Gentle Dental


Our unique approach to quality dental care is valued by our patients. For decades we strived to ensure top notch dental services are the hallmark for our esteemed patients.

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Experience our new facility,
designed with your comfort in-mind

Like our staff, our office is also warm and inviting. We distinguish our practice by rejecting the cold, clinical atmosphere of the traditional dental office in favor of a sophisticated, modern and comfortable setting. Our office is a perfect spot to take a moment to yourself. The calming atmosphere has been designed to make your time in our care an escape from the stresses of your daily life.

We’ve been treating
New Yorkers for
over 20 years.

Gentle Dental has treated over ten thousand patients in our 20+ years. Many of our patients have been with us since we first opened, along with their family and friends. Watch some of the testimonials below.

Ivelisse wanted a more confident smile.

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"You’re at ease when you have incredibly skilled and caring doctors" – Evelina

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Hope had a childhood injury, causing her front teeth to shift.

Hope is a school teacher and longtime patient at Gentle Dental. She first arrived came to Gentle Dental looking for a dentist she could trust. Hope was concerned about discoloration in her front teeth, and was advised by previous dentists to perform bleaching and whitening procedures. After first addressing her basic dental needs, Dr. Ilyabayev appropriately diagnosed Hope's front teeth as having been affected by childhood trauma. Only then, Hope remembered a bicycle accident she suffered when she was 5. After fully understanding the issue, Hope decided to move forward with a four-veneer treatment plan to create her dream smile. She's been a part of the Gentle Dental family ever since.

Cary used to have a fear of the dentist.

Cary is a Queens native and field electrician who works in a high-risk and high-pressure environment. Before arriving at Gentle Dental, Cary had developed a strong fear of dentists after several painful and poor experiences. He began voiding avoiding dental visits altogether, causing his issues to worsen which eventually lead to tremendous pain, discomfort and difficulty chewing.

Cary was finally referred to Gentle Dental by a colleague. In meeting the team and Dr. Gelfand, Cary expressed his anxiety and concern with dental procedures. To accommodate Cary's needs, Dr. Gelfand utilized specific technologies and techniques designed to help anxious patients. In doing so, Dr. Gelfand was about to address Cary's significant dental needs, helping restore Cary's smile his and oral health. Today, Cary is no longer scared of dentists.


“It’s the first time I truly trusted my dentist” – Howard

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