Extended Hours
Experienced Dentists
Adult and Pediatric Services

Hours

Monday 9:00-6:00
Tuesday 9:00-6:00
Wednesday 9:00-6:00
Thursday 9:00-6:00
Friday 9:00-6:00
Saturday 8:00-3:00 (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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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

The Indio Gentle Dental office is conveniently located on Dr. Carreon Boulevard, across the road from Sloan’s.

We offer flexible office hours to fit your scheduling needs, including emergency visits. We accept most types of dental insurance and can help arrange no-interest payment plans for procedures not covered by insurance. Our Dedicated Dental Plan offers reduced rates for uninsured patients, including low-cost preventative and diagnostic care.

Our friendly, caring dental professionals offer personalized dentistry to patients of all ages, including infants and children. In addition to family dentistry, we offer endodontics, orthodontics, periodontics, and oral surgery. Ask our specialists about cosmetics services to learn how we can help you improve the appearance of your smile.

We pride ourselves on offering compassionate, gentle dental services in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Our highly trained dental staff provide open communication with patients before, during, and after treatments so you can make informed decisions about your oral health.

Stop in to see us at our wheelchair-accessible office on Dr. Carreon Boulevard. To set up an appointment or for further assistance, please call us at 760-552-8761. One of our friendly staff members will be happy to speak with you.

Meet The Team

WHO WE ARE

  • Ali Pootrakul

    Ali Pootrakul

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

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  • Dennis Pham

    Dennis Pham

    D.D.S., Orthodontist

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  • Haris Lakisic

    Haris Lakisic

    DMD, Endodontics

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  • Kristina Pham

    Kristina Pham

    D.D.S. General Dentist

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  • Stephen Kallaos

    Stephen Kallaos

    D.D.S. Periodontics

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  • Yvetta Janku

    Yvetta Janku

    D.D.S. General Dentistry

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Reviews

SEE WHAT OUR PATIENTS HAVE TO SAY!

