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Lena D. Karkalas, D.D.S.

(189) Cosmetic Dentistry
I have been seeing Dr Karkalas for over 10 years now and as much as I'd rather not go to the dentist, I always have such a positive experience!  She does beautiful work and has a top notch tea...
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Things have changed quite a bit since COVID-19, but Dr. Karkalas' office and staff took everything seriously, putting the health and safety of others and themselves first. They take the necessary p...
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Staff are very pleasant, Doctor is wonderful best dentist I’ve ever been too. Definitely will recommend.
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Professional, Friendly I was able to get an appointment quickly and they got to the root of my problem in a timely, friendly and professional manner.
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I found this office after not having gone to the dentist in years. I was truly blown away with the amount of knowledge I learned during my first cleaning with their hygienist, Kelly. I am beyond gr...
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Awesome as always!As usual, everything went great with my cleaning today! Started right on time and got some great feedback on a problem tooth that I have. 
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Professional, quality care Dr.Karkalas & her office have been taking care of my dental needs for several years. Like extended family now. I always know I will get state of the art care in all p...
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Fantastic treatmentThe staff at the office were able to get me in quickly due to a chipped, ragged tooth, and Dr. Karkalas was able to treat me with a much less extensive and costly procedure than ...
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High quality service, great staff.I highly recommend this dentist, great staff, and Lena is precise and has a great personality! I love the early hours I can make for appointments! 
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Great Staff!Professional and friendly. Everything was explained well.  
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Professional, cordial and highly efficient serviceI am a longtime patient of Dr. KARKALAS. I have been so, because I have always received caring, concerned, and trusted professional service. In add...
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I have gone trough a couple dentist and have never been satisfied until  I came to lena and company.... I always complain about dentist not being sensitive to the patient.. that wont happen he...
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Staff is very friendly and competent
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Extremely high quality patient care. Dr. Karkalas and her team are amazing professionals! The patient always comes first in this office. 
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Quality care Skilled thorough, knowledgeable, caring, professional. I wouldn't go anywhere else. 
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My experience is always top notch. Everyone in the office is very professional and I know going there that they are looking out for my best interests. 
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I had a great experience here. I had an old cap/crown pop off unexpectedly at work, and I called them freaking out -- having never been a patient of theirs. They saw me within the hour and got me a...
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Professional and courteousDr. Karkalas and her staff where amazing. They explained everything step by step and put my at ease with their knowledge and professionalism.
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Excellent care, professional friendly staff.I have been getting dental care here for over 12 years. Dr Karkalas has taken care of my dental issues with attention to every detail and always made me ...
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 Easy to book appointments and rescheduling whenever needed. I've been a patient here for the past 9 years and I have always been satisfied. 
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I did a cleaning and got a mouthguard here. Both of my experiences have been wonderful. For my cleaning,  my hygienist gave me a lot of fun facts while she cleaned my teeth, keeping it from be...
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I’m glad to have found such a great dentist! The hygienist taught me so much during my appointment and explained everything she was doing. I feel much better informed about dental health and my tee...
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I normally fear the dentist! I walked into their nice cozy office and was greeted right away with a warm welcome. Staff is very friendly and very professional at the same time. I was instantly comf...
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Quick response, excellent workWhen I had a sudden problem-- a veneer popped while I was eating lunch-- David was able to hustle me into the office and Lena was able to slip me into the schedule so ...
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Where you want to go!The best dentist with the best receptionists and the best hygienists. It's educational, clean, expert and you really LIKE everyone in the office. 
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Dr Karkalas has a nice touch and excellent ability to troubleshoot dental work without causing any pain 
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Love the people and great dental care.
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Staff were friendly, timely and competent. I am nervous at the dentist and staff were wonderful re: ensuring I was comfortable and relaxed.
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staff is very friendly and competent
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First VisitAmazing first visit. With such poor experiences with others in the past, it was a breath of fresh air to see such professionalism and genuine care. 
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Great service. Always punctual, informational and pleasant.I highly recommend this dentist. She is always learning the latest science an techniques to keep her skills on the cutting edge! 
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Dr. Karkalas and her associates were very friendly and knowledgeable. They informed me of my options without pressuring me to get any treatments I didn't want. I would definitely recommend Dr. Kark...
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Friendly and professional! Awesome staff!I normally fear the dentist, but they made me feel right at home! Highly recommend! 
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 High Quality Staff were friendly, timely and competent. I am nervous at the dentist and staff were wonderful re ensuring I was comfortable and relaxed. 
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Very professional, friendly, and efficient staff and service! Highly recommend.
