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Marina Pinkhasova, DDS, maintains her private practice, Affordable Dental Care PC, in Queens, New York. At her practice, Dr. Pinkhasova offers metal free crown and bridgework, teeth bleaching and whitening, amongst many other cosmetic dental procedures. With over 15 years of experience, Dr. Pinkhasova has been recognized for her excellence and success in the dental field in 2005 by receiving the American Cosmetic Dentistry Award. She says, that her acheivements have come from her dedication and patient care. Please click to make an appointment with her today!
Verified Patient Reviews
I have been Dr. Marina's patient for nearly 10 years and greatly appreciate the quality of dental care she provides to her patients. Dr. Pinkhasova is very professional, knowledgeable, and caring. During a visit, she makes me feel comfortable and takes her time to explain a procedure and answer all my questions. The staff is friendly and warm, and the office is bright and clean. I will absolutely continue going to Dr. Marina and would highly recommend her to anyone who needs a great dentist.
Love this place, they make coming to the dentist feel easy! Great doctors and staff. I’ve only moved to the area recently and am glad to have found a dentist close to home.
Professional dentist ??
Doctor is very unprofessional and rude! She refused to even do a regular check up for me as my insurance wasn't covering the x-rays. Would never see her again!
Everyone at the office was really friendly and prompt. Dr. Pinkhasova was detailed and walked me through everything as she was doing it.
My experience at Dr. Marina's office is always a great one. I actually look forward to my dental visits! The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and makes you feel right at home. It's also easy to schedule an appointment and I usually never have to wait longer than 10 minutes to be seen. Dr. Marina always takes her time to explain procedures and options to me and even shows me problem areas on a special camera so I can see the bigger picture. The hygienist Joann is also great and always does a thorough job. I will continue to refer all my family and friends to Dr. Marina with confidence!
Dr Marina was wonderful - she was personable, explained things and even her staff was helpful and sweet. Would totally recommend her services.
We initially had a good experience with this office but unfortunately, they have FAILED us in a big way. Be very wary! This office looks after their pocket books before their patients. Let me explain - we were presented with 2 different crown procedures and was assured the upgraded crown be marginally more expensive (a nominal amount - or so we thought). We had asked this dental office to confirm multiple times over the span of 2 visits. Finally, we arrived on our 3rd visit to insert the crown and they informed us it was NOT covered. Total incompetence! Just an utter lack of miscommunication between the dentist, assistants, and front desk. Avoid this place at all cost. The office made us paid the balance of the procedure. The right thing to do would have been to cover this cost given the patients did everything right. They did not own up to their own mistake. I will rescind all my referrals to this place.
Came in with a chipped front tooth, Dr. Pinkhasova took me in very quickly. She did a great job filling and recontouring my front tooth, it came out looking perfect with the right shade and shape. Very pleased! And Highly recommend!!
My previous dentist who I've been seeing since I was a child recently retired and so I was looking for a new one. I found Dr. Pinkhasova's office in my neighborhood. When I arrived, I was immediately welcomed by the staff and only had to wait about ten minutes before being seen. Dr. Pinkhasova was very friendly and informative. I had a good experience and would recommend her to my friends and family!
So i haven't been to the dentist in about 7 years , but i keep up with my daily hygiene (floss 2x a day , brush 2x a day). I was a little surprised that i needed a deep cleaning? they showed me x rays of what was supposedly "plaque"' but i didn't go to dental school so it all looked the same to me. So they had this camera that went into your mouth , and it showed me what i needed to see. I was a little skeptical at first , but by the end of my appointment i came to the determination that i need to keep coming here. Staff was great , Dr.Marina was so good to me, she explained the treatment i needed at an affordable price. And the hygienist was awesome! I will recommend her to everyone i know.
The Dentist spent less than a minute and vanished in a few seconds without paying a close attention to my dental health. It seemed like they were trying to make as much money possible by selling unnecessary services. Each time I had to pay from my pocket even though I had a good dental insurance. But one thing that totally pissed me off is that she was looking at couple of healthy teeth instead of the problematic ones. I will never visit her again and going to switch to a new dentist.
