Why Choose Us
We are about quality. It’s about educating our patients. We want them to be independently able to care for their mouth. Dr. Peltzer, I love his dentistry, his quality of dentistry actually makes me feel comfortable whereas I have worked at offices where that quality isn’t there and that makes me uncomfortable to explain to a patient what we are doing, but here, I don’t have to worry about that. I always say I can go home at night and sleep in knowing that we did our job the way we are supposed to. Even though we are so centered on patient care, our dentistry is actually good. So I can feel good about that, so I know that we are taking care of both sides and a lot of offices lack that. I think that is really one of the most important things that we offer is our quality. We have patients that don’t want to sit in the chair, don’t want to come in the office, do not want our instruments in their mouth, I mean, the most extreme fear you can think of, that’s what we have on a daily basis. So when we are able to have a patient that comes in that can’t sit in our chair and I’m able to get to the point where I am personally working in their mouth, it is like so rewarding and I have so many patients that I can think of right now that makes me really feel that and to see them more comfortable cleaning their teeth properly, understanding that education that they need to really care for their mouth, is more rewarding than I could ever explain and I’m a mother so compared to that, I just love it. I love dentistry and I love working with patients who have a hard time with dentistry, to be able to see them come to a point where they are okay in the chair and not crying on the way in or out is awesome.
An Exceptionally Qualified Doctor
Thomas J. Peltzer, DMD, is one of the most highly trained and skilled dentist anesthesiologists and sedation dentists in Connecticut. He is known nationally as an expert in the field of Sedation Dentistry and Dental Anesthesia. Dr. Peltzer’s desire to bring the very best in modern dentistry to his patients drives his commitment to continuing education. He is a member of the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists, The American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, The International Congress of Oral Implantologists, as well as the prestigious Academy of Laser Dentistry. Among other recognitions, The Consumers’ Research Council of America for Dental Excellence chose Dr. Thomas Peltzer as one of America’s Top Dentists in 2011, 2012, and 2013.
Beyond his education and technical skills, Dr. Peltzer is a compassionate dentist who makes patient comfort and care a top priority, including providing sedation for anxious patients and IV sedation for complex procedures. He genuinely cares for each person who trusts him with their dental care, and he treats everyone with respect and dignity. We’re proud to provide family dentistry for each member of your home!
The Full Spectrum of Sedation
Although many dentists offer nitrous oxide gas and oral sedation, very few have invested their time, education, and skills to become qualified to safely administer IV sedation. Gentle Dental Care offers every level of sedation to our patients to make them comfortable, physically and emotionally, so they can get the dental care they need without fear and pain. Assisted by our team of dental professionals, Dr. Peltzer is even able to provide excellent dental care to patients with special physical and emotional needs, including safe monitoring of all vital signs during procedures. Even patients with high blood pressure and diabetes can be assured that they are in very good hands.
Sedation dentistry also makes Gentle Dental Care the convenient place to go for complex or multi-phase procedures. With IV sedation, you can relax completely through multiple procedures in one visit, instead of needing to go through multiple appointments to get your teeth healthy and beautiful.
A Prime Location
Gentle Dental Care is conveniently located in the suburban town of Plainville, close to everything in heart of central Connecticut. We are minutes away from Hartford, with easy access to I-84 and other major highways. Situated adjacent to Dairy Queen and just across the road from Plainville High School, our office is easy to find at 87 East Street!
Cutting-Edge Dental Technology
Dr. Peltzer’s state-of-the art facility provides all phases of dentistry from general dental services to oral surgery, surgical and non-surgical gum disease therapy, root canals, laser procedures, and cosmetic dentistry. We have the latest precision diagnostic and treatment tools that technology has to offer, including:
- Digital X-rays
- Dentrix Software
- Intraoral Camera
- Diode Laser
- Rotary Endodontic Instruments
- Computers and Monitors in Operatories
- Hospital Quality Operatory with IV Sedation and Monitoring Equipment
Complete Dentistry in One Practice
Instead of juggling multiple dentists at multiple locations, you can have every aspect of your dental care taken care of in one convenient location. Gentle Dental Care has you covered with services from preventive care to complex oral surgery. We are open five days a week to accommodate busy schedules, and you can be seen without an appointment for any dental emergencies that may arise.
We are delighted that you are considering making us your home for dental care. To schedule an appointment or to ask any questions, please contact us using our online form, or call Gentle Dental Care at 860-479-2397 today!
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