Quality Dental Care Since 1971
Gentle Dental has been providing patients with excellence in Dental Care for over 35 years. In 1971, Dr. Ron Weissman & Dr. Sam Shames had a vision of making quality dental care affordable and convenient. Over the years, we have built our reputation for excellence by focusing first on patient care. Gentle Dental is the largest multi-specialty group practice in New England with 38 convenient locations across Massachusetts and New Hampshire. We offer comprehensive general dental services as well as specialty services such as Oral Surgery, Implants, Root Canals, Braces, Gum treatment (Periodontics), Cosmetic Dentistry and Preventive Dentistry for Kids. Evening and Saturday hours are available for your convenience. Gentle Dental is the easy way to affordable dental health.

The Gentle Dental Vision
Healthy, confident smiles for life.

The Gentle Dental Difference: Dental Professionals Working Together
We believe everyone is entitled to the best quality dental care. That’s why we offer low fees, convenient hours, and coordinated care. With specialists on staff, our doctors work together to provide comprehensive services like root canals, wisdom teeth removal, braces, gum treatment, implants, crowns and bridges all in one, convenient location. We are not a corporate chain, but a group of doctors and dental professionals who have joined together to provide the best dental experience available today. Patient care is our top priority and your health is our goal.

Good oral health is critical for overall health, and we strive to ensure your dental treatment meets the guidelines established by the ADA. Our doctors are graduates of some of the best dental schools in the country, including Harvard, Boston University, and Tufts.

A healthy smile is a beautiful smile.  And a beautiful smile gives you the confidence to tackle everything you do in life, as a parent, a child, a professional, a volunteer, a coach, a caregiver, and everything in between. At Gentle Dental, quality, affordable care is right around the corner!



Gentle Dental is a 42 North Dental Care, PLLC practice and is owned and operated by dentists Dr. Samuel Shames, DMD and Dr. Ronald Weissman, DMD. Gentle Dental is supported by 42 North Dental, LLC, a dental support organization that provides non-clinical administrative and business support services to the practice. 42 North Dental, LLC does not own or operate the dental practice or employ dentists to provide dental services. Find more information about 42NorthDental, LLC and the dental practices it supports at 42NorthDental.com.