As of Feb 1st, 2022, we are no longer an in-network provider for any Kentucky Medicaid programs. As well as CareSource, Wellcare, Aetna, Humana, Passport, and Anthem Medicaid programs


"Dr. Hishmeh is the absolute best. He goes above and beyond for his patients. He makes you feel comfortable and wants his patients to go home happier than when they arrived. It is not just the dentist that makes the experience though. The hygientists and the receptionists are SUPER nice. All around just a fantastic experience. I can NOT say enough good things."

-Paige Dooley

"I was terrified of going to the dentist after years of not going. To say this staff is fantastic would be an understatement. They walked me through the entire process and gave me back a smile I can be proud of. They are honest and upfront about cost and procedures. They genuinely want you to have the best smile you can. They care about the health of your teeth. I don't know what I would do without them. They have earned my business and more!"

-Brian Roark

"This is by far the best dentist in the world!!! When I came here my self esteem was broken. I needed a full set of dentures and doctor hishmeh made me feel at home and all his staff. I always dreaded the dentist now I look forward to coming!! My coworkers always would say are you mad?? You never smile. Now they have nicknamed me (smiley) I recommend him for all my family and friends."

- Kevin Ray

"I have been to quite a few dental offices over the years (I'm 72!), but in all candor I have to say that Gentle Care on Larkin Road is the absolute best one! Every person on Dr. Hishmeh's staff is first class and first rate. They are gentle, efficient and professional. If you ever need dental attention you should check out Gentle Care. I think you'll be happy you did. Thank you, Dr. Hishmeh, for taking such great care of my teeth!!"

- Bill Parker

"I had a little more of a complicated case than most and have always been terrified of dentists and always left feeling defeated. From the veryfirst time I met Dr. Hishmeh I felt like I could trust what he was saying and he had my best interest at heart. I trusted him with my biggest insecurity and was blown away with the end result. All of their staff is phenomenal, but Tiffany and Dr. Hishmeh changed my life. I will never go anywhere else."

- Tori Ashcraft

"Due to my past horrible dental experience I had some PTSD when it came to dental care. I put off getting my teeth cleaned for 20 years. My family and husband comes to Gentle Care and because of their wonderful reviews I decided to get mine done. I did not regret that decision at all, the staff is amazing, my hygienist Megan is the best. She is super gentle, friendly and always put my comfort and care as her top priority. They've really got me over my fear of the dentist and they really do provide gentle care. I love that Megan tell me about everything before she does it and explains what I don't understand. I highly recommend them to anyone that needs dental care."

- Kim

"I was terrified of the dentist. I haven't been to the dentist in 15 years because I WAS so afraid but a friend told me about Gentle Care Dentistry so I made an appointment.... Long story short, best experience I have ever had at the denist !! He is so gentle and so good I didn't even feel the numbing part . My wisdom teeth were out before I knew it !! Zero pain !! And the people that work there are awesome !! They are so understanding and compassionate and they know what they are doing !! I can't say enough good things about my experience and I will never go anything else for my dental care !!"

- Deborah Augsburg

"My family has had wonderful service at Gentle Care, we have been going for several years now. Dr Hishmeh and his office staff are positive and professional and do wonderful work!"

- Mary Bodart

"I was very nervous about having my wisdom tooth but these guys were absolutely amazing and made is quick and easy! I would highly recommend them!"

- Jason Carter

"I had 4 wisdom teeth pulled by Dr. Hishmeh and the whole process took less than 15 minutes! They numbed me completely checking on me during numbing and pulling process! I have found my families new dentist!"

-Brittany McCubbins

"The staff are excellent, professional, and very courteous. I had maybe 20 teeth pulled within 30 minutes with no pain at all. So I decided to get dentures there as well. They make sre your dentures fit and if you have trouble with them they will adjust them until they do feel comfortable. I recommend this dentistry to everyone. I give it 5 stars. I really appreciate the staff and Dr. Hishmeh in making my dream come true. Thank you Gentle Care & Cosmetics your the best!"

