Joel Gatchalian, DDS

Meet Dr. Gatchalian

Meet Dr. Gatchalian - A dentist with Family Smiles of the Hudson ValleyDr. Joel Gatchalian has over twenty years’ experience in cosmetic, implant and general dentistry.  His interest in dentistry started with a degree in Dental Technology.   This gives him a unique perspective on dental cases from start to finish.  He received his D.D.S. from NYU College of Dentistry.  He also took a two-year post graduate program in implantology from NYU.

He is currently a member of the Dutchess County Dental Society, The 9th District Dental Society and the American Dental Association. Dr. Gatchalian believes in having a caring, interpersonal relationship with his patients.  Trust between the patient and the doctor is his ultimate goal.  He is proud to have comforted dental phobic patients by carefully listening and understanding their concerns.

Dr. Gatchalian spends his free time with his family playing tennis, skiing and golfing.  He has a wonderful wife and two great kids, a boy and a girl.  He hopes someday his daughter will take golf to the professional level.