Eastgate Dental Centre

Who We Are

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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

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

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

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.

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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

  • 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

    Vanessa Gilmore Avatar Vanessa Gilmore
    July 24, 2021

    In these crazy times it's really appreciate all the work they have gone into making sure everything is clean and safe. The 2 wonderful ladies that helped me out had... read more

    Keri Potter Avatar Keri Potter
    February 14, 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

    Georgina Jeffery Avatar Georgina Jeffery
    May 6, 2021
  • I love love love my new dentist! I feel safe going into this office because of their protocols. Also, Dr. Bhandari and the staff are a dream. The level of... read more

    R. Pang Avatar R. Pang
    August 23, 2021

    Always friendly and caring. They take the time to explain every procedure in detail to ease any anxiety. Dr. Mohammad is especially caring. I hope she never leaves !!!

    Marsha Willson Avatar Marsha Willson
    September 2, 2022

    I had a fantastic experience yesterday at Eastgate Dental Centre. I had a bad tooth that needed taking care of immediately, and I could not be happier with the results.... read more

    Charles Landy Avatar Charles Landy
    February 20, 2022
  • I have been coming to this practice for last 4-5 years , always finding them friendly and professionally treating me. My Dentist Dr. Mohammed is so kind , very... read more

    Amjed Ibrahim Avatar Amjed Ibrahim
    August 14, 2020

    Havent been to a dentist in 10+ years because of some terrible experiences as a kid at other dentists. Everyone that was involved with me for a new patient exam,... read more

    Josh Macdonald Avatar Josh Macdonald
    August 16, 2023

    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

    Alicia June Avatar Alicia June
    April 26, 2022
  • 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

    Steve Brandt Avatar Steve Brandt
    January 15, 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

    Prince Avatar Prince
    September 2, 2022

    I arrived for my 4pm appointment at 3:51. By the time I was actually in the dentist chair it was almost 4:20. This made my hygienist appointment behind and she... read more

    Michelle Urech Avatar Michelle Urech
    April 6, 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

    Karleigh Keegan Avatar Karleigh Keegan
    June 30, 2022

    In these crazy times it's really appreciate all the work they have gone into making sure everything is clean and safe. The 2 wonderful ladies that helped me out had... read more

    Keri Potter Avatar Keri Potter
    September 9, 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

    Crystal S. Avatar Crystal S.
    September 30, 2021
  • Friendly staff, comfortable rooms and atmosphere. Knowledgeable and clear with treatment plan. Put my mind at ease.

    kyle gadsby Avatar kyle gadsby
    April 21, 2021

    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

    Claire Walker Avatar Claire Walker
    April 7, 2021

    I had one of the best experiences I’ve ever had with a dentist and especially hygienist today. I have always been anxious about going to the dentist but the amazing warm... read more

    Kim Grootenboer Avatar Kim Grootenboer
    September 21, 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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