Providing quality and compassionate dental care for you and your family

Welcome to Let's Smile Dental

Innovative Care in the Heart of East Harlem

At Let’s Smile Dental, we’re not just in the community—we’re part of it. We understand the need for top-quality dental care right here in East Harlem, which is why we’ve invested in the most advanced dental technology available. Our state-of-the-art equipment and cutting-edge techniques mean you don’t have to travel far for the best in dental care.

Friendly Clinic Near You
Experienced Dentists

Experience the Future of Dentistry

Your Comfort, Our Technology

Our clinic is equipped with innovative tools that make your visits faster, treatments more effective, and your entire experience as comfortable as possible. From digital X-rays that reduce exposure to radiation to 3D imaging for precise diagnostics and treatment planning, we ensure a seamless and excellent experience. With our gentle touch and technological advancements, we minimize the discomfort often associated with dentistry. It’s not just about the tools we use, but how we use them to enhance your care. At Let’s Smile Dental, you’ll discover that modern dentistry can be surprisingly gentle.

Seamless Care with a Personal Touch

We believe technology should enhance the human aspect of dental care, not replace it. That’s why our dedicated team takes the time to listen to your needs, explain your options, and provide a personalized treatment plan. With our tech-enhanced approach, you receive services of the highest quality by a team that is dedicated to meet your needs.

Come and experience the difference at Let’s Smile Dental right here in East Harlem for advanced dental care personalized just for you.



Meet the Doctors

Our exceptional team of dental professionals stands at the forefront of oral care. Each dentist in our practice brings a unique blend of expert knowledge, advanced education, and a compassionate approach to dentistry. Trained at some of the nation's top institutions, our doctors not only possess a profound understanding of their craft but also exhibit an unwavering dedication to their patients. From Dr. Light's pioneering techniques in orthodontics to Dr. Teranova's innovative strides in periodontics, and the comprehensive family dental care by Dr. Ahmed, our team is united by a common goal: to provide the East Harlem community with dental services that are both exceptional in quality and empathetic in delivery.

Dr Bertram Strachan

Dr. Bertram is a pediatric dentist. He attended Cornell University and obtained his dental degree from the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. He completed his post-graduate training at Jacobi Medical Center in The Bronx, NY. Throughout his training, Dr. Bert has held numerous leadership roles and has exemplified a commitment to improving community oral health through outreach and service.

Dr. Bert’s treatment philosophy is centered on the idea that all children and their parents deserve to be treated kindly, empathetically and respectfully. 

Dr Arthur Kim

Dr Kim graduated from Stanford University with honors and distinctions. Thereafter, Dr Kim was accpeted to Harvard School of Dental Medicine, where he earned his degree with Cum Laude and Honors. Dr Kim attended the Orthodontics Residency program at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, where he attained his Past Doctoral Certificate in Orthodontics.

Dr Steven Kalendarev


Dr kalendarev graduated from NYU College of Dentistry and went to residency at Woodhull medical center in Brooklyn where he attained tremendous training in endodontics, root canal therapy. He developed a passion and desire to do Root Canals.

He is best known for his gentle touch and comfortable painless experience and his mission is to make patients feel as comfortable as possible.

Dr Imran Ahmed

Dr. Ahmed is a dental virtuoso and a graduate of the esteemed Boston University. As a dental magician, he works wonders by appointment only, orchestrating all phases of dentistry in a single visit. With his unparalleled expertise, he ensures that every smile that graces his office leaves radiating with confidence and happiness. Dr. Ahmed’s commitment to convenience and excellence makes him a sought-after dental maestro, and his patients can’t help but marvel at his ability to perform dental miracles with ease.

Dr Rafya Sandhu

Dr. Rafya Sandhu is a highly accomplished dentist with 20+ years of experience, graduating from NYU dental school in 2002 and completing a one-year residency at Bronx Lebanon hospital. She is well-versed in a wide range of dental procedures, from routine check-ups to complex restorative treatments, and prioritizes staying updated with the latest advancements in dentistry. Dr. Sandhu’s warm and welcoming approach fosters strong patient relationships, and she empowers them through education about their oral health. 

Craft Your Perfect Smile with Confidence

Everyone deserves to have a smile that radiates confidence!

Our dedicated team of dentists is committed to turning your dream smile into a reality. Using a blend of artistry, precision, and the latest in dental technology, we tailor our approach to match your vision of the perfect smile.

From subtle enhancements to complete smile makeovers, our services are designed to address your unique needs. Whether it’s achieving flawlessly aligned teeth with Invisalign, restoring brilliance with professional whitening, or crafting a flawless appearance with veneers, your smile goals are within reach right here in East Harlem.

Let us show you how effortless and transformative modern dentistry can be!

Smile Transformations at Let's Smile Dental

Our Gallery of Smiles

Each set of photos is a chapter in someone’s story at Let’s Smile Dental! Our advanced care, tailored with innovative technology and personalized treatment, offers everyone the chance to make their smile transformation a reality. Our expert team at Let’s Smile Dental is equipped with the latest advancements in dental technology, ensuring every treatment from routine care to cosmetic overhauls is performed with the utmost precision and comfort. It’s our combination of personal attention and technological excellence that makes these incredible transformations possible.

Your Life, Your Smile, Our Priority

Comprehensive Services In One Location,
Tailored To Your Needs
Dental X-Rays​
Exams & Cleanings
Cosmetic Dentistry
Periodontal Disease​
Root Canals​
Teeth Whitening​
Braces & Implants​

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Complete Care on Your Schedule

Expertise, Technology, and Results - All Tailored For You

We offer complete dental care that aligns with your busy schedule, without compromising on quality or results.
Experienced Dentist​s

Our dentists bring a wealth of knowledge, and expertise to every appointment. Specializing in a range of dental procedures, they are committed to delivering exception care and successful outcomes. With a focus on both cutting-edge techniques and patient-centered approaches, we are here to meet your dental health needs.

Advanced Treatment

Whether it's preventive care, cosmetic enhancements, or complex procedures, we utilize the latest techniques. Our treatments are designed to be efficient and effective, implementing cutting-edge technologies, innovative techniques, and specialized expertise in dental care. We provide patients with the highest level of precision, comfort, and successful outcomes.

Guaranteed Results​

Our treatments come with a commitment to results. We're dedicated to ensuring that you leave our clinic satisfied and confident in your dental health and appearance. Our commitment to delivering exceptional care and successful outcomes focuses on long-lasting satisfaction, ensuring your smile remains healthy and beautiful even after your visit to our East Harlem office.

Advanced Technology

Our practice implements state-of-the-art equipment to help us minimize your time at your appointment while maximizing the quality of care. From digital imaging for accurate diagnostics to advanced tools for comfortable procedures, we invest in technology that makes your dental experience better. We ensure precise, comfortable treatments for your oral health.

Convenient Scheduling Just For You

Maximizing Your Time With Our Flexible Appointments

We value your time! That's why our scheduling is as flexible as your life demands - with weekend openings and simultaneous appointments for parents and children. Enjoy the ease of custom appointments that adapt to your busy schedule, ensuring your family's dental care fits comfortably into your lifestyle.

Happy Stories

Creating Vibrant Smiles for Healthy Lifestyles!
I started going to Let's smile dental last year. They Multiple different types of services in the building. But, as far the dental I got done it's a jobs well done, I had deep cleanings , cavities removed and one infection in my gums , the dental hygienist removed. Now this my mouth much healthier, today. I'm grateful and appreciative every on the staff here.
Ken Arco
I must say my experience at Let’s Smile Dental was overwhelmingly comforting, the staff makes you feel like your family with a genuine care. Very attentive and a thorough examination to make sure your teeth are well taken care of.
David Albino
The staff is professional and friendly, they took the time to give me several options. I did not have to wait for a long time to be seen or taken care of, but most importantly, they have flexible hours.
Lamine Fofana
Came to this office for a cleaning with Fran. she’s fast and efficient. Dr Ahmed gets right to the point and Dr Manuela is amazing for root canal treatments. I’ve had them in other places and she’s the best specialist I have had. Always look forward to my appointments here
Leticia Oquendo
I’ve been coming to Dr.Ahmed for years! Referred all my family and friends. I used to be scared of the dentist but Dr.Ahmed always made sure I was good! Every procedure was pain free and quick! Clinic is clean, great doctor and amazing staff! Def a 10/10!
Doriza Fainsan