Eastgate Dental Centre

Who We Are

About Eastgate
Dental Centre

Eastgate Dental Centre offers a wide range of dental care to our patients, including general dentistry, dental hygiene, dentures and speciality dental services, including: orthodontics, endodontics, periodontics, and oral surgery.

Since the time of our opening in 1993, we have successfully treated thousands of individuals and families in our community. Our family of dentists look forward to providing your complete dental needs.

Our Doctors

Dr. Barry Gelman

I graduated from the University of Toronto in 1996 with my degree in Dentistry.

I enjoy building strong relationships with patients and doing Surgery and Endodontics. I am a member of the Dental Surgeons of Ontario and the Ontario Dental Association.

I am nearly a lifelong resident of Hamilton with 25 years of practice in the Hamilton area, I love my work and the people I work with in a large Collaborative practice. In my spare time I enjoy walking, cycling using new technology, reading and listen to music.

Dr. Nazek Mohammed DDS

I studied both abroad and in Canada. I graduated from Baghdad University with a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Science (B.D.S.) in 1999 and in 2013 I received my DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgeon) designation from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In 2016 completed the Implant Residency continuing education at the University of Toronto.

I enjoy all aspects of dentistry and I strive for excellence in dental care for patients of all ages. My degrees allow me to practice general dentistry, and a variety of procedures.

I am a member of the Ontario Dental Association, Canadian Dental Association and the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario.

I enjoy spending time with my family and traveling around the world. I also enjoy supporting canadahelps.org.

Dr. James Tonogai

I graduated from the University of Western with a degree in Dentistry in 2015, and I have enjoyed working at Eastgate Dental Centre for the past 5 years.

I am currently enrolled in a 3-year Prosthodontics specialty Program at the University of Toronto. Before entering the prosthodontic residency, I have pursued several additional training programs in Implant dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, pediatric dentistry and occlusion.

In my spare time I enjoy tennis, sailing and badminton.

Dr. Uditi Kapoor

Dr. Uditi Kapoor

I believe in providing comprehensive dental care with a friendly smile to my patients. I began my journey in dental care in India and subsequently completed D.M.D. with honours from Boston University’s Goldman School of Dental medicine.
After successfully completing the National Dental Boards examination (U.S.A.), The Commission of Dental Competency Assessments (U.S.A.) and National Dental Examining Board Canada, I am licensed by the Massachusetts State Dental Board in the United States and Royal College of Dental Surgeon of Ontario. I am also a member of the American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society, Ontario Dental Association, Canadian Dental Association and Indian Dental Association.
Having practiced internationally, I have gained valuable hands-on experience and a gentle chairside manner. Ensuring that my patients receive the best standard of care, I am certified in providing minimal and moderate sedation, Invisalign, and proficient in CEREC CAD/CAM technology. I enjoy all aspects of dentistry, especially wisdom teeth extractions. 
When not providing dental care, I enjoy spending quality time with family and friends. I am also an avid hiker and loves exploring new places when I can.

Our Languages

Do you prefer to speak another language other than English? We off dental appointments in Arabic, Cantonese, Croatian, Czech, French, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Malayalam, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Spanish, Turkish, Serbian, Swahili, Kazakhstan, and Tamil as well, just let us know what you prefer when you book with us.

Fees & Insurance

We direct bill insurance and we accept all major credit cards and debit. If you need financing options, please ask our Treatment Coordinator for more information when reviewing any recommended dental treatments.

What Our Clients Love About Us

  • The dental work is good, staff is friendly, I've had generally positive experiences. My one complaint is the billing. They do direct billing but I've often had various things go... read more

    thumb Nathan Jervis
    February 18, 2021

    Safe friendly service. Michaela the dental hygienist did a thorough job in cleaning my teeth, was very friendly and took her time. I met a new dentist today and... read more

    thumb Vanessa Gilmore
    July 24, 2021

    This isn’t my usual dentist but mine is closed from Friday -Sunday. I was experiencing intense pain from my wisdom teeth and beloved there to be an infection. I called... read more

    thumb Mackenzie Mackinnon
    July 22, 2022
  • Very professional dental office. Covid protocols were excellent - if you have any fears of that, they have done everything to put your mind at ease. As bad... read more

    thumb Alex Gallant
    November 18, 2021

    I have been a patient here for over 12 years and cannot say enough. I had menu dentists and hygienists prior to this and none of them were as good... read more

    thumb Ashley Lee
    June 21, 2022

    I loved going here today because seeing Mikayla was really refreshing.and I'm glad that she understands how my anxiety is and she made it a fun experience where there was... read more

    thumb taylor connolly
    March 5, 2021
  • It was very easy to become a new patient at this clinic. Everyone is really friendly and welcoming, and booking appointments is very smooth. Their hours and location are great... read more

    thumb alison ・ᴗ・
    February 22, 2022

    I went in for an emergency broken tooth causing me significant pain. They squeezed me in the next morning after I called. Dr. Muhammed was so personable, kind, and honest.... read more

    thumb Alicia June
    April 26, 2022

    Amazing place. Got me in on a Saturday as I had pain and swelling. All staff were so nice. It was very efficient and they were so prompt. They will... read more

    thumb Kathy K.
    August 13, 2022
  • Great visit. Everyone was very friendly, kind and helpful. The doctor was awesome. Provided great care and took time to explain everything. Just a pleasure to meet everyone here.... read more

    thumb Prince
    September 2, 2022

    I have been a patient of Eastgate Dental for over 10 years. Their location and hours are very convenient especially for people who work office hours. My husband... read more

    thumb Christine Atlee
    December 27, 2021

    They took me as a new patient and I was able to get an appointment very quickly! All the staff there are so nice and very helpful, I’m glad to... read more

    thumb Karleigh Keegan
    June 30, 2022
  • Friendly staff, comfortable rooms and atmosphere. Knowledgeable and clear with treatment plan. Put my mind at ease.

    thumb kyle gadsby
    April 21, 2021

    They make it feel safe and know what they doing. They take time to explain what they need to do. It clam and safe place to going and work on... read more

    thumb Tammy Hudgins
    January 11, 2022

    Went to have a periodontist assessment. Dr was straight forward and honest. Really happy he did not tried to sell any treatment like other dental clinics would have done. Thanks

    thumb Claire Walker
    April 7, 2021
  • They are awesome! I would recommend them to everyone I know. So friendly and work with you on your benefits and making sure you are well looked after

    thumb Crystal S.
    September 30, 2021

    Dr. Gilmen and his dental assistant today were amazing. My 7 year old had his first cavity and these two lovely people were so gently to his needs and explained... read more

    thumb Dulce Borges-Jeffrey
    April 16, 2022

    I am a coward when it comes to the dentist Dr Chi and Diana have went above and beyond to keep sure I’m calm & as pain free as possible.... read more

    thumb Georgina Jeffery
    May 6, 2021

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Our Community

The entire team at Eastgate Dental Centre are proud to live and work in the vibrant community of Hamilton. This is our home and we genuinely care about taking care of the oral health care needs of our community – and we can do the same for you too.


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