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Very kind and helpful Dr. Karkalas and her associates were very friendly and knowledgeable. They informed me of my options without pressuring me to get any treatments I didn't want. I would definit...
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Excellent as alwaysKelly did a great job cleaning our teeth-even with my 6yr old that has sensory issues. Dr Karkalas is knowledgeable and so personable that we would never go anywhere else.
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I was extremely pleased with my first visit. The professionalism and thorough information was impeccable. I will definitly continue my treatment! 
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Dr prompt scheduling appt for my urgent need. Friendly and professional and willing to take time to explain , teach, and listen to my concerns. Thank you. 
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Quick, professional, punctual. Hadn't had trouble so far. Great staff.
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 High Quality serviceKind and patient centered approach service. All team members including Dr. Karkalas and dental hygienist (Kelly) were knowledgeable along with empathetic attitude towards ...
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Today's appointment was an emergency one, and I am having my wisdom teeth extracted on Thursday. I arrived at noon, in excruciating pain, and was seen right away. Dave at the front desk recognized ...
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Professional, friendly, competent and on time. What more could you ask for?
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Professional, caring. Long time patient. Great environment, excellent service, caring and sensitive staff. Always satisfied. Dr. Karkalas and staff are wonderfull. Highly recommended
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Perfect appointment Professional, friendly, competent and on time. What more could you ask for? 
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Great staff, felt very comfortable, they make you feel at home. I would highly recommend Dr Karkalas.
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I don't recommend Dr. Karkalas. I found her to always be unfriendly towards me and would leave the room at the end of a procedure without saying anything. Her bonding didn't come close to matching ...
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Excellent CareI have been a patient of Dr. Karkalas for many years, and I always receive caring and appropriate attention to my needs, whether it is a regular cleaning or an emergency re-cementing ...
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I was glad to be done so quick, however, I am still very numb after almost 3 hours. I was told it should go away in two hours. I am at work and can hardly speak clearly. I appreciated the advil, th...
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High Quality Quick, professional, punctual. Hadn't had trouble so far. Great staff.
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Very positive experience. Dr Karkalas was extremely knowledgeable. Gave me great advice and information on maintaining my dental health.
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Consistently great experience Today's appointment was an emergency one, and I am having my wisdom teeth extracted on Thursday. I arrived at noon, in excruciating pain, and was seen right away. Dave...
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Very professional, knowledgeable, extremely helpfulI traveled from Massachusetts (42 minutes) to visit your practice based on a recommendation. It was well worth the trip! I'm happy to have become ...
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Exceptional service Very positive experience. Dr Karkalas was extremely knowledgeable. Gave me great advice and information on maintaining my dental health.
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The staff here is phenomenal. They remembered my 9 month old daughters name, and when she was born. My concerns were met with great professional attention. I couldn't ask for more. 
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Amazing Staff, Amazing Service My first visit was exactly what I was looking for in a dental office and could not have been happier. Now after my second visit they have found a way to once again su...
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I cleaned my teeth today and the hygiene specialist was so good. Dr. Lena is good and staffs are kind.
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The staff here is phenomenal. They remembered my 9 month old daughters name, and when she was born. My concerns were met with great professional attention. I couldnt ask for more.
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Typically, few people describe their dental visits in glowing terms. Perhaps that’s because they don’t see Dr. Karkalas. Dr. Karkalas and every member of her staff is professional, extremely compet...
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Helpful and informative service! 
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I've always gotten excellent quality dental work done. Feels like family, I've been going to Lena Karkalas for years.
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Excellent quality care I've always gotten excellent quality dental work done. Feels like family, I've been going to Lena Karkalas for years. 
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Thank you for another great visit - our conversations are a lot of fun!
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Painless Teeth Cleaning The staff is talented, courteous and professional. I have been going to Dr. Karkalas for a number of year now. I have had an extensive amount of work done to repair substand...
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 Always a great visit - I almost forget I am at the dentist officeThank you for another great visit - our conversations are a lot of fun!
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 As always, a delightful experience! Typically, few people describe their dental visits in glowing terms. Perhaps that’s because they don’t see Dr. Karkalas. Dr. Karkalas and every member of h...
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Very professional Appointment was easily scheduled, procedures for paperwork online were simple and convenient, and parking provided. My problem was solved quickly and professionally. 
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 Very good experience. Everyone was professional and friendly.Dr. Karkalas provided a good assessment of my dental needs and presented a logical plan to address them. 
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The staff is talented, courteous and professional. I have been going to Dr. Karkalas for a number of year now. I have had an extensive amount of work done to repair substandard dentistry as well as...