- Sparky7771000

"Dr. Hishmeh has a great bedside manner. He explains exactly what he will be doing and makes sure you understand. Very professional. The staff are very friendly and overall nice office very well kept. I was very happy with this practice."

- Debbie Said

"I cannot say enough about how this dental practice upholds professionalism and efficiency. I was apprehensive about a dental implant. I had no pain and it was far beyond my expectations!!"

- Jenny Jacobs

"Just had a cleaning this morning. Everyone wore masks and followed COVID protocols. Megan, who cleaned my teeth, was excellent, very nice, and gentle. The doc was great as well. Definitely would go back here."

- Nikki Weiss

"I just left from having 3 teeth pulled, and let me tell you, they were so accomodating to me! I was so scared! Melissa, Tiffany, and the dentist were amazing! I've been to 3 dentist offices in Lexington and this is by far the best! They have my family's business going forward."

- Brooklyn Hooten

"I was very impressed with the level of care Dr.Habash and his team provided. They were very detailed to my dental needs and provided education to allow for better dental care at home. I recommend his care to anyone who finds themselves with sensitive dental needs as he is gentle and caring. Thank you Dr.Habash and team for amazing experience."


"Dr Hishmeh is great. As well as Tiffany and Maria . I love all of them . This clinic is a art gallery"

- Mahmoud Mehrizi

"Best place!!!...I hate going to the dentist but they always put me at ease and make the appointments wonderful!!!"

- Carrie Brannon

"My first time getting teeth pulled. I got 5 pulled and the experience was great, they made it very easy and painless. I suggest to anyone in need of good dentist."

- EveryDolla on the beat

"loved them they were lovely nice and sweet! held onto corona expectations to the beat of their ability!! Best I’ve seen since being out back in the public... my apt wasn’t until 3 I called because I was in so much pain they let me come in at 11.. which mean they put me where they didn’t have the space for me.. which really meant a lot to me knowing that I had a dentist to care about how much pain I was in.. also when he pulled my teeth he made sure I wasn’t in any pain WHAT SO EVER and they also take children with disabilities "

- Dante's Walking Journey Hill

"I just had my cleaning and x-ray done recently at this clinic. The clinic is clean and very modern looking. Megan R did such a great job cleaning my teeth (the best one I had in many years) and she even sent me a hand written thank you card. Highly recommend this place."

- Kiska

" Had the most amazing experience ever! My cleaning with Megan was so gentle I would go every week to have a cleaning!!! Dentist and staff are very caring and helpful! I highly recommend!"

- Shawn Marcy

"My experience with this place was astounding. By far the best dentist office I have ever been to. This should be the most highly recommend place in lexington. 100%"

- Sean Pennington

"Great service, great staff and no waiting."

- Joe Gazala

"Y’all let me just say I have never been to a dentist more kind, compassionate or professional in my life! Dr. Hishmeh has done fillings, zoom whitening, crowns and even an implant on my teeth and with each visit he is so careful to make sure he’s gentle. His staff are the absolute BEST! My whole family now goes to him and they agree how great their experiences have been also. Never have I felt more pleased after each visit to his office. My dentist for life."

- Robin Phillips

"They’re awesome!! True to their name they really are gentle with their work! I am never in pain here! I’ve always had the best experiences here! The dentists here have taken such good care of me. I use to have bad plaque on my teeth because of my braces but the dentist here fixed that in a very safe and gentle way! They know what they’re doing here and they all do a great job!"

- Sarah Ali

"I'm new here and I love it so far. My first visit and they already knew what I needed.  I've had to tell my previous dentists what I'd like for them to do for me and all they ever wanted to know was how I'm going to pay for it - services that I haven't even received! I was so relieved that this dentist gave me options and seemed like he really cared about my dental health and needs. I can't wait to write another review when my dental work is all done. This place makes me feel welcome and everyone is so professional and kind. I highly recommend this place!"

