Gentle Dental of Thorndale
3307 East Lincoln Highway, Thorndale, PA 19372

4 Ways to Deal with Dental Problems that Need an Emergency Dentist

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When a dental accident strikes, you may not know how to react. By knowing these four emergency dental procedures, you’ll know what to do to help improve your dental outcome.

  1. When your tooth is knocked out, only hold it by the crown and avoid touching the root. Then, gently rinse the tooth with water and keep it moist by placing it back in its socket or putting it in a glass of milk to bring along while you head to the emergency dentist.
  2. A broken tooth can be sharp and painful, so you should go to an emergency dentist Thorndale right away. But first, gently rinse your mouth with warm water to keep the area clean and you may put a cold compress on your face to reduce any swelling as you go to the emergency dentist.
  3. When you have a toothache, it’s tough if know if you should seek out emergency dental services Thorndale. But it’s better to be safe than sorry and may be a sign of a larger problem, so gently rinse your mouth with warm water to soothe any pain and then immediately go to an emergency dentist Thorndale.
  4. Any type of jaw injury requires that you immediately seek emergency dental services Thorndale. As you head to the emergency dentist, keep a cold compress on your cheek to minimize any swelling.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Thorndale, call Gentle Dental of Thorndale today at (610) 590-1798 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Thorndale. With 11 affiliated practices in the Greater Philadelphia area, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental of Thorndale, 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 Thorndale.

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Patient Reviews
I was not pleased with the wait. I would rather not be scheduled when it takes so long.
Lawrence P.
Gentle Dental exceeded my expectations. Everyone--from the receptionists to the dental assistants to the hygenist--was friendly and accomodating, and […]
Anonymous
I am grateful for the Kind & Gentle treatment I have received. Very efficient Dentist & staff.
Diana P.
T Thank you my daughter had to have two teeth filled For the first time! Great experiance Thank you Joanne
Jessica F.
Staff was curtious and helpful. Everything was explained to me and I was told what to expect.
Arthur A.
I will be recommending Gentle Dental to everyone I know. All employees are very nice and professional. There was very little wait time and the […]
Anonymous
I would recommend anyone to your office, from the doctor to the hole staff you guys are great the most important thing to me is everyone is so […]
Gerald R.
I am a self confessed scaredy cat when it comes to the dentist. I have a difficult time calling to make an appointment. I have Never felt more […]
Helene R.
In fact I really like the way Lori cleaned my teeth. She did a wonderful job. I will definitely recommend gentle dental Thorndale to friends and […]
William L.
Everyone at Gentle Dental are great people, very helpful and understanding, and I thank them for everything.
David H.
Staff and Dentist did an excellent job on my first visit!!!!
Gladys A.
Dr In and staff are excellent!
Elizabeth P.
The office staff is quick and efficient. I'm always seen in a timely manner and Dr. is always caring and careful to explain everything and answer all […]
Kaylene H.
I was very pleased with the service. The receptionist was wonderful and really well informed. I literally had no wait time upon arriving about 15 […]
Anonymous
Two root canals went very smooth and ensured that I felt no pain during the procedure.
Tony E.
I like this practice and they are very good with chilren. I always have a good experience with my daughter.
Madelyn N.
Dr. In was very thorough in explaining procedure. I am very comfortable with his "bedside" manner
Sharon M.
Dr.In explained everything in detail and was very gentle when he extracted my tooth. I appreciate his bedside manner.
Sharon M.
Dentist was very professional and painless. I lost a filling in the afternoon and they squeezed me in the next morning.
Frances F.
Receptionist needs to be aware of appointment times of the patients and let the staff know when the pt. arrives and not pick and choose who's chart […]
Anonymous
dental hygienist was great. i believe name is erin. put me at ease enough to get the job done..and that is not an easy thing to do...
Barbara P.
I found the office staff very nice and the dentist took his time with me and explained everything that I needed done
Frances B.
The receptionist, hygienist and doctor were all very pleasant. I had to wait about half an hour, but that was because I was a walk-in. Overall, […]
Anonymous
Fast painless and very affordable.
Neil C.
Great experience overall. Staff were very patient with me.
Anonymous
Very friendly, nice staff and great dental work
Janice B.
Everyone and everything at Gentle Dental Thorndale was great. I am very well pleased with the work that was done.The DOCTOR was excellent. I have a […]
Letica W.
I think the girls were very friendly and easy to talk to. The dentist was super sweet and gentle. I didnt feel a thing well until the novacaine wore […]
Diana M.
The visit went well
James T.
I really enjoyed the visits I have had already very friendly staff for the most part and my dentist was great I just hated the amount of pain I was […]
Brooke B.
Front desk girl always knows my name :-) everyone is so nice and everything is quick and easy!
Brooke B.
My wait in the waiting area was longer than I anticipated. Arrived on time thinking I would be taken immediately, because I don't like dentists plus […]
Anonymous
The service was great as well as the professionalism! In my case i had full dentures made. Unfortunately there is not a lab on site,this made my […]
Robert E.
I have a wonderful experience with you guys. Bravo!!!
William L.
Dr In is very pleasant and all the techs and receptionist are very helpfull.
Elaine M.
Very good visit with Dr. In. He was right on schedule and had a very pleasant experience.
Richard C.
I am very pleased with service and treatment I get at Gentle Dental, they are very courteous and don't leave you waiting for your appointment.
Robert E.
excellent service!!!!
Antonia N.
Great experience. Lori did an excellent jod cleaning my teeth! !
Gladys A.
Everyone provided excellent customer service and the wait time was short.....I loved that!
Melanie R.
Thanks for your proffesionalism Dr In and the whole staff.
Robert C.
So far, it's been really good
Theresa G.
Got in and out right away. Dr. Inn's service is one of excellence. Very trustworthy.
Anonymous
Staff was very proficient with what needed to be done.My problem was explained so that I could understand what was needed to be done
Rodney D.
Pleased with visit and great staff
Yvette C.
Am comfortable and impressed with professional demeanor of the office, particularily the Dentist
Earle K.
dentist handled in prof and compassionate manner
Earle K.
I have never had a problem, the staff are pleasant, and Dr. Miller is the best
Esther B.
Gentle Dental did a great job as always. Nice people.
Karl F.
I was very pleased with the work done on my teeth. Thank you good job!
Brenda H.
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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (610) 590-1798
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