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How’s Your Brushing?

We have been doing it since we were toddlers. But when it comes to brushing your teeth, are you doing it the right way? Make sure you include these not-so-obvious brushing guidelines the next time you clean those pearly whites. Start Low – Bacteria on your tongue is the reason for the plaque buildup on…

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Protecting Your Smile From Acid Reflux

Are you a chronic sufferer of acid reflux? The uncomfortable and sometimes painful sensation of heartburn may not be all you need to worry about. That bitter and undesirable taste of stomach acid coming back up into your mouth can actually wreak havoc on your oral health as well. The high levels of acidity entering…

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The Importance of Dental Care During Pregnancy

If you have severe morning sickness or are uncomfortable in the late stages in your pregnancy, the thought of sitting in a dental chair for a routine cleaning may not be appealing. However, you need to know that your dental checkups are actually even more important when you are pregnant. The large increase in a…

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Adult Braces: A Straight Smile is a Healthy Smile

It is not too late to get that straight smile you have always wanted. If you choose adult braces, you will not be alone. Today, nearly half of orthodontic patients are adults. Unlike the metal brackets that were the only option 15 years ago, adults can now opt for a more discreet and comfortable orthodontic…

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Porcelain Veneers Can Fill the Gap

If you could fix one thing about your smile, would it be the gap between your two front teeth? If so, you are not alone. A gap is a common problem with many smiles. Most front teeth gaps are caused when there is a difference in the size of your jaw and the size of…

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Mouthguards in Sports: Always a Good Idea

Did you know that an athlete is 60 times more likely to suffer an injury to their teeth if they are not wearing a mouthguard? If you are a parent of an athlete, one of the most important requirements you can give your child is to wear a custom mouthguard. Athletic mouthguards are not just…

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Should You Replace Your Silver Fillings?

If you have one or more silver fillings in your mouth, then you may be considering getting them replaced with composite fillings. Dentists use fillings to fill the space after decay has been removed from a tooth. Silver fillings, or amalgams, have been used for many years but carry many drawbacks. The filling is typically…

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Headache Relief From Your Dentist

Have you ever considered your teeth to be the culprit of your daily headache? Studies suggest that 75% of all headaches are muscle-contraction headaches that could be tied to a poor bite. The alignment of your teeth and jaw as well as bad habits such as clenching and grinding can contribute significantly to your headache.…

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Our Patient Reviews

Group Health Dental

4.7 / 5.0

Based on 67 reviews

Karlee L.

VERY PLEASANT AND LOOKING FORWARD TO MY NEXT VISIT! This dental office was bright and warm from the moment I walked in. The young ladies there were friendly and very pleasant. They offered me a choice of beverage while explaining the online form enrollment process. My xray technician was very pleasant and went through a set of 18(!) x-rays using this new low-radiation equipment. It was a very painless process that went very quickly considering what it would normally take using the old way of taking individual bite-wings. Dr. Vazquez was also very pleasant as she patiently explained her observations of my x-rays.Afterward I sat down for my cleaning with Marcielle (spelling ?) - who was another round of pleasant service as she cleaned and polished my teeth. NO PAIN AT ALL! :) This office has a happy bright orange color theme which immediately adds to the very comforting and cheerful ambiance all around. All I can say is I highly recommend the staff here - they are so ready to deliver service with a smile!

Anita P.

When I stepped foot into the door at this dental office I was terrified because of my previous experiences in other dental offices. I had no choice but to come and get my teeth fixed so I made an appointment. I was warmly welcomed at the front desk and when I told the front desk how terrified I was of being there it was amazing how nice and supportive the ladies were. When I went in for x-rays the technician was amazing as she spoke to me and made me smile. The hygienist was amazing as she had to work hard to clean my teeth and she made me feel so comfortable and I had literally no fear what s ever. My fear was gone. As I saw the dentist I was amazed at her knowledge and he comfort and patience as she worked on me and advised me as to what I needed. I love this place and my fear of dentists is actually gone to the point that I already made two appointments for the rest of the work to be done. Thank you so much for making me feel so comfortable and part of your family as I was surrounded with people who actually cared about me and my feelings and who made me feel better. Thank you soooooooo much.

Olivia L.

Wow just started about 2 weeks ago and I must tell you that my experience was pleasant. I know how could this be possible. They were professional and attentive. The wait time is so short I could not believe it. They are knowledgeable and really work with you and your situation. Not looking to make that buck like so many others I have been to. I felt comfortable which has never been the case. The place is clean and covers a lot of dental work under one roof. I must say it is the best place I have been in years. They get my vote and I will be returning to continue my needed work !!

Dalit A.

I had an appointment with Dr. Concencion and got feedback on why I was there, which was for my concern about a tooth that had trauma to it years ago. I got a full exam that included full mouth x-rays and a cleaning. The receptionists, x-ray technician, dental hygienist, and dentist were all very friendly and pleasant to be around. It was really the most welcoming and comforting experience I've ever had at a dentist's office. I found it a little strange that I have to schedule a consultation with the endodontist to discuss my tooth that I am concerned about, but then again I don't know much about these things and actually do trust that they were being genuine about the medical advice I was given (which is usually not my feeling as a new patient at a dentist's office).


I first went to Group Health Dental at the beginning of 2015 for a root canal. My original dentist wanted to only do certain procedures because he didn't feel it was worth it financially since I have union coverage. He actually told me this to my face. He left me in tremendous pain and I even had to demand antibiotics. I was referred to Group Health by someone else but they were not able to help me because I was too swollen and they did not have an oral surgeon. I went elsewhere to have the tooth extracted since the infection was too severe for the tooth to be saved. Months later, I still needed work since I since never went back to the original dentist. I decided to take a chance with Group Health Dental and I am so glad I did. I walked in the door terrified from my experiences elsewhere but EVERYONE, from the young ladies at reception, the dental hygenist, exray technician, root canal specialist, dentist, his assistant and even the young ladies taking your payment made it an amazing experience for me. Pleasant, caring, gentle and professional people in a clean and pleasing atmosphere. I purposefully waited until all the work was done and waited an additional week to make sure the new work wasn't bothering me to write this review. If I could give them ten stars, I would. Group Health Dental rocks!!! :-) :-) :-)

Romairy L.

I was one of those people that dreaded going to the dentist, but after I started going to Group Health Dental in Midtown, I met Dr. Benito and everything changed. Now I am one of those people who actually looks forward to her dentist appointments. He and his assistant have rake in the street which causes both of them to always be in a great mood and they always are happy to see you. He always makes me laugh, and I mean always. Dr. Bonito and Esmira ( his assistant) are wonderful. they always make sure you're completely satisfied with their work, they're very attentive and always make time to see you when you have an emergency or need to speak with them. Now going to the dentist is one of those things that I post about on Facebook because I always come back with a new story or a new joke to tell after my visit to Dr. Benito and Esmira. If you want to have a dentist that feels more like visiting a friend than getting work done, you need to try Dr. Benito. #mydentistisbetterthanyours!!!

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