- Tafa Johnson

"From Maria and Melissa at reception my experience started out very friendly. My dental hygentist Heather gave me a gentle but thourough cleaning. Then on to Dr. Hishmah who is friendly, knowledgeable, singing and a perfectionist.  He is a great dentist who makes you very comfortable as a patient and really cares about you as does all of his staff that I had met.  I would recommend this office to anyone looking for a dentist."

- Katie Bradt

"My first and only dentist. Dr. Hishmeh and the staff are very friendly. they always make me feel like family. And most importantly, Dr. Hishmeh is a very talented dentist, and I like how he always try to explain to me what is going on and make things make more sense. When ever I step out the clinic, I am already thinking about my next cleaning and check up visit, that is how much I like my experience there."

- Musab Shalash

"By far the best dentist I have ever met. The whole staff were kind and understanding."

- Shirley Murphy

"Dr. Hishmeh is still my favorite dentist of all time! It is so obvious that he loves what he does. I hate going to the dentist but always look forward to seeing him. All of the staff here are extremely courteous and gentle. Megan has done my last 2 cleanings and both were throrough but painless. Thanks for always sending me home smiling."

- Britta Vance

"My daughter had 2 wisdom teeth that needed to be extracted! They got us in the next day, and was FANTASTIC!!!!! I could not thank them enough for easing my daughters pain! In literally 60 seconds, both teeth were removed! The staff and dr made our visit so delightful! They are all wonderfull!!! My daughter has a follow up, and my husband now has an appt as well! This will be our new family dentist!!! Highly RECOMMEND!!!!!"

- Wanda Stinnett

"This is the dental office you want to go to for all your oral health needs. Dr. Hishmeh will do what is best for you each and every time. You can trust his advice and his care. He is very gentle and listens to your concerns. I have 18 years experience in this field , so I KNOW good care from a good dentist. You will find it here.  His staff  is warm, friendly., and welcoming.  Also, the office is a beautifully decorated and a relaxing place to be. You will not be disappointed by making Dr. Hishmeh YOUR dentist.  I have been a patient for about 14 years and  I wouldn't go anywhere else. If fact, my husband and I travel four and a half hours when we go for our checkups."

- Wanda Henley

" They are soo nice. My children have had a great experience and have been made to feel very comfortable at this office. We will continue coming as a family here!"

- Erin Stout

"I love the staff here. The cleaning lady is nice and gentle on my teeth. I literally have not had anyone else clean my teeth so nicely. The front people know who I am when I walk in. Very friendly. I moved and still drive to this dentist. No where else compares."

- Megan Love

"Friendly and capable staff and very affordable for those of us paying out-of-pocket! They’ve always done great work and taken care to remember what’s going on in our family’s life. Highly recommend!"

- Gina Sheesley

"Great operation. The entire staff is first class and very through with all details from cleaning to billing.
As the name says.....Gentle and professional.
Do not hesitate to call for an appointment and visit with them."

- Schlotzsky's Deli Lexington

"I have been going to Dr. Hishmeh for over 17yrs, for as long as he's been open. I've followed him from Monticello, KY to Lexington and I thank God he's still here. I have found Dr. Hishmeh to be the most caring and honest doctor/dentist I have ever known and I'm 72 yrs old!! I use to ignore dentists although I was raised to know healthy teeth are very important. But it's always been about the pain. Dr. Hishmeh is the best on all accounts. He made me trust!! If he doesn't get it right the first time he will do it over until it's right. I've seen and heard Dr. Hishmeh give back to his community and it's people, always humble and caring. His staff is wonderfully kind and caring, as well! They will work with you as much as they can. I'm so very thankful of this gentle and kind man and his wonderful staff along with his genuine care for his patients! He's my family dentist and will always be!!"

-Holly R

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