Gentle Dental of Westland
825 S Wayne Road, Westland, MI 48186

5 Simple Steps for Finding a Dentist

Dentist Selection

Affordable dentists help millions of people keep their beautiful smiles throughout life. The dental patients with the healthiest teeth are the ones who have a good relationship with their dentist, and keep their scheduled appointments. If you have relocated and don’t have any local friends or family, it can be difficult to determine which local dentists in Westland can best meet your needs. You may only need a family or general dentist, or you may require a specialist such as an orthodontist or an oral surgeon. Whatever your dental needs are, the following five steps can help you locate a great dentist anywhere. Finding a dentist in Westland who you trust may take a little homework, but the following five steps can help in your search:

  1. Family members, friends, neighbors, and coworkers can often recommend affordable dentists who have given them great care. If you don’t know anyone in the area, ask healthcare professionals like doctors, nurses, and pharmacists for advice. You can also consult local dental societies.
  2. Search the Internet to find local dentists, their websites, and reviews their patients have written about them. You can use resources like the online Yellow Pages or review sites like Angie’s List. Avoid choosing dentists with unusually low prices or multiple negative reviews.
  3. After you’ve narrowed your choices to a few local dentists in Westland, schedule a face-to-face consultation with each to learn more. During your visits, ask the dentists important questions, such as what types of advanced technologies they use, how they handle weekend emergencies, and what types of payment options are available.
  4. When you find a reputable dentist who seems to be the right fit, schedule an appointment. At your first exam, pay attention to how the dentist behaves. Observe the condition of the clinic’s equipment and work areas. Good dentists will explain your condition in detail and offer you specific recommendations for treating current problems and preventing future ones.
  5. Evaluate your experience after any required dental work is complete.  Did you receive courteous, gentle treatment from all members of the dental team? Did the dentist explain what was happening during the procedure? Was pain control adequate? If your comfort level was high, and you have few or no preventable complications, you’ve found a dentist who cares about your smile.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Westland, call Gentle Dental of Westland today at (734) 329-5284 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Westland. With 8 affiliated practices throughout Michigan, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental of Westland, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Gentle Dental of Westland.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Everyone there is very nice and are willing to help.
Raeshawn H.
Very professional and kind.
Barbara M.
I love this place, they are so patient and kind.
Sarah W.
The staff were very friendly and helpful. Dr. Carpenter took really good good care of me during my procedure which was a long and hard one. I didn’t feel one bit of pain. Not even when he was doing […]
Deborah G.
April was very friendly. Great experience
Ahmoni W.
Everyone was very friendly and took good care of my kids.
Ethan W.
They did a pretty good job.
Curtis P.
Very clean and respectful
Brittney M.
The entire staff is very friendly and polite , the ladies up front are AWESOME , The Hygienist is very gentle and personable and does a great job .
JASON B.
Friendly people.
Simon D.
Brought my son to April for a cleaning and she made my son and i feel comfortable and relaxed. Dr. Kothari and his assistants are loving and kind. They explained everything very well. If you’re […]
Jalyn S.
Very pleasant people. They make sure you are comfortable.
Jessica B.
I had a really good experience with this place. Staff was very helpful and Lindsey was very informative and helpful with explaining my plan to me. I would definitely recommend this place
Maria K.
They are just a great office and take good care of you.
Sandra O.
Friendly and Gentle. Dr. Carpenter and his assistant, as well as the office staff, were all absolutely wonderful!
Rhonda H.
I was in and out before my appointment time. That’s some awesome service.
Alan C.
I’ve never actually felt like I had a family dentist until we started coming here three years ago. They are great with my girls and make sure I know exactly what our insurance covers. It’s nice […]
Dana T.
Quick service and durring the removel i felt nothing.
Scott R.
The staff was so polite and caring, Dr. Carpenter was very one on one with me and explained what was happening in my mouth and his recommendations were understandable and to the point.
Kathleen M.
They were very fast, and caring and very gentle when they pulled out my tooth
Breanna H.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (734) 329-5284
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