Gentle Dental Palo Alto

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Friendly, convenient, flexible. Building Relationships For Life
  • 853 Middlefield Road

    Palo Alto, CA 94301

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  • 650-389-9222

About Gentle Dental Palo Alto

Hours
Monday & Wednesday: 8:30am - 7pm Tuesday & Friday: 8:30am - 5pm Thursday: 8:30am - 6pm Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Health & Medical

Health & Medical
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I have come here for both my children and for ortho work. I have been extremely satisfied with every visit. The staf has been amazing. I highly recommend.\r

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I have come here for both my children and for ortho work. I have been extremely satisfied with every visit. The staf has been amazing. I highly recommend.\r

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The hygienist was amazing. She explained what she was doing throughout the appointment, and she was very thorough with the work that she was doing. I love being able to leave there with a big smile on my face. And the office staff and

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The hygienist was amazing. She explained what she was doing throughout the appointment, and she was very thorough with the work that she was doing. I love being able to leave there with a big smile on my face. And the office staff and

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Everyone was super helpful and friendly. I felt very comfortable and felt no pain at all! The dentist was so gentle. Thank you guys.\r

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Everyone was super helpful and friendly. I felt very comfortable and felt no pain at all! The dentist was so gentle. Thank you guys.\r

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The Dr. and front office staff were great!! They were very understanding of a very nervous patient who hates needles and pain. Great experience, I was very impressed.\r

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The Dr. and front office staff were great!! They were very understanding of a very nervous patient who hates needles and pain. Great experience, I was very impressed.\r

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Extraordinary service. Very professional and friendly staff. Great job by everyone here. Thank you so much for the great experience.\r

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Extraordinary service. Very professional and friendly staff. Great job by everyone here. Thank you so much for the great experience.\r

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It was very helpful for Gentle Dental to cordinate my dental visits with my school work and work work. It really saved me on a lot of time. Thanks for the help/\r

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It was very helpful for Gentle Dental to cordinate my dental visits with my school work and work work. It really saved me on a lot of time. Thanks for the help/\r

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Service was very friendly. I am very pleased with my visit. I will definitely come back and I will tell friends and co-workers. Wonderful dental office!\r

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Service was very friendly. I am very pleased with my visit. I will definitely come back and I will tell friends and co-workers. Wonderful dental office!\r

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This place has a very friendly, and relaxed enviroment. I never feel super stress about work being done with my teeth. All staff members and dentists always knew how to take care each of their patients with ease.\r

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This place has a very friendly, and relaxed enviroment. I never feel super stress about work being done with my teeth. All staff members and dentists always knew how to take care each of their patients with ease.\r

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I've been a patient of this dental office for about 9 years now. From day 1 the staff has been great. If you're looking for an office that takes care of it's patients, I'd recommend this one.\r

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I've been a patient of this dental office for about 9 years now. From day 1 the staff has been great. If you're looking for an office that takes care of it's patients, I'd recommend this one.\r

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For my first time back in a dentist chair I felt comfortable and was taken very well care of. Thank you for a great experience. See you for the next visit!\r

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For my first time back in a dentist chair I felt comfortable and was taken very well care of. Thank you for a great experience. See you for the next visit!\r

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If you need a hygienist I recommend any of the 3 they have here. The girls are wonderful and the receptionist is super great. I always leave feeling fresh and clean.\r

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If you need a hygienist I recommend any of the 3 they have here. The girls are wonderful and the receptionist is super great. I always leave feeling fresh and clean.\r

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My Dr. Salkola (Mimi) is a dear friend and she does an outstanding, professional topnotch job...she strives for almost perfection as i stated earlier nothing can be perfect. If she isn't satisfied with her work, she will do it again at

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My Dr. Salkola (Mimi) is a dear friend and she does an outstanding, professional topnotch job...she strives for almost perfection as i stated earlier nothing can be perfect. If she isn't satisfied with her work, she will do it again at

