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Adult and Pediatric Services

Hours

Monday 9:00-6:00
Tuesday 9:00-6:00
Wednesday 8:00-5:00
Thursday 8:00-5:00
Friday 8:00-2:00
Saturday Closed

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

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To Know Us Is To Love Us

LEARN ABOUT US

Thoughtfully placed at 7260 W Lake Mead Blvd, Suite 5, Gentle Dental Tenaya provides skilled dental care for residents of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dedicated to providing gentle, personalized care in a relaxing environment, our team works hard to create a calm, stress-free setting. Leveraging cutting-edge equipment and the latest dental techniques, our talented dental professionals provide a complete spectrum of services, including restorative procedures and preventive treatments, inlays, onlays, implants, root canal therapy, bridges, crowns, oral surgery and bone augmentation. We also provide timely emergency care for issues that happen outside traditional business hours.

Because we know young patients can feel apprehensive about visiting the dentist, we offer gentle pediatric care in a peaceful environment, designed to make children feel calm, safe and comfortable. You can count on the dentists at Gentle Dental Tenaya to provide knowledgeable, compassionate dental care for every member of your family.

If you are concerned about the appearance of your smile, we can provide braces, Invisalign and veneers. We also offer powerful teeth whitening cosmetic procedures that can brighten your teeth by several shades. With diverse services and capabilities, Gentle Dental is uniquely positioned to give you the smile you’ve always wanted. We’re also the perfect option for patients in search of quality dental care that fits within their budgets.

To ensure that every resident of Las Vegas has access to expert dental care, our office accepts just about every major dental insurance plan. If you don’t have insurance, you may qualify for our Dedicated Dental Plan, which provides considerable discounts for diagnostic services and preventative care, along with various types of dental treatments. We even provide new patient specials that include substantial discounts on examinations and X-Rays, as well as flexible financing options that split your payments up over time.

Since our patients have busy lives, we offer flexible scheduling which includes holidays, weekends and evenings. Whatever your schedule, whatever your individual needs, there’s simply no reason to go without gentle, personalized dental care in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Perfectly located on the corner of Tenaya Way and Lake Mead Boulevard, Gentle Dental Tenaya is your one-stop source for knowledgeable oral care in Las Vegas. Book an appointment online, stop by our office or call our front desk associates and schedule a cleaning, examination or treatment with our friendly dentists.

Meet The Team

WHO WE ARE

  • Francesca Cardinale

    Francesca Cardinale

    D.M.D., Endodontist

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  • Tejpaul Johl

    Tejpaul Johl

    D.D.S., Endodontist

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  • Thomas Connolly

    Thomas Connolly

    D.D.S. General Dentist

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Reviews

SEE WHAT OUR PATIENTS HAVE TO SAY!

