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Gentle Dental Lloyd Center Announces Dental Services

Gentle Dental Lloyd Center is announcing the multitude of dental services performed by the professional dentists at the center.

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The professionals at Gentle Dental Lloyd Center are pleased to announce the myriad of dental services that they perform. Located in Portland, Oregon, Gentle Dental Lloyd Center is managed under the parent company InterDent.

As with any dentistry office, Gentle Dental Lloyd Center provides regular dental cleanings, x-rays, and dental examinations. At Gentle Dental Lloyd Center, these cleaning and examination services are available to people of all ages, so that whole families can use the services offered by this dentistry office. The dentists and hygienists at Gentle Dental Lloyd Center perform baby dentistry, as well as orthodontic work for teenagers. In addition to these services, the specialists at Gentle Dental Lloyd Center also perform such treatments as veneers, crowns, bridges, sealants and fillings. They work with people who have root canals and even offer oral surgery in emergency situations.

They also perform a number of specialized services. These include periodontics, prosthodontics, and endodontics, as well as oral surgeries. For the cosmetic side of dentistry, Gentle Dental Lloyd Center also offers services such as teeth whitening and cosmetic dentistry. Additionally, Gentle Dental Lloyd Center can provide dentures and even teeth implants for adults and seniors.

The specialists at Gentle Dental Lloyd Center are always up to date with the latest technology in the dentistry field. Gentle Dental Lloyd Center has premier dental equipment and is able to employ the most recently researched and proven dental techniques.

All of these services are performed in an extremely relaxing and comfortable environment at Gentle Dental Lloyd Center. “We want everyone to feel safe and sound coming to the dentist,” comments one of the Gentle Dental Lloyd Center specialists. “It can be a pretty stressful experience, and we work hard to make it as comfortable as possible, especially when people are scared to have work done on their teeth.” For the professionals at Gentle Dental Lloyd Center, an important part of making the process as smooth as possible is to make sure that patients feel free to ask questions and participate in the process.

Gentle Dental Lloyd Center has been providing services to the community of Portland, Oregon for over 10 years. Their office hours are extensive, with longer hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays and appointments available six days every week.

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Owner of Gentle Dental Lloyd Center (InterDent) Hires Lehman Brothers

Gentle Dental Lloyd Center's parent company InterDent hired an outside finance company to assist in alternative finance solutions.

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Every company needs financing to operate unless they are completely sufficient in turning a tremendous profit. One of the benefits dental offices such as Gentle Dental Lloyd Center had in joining the Gentle Dental network was management and finance services through InterDent. "InterDent is a large company. They manage over 140 offices across eight states in the western portion of the United States," says a representative of Gentle Dental Lloyd Center.

While it may not seem like big news to individual patients that receive dental treatment at Gentle Dental Lloyd Center in Portland, Oregon, the office staff does like to stay up to date on news regarding their company. It was news that the company sought the help of the Lehman Brothers to help with the company's financing.

After hiring Lehman Brothers, InterDent received assistance in pursuing strategic finance options including alternative finance opportunities. "InterDent hired Lehman Brothers as a back-up solution to finding alternative finance partners if the business agreements they held fell through," says Gentle Dental Lloyd Center's representative.

Gentle Dental Lloyd Center seems small in comparison to the larger network of affiliated dental offices. Interdent’s headquarters are in Inglewood California and Vancouver Washington. Also, Interdent has practices in eight states under the brands Gentle Dental, Smile Keepers Dental, Affordable Dental Care, Capitol Dental and Dedicated Dental. The local office supports their local Portland community by attending school functions, health fairs, and other social events that occur in the City of Portland. Gentle Dental Lloyd Center offers a wide range of dental services in a comfortable and pressure-free environment for the entire family ranging from baby dentistry to dentures and teeth implants.

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InterDent Provides Management Services to Gentle Dental Lloyd Center

Gentle Dental Lloyd Center is owned by InterDent – one of the largest dental management companies in the Gentle Dental Lloyd Center is part of a network of dental offices under the brand name Gentle Dental.

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Gentle Dental Lloyd Center functions just as a solo practice but with the benefit of professional management provided by an external company.   In 1978 a group of dentists realized that they could focus more on their practice of dentistry if they had someone to manage the business for them.  Under the name “Gentle Dental,” the group grew into a multi-facility management company in Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington. Gentle Dental grew larger in size into Gentle Dental Services Inc. It merged in 1998 with another dental practice organization where it became Wisdom Holdings Inc.Wisdom Holdings Inc. was short lived. On February 8, 1999, Wisdom Holdings changed their name to InterDent. As the management company of Gentle Dental Lloyd Center, InterDent continued to provide professional management services while they continued to grow and expand into other states continuously growing their network. "It was a relatively short period of time that over 150 affiliated dental offices joined the network of offices managed by InterDent," says Gentle Dental Lloyd Center.
 
Gentle Dental Lloyd Center continues to benefit from InterDent's management services. InterDent provides Gentle Dental Lloyd Center with economies of scale, superior information systems and specialization of functions. Gentle Dental Lloyd Center provides a wide range of dental services as an affiliated member of Gentle Dental and InterDent. They provide specialized services to meet all their patients’ dental needs. Gentle Dental provides high quality comprehensive care including general dentistry, orthodontics, oral surgery, endodontics, and periodontics.  "Also, there is a clinical leadership board responsible for providing clinical support and guidance to ensure and improve the quality of dental care offered," says a representative from Gentle Dental Lloyd Center.  

Gentle Dental Lloyd Center continues to provide excellent service with patient focus. The staff make scheduling easy with scheduling six days a week and extended hours Wednesdays and Thursdays. "We are prepared to address any concerns patients have in provide treatment in a relaxed and pressure-free setting," says Gentle Dental Lloyd Center.

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Community Support Demonstrated by Gentle Dental Lloyd Center and Network

Gentle Dental Lloyd Center participates in many local community events. Representatives from the parent company have participated in national events.

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Gentle Dental Lloyd Center has been providing quality dental services in their Portland, Oregon community for over a decade. Within that time, they have worked to establish themselves as a caring and involved local business. For years, staff from Gentle Dental Lloyd Center have participated in local school events, health fairs, and other social events in Portland. "It is a great way to show the community that Gentle Dental Lloyd Center is a business that cares. Our presence at various social events demonstrates that we are a part of the community just as much as anybody else," says a Gentle Dental Lloyd Center representative.

The local office regularly participates in social events and even the larger company is seen publicly. Gentle Dental Lloyd Center is part of a network of dental offices in the Gentle Dental network. "Gentle Dental is the brand name under which we operate. The company that owns and manages the Gentle Dental network is InterDent," says the Gentle Dental Lloyd Center representative.
The InterDent company operating under the name Gentle Dental & Orthodontics has been a participant for several national events. In May of 2013, Gentle Dental participated in the American Career College 'Dental Assistant Career Day' in Anaheim.   

Other social events Gentle Dental recently participated in included the American Diabetes Association's Tour de Cure. Gentle Dental was represented by three doctors and raised over $1,000 for the association.  People with diabetes are twice as likely to develop gum disease.  The inflammation in your gums makes it hard to regulate your blood sugar.  Take control of your health now and schedule your appointment at Gentle Dental Lloyd Center.  

During the Tour de Cure, Gentle Dental even sponsored a booth for the event when it took place in Las Vegas in April of 2013. Doctors from various offices helped to run the booth and provided free screening for type 1 diabetes families. Along with the Tour de Cure booth, Gentle Dental ran a booth at the April 2013's California Dental Convention. "We make it a goal to stay active in the dental community by participating in various local and national events” says Gentle Dental Lloyd Center.

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