Extended Hours
Experienced Dentists
Adult and Pediatric Services

Hours

Monday 8:00-5:00
Tuesday 8:00-5:00
Wednesday 8:00-5:00
Thursday 9:00-6:00
Friday 8:00-5:00
Saturday By Appt

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

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Please contact our office by phone or complete the appointment request form below. Our scheduling coordinator will connect with you to confirm the appointment.



New Patients

$50 Exam & X-Rays

Includes new patient exam and full mouth X-Rays.

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$100 Off

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Braces from $99 Month

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To Know Us Is To Love Us

LEARN ABOUT US

The Del Lago Gentle Dental is conveniently located on Del Lago Boulevard off of the Escondido Freeway, in the Plaza Del Lago Center.

By staying open until 6 p.m. on most weekdays, we make it easier to fit dental care into your busy schedule. Book an appointment online, give us a call, or stop by our offices to speak to our friendly front desk associates. We accept most major dental insurance plans, and we offer payment plans and reduced rates for those without coverage.

We offer a wide variety of services, including cosmetic dentistry, dental veneers, dental implants, general dentistry, oral surgery, and orthodontics, as well as Ortho Invisalign. We also provide oral surgery sedation for those who need it. Our caring staff works hard to ensure your visit is as stress-free as possible.

We also offer pediatric dental services, catering specifically to small children. We highly encourage parents to bring in their children for routine check-ups at the sign of their first tooth erupting to monitor healthy tooth and jaw development.

Allow our friendly staff to answers your questions or schedule a consultation or appointment by calling 760-517-6915 today. Our office is wheelchair-accessible.

Meet The Team

WHO WE ARE

  • Ambreen Ahmed

    Ambreen Ahmed

    D.D.S., General Dentist

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  • Ashley Kisling

    Ashley Kisling

    D.D.S., Orthodontist

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  • Haris Lakisic

    Haris Lakisic

    DMD, Endodontics

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  • Margaret Novicio

    Margaret Novicio

    D.D.S., General Dentist

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  • Paul Anderson

    Paul Anderson

    D.D.S., M.D. Oral Surgery

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  • Stephen Kallaos

    Stephen Kallaos

    D.D.S. Periodontics

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Reviews

SEE WHAT OUR PATIENTS HAVE TO SAY!

4.8 /5
132 reviews
Google
5.0/5
Jan 19, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Del Lago
I went in not to long ago and I can say I’ve never had my teeth brighter in my life. The customer service and management was amazing. I definitely recommended it to all my friends and family. My brighter smile definitely brings a brighter confidence and I can assure you this place is where you can get that. I’d give more stars if could !
Google
5.0/5
Jan 17, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Del Lago
Everybody here is super nice and show genuine concern for your dental health. They are quick and helpful.
Gentle Dental Del Lago replied on Jan 11, 2019:
Hi Ivan Curiel, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience!
Google
5.0/5
Jan 16, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Del Lago
Great place to see the dentist!! I HATE the dentist and everyone here made me feel at ease! Nice clean place, not a long wait at all!! Went in frowning came out smiling!!
Google
5.0/5
Jan 16, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Del Lago
Outstanding service and fantastic communication. Management made me feel valued and cared for - I’m nervous at the dentist and felt very at ease here. Thank you so much!!
Google
5.0/5
Jan 15, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Del Lago
Been to a lot of dental places before but none compares to this one. Great service, people and economical. The manager and doctor makes a excellent team.
Google
5.0/5
Jan 15, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Del Lago
Awesome clean sanitary professional organized very good energy, the manager Dr.Novicio has outstanding services made me feel welcome and accomplished when finished I hate mouth work but with her professionalism this process was a bliss and I can not wait for next check up!!!
Google
5.0/5
Jan 9, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Del Lago
I really love this place!!! Doctor Novicio is a great doctor, and tj is a greater assistant as well. Front office is so wonderful great customer service very pleasant place to go.
Google
5.0/5
Dec 20, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Del Lago
Great experience
Google
5.0/5
Dec 19, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Del Lago
All the staff are great in terms of treating me specifically, Dr. Feldman, Dr. Kallaos, Patricia, Lily and Laritza.. They are all pleasant and joy to deal with.
Google
5.0/5
Dec 19, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Del Lago
The staff is very welcoming, friendly, and attentive. I saw a huge difference on my teeth after a short period of time. Would definitely recommend!
Google
5.0/5
Dec 19, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Del Lago
Excellent customer service from Laritza and Lily and very caring Ortho Dr Mchenry and assistants Jeff, Kadir, James and Patricia the hygienist
Google
5.0/5
Dec 17, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Del Lago
Excellent customer service, very thorough and gentle. Love the new doctor very friendly and makes sure you are comfortable and know what's going on the whole time. Love this place.
Google
5.0/5
Dec 14, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Del Lago
I had been going to this place for 6 years now. The staff is very respectful and kind and make sure you feel comfortable. The office is clean and organized. Overall, this dental office is amazing and I absolutely recommend!
Google
5.0/5
Dec 13, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Del Lago
Great experience TLC all the way
Google
5.0/5
Dec 13, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Del Lago
I got my teeth cleaned with this dentist and she is the best I’ve ever been to. She is so kind and caring. Excellent and compassionate about her job and her clients. I really appreciate the management team there too, all around amazing!!
Google
5.0/5
Dec 13, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Del Lago
Wonderful people! Me and my family didn’t have to wait like most places. it was nice and clean and full of customer service. Dr Novocio is my kind of doctor. I shall return.
Google
5.0/5
Nov 22, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Del Lago
I went to the dentist and received great service and only waited a short time.
Google
5.0/5
Nov 22, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Del Lago
great place for dental needs. not nervous and everyone was nice
Google
5.0/5
Nov 20, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Del Lago
Went in for a cleaning and the staff was wonderful. Will be going back in 6 months for sure
Google
5.0/5
Nov 14, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Del Lago
Great experience on my teeth.. No issues life great I can smile again.

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
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Emergency Dentistry

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

Pediatric Dentistry

Our pediatric services include a variety of treatments and specialties for patients looking to enhance their smiles.
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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
DELTA CA-PPO
MET SAFEGUARD HMO
METLIFE PPO
UHC-DBP HMO
DHS HMO
CA DENTAL NET HMO
MDG-MDC GUARDIAN HMO
CIGNA HMO
CIGNA PPO
HEALTHCOMP
ANTHEM B/C CA HMO
AETNA DMO
LIBERTY DENTAL HMO
CONVERSION
UCCI TRICARE / FMDP
UHC-PACIFICARE HMO
UNITED CONCORDIA PPO

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

(760) 517-6915

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.

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(760) 517-6915

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Gentle in So Many Ways

Gentle on Your Mind

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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