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Our Team

We provide gentle and compassionate care in a friendly environment. We always focus on evidence based diagnosis, patient education, and working with you to build a treatment plan that aligns with your oral health goals.

Meet Your Experienced Team of Dentists

We're a team of gentle and compassionate dentists offering high quality comprehensive dentistry in a friendly and modern office.

“As someone who has often felt anxious about dental visits, I was pleasantly surprised by the exceptional experience.”

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Dr. Kaustubh Gandhalikar

Dentist

Dr. Kaustubh Gandhalikar graduated in 2004 from the prestigious Government Dental College in Mumbai, India. Before he came to Canada he had a vast clinical experience of working for over fifteen years during which time he practised his skill and expertise in treating patients requiring complex dental treatments as well as at guiding aspiring students for doing well in their dental career.

After coming to Canada Dr. Gandhalikar successfully accomplished the licensing exams in his very first attempt and is now an Board certified Dentist. He is passionate with his field of work and keeps his knowledge up-to-date with counting education and hands on courses. Dr Gandhalikar is trained proficient at performing procedures like surgical extractions, crown and bridge, root canal treatment, Invisalign, Dental Imlplants, cosmetic Dentistry and many more. He has been practicing in Quinte and surrounding area since 2019. Taking the next step Dr Gandhalikar co-founded Trenton Family Dentistry with Dr Patel.

Apart from working Dr. Gandhalikar also loves playing cricket, table tennis, visiting places, trying new cuisines and working out occasionally. He is happily married and his wife is a Registered Physiotherapist practising in Canada. Together they have a lovely daughter around whom their joyful world revolves!

Dr. Hardik Patel

Dentist

Dr. Patel is a graduate of FDS D.D.U India, a renowned dental school located in India, in 2014. In 2015, he moved to Canada with his wife to start a new chapter of his life. He is amongst those internationally trained dentists that received the National Dental Board of Examination Canada’s equivalency certification in the first attempt and within a year. He started to practice Dentistry in Toronto and surrounding places in the GTA before moving to the Quinte region in 2018, and has been serving community Belleville and Quinte region since then.

Dr. Patel enjoys all aspects of dentistry with a keen interest in Aesthetic Dentistry, Preventative Dental Care, Dentures, Extractions, Invisalign, Root canals, Crown and Bridges. He loves helping patients and the community through education and prevention and oversees the operations of an outreach community clinic. He is a firm believer in Community service and worked with the Community Dental offices in Canada. Dr. Patel has a diverse background and is fluent in Gujarati, Hindi, and English. He loves dentistry and spends most of his free time studying and educating himself on cutting-edge techniques and materials. He has completed over 200 hours of advanced training in all facets of dentistry including Invisalign, implant dentistry and bone grafting, oral surgery, cosmetic dentistry, and pediatric dentistry with Nitrous oxide sedation (Laughing Gas).

He is an active member of the Canadian Dental Association, Ontario Dental Association (ODA), Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO), Bay of Quinte Dental Society and various study clubs.

Dr. Patel and his team members are committed to providing excellent clinical care to every single patient he treats. He believes in providing proper patient education for each recommended treatment plan. He also gives proper explanations of each treatment with the audio-visual presentations. He is a firm believer of administering comprehensive care for the individual and their families.

When not providing dental care for his patients, Dr. Patel enjoys spending quality time with his three-year-old son, his wife, and friends and family. He loves exploring new places when he can and likes sports, online games and watching movies. Dr. Patel and his team members are excited to welcome the citizens of Trenton and surrounding places to our brand-new dental office to make every smile a brighter and confident smile.

Dr. Srikanth Lingamaneni

Dentist

Dr Srikanth Lingamaneni Graduated from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in 2003. He worked in India for 9 years before moving to Canada in 2012. He started to practice Dentistry in GTA in 2020 and has been serving the Belleville and the Quinte Region. Dr Sri also practices in Tweed, ON at Gateway Community Centre.

He is an active member of the Canadian Dental Association, Ontario Dental Association (ODA).

He is married and has a lovely daughter together. His wife is in the process of completing her Dentist license in Canada and hopes to join the dental community soon.

He is a strong believer in continuing education and focusing on preventative dentistry. He also has a keen interest in restorative dentistry, extractions, crowns and bridges, periodontics and cosmetic dentistry.

He believes good listening skills and working with his patients allows them to be an integral part of their treatment plans.

Dr Sri fluently speaks English, Telugu, Kannada, and Hindi.

During his down time he enjoys collecting coins and taking his family on long drives and watching movies at home.

Meet the Trenton Family Dental Team

Amanda Maloney – Office Manager

Hello. I am the office manager at Trenton Family Dental. I have worked with Dr. Appan as his assistant in his highly qualified Dental office for six years and now expanding to Office manager. We are excited that you are looking over our website and hope to hear from you soon

Ashley Reid – Dental Assistant

Ashely graduated from Level II Dental Assisting in 2008 from Maxwell College in Belleville, Ontario. She started working at Trenton Family Dental in 2010. Ashley’s easing demeanor helps to comfort any patient she works with. She is essential to our team and once you have the chance to meet her you too will se why she is loved around the office. Ashley enjoys the outdoors with hobbies such as camping, hunting and fishing.

Katey – Dental Hygienist

I graduated from Algonquin College in 2010 as a Dental Hygienist. I returned to the Quinte area after graduation and have been with this practice since 2012. I have a daughter named Gia and a dog named Zoe who both keep me on my toes. My family likes to spend weekends at the cottage and travel as much as we can.

At Trenton Family Dental our priority is to deliver quality care to informed patients in a comfortable and convenient setting.

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