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This is my second time have Botox injections with Dr. Karkalas.  She is superb!  No bruising, bleeding or swelling.  She is very attentive to needs of her patients and does exactly w...
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Got me in and out quickly and were professional all the way through, answering questions thoroughly and giving helpful advice. 
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A pleasant experience at the dentist IS possible the entire staff here are great--friendly, polite, helpful, & personable. Kelly did a fantastic job putting me at ease, thoroughly cleaned my te...
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Appointment was easily scheduled, procedures for paperwork online were simple and convenient, and parking provided. My problem was solved quickly and professionally.
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Amazing HygenistAnyone who knows me knows my challenges with anxiety so your office staff and you are all amazing. Thank you. Lynn Mathieu 
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Best staff Evuh!!
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The best dentist in North America, and possibly the world!   Very efficient,  professional and awesome!!! Flawless!
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the entire staff here are great--friendly, polite, helpful, & personable. Kelly did a fantastic job putting me at ease, thoroughly cleaned my teeth, and explained everything to me in a way that was...
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Dr. Karkalas provided a good assessment of my dental needs and presented a logical plan to address them.
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1st time visit and it was great first-time experience. Staff is very nice and caring. I definitely recommend them. 
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Got me in and out quickly and were professional all the way through, answering questions thoroughly and giving helpful advice.
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Skilled,thorough,knowledgeable,caring,professional. I wouldn't go anywhere else.
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I was able to get an appointment quickly and they got to the root of my problem in a timely, friendly and professional manner.
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ALways have great experience with Dr. Karkalas' practice.  Friendly staff that is aware of my issues when seeing a dentist and they are very accommodating of them
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Very reassuring! Answered all of my questions - made recommendations, offered options in a calm, pleasant manner. Everyone was so friendly and helpful - looking forward to getting started.
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The women seemed to both be genuinely concerned about the pain and discomfort I was in. The cleaning was done with extra care and thoughtfulness since I was having trouble opening my mouth due to ...
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My first visit was exactly what I was looking for in a dental office and could not have been happier. Now after my second visit they have found a way to once again surpass my expectations! Katie ...
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Dr. Karkalas and her team are amazing professionals! The patient always comes first in this office.
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Long time patient. Great environment, excellent service, caring and sensitive staff. Always satisfied. Dr. Karkalas and staff are wonderfull. Highly recommended.
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I traveled from Massachusetts (42 minutes) to visit your practice based on a recommendation. It was well worth the trip! I'm happy to have become a new patient.
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Easy to book appointments and rescheduling whenever needed. I've been a patient here for the past 9 years and I have always been satisfied.
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Sensitive to my "pain points"The women seemed to both be genuinely concerned about the pain and discomfort I was in. The cleaning was done with extra care and thoughtfulness since I was having trou...
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Very good, as usual.
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Kind and patient centered approach service. All team members including Dr. Karkalas and dental hygienist (Kelly) were knowledgeable along with empathetic attitude towards their patients.
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Professional and friendly. Every thing was explained well.
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Helpful and informative service!
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When I had a sudden problem-- a veneer popped while I was eating lunch-- David was able to hustle me into the office and Lena was able to slip me into the schedule so that before I had to teach my ...
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Great staff. easy scheduling, been looking for this for a long time.
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Dr. Karkalas and her staff where amazing. They explained everything step by step and put my at ease with their knowledge and professionalism.
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I normally fear the dentist, but they made me feel right at home! Highly recommend!
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The best dentist with the best receptionists and the best hygienists. It's educational, clean, expert and you really LIKE everyone in the office.
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My experience is always top notch. Everyone in the office is very professional and I know going there that they are looking out for my best interests.
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Dr.Karkalas & her office have been taking care of my dental needs for several years. Like extended family now. I always know I will get state of the art care in all procedures.
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I was extremely pleased with my first visit. The professionalism and thorough information was impeccable. I will definitly continue my treatment!
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Anyone who knows me knows my challenges with anxiety so your office staff and you are all amazing. Thank you. Lynn Mathieu
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I highly recommend this dentist, great staff, and Lena is precise and has a great personality! I love the early hours I can make for appointments!
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I am a longtime patient of Dr. KARKALAS. I have been so, because I have always received caring, concerned, and trusted professional service. In addition, I always feel that Dr. K is always very kn...
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I love having friends guess which of my teeth are 'fake'--- they are always surprised because of the incredible quality of the veneers. Whether its cosmetic work, a filling, or cleaning, Dr. Karkal...
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Dr prompt scheduling appt for my urgent need. Friendly and professional and willing to take time to explain , teach, and listen to my concerns. Thank you.
