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This location is open for dental services. Call us to schedule a visit or if you have questions.

Hours

Monday 8:00-5:00
Tuesday 9:00-6:00
Wednesday 8:00-5:00
Thursday 7:00-5:00
Friday 7:00-3:00
Saturday Closed

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        To Know Us Is To Love Us

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        The Rio Vista Gentle Dental is conveniently located at the northeast corner of North 83rd Avenue and West Ludlow Drive. Our office is north of the Arizona Gastroenterology and Liver Clinic, PC.

        We open at 7 a.m. on Monday through Friday so you can schedule your dental appointments or consultations before work or school. We offer many ways to pay for the dental procedures you need. We accept nearly all major dental insurance plans, allow payment plans for many services, and offer a Dedicated Dental Plan that reduces costs by 20 percent or more on most procedures.

        We specialize in cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, orthodontics, dentures, and prosthetic dentistry (prosthodontics), which restores or reconstructs missing teeth, missing parts of teeth, jaws, and palates. We also offer regular checkups, biannual exams, general family dentistry, and emergency dental services.

        We want you to be comfortable no matter what your dentistry needs are, so our highly experienced team of specialists will discuss procedures with you to make sure you’re well-informed. Our stress-free environment allows patients of all ages to experience dentistry in a whole new way. You’ll be relaxed and supported as we work to enhance your smile.

        Come meet our caring Rio Vista dentists and support staff by scheduling a consultation or appointment today. Call 480-900-5937 for more information about the procedures and payment plans we offer or to ask any questions you may have.

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        WHO WE ARE

        Reviews

        SEE WHAT OUR PATIENTS HAVE TO SAY!

