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Hours

Monday 9:00-5:00
Tuesday 9:00-5:00
Wednesday 9:00-5:00
Thursday 9:00-5:00
Friday 9:00-5:00
Saturday Closed

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  • Monday – Thursday: 7:15am – 8pm PST
  • Friday: 7:15am – 6pm PST
  • Saturday: 7:30am – 4pm PST

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        To Know Us Is To Love Us

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        Conveniently located at 9600 Rosedale Highway Suite A, Gentle Dental Rosedale serves patients living in and around Bakersfield, California, including Fruitvale, South San Lauren, Windsong, and Greenacres.

        At Gentle Dental Rosedale, we take a patient-first approach with friendly and affordable dentistry options. Using new technology and the latest techniques, we strive to make your trip to the dentist as gentle as possible. Our Rosedale dentists provide a full spectrum of services, including preventative and restorative procedures, root canal therapy, inlays and onlays, crowns and bridges, and expert oral surgery.

        We also offer comprehensive cosmetic dental procedures. This includes effective whitening treatments and durable veneers that look completely natural, as well as traditional orthodontics and Invisalign clear aligners to straighten your teeth.

        Since dental problems occur unexpectedly, we offer convenient emergency treatment, flexible scheduling, and extended hours Mondays and Saturdays. To maximize affordability for our patients, we also accept the vast majority of dental insurance plans, provide flexible financing, and offer a Dedicated Dental Plan. This plan comes with major discounts for preventative care, diagnostic services and specific dental treatments.

        When you visit Gentle Rosedale, you will be welcomed in as family. Whatever your dental issues, whatever your schedule, we are ideally equipped to provide expert dental treatment at an affordable price. Our office is located right off of Rosedale highway, next to CVS Pharmacy and Kohl’s Department Store. Visit our office for a consultation, cleaning, or professional treatment to achieve a healthy, attractive smile. Call us today at 661-829-4962.

        Meet The Team

        WHO WE ARE

        • Ali Pootrakul

          Ali Pootrakul

          D.D.S., M.D. Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

        Reviews

        SEE WHAT OUR PATIENTS HAVE TO SAY!

