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 love 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

  • I had a painful wisdom tooth emerging through my gums, and they were able to get me in the next day. I was very very nervous, as it’s been years... read more

    thumb Alexandra Franklin
    October 27, 2021

    I came to Eastgate with an urgent matter- a painful tooth I was trying to get help with before traveling. I wasn't even one of their patients, and they got... read more

    thumb Kaitlin Wilmshurst
    April 26, 2022

    Thank you to the staff for your patience and kindness to my grandfather. Staff here have made a stressful situation much easier to handle. They explain things well and we... read more

    thumb Nicole
    June 8, 2022
  • I would like to thank everyone at Eastgate Dental Centre for their kindness, and a superb job!! I was overwhelmed with their care and the job they did... read more

    thumb Shirley Milne
    May 4, 2022

    My experience at this dental office has been mixed over the years but this visit for a cleaning was special. The hygienist who cleaned my teeth this time not only... read more

    thumb Neva Tatyug
    October 25, 2022

    Had an really bad infected tooth. My previous appointment with another doctor was still 2 weeks away 🙁 Eastgate Dental took my call this morning and gave what... read more

    thumb Michael Kemp
    July 29, 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

    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

    I was received in an orderly manner following COVID restrictions and protocols after having signed in through a portal the day before. There was no delay in receiving me at... read more

    thumb Thomas Ayers
    January 29, 2022
  • I got a cleaning and check-up with a hygienist. She was very knowledgeable and gentle. It's a very clean, calm and welcoming environment.

    thumb Kristina Manion
    April 14, 2022

    Angela cleans my teeth and Dr Tonga is my new dentist since Dr rival left. I am happy again because I haven't liked any other dentist. ... read more

    thumb Susan Perron
    June 3, 2022

    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

    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

    Friendly staff, comfortable rooms and atmosphere. Knowledgeable and clear with treatment plan. Put my mind at ease.

    thumb kyle gadsby
    April 21, 2021
  • The staff at Eastgate Dental are always pleasant, efficient and helpful. My dentist and her assistant are fantastic!! I don't like going to the dentist buy my dentist and assistant are... read more

    thumb Gail B
    December 24, 2021

    The Staff here are Super Nice and Really good at helping you feel comfortable, especially when you may experience a bit of anxiety about your appointment procedure. I would most... read more

    thumb Steve Brandt
    January 15, 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

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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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