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

Jennifer Waller-Smith, DDS  General Dentist

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Dr. Jennifer Waller-Smith is a compassionate dentist who consistently provides the highest quality dental health care for her patients. She takes the time to listen to patients’ needs and concerns, explaining treatment options in way that is easy to understand. Dr. Waller-Smith makes an effort with every patient to establish preventive and management plans to maintain positive dental health for a lifetime.

Dr. Waller-Smith received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Grambling State University in Grambling, Louisiana, where she was named valedictorian of her class. She continued her education at Indiana University School of Dentistry in Indianapolis, Indiana, earning her Doctorate in Dental Surgery.

Dr. Waller-Smith is affiliated with the American Dental Association and American Academy of General Dentistry. She proudly served in the National Guard, providing dental service with several medical detachments. While in the military, she was honored with the George C. Marshall Award for demonstrated leadership furthering international humanitarian efforts.

When she’s not helping her patients smile, you’ll likely find Dr. Waller-Smith spending time with family and friends, reading books or shopping.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
You guys are real good. Rozell was professional and really nice. I would send anyone here for a great experience.
Joyce P.
Shanekquah is great! She made me feel very relaxed and calm. Very lovely. Dr. Hanan is real cool. How she speak makes me feel she’s part of the family. For my first visit, this has been a great […]
Christopher S.
Great place friendly people
Dante P.
The dental assistant, Hygienist, and Dentist were are very gentle and kind in their work, and explained everything thoroughly to my 7-year-old daughter before and during the procedure. I felt very […]
Attiyah R.
The staff was friendly, polite, well educated and well spoken. I was able to call and get a new patient appointment asap
Taliferro B.
Convenient location, nice staff, and quick service.
Ebony D.
Dr. Hanan did an excellent job. A lot of work was done and she her assistant Shanekquah worked diligently, professionally and both very nice. Go Gentle Dental!
S T.
The customer service was great.
Emma M.
Hello, my experience today having a root canal done by Dr. Hanana went very well, and her assistant Shanekquah did a great job . Thank you both
Yvette H.
Jakiya is very polite, and knowledgeable of her profession…i recommend this place for anyone who wants friendly service.
Adreanne T.
Great cleaning, friendly staff.
Kylen P.
Good dental work, nice staff Jakyia was my assistant
Richard H.
The entire staff and the doctors were amazing
Breanna B.
I had a very great experience with Tonya.She did a wonderful job on my teeth.She was very kind,clean, efficient & fast.My overall experience is great
RICHY 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.
They are very nice and concern and explain everything to me in details. When the front girls messed up one of the women back there got me back there. Fast and apologize to me. I would go back and […]
Julie M.
Tracy and Jakiya were wonderful and made my visit very comfortable.
Laderek B.
Excellent Service
Aisha J.
Great experience for the office on Jefferson.. I didn’t have to wait long at all in and out all Employees are professional from Dr to Assistants… This will be my dentist going forward. […]
Deandre L.
Because ‘Gentle Dentle’, they are a top notch denistry center. I tell everybody I know about the company. The staff and atmosphere cannot be beating by anyother facility. They are great […]
Mary W.
Office Hours
Mon. – 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 9:00 AM - 6:00 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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Office Hours
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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