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The staff at the office were able to get me in quickly due to a chipped, ragged tooth, and Dr. Karkalas was able to treat me with a much less extensive and costly procedure than I'd been anticipati...
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Had my 1st visit today and i wish i found this office years ago! Everyone was friendly and welcoming! They really know how to make your visit as comfortable as possible. I look forward to coming ba...
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I highly recommend this dentist. She is always learning the latest science an techniques to keep her skills on the cutting edge!
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I highly recommend Dr. Karkalas, especially if you are in need of advanced dental care.  All of the office staff are very friendly.  I truly appreciate how Dr. Karkalas took the time to e...
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Amazing first visit. With such poor experiences with others in the past, it was a breath of fresh air to see such professionalism and genuine care.
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As usual very professional and friendly
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Kelly did a great job cleaning our teeth-even with my 6yr old that has sensory issues. Dr Karkalas is knowledgeable and so personable that we would never go anywhere else.
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As usual, everything went great with my cleaning today! Started right on time and got some great feedback on a problem tooth that I have.
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I have been getting dental care here for over 12 years. Dr Karkalas has taken care of my dental issues with attention to every detail and always made me comfortable. Everyone is always kind and a...
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I have been a patient of Dr. Karkalas for many years, and I always receive caring and appropriate attention to my needs, whether it is a regular cleaning or an emergency re-cementing of a crown.
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Very professional, friendly and concerned about the patient comfort level. You guys rock.
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very good
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Excellent dentist great interfacing with patients, knowledgable
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A crown on my molar fell off while I was eating, and I was able to contact Dr. Karkalas at her emergency number. She saw me the next working day and re-cemented the crown without any problem. It ...
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Dr. Karkalas had no issues with giving me time just to meet her. I think I found a new dentist, and will be very happy! Office is warm and welcoming, and her staff is wonderful.
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Excellent job by Kelly. You folks are very professional at your work and I am glad to be your patient.
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Everything was Great
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I learned more about how to brush my teeth during the cleaning than I ever have before.    Dr. Karkalas is friendly and is not pushy about cosmetic procedures.  Everyone in the offic...
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So punctual which is very refreshing! Hygienist was very nice and very pleasant! Heated neck pillow, cooling eye wrap and massaging chair make for a pleasant experience, especially for a dentist!
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I always come out of there feeling good.
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I typically do not like going to the dentist at all... But my most recent cleaning with Dr. Karkalas was exceptional.
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I do not like the dentist but my experience here has been very positive!
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Always a friendly place and great attention to what needs to be done
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I finally decided to get ZOOM whitening after debating for a couple years - I have sensitive teeth & was very worried about the possible pain, etc. The staff were all very considerate of my feelin...
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It was the first dental clinic since we moved to Providence.The first impression of their atmosphere was calm, comfortable, and friendly.They treated us very gentle and personally. And they ma...
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Dr Karkalas was so good with my 5 yr old son-I was so impressed!! He can be tough but she was able to keep him calm and explain what she was going to do step by step while filing a cavity. The si...
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I would recommend Lana's practice to anyone
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As a knew patient I was so glad they could see me on short notice. So friendly and helpful with my issue. Thank you...
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I've been with Dr. Karkalas since 2009 and I never had any problems getting schedules and having my dental procedures done. Office is very nice and clean.
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excellent hygenist
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Very professional, positive experience.
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I am not a fan of the dentist but Dr. Karkalas put me at ease and got the work done fast and pain-free.
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Today was just a cleaning. However, I got to meet my new hygienist! It was like I had always known her. She is pleasant and explains her concerns with care. Thank you for a pleasant experience
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Okay, love may be a bit strong here. Yet, if it is possible to enjoy a dental experience, this would be the place to do so. Plenty of TLC and professionalism. Love you guys!
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When I was little, I went to another dentist and they made me scared to go. So my mom brought me to Dr. Karkalas. Today I love the dentist. (I am 9 years old.) Dave is very nice to me. He showed me...
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First time with new hygienist and the work was wonderful. This was the best cleaning I've ever had
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It had been a while since I had been to a dentist, and I have never liked going to the dentist, so I was a little nervous. But everyone was so nice and not at all judgmental that I'd fallen behind ...
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Dr Karkalas has been wonderful helping me keep a healthy smile. The office is friendly and professional.
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Another excellent visit. I overslept and missed my original appointment. When I called to explain, they fit me in early the following week. I should have paid a $25 dollar fee for missing my appoin...
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nifty!
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Dr. Karkalas was very prompt, kind, and informative!
