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Hours

Monday 9:00-6:00
Tuesday 8:00-5:00
Wednesday 10:00-7:00
Thursday 9:00-6:00
Friday 8:00-4:00
Saturday 8:00-5:00

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

Schedule an Appointment

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

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Braces from $99 Month

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To Know Us Is To Love Us

LEARN ABOUT US

Gentle Dental Riverside Central is conveniently located across from the Riverside Plaza on Central Avenue, near University of Redlands Riverside Campus.

We offer flexible hours including early mornings and evenings for your convenience and accept most insurance plans. For those without dental insurance we offer a Dedicated Dental Plan that provides low cost preventive and diagnostic care and discounts of 20% or more on all dental treatment. 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 and veneers, oral surgery, periodontics and endodontics, and much more. And we now proudly offer Invisalign.

We pride ourselves on building relationships for life with our patients by providing a great patient experience, open communication, service excellence 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.

Stop in and see us on Central Avenue. We offer convenient, handicap-accessible parking. To set up an appointment or for further assistance, please call us at 951-335-0466. One of our friendly staff members will be happy to speak with you.

Meet The Team

WHO WE ARE

  • David Saed

    David Saed

    D.D.S., General Dentist

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  • Hung Chi Le

    Hung Chi Le

    D.D.S., M.D. Oral Surgeon

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  • Payal Patel

    Payal Patel

    D.D.S., Orthodontist

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  • Saied Samuel Ahdout

    Saied Samuel Ahdout

    D.M.D. Periodontics

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Reviews

SEE WHAT OUR PATIENTS HAVE TO SAY!

