Hours

Monday 8:00-5:00
Tuesday 8:00-5:00
Wednesday 8:00-5:00
Thursday 8:00-5:00
Friday 8:00-5:00
Saturday 8:00-3:00 (1st and 3rd Sat)

Service representatives standing by

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

New Patients

$50 Exam & X-Rays

Includes new patient exam and full mouth X-Rays.

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New Patients

$100 Off Non-Covered Services

New patients only. On services of $300 or greater not covered by insurance.

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Ortho Special

Braces from $99 Month

Flexible payment plans. Including FREE Orthodontic consultation.

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To Know Us Is To Love Us

LEARN ABOUT US

Well-placed at 520 Broadway Ave in Chula Vista, Gentle Dental offers expert specialty dental care for residents living in and around Chula Vista, California.

With a patient-first approach, our skilled dental professionals leverage cutting-edge technology and years of experience to deliver first-rate specialty services. From routine check-ups to crowns, bridges, inlays, onlays and oral surgery, our team performs a diverse selection of services for patients of every age. Whether you need compassionate pediatric dentistry for young patients or veneers, orthodontics, and teeth whitening treatments, our office is the first place to call.

With a patient-first approach, our team builds lasting relationships through honest communication and friendly service. We also offer flexible scheduling, including emergency dental services and after-hours appointments on weekends and holidays.

Dedicated to providing affordable dental care for every patient who needs it, our office accepts most major PPOs and DHMOs. For patients without insurance coverage, we offer a Dedicated Dental Plan, which provides affordable preventive and diagnostic care, along with discounts of 20% or more on most necessary dental treatments.

If you require orthodontics or have exceeded your annual insurance cap, we also provide flexible financing options, which split treatment costs into affordable monthly payments. With our convenient payment options, there’s simply no reason for anyone to go without specialty dental care in Chula Vista.

Chula Vista Gentle Dental offers skilled, compassionate oral care in a relaxing, stress-free setting. Contact our office to schedule a consultation, examination, cleaning or treatment and get a healthy smile you can be proud of.

Meet The Team

WHO WE ARE

  • Stephen E. Needle

    Stephen E. Needle

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

Explore our services

  • General Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Specialty Dentistry
  • Pediatric Dentistry
General Dentistry General Dentistry

Our friendly dentists, caring hygienists and helpful staff are here for your whole family.

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Orthodontics Orthodontics

Stop hiding your smile. Get the straight teeth you’ve always wanted.

Specialty Dentistry Specialty Dentistry

Our extensive network of neighborhood practitioners makes finding specialists easy.

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Pediatric Dentistry Pediatric Dentistry

Give your child the compassionate and thorough care they deserve.

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Life, it happens.

Life, it happens.
And we're here
when it does.

Going to the dentist should fit your schedule, not the other way around. We’ll get to know you and your family, work with your calendar, and keep things quick, simple, and thorough.

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“Gentle Dental is my favorite dentist office I have ever been to. They are professional, understanding and reasonably priced. I can’t help but walk out with a smile!”
Jacqueline K
“Gentle Dental has made staying on top of oral health easy for the whole family. We all come in on the same day, which is a blessing for our busy schedules.”
Brian R
“I always wanted a straighter smile, but held off due to costs. When I shared my concerns with my dentist, the team helped me find a cost-effective solution for Invisalign—and whitening, too!”
Colette C
"Best dentist I’ve had. I used to be a nervous patient, but not anymore.
The team here is patient and kind.”
Brian R
"Best dentist I’ve had. I used to be a nervous patient, but not anymore.
The team here is patient and kind.”
Brian R
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