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My son had two of his front teeth replaced by Dr. Karkalas after an accident a little over a year ago. Yesterday, one of the new teeth was broken during a wrestling match. I called the emergency ...
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Dr. Karkalas was able to make some cosmetic changes to an existing bridge that I had wanted to do for a long time. The result was great! Thank you!
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Okay, Dr. Karkalas is dazzling, true. And she and Dave, when they aren't in dentist garb, look like they should be stepping out on a red carpet in front of cameras. But her knowledge base is deep a...
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Everything you expect, professional, courteous, down to earth/friendly, immaculately clean, knowledgeable and they take you on time. They thoroughly explain everything you need to know from a simp...
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I went in for a cleaning. Everyone was friendly and professional. Check in was easy and the cleaning was done well. Various questions were asked when necessary. The waiting area and exam room ...
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I was looking forward to my first visit here, but the morning of my appointment I ran into hellacious traffic on the east side, a perfect storm of commuters, heavy work trucks, tree work trucks, sc...
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Thanks for accommodating my early morning scheduling needs!
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Dr. Karkalas is a fabulous dentist. I have been a patient for over 15 years and she is truly in a class of her own. She provides a relaxed atmosphere and handles her dental instruments like an arti...
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The practice has a very warm and welcoming feeling from the minute you walk in. Thorough and professional. They really pay attention to the patients needs and any health problems past and future.
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My first and only dentist since I moved to Providence. It was just what I was looking for: Top quality technical and personal service (altho I wish there were later afternoon hours!) Very happy her...
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Dr. Karkalas agreed to see me at the last minute (despite already being double booked) because I chipped my front tooth. I was fixed (with my smile back) in 20 minutes! :-)
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Dr Karkalas is great dentist. Lena and her staff are very professional and very efficient at what they do. Very friendly and courteous. I would be happy to recommend Dr. Karkalas!
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I have found this dentist to be very proficient. She knows her craft well and works with ease. She explains procedures well and informs along the way. I recently had 2 old fillings redone. I wa...
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It's an experience I seldom look forward to. After all who wants someone else's fingers in your mouth for any length of time. The Doctor was very professional, knowledgeable and explained everythin...
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Comfortable, prompt, efficient, thorough, gentle, and everyone is friendly! The dental cleaning is the best!
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Doctor Karkalas and Lorie are both very kind and helpful
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Incredible dentist and staff. Thanks for making dentist visits so much better!!! Really put me at ease and very helpful.
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Thanks to Lena for getting me in quickly to save an old crown! As always it was nice to visit with both Lena and Dave and catch up on happenings since I have been a most satisfied patient since 20...
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Dr Karkalas very quickly responded to a last minute appointment request to repair a veneer. She was able to see me the next morning. I was in and out of the office in 15 to 20 minutes, good as ne...
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Very nice practice. They are always very professional and thorough! Dr Karkalas is great! The hygienist does a fantastic job of not only cleaning but educating about the importance of good oral h...
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Very professional and caring dental team. I am always happy with my dental care.
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thanks for another great dental experience
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Dr Karkalas is the best!
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The service at Dr Karkalas' office is always great. The entire staff is professional, efficient and friendly.
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Very pleasent and professional team. Have been going for years and will continue to do so as long as I have teeth!
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Always made to feel comfortable upon arrival. I cannot say enough about the warmth and friendliness of all staff. My hygiene appointment was most professional. I always look forward to my 6 month...
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Procedure was done in a very caring and professional way at a reasonable cost.
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Best cleaning I've had in a long time!
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excellent cleaning. Very knowledgeable hygienist.
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Dr. Karkalas is very knowledgeable and professional. Her office is wonderfully decorated and has a spa like experience that puts you at ease immediately. She and her team are top notch and they h...
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Thanks for seeing me on the spot when I dropped by this morning, even though I did not have an appointment. I always appreciate your prompt attention and answers to my dental health.
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Very thorough, pleasant and ON TIME!
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Thank you I always enjoy our visits even though I have a hard time with dentistry. You do a great job every time. Thank you!
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First rate dental care  and customer service. Will they offer you the latest in ways to up your dental presentation? Yes.  Are they the least expensive provider around? No. Do you get wha...
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I was pleasantly surprised to see how detail oriented Dr. Karkalas is. My initial exam was very thorough and the crown work done was excellent. 
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151 Waterman St
Providence, 02906

Lena D. Karkalas, DDS

151 Waterman St

Tel: (401) 861-2140

MON - TUE : 7:00 am - 2:00 pm

WED : Closed

THU - FRI : 7:00 am - 2:00 pm

SAT - SUN : Closed