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No matter your dental dilemma, our specialized orthodontic treatments, including clear aligners with no brackets or wires, can restore function, correct alignment and improve smiles. Both children and adults can benefit from a custom orthodontic treatment plan.
Orthodontics focuses on diagnosing and treating misaligned teeth and bites. Dentists will typically refer patients to orthodontists when they show signs of the following dental issues:
Dr. Kess says, “I love giving my patients great smiles! Nothing is more rewarding than taking a person who is embarrassed to smile and making it so they won’t stop smiling!”Education
B.S., Food Technology–The Ohio State University
M.A.., Education–The Ohio State University
D.D.S.–The Ohio State University College of Dentistry
M.S., Orthodontics–The Ohio State University College of Dentistry
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.
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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.
Staff is very friendly, informative and helpful! They were also able to work with my busy schedule and get me in and out quickly.
Great service and even better people!! I have never felt so comfortable and welcomed to a doctors office like I felt at this location! The front secretaries are literally the sweetest people. Plus, all the nurses and doctors are able to answer your questions until you can genuinely understand what is going on in your mouth!! Highly recommended and 10/10 will be returning.
Excellent office. Staff super friendly. Lee made me feel comfortable and welcomed for my dental visit. Just great experience overall.
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