FRIENDLY, CONVENIENT & FLEXIBLE
Our experienced Dental Professionals use the latest techniques to be as gentle as possible.
We make your life easier with convenient hours including evenings and weekends.
We accept most insurance plans, have a discount plan for those without, and offer flexible payment options.
Our general dentistry services take care of the daily dental needs of you and your family.
Our cosmetic services include a variety of treatments for patients looking to enhance their smiles.
Our extensive network of neighborhood practitioners make it easy to find dental specialists.
Our pediatric services include a variety of treatments and specialties for patients looking to enhance their smiles.
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.
LIBERTY DENTAL HMO
MDG-MDC GUARDIAN HMO
CA DENTAL NET HMO
MET SAFEGUARD HMO
DELTACARE CA HMO
ANTHEM B/C CA HMO
UHC-BLUE SHIELD HMO
...and many more.
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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.
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 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.
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:
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.
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Flexible payment plans. Including FREE Orthodontic consultation.
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LEARN ABOUT US
The Laguna Woods Gentle Dental is conveniently located at the intersection of El Toro Road and Paseo De Valencia, behind Starbucks.
We offer flexible hours for your convenience, including early mornings and evenings, and accept most insurance plans. For those without dental insurance, we offer a Dedicated Dental Plan that provides low-cost preventive and diagnostic care, as well as discounts of 20 percent or more on most dental treatments. We also have payment plans available as needed.
Our friendly team of dental professionals is eager to put a smile on your face by providing sincere and compassionate care. We offer gentle, personalized family dentistry for patients of all ages. Our skilled team of dentists can help you with all types of general dentistry, orthodontics, cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, oral surgery, endodontics, and much more. We’re also happy to offer sleep dentistry for patients with severe cases of anxiety.
We pride ourselves on building relationships for life with our patients by providing a great patient experience, excellent service for all your dental needs, and education to help maintain good oral health and overall well-being. We promise to make you feel valued, respected, and as important as family — that’s the Gentle Dental Way.
We are walking distance from Laguna Woods Village retirement community.
Stop in and see us on El Toro Road. We offer convenient, handicapped-accessible parking. To set up an appointment or for further assistance, please call us at 949-427-9675. One of our friendly staff members will be happy to speak with you.
WHO WE ARE
For Dr. Alkatib, patient care is his first concern and he appreciates how the teamwork at Gentle Dental allows him to concentrate on helping his patients develop comfortable and confident smiles as he nurtures trusting relationships with them. He realizes that your oral health has a profound impact on your overall well-being.
Dr. Alkatib completed his dental studies at the USC School of Dentistry, from which he was also awardwd his Endodontics Certificate. Dr. Alkatib is also an internationally trained Oral Surgeon. Because of his dual training, he has a special interest in Surgical Endodontics. He is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and Tri-County Dental Society.
Dr. Alkatib is an avid swimmer and enjoys hiking and spending time with his wife and three children. During his free time, he also enjoys cooking, and traveling to different countries to learn new recipes.
D.D.S. – USC
Certificate, Endodontics – USC
American Dental Association; California Dental Association; Tri-County Dental Society
D.D.S. General Dentist
D.D.S. General Dentist
“Dr. Mohsin” as his patients call him, says that dentistry runs in his family: “Growing up in my father’s dental office, I found it absolutely fascinating! Watching him and his lab technicians create amazing new smiles and relieving people of pain. I knew then that I also wanted to be a dentist!”
Dr. Mohsin received his Dental Degree in Karachi at the LMC School of Dentistry and Medicine. He completed his California State Board License Exam at the University of Pacific. Dr. Mohsin also attended additional trainging for Implants, Periodontology, Root Canals and Cosmetic Dentistry at the Boston University Goldman School, the University of Southern California, the University of Pacific and Loma Linda University. He is also certified Invisalign Dentist.
Dr. Moshin says, “My wife and I have three wonderful children. I enjoy Tae Kwon Do and playing the acoustic guitar and I also love playing cricket! Other than dentistry and family commitments, I spend much of my time helping my wife who is involved with multiple local and international charity organizations.”
B.S., Pre Med–D.J Science College
D.D.S.–LMC School of Dentistry and Medicine
Dr. Stephen Kallaos’ goal is to provide a pleasant periodontic evaluation and an informative discussion of the options for attaining optimum oral health. He offers multiple levels of sedation to make treatment for his patients as comfortable as possible. He is also very active with his peers to stay on top of the latest technology and procedures available. His membership to industry associations include the Academy of Osseointegration, the American Dental Association, and the California Society of Periodontists, to name a few.
After receiving his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from UCLA, Dr. Kallaos continued his studies as a Bruin, entering the UCLA School of Dentistry for his D.D.S. degree. He then focused his studies on Periodontics and earned his certificate in this specialty from the UC San Francisco School of Dentistry. He is Board-certified by the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Kallaos has been practicing Periodontics since 1998. Outside of the office, he enjoys bicycling, snow skiing, and Sudoku, and his favorite author is Dan Brown. He is married and has three children.
B.S., Biology – University of California, Los Angeles
D.D.S. – University of California, Los Angeles School of Dentistry
Certificate, Periodontics – University of California
San Francisco School of Dentistry
Diplomate – American Board of Periodontology
Newport Harbor Academy of Dentistry
American Academy of Periodontology
California Society of Periodontists
American Dental Association
California Dental Association
Orange County Dental Society
Tri-County Dental Society