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.
Dr. Uditi Kapoor

Dr. Alaaeldin Elraby

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Dr. Uditi Kapoor

Dr. Shyam Bhika

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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

  • Dr Mohammed is a very friendly and efficient dentist. I came in with an issue my tooth had broken and my dentist unfortunately had a family issue and was not... read more

    Kim Jeejeebhoy Avatar Kim Jeejeebhoy
    February 8, 2024

    I am a returning patient and I return because of Maria, she has compassion, never makes u feel uncomfortable for anything you may feel ashamed of or embarrassed by and... read more

    Titus1998.ct@gmail.com Crystal69 Avatar Titus1998.ct@gmail.com Crystal69
    May 12, 2023

    I had such a pleasant experience at my appointment today. I've never felt more welcomed and comfortable at a dental office before. Dr Chan Lum makes you feel like you... read more

    Joann Fougere Avatar Joann Fougere
    June 23, 2021
  • 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

    My hygienist is Angela , she is very nice, and my dentist is Dr.Gelman , he is very good dentist and explane to me everything. He always did good job.

    Fariba Nobarpour Avatar Fariba Nobarpour
    January 27, 2021

    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

    Nathan Jervis Avatar Nathan Jervis
    February 18, 2021
  • I have been taking my family here for 23yrs. The staff are amazing, the hours are fantastic and the office is always clean. The hygienists and dentists are great with... read more

    Stephanie Provo Avatar Stephanie Provo
    October 14, 2021

    Dr. Gelman has been my dentist for several years now -and he is “WONDERFUL”- Angela & Kelly have been cleaning my teeth and my family’s teeth for several years now;... read more

    Lisa Santaguida Avatar Lisa Santaguida
    February 20, 2021

    I was more than happy with my experience here. The hygienist that did my cleaning was comforting and professional she was definitely great at her job. When I spoke to... read more

    Mark X Avatar Mark X
    May 13, 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

    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

    We had a lovely experience here! The front staff were very warm and welcoming, and very engaging with my 3 year old daughter. They were amazing in getting her in... read more

    Suthan and Casthoory Balendran Avatar Suthan and Casthoory Balendran
    February 18, 2024
  • 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

    Kathy K. Avatar Kathy K.
    August 13, 2022

    I contacted Eastgate for an emergency weekend appointment as I was experiencing dental pain outside of my dentist's regular hours. Exceptional patient experience! Same day booking. Professional staff and dental... read more

    L C Avatar L C
    December 2, 2023

    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

    Ashley Lee Avatar Ashley Lee
    June 21, 2022
  • Dr. Mohammed has fantastic bedside manners and cares. Hard to find that now a days. I recommend everyone who needs dental work done. 6 star service.

    Jesse White Avatar Jesse White
    June 6, 2022

    Such a warm and welcoming dental office! The Dentist and his assistant were very informative, friendly and professional! I previously was at a different office and will be using this... read more

    Missy K Avatar Missy K
    January 26, 2024

    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

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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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