4.9 /5
95 reviews
Google
5.0/5
Dec 14, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Riverside Central
10/10 recommend to anyone who has any dental anxiety, super relaxing doctor and assistants! Front staff was super nice as well from check in to the finance guy! So glad I chose this office!
Gentle Dental Riverside Central replied on Dec 15, 2020:
Hi Lizzy Ramirez, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience!
Google
5.0/5
Dec 12, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Riverside Central
Super nice staff
Gentle Dental Riverside Central replied on Dec 14, 2020:
Julie Warren, we are very happy we could provide you with a positive experience!
Google
5.0/5
Dec 7, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Riverside Central
The patient experience is positive with options availability.
Gentle Dental Riverside Central replied on Dec 7, 2020:
Hi Kaliyah Emily, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience!
Google
5.0/5
Dec 5, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Riverside Central
Thanks for being open on Saturday for my emergency!! Literally had to drive 45 minutes just to be seen but they were the only ones open with availability to see me same day.. thank you guys for saving me! I don’t even mind the drive for future appointments because the staff was so nice and made my extraction painless!
Gentle Dental Riverside Central replied on Dec 7, 2020:
Dear Bryan Colps, Thank you for the delightful feedback. At the Gentle Dental Riverside Central, 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
Dec 4, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Riverside Central
Love this office, great and friendly staff!! The manager Fausto explained everything and the dentist and back staff were nothing short of excellent. They really do care for their patients! Thank you guys!
Gentle Dental Riverside Central replied on Dec 7, 2020:
Sophia Valenzuela, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at Gentle Dental Riverside Central!
Google
5.0/5
Dec 3, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Riverside Central
Such a friendly staff, always a good time when I come in and make me enjoy going to the dentist.
Gentle Dental Riverside Central replied on Dec 7, 2020:
We appreciate your positive review about your recent experience with us!
Google
5.0/5
Dec 3, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Riverside Central
Was really nervous before my appointment because I don’t like going to the dentist but the staff and doctor really made me feel a million times better. Dr Saed answered all my questions and I was even able to get my cleaning and fillings done the same day! Great and friendly staff!
Gentle Dental Riverside Central replied on Dec 7, 2020:
Andrew F, we're happy you found our staff to be so supportive during your experience here at Gentle Dental Riverside Central.
Google
5.0/5
Nov 30, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Riverside Central
Great staff and I love that they explain what is optional and what is covered from my insurance. They gave me all my choices and even took the time to explain every procedure to me. Thank you guys tons!!!
Gentle Dental Riverside Central replied on Dec 7, 2020:
Amy Keurintzwig, we are very happy we could provide you with a positive experience!
Google
5.0/5
Nov 19, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Riverside Central
My daughter was just scheduled for a consultation for braces today and the manager made it possible to get a same day check up and cleaning so we could start her braces the same day! Thank you Fausto and staff for getting us in and out! She’s so happy with her braces! 100% recommend!!!!
Gentle Dental Riverside Central replied on Jan 28, 2021:
Carolyn, we strive for 100% satisfaction, and it is great to see you had such a positive experience at Gentle Dental Riverside Central.
Google
5.0/5
Nov 14, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Riverside Central
The manager Fausto was amazing as well as Dr. Saed. Our first time here last week they were able to get us in last minute and they also explained everything in detail we came back this week and they are just as good!! They are amazing very clean customer service is amazing and they honestly care for their patients. I love this place!!! Recommend to anyone who needs dental work!
Google
5.0/5
Nov 13, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Riverside Central
Very engaged group or people, they really take the time to get to know you more than just a patient or just for money. The manager told me exactly what was optional and what my insurance covered and thoroughly explained my dental insurance. Greatly appreciated. Thank you Staff! They really are GENTLE, got my extraction done and didn’t feel anything! Can’t wait to see you guys again next time👍🏻👍🏻
Google
5.0/5
Nov 13, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Riverside Central
Went for a check up the staff was very very friendly and super patient. Communication was excellent I was thoroughly explained my options and given a run down of my dental work to be done. I was very pleased with my visit and will be returning 😊
Gentle Dental Riverside Central replied on Jan 27, 2021:
Ashley, thanks for your praise and kind comments about our team.
Google
5.0/5
Nov 12, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Riverside Central
Amazing staff, my husband had his wisdom teeth out yesterday and they already called to see how he’s doing and if we had any questions. Such a nice guy, Fausto and dr Saed you guys are phenomenal. 10/10 recommend.
Gentle Dental Riverside Central replied on Jan 27, 2021:
Dear Rachel, 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 Riverside Central, it means a lot to us to know you had a great experience and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit.
Google
5.0/5
Nov 12, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Riverside Central
Have been coming to this dental office for many years and they are always great !my appointments are on time and their customer service is great!
Gentle Dental Riverside Central replied on Jan 27, 2021:
Alisha, we're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit.
Google
5.0/5
Nov 11, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Riverside Central
Friendly service and they always explain everything very well. I would recommend Gentle Dental to all my family and friends.
Gentle Dental Riverside Central replied on Jan 27, 2021:
Kelly, we're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit.
Google
5.0/5
Nov 7, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Riverside Central
The people at gentle dental are amazing they are friendly and always willing to accommodate my crazy schedule!! Thank you!!!
Gentle Dental Riverside Central replied on Jan 27, 2021:
We appreciate your positive review about your recent experience with us!
Google
5.0/5
Nov 5, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Riverside Central
Thank you gentle dental for my making my sons braces process go so smooth! He’s so happy with his new smile! Thank you Fausto nd staff!
Gentle Dental Riverside Central replied on Jan 27, 2021:
Christopher, we're happy you found our staff to be so supportive during your experience here at Gentle Dental Riverside Central.
Google
5.0/5
Nov 4, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Riverside Central
Highly recommend this office. They made my first visit go so smooth from check in to check out.. thank you Gentle Dental team!!
Gentle Dental Riverside Central replied on Nov 5, 2020:
Hi Cassandra S, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience!
Facebook
5.0/5
Nov 2, 2020
Facebook Gentle Dental Riverside Central
Great people to see.... Always pleasant and professional every time I visit.
Gentle Dental Riverside Central replied on Nov 11, 2020:
Ashtyn Arfman, we're happy to hear you had such a positive experience with our team!
Google
5.0/5
Oct 30, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Riverside Central
I have been going to Gentle Dental for about fours years. The staff is great! I'd especially like to say that the Hygienist, Sandra is absolutely wonderful! So knowledgeable and friendly! I highly recommend this facility! 5 stars!
Gentle Dental Riverside Central replied on Nov 11, 2020:
Dear Josephine Santoscoy, 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 Riverside Central, it means a lot to us to know you had a great experience and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit.

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
LIBERTY DENTAL HMO
DELTA CA-PPO
MET SAFEGUARD HMO
MDG-MDC GUARDIAN HMO
CIGNA PPO
CA DENTAL NET HMO
HEALTHCOMP

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

(951) 335-0466

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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Gentle on Your Schedule

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

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