        4.9 /5
        227 reviews
        Google
        5.0/5
        May 3, 2021
        Google Gentle Dental Rio Vista
        I was a patient here when they were An Elegant Smile and was very happy with them. The only reason I left was bc they weren't open on the weekends. I went to Dental Depot and that was a mistake. I came back and am just as happy as I was when I left. Now they're Gentle Dental, Rio Vista. They explain what is going on with your teeth, what treatment plan needs to be done, and schedule you while you're in the office. The staff is always friendly and very good at putting you at ease. On the opposite, Dental Depot (Greenway) barely gave me anything more than "You need thousands of dollars worth of work", but I could never seem get them to go into detail about what was needed and why without playing 20 questions. They were always confused that I was ready to schedule my next appointment in the office and would tell me to just call when I was ready... Um... I was... I've missed An Elegant Smile/Gentle Dental and I'm so glad to be back! If there were to be any "complaint" it's that when I tried to establish them as my dentist with Cigna, their information was difficult to find in Cigna's system. Perhaps they're listed by a corporate phone number.
        Gentle Dental Rio Vista replied on May 3, 2021:
        Jennabear82, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at Gentle Dental Rio Vista!
        Google
        5.0/5
        Apr 2, 2021
        Google Gentle Dental Rio Vista
        The ENTIRE staff was very accommodating and friendly which was very comforting as a new patient! I would recommend Gentle Dental to everyone 👍😁
        Gentle Dental Rio Vista replied on Apr 8, 2021:
        Hi Michael, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience!
        Google
        5.0/5
        Mar 31, 2021
        Google Gentle Dental Rio Vista
        Had a deep cleaning and fillings. Hygienist and Dentist were both super friendly and knowledgeable.
        Gentle Dental Rio Vista replied on Apr 8, 2021:
        Hi Ernest, thank you so much for your positive comments about Gentle Dental Rio Vista!
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        5.0/5
        Mar 22, 2021
        Google Gentle Dental Rio Vista
        Gentle Dental For a very awesome I love my procedure definitely will stick to them for any future work shout out to the ladies room for an office that were really nice and polite and answered all my questions to the young man Jorge that also helped me and my hubby understand and explain my Options.
        Gentle Dental Rio Vista replied on Mar 23, 2021:
        Dear H. Jud, Thank you for the delightful feedback. At the Gentle Dental Rio Vista, we are glad that the team has put you at ease and taken great care of you during your visit. Your review means a lot to us and we look forward to seeing you at your next visit.
        Google
        5.0/5
        Mar 9, 2021
        Google Gentle Dental Rio Vista
        The front girl are very friendly and so are the staff Im the back. I was very impressed with my cleaning with Nedra and amazing job with Dr.Patel as well as her Dental Assistant Jorge. I would highly recommend going to this office, it’s very sanitize and a clean environment!
        Gentle Dental Rio Vista replied on Mar 9, 2021:
        Dear Sara, Thank you for taking the time to post your kind words. At, Gentle Dental Rio Vista, it means a lot to us to know you had a great experience and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit.
        Google
        5.0/5
        Feb 5, 2021
        Google Gentle Dental Rio Vista
        Clean and friendly office and staff. They got me started right away!
        Gentle Dental Rio Vista replied on Feb 19, 2021:
        Hi Michelle, thank you so much for your positive comments about Gentle Dental Rio Vista!
        Google
        5.0/5
        Nov 23, 2020
        Google Gentle Dental Rio Vista
        From the minute I walked in, I knew it was going to be another great visit to the dentist and seriously, who says that? No one likes the dentist, but everyone here is amazing. They care about you and your safety. They talk to you to make you feel safe and comfortable. Then they laugh with you and want to learn about you as though you are family. I can't express enough how I enjoy my visits. Thank you Gentle Dental Rio Vista for being so great!
        Gentle Dental Rio Vista replied on Jan 27, 2021:
        Dear Jacque, Thank you for taking the time to post your kind words. At, Gentle Dental Rio Vista, it means a lot to us to know you had a great experience and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit.
        Google
        5.0/5
        Oct 23, 2020
        Google Gentle Dental Rio Vista
        This Gentle Dental office has been my best experience so far. Dr. Patel is great, very soft touch and fast work. My first time not crying, or wanting to.
        Facebook
        5.0/5
        Oct 9, 2020
        Facebook Gentle Dental Rio Vista
        I cannot even say how much I love this office. I have always hated going to the dentist, but Jackie is the reason I came back. She connected with me during my first appointment, and she’s always so kind and friendly. Dr. Patel and Shay did such a great job. They all create such a warm and welcoming environment. I will definitely be staying with this office.
        Gentle Dental Rio Vista replied on Oct 22, 2020:
        Thank you so much!😊
        Google
        5.0/5
        Oct 9, 2020
        Google Gentle Dental Rio Vista
        I cannot even say how much I love this office. I have always hated going to the dentist, but Jackie is the reason I came back. She connected with me during my first appointment, and she’s always so kind and friendly. Dr. Patel and Shay did such a great job. They all create such a warm and welcoming environment. I will definitely be staying with this office.
        Gentle Dental Rio Vista replied on Oct 23, 2020:
        Dear Samantha Gon, Thank you for taking the time to post your kind words about our staff. We are excited to share this with the team. At, Gentle Dental Rio Vista, it means a lot to us to know you had a great experience and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit.
        Google
        5.0/5
        Jun 30, 2020
        Google Gentle Dental Rio Vista
        Great staff all the way around from the minute you walk through the door. My hygienist Naidra was amazing and comforting. The dental assistant Jackie, who worked with the Doctor on my mouth was super wonderful. I told her how nervous I was and she lovingly put me at ease. Thank you Gentle Dental.
        Gentle Dental Rio Vista replied on Jul 2, 2020:
        Veronica Militello, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at Gentle Dental Rio Vista!
        Google
        5.0/5
        Jun 18, 2020
        Google Gentle Dental Rio Vista
        My dental hygienist, Neidra (I hope I spelled that correctly) was excellent. It's the little things I noticed. She was thorough and extremely careful. One of the most pleasant cleanings I've ever had. The front staff was extremely polite, efficient, and courteous. I drive out of my way to come here because they do such a great job.
        Facebook
        5.0/5
        Feb 26, 2020
        Facebook Gentle Dental Rio Vista
        Some dentists/ Dr.s/ dental assistants are so thorough, I really enjoy my dentist office.
        Facebook
        5.0/5
        Jun 24, 2019
        Facebook Gentle Dental Rio Vista
        Im usually extremely scared of dentist visits, but not at this Gentle Dental! Dr. Grams and her assistant Jackie both made me feel at home and ease!
        Gentle Dental Rio Vista replied on Jun 25, 2019:
        Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we did. We hope you have a great day!
        Google
        5.0/5
        Jun 20, 2019
        Google Gentle Dental Rio Vista
        I have going to this facility since I moved here from Georgia!in 2012. Marcia is always so upbeat and friendly. I stopped in today and chatted with her and checked on my next appointment. Jul 11th! 7/11. Gentle Dental treats their patients like family, I highly recommend them. Please check them out!
        Gentle Dental Rio Vista replied on Jun 21, 2019:
        Hi Charlene Riedl, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience!
        Facebook
        5.0/5
        Jun 20, 2019
        Facebook Gentle Dental Rio Vista
        The staff (Marcia) are always friendly and I love the treatment from my hygienist! I always get a good exam and a new toothbrush and floss! Check them out.
        Gentle Dental Rio Vista replied on Jun 21, 2019:
        Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we did. We hope you have a great day!
        Facebook
        5.0/5
        Jun 19, 2019
        Facebook Gentle Dental Rio Vista
        Great Service. Front office staff is very inviting Thanks Shanon and Marcia!! Great Dentists and staff. Dr Graham is very gentle and kind!!
        Gentle Dental Rio Vista replied on Jun 19, 2019:
        Heather Condray, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at Gentle Dental Rio Vista!
        Google
        5.0/5
        Jun 17, 2019
        Google Gentle Dental Rio Vista
        Dr G and her staff are absolutely amazing. I get anxiety about dental work and they're very patient with me. I'm definitely a happy patient!
        Gentle Dental Rio Vista replied on Jun 20, 2019:
        Dear Aimee Fisher, Thank you for taking the time to post your kind words. At, Gentle Dental Rio Vista, it means a lot to us to know you had a great experience and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit.
        Facebook
        5.0/5
        Jun 17, 2019
        Facebook Gentle Dental Rio Vista
        I’ve been coming here for awhile now. I am always treated very nicely and professionally. I hope today’s visit goes well.
        Gentle Dental Rio Vista replied on Jun 20, 2019:
        Elizabeth Sanchez, we are very happy we could provide you with a positive experience!
        Google
        5.0/5
        May 30, 2019
        Google Gentle Dental Rio Vista
        Great customer service always kind & quick pace very respectful. Never an issue, always leave with a smile 😁
        Gentle Dental Rio Vista replied on May 30, 2019:
        Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we did. We hope you have a great day!

