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General Dentistry/Oral Hygiene

Every patient has different oral health needs, so finding a specialist that provides individualized dental care can help you achieve your desired results. Gentle Care Dentistry offers its patients comprehensive dental care. Your dentist can perform numerous preventative and specialty services that will keep your smile healthy and dazzling. We utilize the most innovative technologies to deliver the most efficient treatment and beautiful cosmetic effects possible. You will receive the professional and compassionate care you deserve at Gentle Care Dentistry in Las Cruces, New Mexico as we carefully address your dental needs.

If you have any dental questions or concerns, call our office at 575-524-3722 to schedule a consultation at Gentle Care Dentistry today!

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Comprehensive Dental Care

Oral Hygiene

Adopting an efficient dental routine is a crucial component of optimal oral health. During your visit to Gentle Care Dentistry, your dentist can help you establish healthy at-home oral hygiene habits to keep your teeth healthy between appointments.

Preventative Dental Care

Regular dental check-ups help identify and prevent detrimental oral conditions. At Gentle Care Dentistry, we offer preventative care services such as digital x-rays, meticulous teeth cleanings, and thorough oral examinations.

Specialty Services

By choosing Gentle Care Dentistry, you can obtain the most comprehensive dental care under one roof. We offer a range of modern specialty services in-house including sedation, pediatric, and periodontal dentistry.

General Dentistry/Oral Hygiene Services

Dental Bridges

Dental bridges are renovations that replace missing teeth, making it easier to eat and speak as well as enhancing how your smile looks. These reconstructions are typically made of durable materials that mimic the natural teeth.

Oral Hygiene

Our six-month oral hygiene appointments consist of teeth cleaning, a check-up, and much more. We utilize state-of-the-art dental technologies to deliver ideal oral health results and demonstrate dental hygiene practices that can help with at-home preventative care.


Dentures are removable dental devices that replace missing teeth, restoring the aesthetics of a patient’s smile and enhancing the functionality of their mouth. These appliances are custom made for a comfortable and beautiful improvement.

Dental Extractions

Permanent teeth may need to be professionally extracted for various reasons, such as impaction, decay, trauma, or overcrowding. Patients may need a simple or surgical extraction depending on their unique needs. Your dentist will determine the best extraction approach during your appointment.

Periodontal Services

We perform several periodontal services to help preserve the integrity of the jawbone and promote optimal oral health. When a patient neglects to treat the early stages of gum disease, it can develop into periodontal disease, which is often asymptomatic. This condition can lead to bone loss and gum degeneration, so it is essential to seek treatment as soon as possible.

Root Canal

A root canal can alleviate the discomfort associated with infections inside the affected tooth. It can also prevent the infection from developing into a more severe condition, such as an abscess or bone deterioration. We make sure that every patient is relaxed and comfortable during all root canal procedures performed at Gentle Care Dentistry.

Pediatric Dentistry

As soon as your child’s first tooth erupts, it is an excellent time to schedule a visit to the dentist. Gentle Care Dentistry specializes in pediatric dentistry. We provide most of the same services for children as we do adults, and we aim to give our young patients a pleasant and relaxing dental experience.

Sedation Dentistry

Sedation dentistry can ease dental anxieties and make the experience pleasant and relaxed. Intravenous (IV) sedation is most appropriate for patients who require lengthy, complicated procedures and those who are afraid of undergoing dental work. At Gentle Care Dentistry, our board-certified anesthesiologist with over 20 years of experience administers anesthesia to patients who opt for sedation services.


New Patients

Your initial visit to Gentle Care Dentistry is the first step to building a relationship with your dentist. Getting to know your medical history and dental needs will help us deliver the care you desire. If you are new to our practice, you can save time by printing and filling out the necessary new patient forms before your first appointment.


We have simplified the appointment process by providing online scheduling. Should you experience any delays on your way to your scheduled appointment or need to reschedule it for another day, please call our office as soon as you can.

Dental Pain Management

Depending on the procedure being performed, your dentist may prescribe pain medication to manage any discomfort following your treatment. Applying a cold compress can also help reduce swelling and pain after a dental procedure.


At Gentle Care Dentistry we offer our patients several financing options and work with an experienced financial coordinator. We accept Delta Dental and United Concordia, among other insurance plans. We also accept checks, cash, or credit cards. Our financial coordinator can develop a flexible payment plan as well.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How can I prevent gum disease?

    Most dental specialists recommend brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing daily. You can also ask your dentist or dental hygienist to demonstrate the best oral hygiene techniques to use at home for dental maintenance.

  • Which periodontal services are offered at Gentle Care Dentistry?

    We offer many periodontal treatments, including:

    • Periodontal cleanings
    • Root planing and scaling
    • Biopsy
    • Frenectomy
    • Occlusal adjustment
  • Will my teeth look whiter after my check-up appointment?

    While regular cleanings can help keep your teeth looking clean, they do not produce additional whitening. However, if you desire a whiter smile, you can opt for any of the following:

    • Tooth whitening
    • Porcelain veneers
    • Bonding and white filling
  • Does Gentle Care Dentistry offer child orthodontics?

    No, we only offer adult orthodontics. However, we do work with orthodontic and pediatric dentists in the area if we need to refer our young patients.


New Patient Special

Comprehensive Exam, Full Mouth X-Rays, Professional Cleaning,
Preventative Fluoride Treatment, and Cosmetic or Implant Consultation – all for $179!

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