D.D.S.–Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry
Residency–Monmouth Medical Center
Gentle Dental accepts most dental insurance plans and options. If you do not see your insurance plan below, contact us and we will be happy to assist in confirming your existing insurance provider.
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If you have dental insurance and are concerned about coverage do not hesitate to reach out to our friendly staff. Our team here at Gentle Dental will help you with any payment or insurance questions you may have and will work closely with you to help you get the most out of your dental plan.
Gentle Dental aims to be as gentle on your wallet as our dentists are when providing treatment. Our professional staff will help you get the most from your dental insurance benefits and explain any deductibles and co-pays to you.
Payment options include cash, major credit cards, discount plans, and private financing.
The Gentle Dental Smile Plan is perfect if you don’t have dental insurance and offers significant savings. The plan has no waiting period, involves no paperwork, and covers all pre-existing conditions.
You can enroll as an individual, couple or family and receive significant discounts on preventative services including exams, cleanings, fluoride treatments, and x-rays, as well as a host of other dental services. All other services including specialty care such as extractions, root canals, and orthodontics are discounted 20% from our list prices.
The Smile Plan is effective immediately and there are no claim forms to fill out and no maximums. Seniors 62 and older receive additional discounts on enrollment fees and parents can keep children on their family plan until age 26.
Our goal is to make it as easy as possible for everyone to obtain quality dental care at an affordable price.
We understand that you don’t always have the cash at hand, that’s why we accept most major credit cards and offer flexible financing options which can be helpful if you require more extensive work, orthodontics, or cosmetic procedures that aren’t covered by insurance. These plans can offer:
We want to make paying for dental services as easy as possible. For more information, call us toll-free at 1-800-GENTLE1 to get in touch with the Gentle Dental Office in your neighborhood.
Very courteous they remember my face every time I go in, very sociable, service is great, and friendly staff.
Great team, all have had wonderful personalities and have done an amazing job with my family. I am nervous when it comes to the dentist, but I had such a great experience and they made me feel very comfortable. Feels good to find a trusted team, thank you.
Staff has always been awesome!! Our whole family goes and I don’t like to have dental work done! They make it easy, convenient and relatively painless to make and attend an appointment. The office manager always knows us when we call, the techs couldn’t be any better and Dr. Lawhorne is excellent.
Call us to schedule an appointment today!