Gentle Dentistry of Columbus



Welcome to Gentle Dentistry of Columbus!

Dr. Leerssen, Dr. Paris and our staff continually strive to offer high-quality, affordable gentle dental care to all our patients. At the heart of our practice is personal, friendly and efficient care.

Our large staff allows your family to be seen all at one time and allows us to be punctual. We genuinely care about your dental health. We will educate you and your family about the latest information to help you prevent and solve dental problems.

Let us transform your smile. We do not believe in high-pressure sales pitches. We want to recommend choices and assist you in selecting the appropriate treatment for your comfort and individual needs.


Our Doctors


Dr. devon paris

Dr. Paris grew up in Columbus, Georgia. In May 2008, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Samford University, where she also was a member and captain of the women’s soccer team. In 2014, she received her Degree as a Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia. Dr. Paris treats all patients like family and believes in building trust and long lasting relationships that foster the patient’s ideal dental health.


dr. darcy leersSen

Dr. Leerssen graduated from Arizona State University in 1973. He received his Doctor of Dental Science Degree from Creighton Dental School in Omaha, Nebraska, in May 1977. He then served as a dentist for the United States Army at Fort Benning for three years before opening his own general practice in Columbus in 1980. Dr. Leerssen has delivered quality, gentle dentistry for over 37 years. He strives to see his patients on time – all the time.


Our Services

Our office specializes in many dental procedures that will improve your dental health and your smile. If there is more than one solution, we will help you decide what is best for your individual needs. Dr. Leerssen, Dr. Paris and our staff genuinely care about your continued excellent dental health. We will educate you and your family about the latest information to help you prevent future dental problems. Some of our services include:


Cleaning and Exams
Crowns & Bridges
Dentures & Partials

Fillings & Sealants

Root Canals (Limited)


Regular visits are the best way to avoid dental problems. In recent years, bacterial inflammation involved in gum disease has been linked to chronic health problems like stroke, coronary artery disease and premature low birth weight babies. Our doctors and hygienists take great care to identify and treat gum disease early to keep your mouth healthy.

We’d love to tell you more about all of our services. Please call our office.




Address: 1846 Warm Springs Road, Columbus, GA 31904

Phone: 706-322-6551


Business Hours:

Mon, Tue, Thu: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wed, Fri: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm