Dr. Gil Dechavez, DDS

Dr. Gil Dechavez, DDS

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Dentistry  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o
(196)

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Dr. Gil Dechavez, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Elmhurst, NY and has been practicing for 14 years. He practices dentistry, orthodontics, and more.Read his story

Gil Dechavez DDS PC - G Smile Dental

8812 55th Ave

Elmhurst, NY 11373
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • Principal Financial Group

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Dr. Dechavez's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dechavez "Dr. Gil Dechavez obtained his first dental degree from the University of the East in the Philippines in 1984. He practiced dentistry in the Philippines until he moved to the United States in 1985. In Queens, he operated a crown and bridge dental laboratory in Queens that served the tri-state area. He continuously managed the laboratory even while attending New York University College of Dentistry and doing an extended hospital rotation at St. Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. After obtaining his DDS degree from New York University in 2002, he practiced dentistry in Manhattan for several years. Now, Dr. Dechavez draws from over 20 years' worth of experience in prestigious institutions and working alongside other talented dentists to provide quality care and aesthetic work to his patients. He and his dedicated staff are committed to serving you."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dechavez "We believe that the key to providing excellent dental services is to provide patients the most beautiful smile and supporting great dental health in a manner that works for them. Our state-of-the art dental technology and computer systems enable us to treat patients efficiently. For instance, it is possible to provide patients with a sturdy, beautiful veneer or permanent cap in about an hour. In many instances, a complete cosmetic reconstruction can be done in one day.

We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like Invisalign®, Veneers, Dental Implants, Zoom Teeth Whitening and more. We also perform emergency dentist services that include root canals, crowns, sedation dentistry, and bridges. 

As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment."

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5  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Orthodontics
  • Periodontics

27  Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Excessive Tooth Wear
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Halitosis
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Misshapen Teeth
  • Plaque
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Stained Teeth
  • Teething
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

35  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of The East In The Philippines
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Ny U
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • St Vincent Catholic Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Gide Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2017
  • New York University / College Of Dentistry
    Other Education | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Dechavez has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Dechavez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Filipino
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dechavez's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dechavez to family and friends
196 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (196)

  • 5
    (170)
  • 4
    (19)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Dechavez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Dechavez is very pleasant and took his time attending to my needs. He reviewed the x-ray that I brought with me from another dentist's office but needed to take some more for clearer understanding of my problem. He took the time to explain to my my options and what was his professional...more
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