        General Dentistry

        Our general dentistry services take care of the daily dental needs of you and your family.
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        • Preventative Services
        • Restorative Services
        • Emergency Dentistry

        Orthodontics

        We offer a variety of options to achieve the smile you always wanted.
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        • Invisalign
        • Traditional Braces

        Cosmetic Dentistry

        Our cosmetic services include a variety of treatments for patients looking to enhance their smiles.
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        • Teeth Whitening
        • Dentures & Partials
        • Veneers
        • Inlays & Onlays
        • Crowns & Bridges
        • Implants
        • Bone Augmentation

        Specialty Dentistry

        Our extensive network of neighborhood practitioners make it easy to find dental specialists.
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        • Orthodontists
        • Endodontists
        • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
        • Periodontists
        • Prosthodontists

        Insurances We Accept

        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.

        CIGNA HMO
        CIGNA PPO
        METLIFE PPO
        AETNA DMO
        TDA HMO
        EDS HMO
        DELTA AZ-PPO
        UNITED HEALTHCARE PPO
        ASSURANT UDC HMO
        AETNA PPO
        HEALTHCOMP
        DELTACARE PMI HMO
        DELTA DENTAL GEORGIA
        DBP-APIPA - AHCCCS CLM
        UNITED CONCORDIA PPO
        ASSURANT FORTIS PPO
        HUMANA PPO
        GUARDIAN PPO
        SECURECARE DENTAL
        AMERITAS PPO
        BC/BS OF AZ PPO
        DELTA CA-PPO
        DELTA MN - WELLS FARGO

        ...and many more.
        Call to see if your insurance is covered!

        (480) 900-5937

        Questions about Insurance?

        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.

        About Payment

        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

        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.

        To sign up or for questions, please visit www.gdsmileplan.com or call us at 800-277-1112.

        You can also enroll at one of our locations.

        Flexible Financing

        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:

        • Low down payment and no interest1
        • No money down and no interest2
        • Extended terms up to 48 months at 14.9% promotional interest rates3

        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.

        1. Valid photo ID and checking account, credit card or debit card required.
        2. On approved credit. For promotional purchases over $300 if paid in full within promotional period. If promotional purchase is not paid in full within promotional period, interest will be imposed from the date of purchase at 26.99% APR.
        3. On approved credit. For promotional purchases over $1,000. Fixed monthly payments based on repayment over 24, 36, or 48 month period.

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        (480) 900-5937

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