Contrary to the name of the dentist's office, this place was not very affordable in my experience. I had to spent lot of dinero out of pocket despite having a decent dental coverage for what I later found out from friends was a fairly basic and routine procedure, by a very young and clumsy dental assistant trainee. I got the impression that they were trying to sell services rather than the well being of the patient. The snide remark regarding the state of my dental hygiene by the main dentist was very unprofessional, although I have to admit, my teeth weren't at their best. The only good thing is they are open during weekends, the only reason you might want to consider even going there.
She was excellent. Very thorough and professional.
She was attentive and honest. Referred me to a great oral surgeon. I will be back for routine check ups. -Gerard Y.
Dr. Pinkhasova and staff were phenomenal! I was taken in right away and was provided with excellent dental care. I am so grateful to have such an amazing dentist. Would highly recommend for everyone to come here!
Very informative and friendly!
My experience with Dr. Pinkhasova was great! I came in to get a couple fillings done and was pretty nervous about the injections, but the doctor kept me calm and used great distraction techniques which made the injections feel pretty painless. The fillings were done really well and the bite feels perfect! Highly recommended to anyone who wants a knowledgable and skillful dentist!!
As always,seeing Dr. Marina was a great experience...professional,courteous with a chairside manner second to none! Pricing is very reasonable & her excellent staff always maintain her high standards.I feel I have a dentist for life!!! Very highly recommended.
Very unprofessional, insensitive, judgemental, and degrading. I had 3 appointments with her. 1 of which was canceled last minute. Both times I had the same experience. I would not recommend her to anyone.
She's very informative and very professional!
My teeth are all better now! I went from not being able to open my mouth to great brushing and flossing habits.
Once I entered I was greeted by the friendly staff and was taken to see the dentist right away. After the X rays were taken, Dr. Marina spent time with me and explained everything that needed to be done and gave me several alternatives to my treatment plan. She made sure to answer all of my concerns before we proceeded with any treatment. I felt as though Dr. Marina was easy to talk to and very proficient in all aspects of dentistry. I had a few cavities so the doctor had to give me anesthesia and her technique was great, I barely felt the shot at all and everything went smoothly. All in all I must say I am very happy with my experience at this office.
I had a terrific experience. Dr. Pinkhasova and her staff were delightful, and all my concerns were taken care of. I highly recommend this place!
She was friendly and helpful
I got to Dr. Pinkhasova's office 15 minutes before my scheduled appointment. One my issues was addressed the Dr. Was able to make an appointment for me at a surgical orthodontist the same day. I would say in approximately 3 hours between the 2 locations my issue was addressed and Dr. Pinkhasova's office followed up with a call to see that the appointment they scheduled for me went smoothly and to answer any questions. ??
Terrible experience. This doctor has the worst attitude. She is condescending and impatient, and only cares about jumping from one patient to another. The staff are friendly, but seriously there is a dentist on every block in this area. Do yourself a favor and go somewhere else.
Excellent service, happy to make another appointment again.
Our family is grateful to have Dr.Pinkhasova. She is very caring toward her patients. She continually improves her technology and abilities. All her office staff are very friendly and helpful.
Very professional, polite staff, and most importantly was seen right away.
she is very kind, informative, felt comfortable and she did a great job.
Always nice and friendly
Very personable and informative!
I was in a lot of pain when I visited her. She made sure the pain was gone before I left her ofc and treated me with great respect.
Highly professional and friendly.
We are using this doctor for 10 years. Highly recommended.
There was a period of time last year where I VOLUNTARILY went to Dr. Marina's office almost every week for one reason or another... teeth cleaning, cavity, follow-up, crown... you name it. She's awesome and so is her staff. I used to dread going to the dentist but obviously, I really enjoy going here! She usually sees me right away, too!
Dr. Marina and her staff were very helpful and I was seen right away. Definitely returning back to her office.
She is great.
She was informative and attentive to my questions and concerns.
Marina and the staff were great. They were all very informative and answered any questions I had.
The office staff were very friendly and professional, they answered all my insurance questions patiently. I only went for a yearly exam and cleaning, but I had a good experience here.
Appreciated being seen on Sunday before New Years Eve
Shes great! Explains all your options and helps you make the best decision for you. Gentle as well which is important in a dentist!