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

  • 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

    thumb Keri Potter
    February 14, 2022

    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

    My hygiene appointment with Angela was amazing!!!! She was very caring and compassionate. She explained everything she was doing and observing. A... read more

    thumb Patricia Gerrior
    October 30, 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 !!!

    thumb Marsha Willson
    September 2, 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 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

    thumb Mark X
    May 13, 2021
  • 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

    Top notch Dental office. They treat you like family. All the assistants are awesome, Dr. Jamie is amazing and so nice. They take their time to do the job right... read more

    thumb Steven Bass
    May 28, 2021

    This dental office is one of the best as far as I'm concerned. They do great work, and always want the patient to be comfortable. The fact that they are... read more

    thumb scott hall
    June 8, 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

    thumb Amjed Ibrahim
    August 14, 2020

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

    thumb kyle gadsby
    April 21, 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
  • If I could give your staff and Doctor a million stars I would! Thank you so much for your time, respect, and patience with a challenging procedure. I... read more

    thumb Kristina Collier
    November 7, 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

    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
  • 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

    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 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

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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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