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.
WHO WE ARE
Dr. Chen enjoys making a positive difference in peoples lives, and realizes that giving patents a new smile through procedures such as Root Canal Therapy can dramatically improve both their health and sense of well-being. He encourages his patients to be involved in their treatment in order to achieve the best results possible. Dr. Chen is always open to questions and is attentive to each patient’s individual needs.
After receiving his B.S. from the University of California, Los Angeles, Dr. Chen was awarded his D.D.S. from their School of Dentistry. He continued on at UCLA, receiving his Endodontics Certificate. Dr. Chen has also taught on the Endodontics faculty of the UCLA School of Dentistry. It’s a position he loved very much and he hopes to one day return to teaching when his busy schedule permits it.
Away from the office, Dr Chen likes to read and wood craft. He feels wood crafting has a lot in similar with dentistry: both need precision and artistry. And he has a lot of gadgets for that–just like he always welcomes the newest, high-tech gadgets for Root Canal Therapy!
B.S., Biology–University of California, Los Angeles
D.D.S.–UCLA School of Dentistry
Endodontics Certificate–UCLA School of Dentistry
American Association of Endodontists
D.D.S. General Dentist
D.D.S. General Dentist
Dr. Connolly says, “As my patient, you can expect to be treated like family. My goal is to provide excellent treatment that will help you achieve improved oral health and the beautiful smile you deserve! Dentistry is an extremely rewarding career and I appreciate my role in helping people to get out of pain, educate them about healthy dental habits and feel better about their oral health and smile.”
While studying Biology at the University of Maryland as an undergraduate, Dr. Thomas Connolly volunteered at the Campus Health Center and particularly enjoyed his experience with dentistry. This ultimately led him to pursue dentistry as a career.
After graduating with a degree in Biology from the University of Maryland, Dr. Connolly was awarded his dental degree from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. He completed his General Practice Residency at UCLA.
Dr. Connolly says, “I am married and have three beautiful children. In my free time I enjoy competing in triathlons and coaching my son’s soccer team.”
B.S., Biology – University of Maryland
D.D.S. – University of Maryland Dental School
SEE WHAT OUR PATIENTS HAVE TO SAY!
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.
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
UNITED HEALTHCARE PPO
LIBERTY - PPO/EPO - NV
DELTA DENTAL GEORGIA
ANTHEM COMPLETE BC/BS
CAREINGTON PLAN CLAIMS
DELTA DENTAL PENN
LIBERTY DENTAL 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.
To sign up or for questions, please call us at 800-277-1112.
You can also enroll at one of our locations.
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.
Includes new patient exam and full mouth X-Rays.
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New patients only. On services of $300 or greater not covered by insurance.
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Flexible payment plans. Including FREE Orthodontic consultation.
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FRIENDLY, CONVENIENT & FLEXIBLE
Our experienced Dental Professionals use the latest techniques to be as gentle as possible.
We accept most insurance plans, have a discount plan for those without, and offer flexible payment options.
We make your life easier with convenient hours including evenings and weekends.