4.9 /5
168 reviews
Google
5.0/5
Feb 10, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Tenaya
I love Gentle Dental I truly dread going to the dentist BUT this is the best in Vegas the whole staff is Amazing Caring work with you on the outrageous cost of dentistry they they truly care!!!! Sincerely William Whatley
Google
5.0/5
Feb 7, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Tenaya
I’ve always had a great experience with Gentle Dental but, this last experience was unbelievable! The communication before the appointment was fantastic. I had to reschedule and they worked with the time I had available. When I arrived, the team knew exactly who I was and got me in right away. Everyone was positive and kind. 30 minutes later I was out the door with my teeth cleaner than ever. I truly appreciate Gentle Dental for making a typically uncomfortable experience an enjoyable one!
Google
5.0/5
Feb 5, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Tenaya
Very nice staff, minimal wait time, wonderful experience. I needed to get a tooth removed and get my teeth cleaned. Dr Connolly is a superb Dr and very knowledgable. I recommend this office to anyone
Google
5.0/5
Jan 23, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Tenaya
They have the best customer service
Google
5.0/5
Jan 18, 2020
Google Gentle Dental Tenaya
As Usual, Dr Chen was calming and without asking, provided me with good information while he, Surprisingly! repaired two front crowns that had broken. I was extremely stressed going in, and expected only a look see. The injections even top front upper teeth were seamless! And in two weeks I will have my perfect color matched teeth, with even the Length of them corrected. He knows his dentistry! And staff is sweet, all are soft spoken. and kind hearted. Offer Options. for needed work as well.
Google
5.0/5
Oct 29, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Tenaya
Today 10/29/19 was for my 6 month cleaning. Best of all, everyone, from the office staff to the doctor, treat you with courtesy and compassion.
Google
5.0/5
Oct 24, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Tenaya
I had a wonderful experience at this location....The whole staff is great. Dr. Connolly is very honest and very informative. He gives you options. Teri the dental hygienist is a lot of fun. She keeps you laughing 😂 My overall experience at Gentle Dental Tenaya location is A👌🏾
Facebook
5.0/5
Oct 23, 2019
Facebook Gentle Dental Tenaya
All around Awesomeness! Make sure you refer your patients to them if they move to vegas!! Love at first bite!!
Google
5.0/5
Oct 2, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Tenaya
Gentle Dental Tenaya is a great office with amazing staff! Dr. Connoly is a really good dentist who explains everything and makes sure you understand what needs to be done. The ladies at the reception desk are extremely friendly and professional. They are welcoming and they care about the patients and try to work with your schedule and fit you in during an emergency! Alancy is the best she always makes my day when I call to schedule, strongly recommend!
Gentle Dental Tenaya replied on Oct 3, 2019:
Dear Britney Cross, 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 Tenaya, 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
Oct 2, 2019
Facebook Gentle Dental Tenaya
I love the staff at GDT! ❤️ They are kind, caring and make you feel like family. Plus the work they do is magnificent! I drive from miles away because of the quality care I receive from everyone there equally! Thank you GDT for making my visits a positive experience each and every time. 🙏
Gentle Dental Tenaya replied on Oct 3, 2019:
Dear Mayr Berry, Thank you for the wonderful feedback. At the Gentle Dental Tenaya, 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.
Facebook
5.0/5
Sep 25, 2019
Facebook Gentle Dental Tenaya
Dr. Thomas Connolly is a great doctor, gentle, kind, honest and respectful. The office staff is great, kind and helpful as well.
Facebook
5.0/5
Sep 17, 2019
Facebook Gentle Dental Tenaya
This is a terrific office. With friendly and courteous staff. The doctor and technicians are excellent.
Google
5.0/5
Sep 10, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Tenaya
The people who work at this little unassuming, store front mall of a dental office are some of the most approachable, sincere, knowledgeable and caring individuals I've ever met in one location. Granted, I haven't stepped foot into a dental office in over 20 years so I can't compare the people here to staff at other offices. However, if you haven't stepped foot into a dental office in over 20 years, I strongly suggest seeing the people here!
Google
5.0/5
Aug 5, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Tenaya
Stopped in here to check if I had any cavities. Minimal wait time and the Dr came out as soon as my x Rays finished. Lucky for me I had no issues and only had to pay for the X-ray. One of the best dental offices I have visited.
Gentle Dental Tenaya replied on Aug 8, 2019:
Hi Nicholas Potoczny, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience!
Facebook
5.0/5
Jul 9, 2019
Facebook Gentle Dental Tenaya
Was never a big fan of dentists and have neglected my teeth for a long time so was skeptical about going to another dentist's office, but from my 1st visit here at Gentle Dental the staff has been incredible! From dental x-rays , cleanings and impressions , everyone has treated me with the utmost respect and professionalism. Great bunch of people! Thank you for all you have done for me and my smile!
Gentle Dental Tenaya replied on Jul 10, 2019:
Dear Lorraine Bruns, Thank you for the delightful feedback. At the Gentle Dental Tenaya, 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
Jun 29, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Tenaya
Dr. Connolly and his staff are great.
Gentle Dental Tenaya replied on Jul 3, 2019:
Maria Perez, we're glad you had such a wonderful experience with us!
Facebook
5.0/5
Jun 1, 2019
Facebook Gentle Dental Tenaya
Taking care of all your dental needs
Gentle Dental Tenaya replied on Jun 18, 2019:
Hi Serenthia Marshall, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience!
Google
5.0/5
May 16, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Tenaya
PROFESSIONALISM AT IT’S FINEST - I have been going to Gentle Dental (Lake Mead Office) for about ten-years; so, there must be a reason why I keep returning. You don’t stay with a business if you receive poor service, now would you? I am always greeted warmly by everyone even if I may not have any services performed by that person. This high-quality service can only be obtained if you work in an environment where everyone feels relaxed. They all make you feel at ease. So, if you are afraid of going to the dentist, I would suggest you visit this office first before choosing any other. Doctor Connelly has performed many procedures on my teeth and each time I had minimal pain even though I suffer from Fibromyalgia, a condition that makes my teeth very sensitive. I don’t even feel any pain when he injects me with the nova cane. A little pinch, that’s it. My latest visits were on 05/01/19 and 05/10/19. I entered the office each time and was greeted pleasantly by Shawna (office mgr.) and Alancy (front desk asst.), they complement each other well; both are willing to help you with whatever your needs are. On each visit I always ask the if I could have support for my chronic lower back pain and Karen (dental assistant) or Alize or Terri (dental hygienists) are more than willing to supply me with additional support. I’m an inquisitive type of person always wanting to know what procedure is being performed and what preventive measures I can do to preserve my gums and teeth. Dr. Connelly and his assistants: Teri, Karen and Alize always answer my questions and concerns. The following is one of many examples how they all treat their patients. Terri, the dental hygienist, was so kind to take photos of my gums with her smartphone to show how I’m flossing incorrectly by cutting my gums and Shawna (office mgr.) emailed them to me. This helps to remind me that I’m flossing too hard and cutting up my gums. Both went out of their way to do this for me. Take it from a sixty-one-year-old man. Who would ever think that going to the dentist could me a pleasant experience? Finally, I want to wish Alize (dental assistant) all the best in her new career with the US Air Force.
Gentle Dental Tenaya replied on Jun 13, 2019:
Dear John Strasser, Thank you for the delightful feedback. At the Gentle Dental Tenaya, 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
Apr 19, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Tenaya
Dr Connolly and his staff are awesome ..I only come to Gentle Dental because of them ,,,I appreciate all they do
Gentle Dental Tenaya replied on Apr 23, 2019:
Beth G, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at Gentle Dental Tenaya!
Google
5.0/5
Mar 21, 2019
Google Gentle Dental Tenaya
What a great place excellent personal super friendly, receptionist Alancy super sweet and what a great smile. Definitely will recommend this place
Gentle Dental Tenaya replied on Apr 4, 2019:
Jose Hernandez, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at Gentle Dental Tenaya!

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.

NEVADA DB HMO
METLIFE PPO
UNITED HEALTHCARE PPO
LIBERTY - PPO/EPO - NV
AETNA DMO-NV
CIGNA PPO
DELTA DENTAL GEORGIA
AETNA PPO
CIGNA HMO
GUARDIAN PPO
HUMANA PPO
ANTHEM COMPLETE BC/BS
HEALTHSCOPE
CAREINGTON PLAN CLAIMS
DELTA DENTAL PENN
LIBERTY DENTAL HMO

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

(702) 674-6722

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.

The Gentle Dental Smile Plan

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.

To sign up or for questions, please call us at 800-277-1112.

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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