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

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

New Patients

$50 Exam & X-Rays

Includes new patient exam and full mouth X-Rays.

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New Patients

$100 Off Non-Covered Services

New patients only. On services of $300 or greater not covered by insurance.

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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


Conveniently located at 645 9th Street NW #110, Gentle Dental West Salem caters to patients living in and around Salem, Oregon, including Highland, Grant, and South Central. 

At Gentle Dental West Salem, we take a patient-first approach with friendly and convenient dentistry options. We pride ourselves on building relationships for life with our patients by providing a great patient experience, service excellence for all your dental needs, and education to help maintain good oral health and overall well-being. 

Our skilled team of dentists provide gentle, compassionate, and personalized family dentistry for patients of all ages, including children’s and teen dentistry. Using new technologies and the latest techniques, we can help you with all types of general dentistry, orthodontics, cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, periodontics and endodontics, oral surgery, teeth whitening, and more.

Since many patients are concerned with the appearance of their smiles, we also offer comprehensive cosmetic dental procedures. This includes effective whitening treatments and durable veneers that look completely natural, as well as traditional orthodontics and Invisalign clear aligners to straighten your teeth.

To make your life easier, our office has flexible hours, including early mornings, evenings and Saturdays for your convenience. In addition, we accept most insurance plans and offer our Gentle Dental Smile Plan for those without insurance. This plan provides low cost preventive and diagnostic care and discounts of 20% or more on all dental treatment. To maximize affordability, we also have payment plans available as needed.

Stop in and see us at 645 Ninth Street NW, Suite 110 in Salem, Oregon. We are located next to the Pointe at Glen Creek, close to Gilgamesh Brewing. Our office also has convenient, handicap-accessible parking. To set up an appointment or for further assistance, please call us at 971-900-5598. One of our friendly staff members will be happy to speak with you.

Meet The Team


  • Sayij Makkattil

    Sayij Makkattil

    B.D.S., M.D.S., M.S.D. Periodontist

Explore our services

  • General Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Specialty Dentistry
  • Pediatric Dentistry
General Dentistry General Dentistry

Our friendly dentists, caring hygienists and helpful staff are here for your whole family.

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Orthodontics Orthodontics

Stop hiding your smile. Get the straight teeth you’ve always wanted.

Specialty Dentistry Specialty Dentistry

Our extensive network of neighborhood practitioners makes finding specialists easy.

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Pediatric Dentistry Pediatric Dentistry

Give your child the compassionate and thorough care they deserve.

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Life, it happens.

Life, it happens.
And we're here
when it does.

Going to the dentist should fit your schedule, not the other way around. We’ll get to know you and your family, work with your calendar, and keep things quick, simple, and thorough.

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“Gentle Dental is my favorite dentist office I have ever been to. They are professional, understanding and reasonably priced. I can’t help but walk out with a smile!”
Jacqueline K
“Gentle Dental has made staying on top of oral health easy for the whole family. We all come in on the same day, which is a blessing for our busy schedules.”
Brian R
“I always wanted a straighter smile, but held off due to costs. When I shared my concerns with my dentist, the team helped me find a cost-effective solution for Invisalign—and whitening, too!”
Colette C
"Best dentist I’ve had. I used to be a nervous patient, but not anymore.
The team here is patient and kind.”
Brian R
"Best dentist I’ve had. I used to be a nervous patient, but not anymore.
The team here is patient and kind.”
Brian R