        4.8 /5
        113 reviews
        Google
        5.0/5
        Mar 29, 2021
        Google Gentle Dental Rosedale
        Wonderful staff and amazing doctor. I hope they keep this one this time!
        Gentle Dental Rosedale replied on Apr 8, 2021:
        Hi Mildred, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience!
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        5.0/5
        Mar 23, 2021
        Google Gentle Dental Rosedale
        Very happy to see us as new patients and friendly!
        Gentle Dental Rosedale replied on Mar 25, 2021:
        Hi Kyleigh, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience!
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        5.0/5
        Mar 22, 2021
        Google Gentle Dental Rosedale
        Best dental experience.
        Gentle Dental Rosedale replied on Mar 22, 2021:
        We appreciate your positive review about your recent experience with us!
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        5.0/5
        Mar 22, 2021
        Google Gentle Dental Rosedale
        Very friendly and knowledgeable staff!
        Gentle Dental Rosedale replied on Mar 22, 2021:
        Hi Angela, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience!
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        5.0/5
        Mar 17, 2021
        Google Gentle Dental Rosedale
        I Recently had dental work done at, Dedicated Dental on Rosedale Highway. Thank you to all the medical staff that played a part And making sure I was comfortable and satisfied with my dental work. A special thanks to Pauline in the front office for the prompt response for my scheduling and my insurance Approvals.
        Gentle Dental Rosedale replied on Apr 6, 2021:
        Tracy, we're happy you found our staff to be so supportive during your experience here at Gentle Dental Rosedale.
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        5.0/5
        Mar 15, 2021
        Google Gentle Dental Rosedale
        Great service ! Kristina is such a sweetheart 💖
        Gentle Dental Rosedale replied on Apr 15, 2021:
        Iveth, thank you for your kind words and this wonderful review!
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        5.0/5
        Mar 8, 2021
        Google Gentle Dental Rosedale
        Jacqueline Mena was astounding! Ver helpful and provides true customer service.
        Gentle Dental Rosedale replied on Apr 8, 2021:
        Derek, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at Gentle Dental Rosedale!
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        5.0/5
        Dec 3, 2020
        Facebook Gentle Dental Rosedale
        I was very sad my dentist closed but I had to continue with my care. Now I am so happy I changed dentist. All staff was amazing! From the entrance till I walked out. I found my new home.
        Gentle Dental Rosedale replied on Dec 15, 2020:
        Hi Gabby Perez, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience!
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        5.0/5
        Nov 11, 2020
        Google Gentle Dental Rosedale
        I was able to retrieve a quick appointment and they took care of all my dental work in a timely manner
        Gentle Dental Rosedale replied on Nov 13, 2020:
        Kent Bush, thank you for sharing your positive experience!
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        5.0/5
        Nov 11, 2020
        Google Gentle Dental Rosedale
        Amazing customer service
        Gentle Dental Rosedale replied on Nov 13, 2020:
        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
        Nov 11, 2020
        Google Gentle Dental Rosedale
        Staff was friendly and helpful. Gave me good options on how I can pay for medical expenses.
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        5.0/5
        Nov 11, 2020
        Google Gentle Dental Rosedale
        always an awesome experience! staff is very knowledgeable and friendly!
        Google
        5.0/5
        Nov 11, 2020
        Google Gentle Dental Rosedale
        Staff is always friendly and the hygienist is amazing! I have been a patient of hers for years!
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        5.0/5
        Nov 11, 2020
        Google Gentle Dental Rosedale
        The staff was amazing. I was so nervous and they talked me through every step and my fear was put to ease. I will definitely show up to my next appointment
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        4.0/5
        Jul 13, 2020
        Google Gentle Dental Rosedale
        Alot of people have unrealistic expectations when it comes to Dental work. These girls care and they have to handle more then just one person. The Doctor here has made a huge difference in the atmosphere. I would say a pretty good office.
        Gentle Dental Rosedale replied on Jul 14, 2020:
        Dear Mike Taylor, 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 Rosedale, it means a lot to us to know you had a great experience and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit.
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        5.0/5
        Jun 17, 2020
        Facebook Gentle Dental Rosedale
        First experience was great, staff was kind and the dr was nice.
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        5.0/5
        May 18, 2020
        Facebook Gentle Dental Rosedale
        Ive been going to gentle dental for several years. Today was my first appointment at the location on Rosedale. Who says they had a great experience at the dentist? well now i can say i do! Best experince at any dentist office ever. from the most friendly/lovely girls in the front to the Dr. If you are looking for fast, easy, friendly experience come here. 👍👍
        Google
        5.0/5
        Mar 11, 2020
        Google Gentle Dental Rosedale
        FRIENDLY STAFF AND AMAZING DOCTOR!
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        5.0/5
        Feb 13, 2020
        Google Gentle Dental Rosedale
        Friendly staff, awesome doctor
        Google
        5.0/5
        Feb 13, 2020
        Google Gentle Dental Rosedale
        I can’t say enough good things about this place! Strongly recommend.

        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.

        DELTACARE PMI HMO
        UHC-DBP HMO
        CIGNA HMO
        LIBERTY DENTAL HMO
        DELTA CA-PPO
        UCCI CONCORD PLUS HMO
        HEALTHCOMP
        ANTHEM B/C CA HMO
        AETNA DMO
        UNITED CONCORDIA PPO
        AETNA PPO
        GUARDIAN PPO

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

        (661) 360-1207

        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.

        Our In-House Discount Plan – The Gentle Dental Plan

        For more details or to enroll, visit: www.gentledentalplan.com or call 1(800) 903-2532.
        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.

        Don’t see the service you need? Give us a call!

        (661) 360-1207

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        Our experienced Dental Professionals use the latest techniques to be as gentle as possible.

        Gentle on Your Wallet

        We accept most insurance plans, have a discount plan for those without, and offer flexible payment options.

        Gentle on Your Schedule

        We make your life easier with convenient hours including evenings and weekends.

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