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I had a great visit. Everyone was very friendly and caring. The Dr. was amazing for my oral surgery. I hope to come back to him to have the rest of my wisdom teeth removed.\r

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I had a great visit. Everyone was very friendly and caring. The Dr. was amazing for my oral surgery. I hope to come back to him to have the rest of my wisdom teeth removed.\r

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The entire staff is friendly and helpful. They are always timely and I never have to wait. My Orthodontist and his assistant did what they could to make sure I was comfortable.\r

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The entire staff is friendly and helpful. They are always timely and I never have to wait. My Orthodontist and his assistant did what they could to make sure I was comfortable.\r

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I've never had trouble with their billing department. In fact, Dr. Salkola and the billing staff have been more than accommodating in helping me choose budget-saving options for my care, and for letting me pay over time - as a senior, my

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I've never had trouble with their billing department. In fact, Dr. Salkola and the billing staff have been more than accommodating in helping me choose budget-saving options for my care, and for letting me pay over time - as a senior, my

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I've been a patient of this office for over 3 years. I've had a root canal, wisdom teeth extracted, fillings, crowns and I get my teeth cleanings on a regular basis I'm also in the works of getting braces. I think the quality of work they

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I've been a patient of this office for over 3 years. I've had a root canal, wisdom teeth extracted, fillings, crowns and I get my teeth cleanings on a regular basis I'm also in the works of getting braces. I think the quality of work they

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The whole office has been friendly and professional every time I've been there, both for myself and my teenage son. I am surprised by all the negative reviews since I haven't found any cause for complaints at all.\r

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The whole office has been friendly and professional every time I've been there, both for myself and my teenage son. I am surprised by all the negative reviews since I haven't found any cause for complaints at all.\r

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Dr. Salkola and her assistants are all fantastic! Fun, gentle, sensitive to my needs when I'm in that chair with open mouth. Dr. Salkola did great work on a whole array of issues in my mouth, including a deep back filling and crown.\r

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Dr. Salkola and her assistants are all fantastic! Fun, gentle, sensitive to my needs when I'm in that chair with open mouth. Dr. Salkola did great work on a whole array of issues in my mouth, including a deep back filling and crown.\r

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Because of my work, I tend to move often, which gives me a great perspective to dentists and dentistry in general. Dr. Sakola is by far the best dentist I have had. She is very careful, gentle, and conscientious. Her work is organized and

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Because of my work, I tend to move often, which gives me a great perspective to dentists and dentistry in general. Dr. Sakola is by far the best dentist I have had. She is very careful, gentle, and conscientious. Her work is organized and

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The dental assistants/hygienists I've come across at Gentle Dental have all been great, and Mimee (who is in fact a separate entity from the aforementioned dentist Mimi) is always a pleasure to talk to. Additionally, the front office has

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The dental assistants/hygienists I've come across at Gentle Dental have all been great, and Mimee (who is in fact a separate entity from the aforementioned dentist Mimi) is always a pleasure to talk to. Additionally, the front office has

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I don't particularly enjoy sitting in a chair and having my teeth poked at by pointy metal instruments, but since it has to be done, I'm glad that Dr. Mimi Salkola is my dentist. She is one of the friendliest people I know, and I can tell

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I don't particularly enjoy sitting in a chair and having my teeth poked at by pointy metal instruments, but since it has to be done, I'm glad that Dr. Mimi Salkola is my dentist. She is one of the friendliest people I know, and I can tell

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I've been with Gentle Dental for about five years. I have an extended circle of friends in the Peninsula and South Bay. I've sent dozens of them to Dr. Mimi Salkola and Gentle Dental, and every single one has given me a glowing report of

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I've been with Gentle Dental for about five years. I have an extended circle of friends in the Peninsula and South Bay. I've sent dozens of them to Dr. Mimi Salkola and Gentle Dental, and every single one has given me a glowing report of

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As a member of a renunciate order, my finances are limited. I learned about Gentle Dental and Dr. Mimi Salkola after some very discouraging experiences with highly efficient computerized dental practices (money mills). What a find - Dr.

