About Gentling Smiles

Upholding a long-standing tradition of promoting long-term wellness, Garrett Gentling, DDS, and the team at Gentling Smiles provide top-notch general dentistry services to individuals and families in Shoreline, Washington, and the surrounding communities. 

Gentling Smiles is a one-stop-shop dental clinic with the most advanced technology and techniques so patients can get all of their dental needs met under one roof. For patients with busy schedules, Gentling Smiles offers early morning and late evening appointments, showing their commitment to help patients efficiently manage their oral health. 

A native of Shoreline, Dr. Gentling attended Shorewood High School and completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Puget Sound, where he was a distinguished student-athlete on the swim team. Following in his cousins’ footsteps, Dr. Gentling pursued his Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Washington School of Dentistry, graduating with honors. 

The team at Gentling Smiles offers comprehensive dentistry services for individuals and families, providing the best possible dental care in a warm environment. From crowns and bridges to dental implants and veneers, the team has you covered. Awarded the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) Student Award during his years of advanced training, Dr. Gentling provides valuable expertise in long-term tooth replacement. Dedicated to personalized care, the team also offers sedation dentistry for a comfortable visit and emergency dentistry services when you need immediate care. 

Dr. Gentling is thrilled to serve the individuals and families in his hometown community of Shoreline alongside the Gentling Dental team and looks forward to brightening smiles for a lifetime. Gentling Smiles is always accepting new patients, so call today for your first appointment, or schedule one online. 




Reasons for Tooth Extraction

Has your dentist recently notified you that you might require a tooth extraction? there are several different reasons that an individual might be in need of extracting their tooth.

What You Need To Know About Dental Veneers

Are you interested in finding a new way to transform your smile and give it a total makeover? Do you feel the negative effects of cracked, discolored, or misshapen teeth? Our dental staff at Gentling Smiles provides several different cosmetic services,...

Dental Bonding for a Beautiful Smile

Dental bonding in cosmetic dentistry is a procedure that involves the application of tooth-colored materials to teeth to modify the shape, color, and length. It’s usually done to restore function to a tooth damaged by decay or simply for cosmetic reasons.


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Gentling Smiles
1207 N 200th St, #220
Shoreline, WA 98133
Phone: 206-546-4815
Fax: 206-546-2375
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Garrett Gentling, DDS
1207 N 200th St
Shoreline, WA 98133