Gentle Dental at Jefferson Avenue
529 E Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226

Welcome to Gentle Dental at Jefferson Avenue

At Gentle Dental at Jefferson Avenue we offer quality, convenient dental care for the whole family. Located at 529 E Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI, 48226, we provide many dental services including dental hygiene, crowns, dentures, and various cosmetic procedures among many other services. We accept most insurance plans and offer payment options to fit any budget.

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Proper dental care is important at all ages. Good dental health requires that you take care of your teeth daily and have regular dental check ups. It is recommended that you receive regular professional dental check-up and cleaning.

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  • Convenient hours
  • Fast service
  • Friendly team
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  • Cosmetic dentistry
  • Teeth whitening
Office Hours
Mon. – 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Phone: (313) 879-4769
Fax: (313) 963-6464
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For medical emergencies, please call 911
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Welcome to Gentle Dental at Jefferson Avenue, Your Affordable Family Dentists in Downtown Detroit

For 20 years, our practice has offered a wide range of general and cosmetic dental services to families in Downtown Detroit. We proudly provide the highest quality dentistry with compassion and caring to adults, teens, and children from the young age of two. This has earned us the reputation as a trusted local dentist office for full-service family dental care. We’re near public transportation at 529 E Jefferson Avenue in Detroit, at the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Beaubian Street, across from the Renaissance Center and next door to Blue Cross Blue Shield. We offer convenient hours to make it easy for patients with busy lifestyles to schedule dental care. Our Gentle Dental at Jefferson Avenue is open on Mondays from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and on Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. In addition, we accept walk-in patients and accommodate dental emergencies with same-day treatment when possible. Our staff speaks six languages, including English, Arabic, French Creole, Gujarati, Hindi (Urdu), and Panjabi to make patients from many cultures feel comfortable with our care.

Since 1999, Gentle Dental at Jefferson Avenue has provided exceptional care and personal attention to patients of all ages. We continue to offer a warm and friendly office atmosphere and treat every patient like family. Our Downtown Detroit dentists are highly skilled and sensitive to patients’ personal needs, while our helpful office staff always goes to great lengths to accommodate patients’ preferences and keep wait times to a minimum. We truly care about all of our patients and do everything we can to make them smile. We hope that you and family will become part of tradition of healthy and happy smiles.

Call us today at (313) 879-4769 or book an appointment online.

The Choice for Affordable Dentists in Downtown Detroit

Our practice offers many general dentistry services and cosmetic dental services. We perform the general dental treatments of oral examinations, professional cleanings, dental sealants, fillings, root canal treatment, tooth extractions, crowns, bridges, dentures, dental reconstruction, and gum disease therapy. Our cosmetic dentistry options include bonding and take-home teeth whitening kits. Be assured that we always explain dental treatments and work together with every patient to determine the best course of care. We believe that this ensures a more satisfying dental care experience and leads to long-term relationships with our patients.

Exceptional Dental Care That Fits Every Budget

We understand that many families have concerns about dental care costs, which may prevent them from seeking treatment. But we want every person to enjoy a lifetime of good dental health, so we offer a variety of ways to make care more affordable. Gentle Dental at Jefferson Avenue accepts most forms of dental insurance, welcomes the DentRite® discount plan, and has flexible financing options to make payments more manageable. We also feature regular cost saving specials on some of the most popular dental services. Ask our helpful office staff for details on these affordable payment choices.

Call us at (313) 879-4769 today to schedule your appointment or book an appointment online.

Our Services

We are proud to offer a variety of dental services to meet the needs of all ages and dental conditions.

  • General Dentistry

    Having an attractive, strong, and healthy smile is simply a matter of proper maintenance.

  • Cosmetic Dentistry

    Damaged or stained teeth can put a damper on social situations and prevent you from putting your best foot forward at all times.

Meet Our Dental Staff

Meet the Team

Jennifer Waller-Smith, DDS

General Dentist

Dr. Jennifer Waller-Smith is a compassionate dentist who consistently provides the highest […]

Ray-An S. Buhay, DDS

General Dentist

Dr. Ray-An S. Buhay focuses on making sure his patients not only […]

Dr. Zang, Amber, and Tonya did a wonderful job of making sure I was comfortable and understood what was going on. They were upfront with what treatment they recommended, and how much it would cost me out of pocket with insurance. I would recommend this office.
Dennis R.
Always very nice people up front and back. Professional and comfortable work done on teeth.
Brandon L.
My Dental assistant was Shanequah and she was really nice and answered all my questions while talking my X-ray pictures. Dr. Hanna was also very kind and answered my questions because I had a million of them. And Tonya did my first cleaning, she was nice and gentle and didn’t take long. Everybody was very nice and professional
Hakimah G.
Best dental experience ever
Dante P.
My assistant Jakiya was wonderful with a beautiful smile, she made my visit comfortable.
DJ F.
My dentle assistant JaKiya was amazing. She was bubbly, professional with a positive attitude and a beautiful smile. I would love more assistants like her anywhere I go. She was very helpful with my needs.
Darius M.
The staff is friendly and professional. Tonya had provided dental cleanings for me for years. She’s awesome.
Patricia M.
Great cleaning, friendly staff.
Kylen P.
Tonya is an amazing Dental Hygienist. Never before has anyone called to check on my dental comfort after a deep cleaning. She is sweet, gentle and superb. I definitely recommend her and Gentle Dental has been quite convenient.
Kia L.
The staff is wonderful and it did not take long at all this is my new dentist never again will I be afraid of the dentist
Ericka S.
Amber was very helpful to me..and Patient..
Tanika R.
Rozelle and Dr. Zhang are awesome!!! Great place to visit!! Highly recommend coming here!! They have you in and out with great service!
Faith H.
Jakiya was the greatest. They were very professional as always. Timely I didn’t have to wait long. The overall experience was pleasant
Tez J.
Jakiya is very polite, and knowledgeable of her profession…i recommend this place for anyone who wants friendly service.
Adreanne T.
Your hospitality for starters. The way you explain the issue with my mouth and a various steps I needed to solve the issue.
Janet H.
Very professional and painless and just nice people
Michael R.
Amber the best worker there she took care of me and all four of my kids and dr.z the best…
Par
I like the dentist everyone was nice and friendly my dental assistant name is Amber in Doctor Meta was awesome i recommend .
Rayray Y.
Convenient location, nice staff, and quick service.
Ebony D.
My dental assistant Jakiya was very professional and quick. My overall service was great.
Zo 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 9:00 AM - 6:00 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 - 3:00 PM
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