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As a member of a renunciate order, my finances are limited. I learned about Gentle Dental and Dr. Mimi Salkola after some very discouraging experiences with highly efficient computerized dental practices (money mills). What a find - Dr.

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I have had nothing but good experiences with Gentle Dental over the years. I have a sensitive mouth and the doctor has been very caring in making sure I don't suffer even during major dental "projects." She is also impeccable and very

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I have had nothing but good experiences with Gentle Dental over the years. I have a sensitive mouth and the doctor has been very caring in making sure I don't suffer even during major dental "projects." She is also impeccable and very

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I was IN and out FAST!\r

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I was IN and out FAST!\r

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Very satisfied with the office and treatment.\r

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Very satisfied with the office and treatment.\r

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The front staff was very friendly and helpful answered all my questions that I had and wait time was not too long. The Dr I saw was very good at explaining treatment to me that was needed and why it was important and was able to start

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The front staff was very friendly and helpful answered all my questions that I had and wait time was not too long. The Dr I saw was very good at explaining treatment to me that was needed and why it was important and was able to start

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Thanks for seeing me last minute and fixing my root canal (done by another dentist!) I will come back\r

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Thanks for seeing me last minute and fixing my root canal (done by another dentist!) I will come back\r

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Great Dr; very nice and understanding. Not judgmental.\r

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Great Dr; very nice and understanding. Not judgmental.\r

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Our most recent experience at Gentle Dental was gratifying because of the excellent professional care we received.\r

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Our most recent experience at Gentle Dental was gratifying because of the excellent professional care we received.\r

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Very good experience, staff was excellent. Very thorough examination and great experience with the dental hygienist who cleaned my teeth after the examination.\r

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Very good experience, staff was excellent. Very thorough examination and great experience with the dental hygienist who cleaned my teeth after the examination.\r

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Excellent customer service and professionalism. The doctor and hygienist was very gentle while working on my mouth.

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Excellent customer service and professionalism. The doctor and hygienist was very gentle while working on my mouth.

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I was very happy with my first visit. Dr. Thai was incredibly nice and sympathetic in explaining the problems I had and the solutions that were available.\r

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I was very happy with my first visit. Dr. Thai was incredibly nice and sympathetic in explaining the problems I had and the solutions that were available.\r

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Overall, great dentistry at affordable prices. Dr. Thai told me things about my dental health that previous doctors had never mentioned and quoted rates for some cosmetic work that were less than other CA dentists.\r

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Overall, great dentistry at affordable prices. Dr. Thai told me things about my dental health that previous doctors had never mentioned and quoted rates for some cosmetic work that were less than other CA dentists.\r

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Excellent service, friendly staff & intelligent, caring doctor's. will refer family & friends\r

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Excellent service, friendly staff & intelligent, caring doctor's. will refer family & friends\r

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Good dentist for kids. Friendly and patient.\r

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Good dentist for kids. Friendly and patient.\r

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Most courteous and professional dental treatment.\r

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Most courteous and professional dental treatment.\r

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This is the right office for anyone who is a little nervous about visiting the Dentist. The entire staff is amazing and accomodating, and Dr. Tai teaches you regarding her assessment and plan using x-rays and drawings.\r

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This is the right office for anyone who is a little nervous about visiting the Dentist. The entire staff is amazing and accomodating, and Dr. Tai teaches you regarding her assessment and plan using x-rays and drawings.\r

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Dr. Mimi Salkolla is the best dentist I've ever gone to\r

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Dr. Mimi Salkolla is the best dentist I've ever gone to\r

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Gentle Dental emphasizes teaching you how to properly care for your teeth...proactive! The dentist always clearly explains what they need to do when working on your teeth and are "gentle" in performing their skill!\r

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Gentle Dental emphasizes teaching you how to properly care for your teeth...proactive! The dentist always clearly explains what they need to do when working on your teeth and are "gentle" in performing their skill!\r

 

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