4.9 /5
104 reviews
Facebook
5.0/5
Dec 6, 2019
Facebook Gentle Dental Indio
Friendly people. Painless crown replacement. Very personal and professional
Google
5.0/5
Dec 4, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Indio
My first time at Gentle dental, I have to say I was very impressed! They are true professionals in every possible way. Definitely will be making gentle dental my go to for all my family's dental needs. Special shout out to the girls that made everything happen especially the great experience Christina and Erika.
Google
5.0/5
Dec 3, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Indio
Gental Dentle of Indio, CA. Is a Family of extrodinary Goodness, All Technical and support staff, such as Veronica, Chriistina, and Erica are a Joy to work with... My wife's and my Dentist Dr. Pham is a kind, Technical and Hippocratic Oath, based Dentist. If you find a dentist not to your liking you can graciously change. However my experience demonstrates 99% of this Team is Perfect. Much I believe is related to the Office Manager "Matt" who emulates: a Kind and Thoughtful Human Being...! And his team reflects it. Not only on their own individual merrits, but by Matt's Leadership. You will not go wrong by joining the Gental Dental Team! Thank You to Veronica for your kindness and for sending me this Evaluation Review... Cheers and Kind Regards, Russ Otter PS: Thier Peradontis: Dr. Kalloses is a Common Sense wonderful Doctor.
Google
5.0/5
Nov 19, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Indio
I've been a patient for over 12 years here at Ge tal Dental in Indio, and honestly I wouldn't go anywhere else, really good service! The staff and drs are very friendly. Dr. Janku has done an amazing job with all my dental needs. Veronica, Erika and Cristina always welcome me with a smile, they're always calling before an appointment to remind me, they do such a great job! Highly recommend this dental office! Great and legitimate service. You will look forward to going to the dentist 😁
Google
5.0/5
Nov 10, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Indio
Gentle dental is a great example of what all dental offices should be like, very clean and presentable. I definitely recommend for adults and children of all ages. Prices are alittle high. And they work with insurance too.
Facebook
5.0/5
Oct 30, 2019
Facebook Gentle Dental Indio
Very experienced. Try very hard to make everything work right.
Facebook
5.0/5
Oct 17, 2019
Facebook Gentle Dental Indio
Great service! Everyone is professional and friendly.
Google
5.0/5
Oct 17, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Indio
(Translated by Google) Martha is a very professional assistant, they make you feel very good both the doctor and the receptionists do an excellent job thanks girls for their work (Original) Martha es una asistente muy profesional te hacen sentir muy bien tanto la doctora ,como las recepcionistas hacen un excelente trabajo gracias chicas x su labor
Facebook
5.0/5
Oct 16, 2019
Facebook Gentle Dental Indio
Very helpful with my autistic
Gentle Dental Indio replied on Oct 16, 2019:
Hi Laurene Cooper, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience!
Facebook
5.0/5
Oct 9, 2019
Facebook Gentle Dental Indio
the Dr.and Staff treat you with care
Gentle Dental Indio replied on Oct 10, 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
Oct 9, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Indio
I'm very happy with doctor Pham and her assistant Martha i would recommend this office
Gentle Dental Indio replied on Oct 14, 2019:
Hi Grace Velderrain, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience!
Facebook
5.0/5
Oct 8, 2019
Facebook Gentle Dental Indio
recomiendo a personas a esta oficina porque la asistente Martha y la doctora janko muy amables y explican todo muy bien
Gentle Dental Indio replied on Oct 8, 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
Oct 8, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Indio
Service and staff was great, I highly recommend
Facebook
5.0/5
Oct 4, 2019
Facebook Gentle Dental Indio
The friendliest team I have met, I Love coming here, especially after the remodel, now they’re next level. Very modern looking office and amazing service from everybody. Highly recommended.
Gentle Dental Indio replied on Oct 8, 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
Oct 4, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Indio
This office is great, very clean, the staff is amazing, very knowledgeable and they work very well with kids.
Gentle Dental Indio replied on Oct 8, 2019:
Hi A M, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience!
Google
5.0/5
Sep 20, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Indio
I dont like going to the denist. But my experiences at Gental Dental was Superb. They staff was excellent, very patient. The cleaning process was great. The denist herself was Awsome. Now I have the most wonderful smile. I owe it all to Gental Dental. I recommend them to all of you that are scared to visit the denist. Uou will love them.
Gentle Dental Indio replied on Oct 8, 2019:
Dear Valaria Miller, Thank you for taking the time to post your kind words. At, Gentle Dental Indio, 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
Sep 20, 2019
Facebook Gentle Dental Indio
Muy profesionales.. Muy Amables ..Y precios muy Accesibles ..
Gentle Dental Indio replied on Oct 8, 2019:
We appreciate your positive review about your recent experience with us!
Google
5.0/5
Sep 18, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Indio
I would like to thank Gental Dental for the great care of my mother, special Thanks to Martha!!
Gentle Dental Indio replied on Oct 8, 2019:
Lucy Munoz, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at Gentle Dental Indio!
Facebook
5.0/5
Sep 16, 2019
Facebook Gentle Dental Indio
I have been going to them for years! They helped me tremendously when I could not pay immediately, and worked out a payment plan. That was important to me because I wanted a better smile and could never get it done. I appreciate that they are helping me achieve that.
Gentle Dental Indio replied on Oct 8, 2019:
Dear Sue Duran, Thank you for the wonderful feedback. At the Gentle Dental Indio, 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
Sep 9, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Indio
(Translated by Google) Omg ... the best experience of my life today ... very good Doctor. ..Janannie, Martha ... very good at your job. , .. my respects to you. ..Martha always willing to help., Even gives you a pleasure to find people like that. ... God take care of you and always bless you and your families. .. Very good service from the front desk, the chika that takes the X rays ... really. ..the community must know this. .. I recommend them 100%. Very friendly all. ..Pure Power Women ... !! Thank you very much for your help ... !! (Original) Omg...la mejor experiencia de mi vida hoy...muy buena Doctora. ..Jeannie,Martha...muy buenas en su trabajo. ,..mis respetos para ustedes. ..Martha siempre dispuesta a ayudar.,hasta le da uno gusto de encontrar personas así. ..Dios las cuide y las bendiga siempre a ustedes y a sus familias. ..Muy buen servicio desde front Desk,la chika que toma los X rays...en verdad. ..la comunidad debe de saber ésto. ..Yo los recomiendo al 100 % .Muy amables todas. ..Puro Power Women ...!!Muchas gracias por su ayuda...!!

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

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
DELTA CA-PPO
METLIFE PPO
UHC-DBP HMO
DHS HMO
CA DENTAL NET HMO
CIGNA HMO
CIGNA PPO
HEALTHCOMP
ACCESS DENTAL HF/HMO
ANTHEM B/C CA HMO
LIBERTY DENTAL HMO

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

(760) 552-8761

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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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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