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Dr. Terry (Teerawee) Unchalipongse, DDS, MPH

Dentist, Cosmetic Dentist

Professional statement

Dr. Terry Unchalipongse is a dentist and cosmetic dentist in Brooklyn, NY. He sees patients for a wide variety of services including: teeth whitening, fillings, veneers and Invisalign. Dr. Unchali studied at New York University where he also completed his Residency in General Practice. He also earned his MPH at Columbia University and his BA at Cornell University. On top of his academic achievements he is fluent in 6 languages including: English, Spanish, Bengali, Japanese, Thai and Mandarin. Dr. Unchali's friendly personality and professional care make him one of the most sought after dentists in the area. He is excited to take on new patients and is looking forward to meeting you!

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Specialties

  • Cosmetic Dentist
  • Dentist

Practice names

Education and training

  • Columbia University, Master’s in Public Health
  • Cornell University (Bachelor’s)
  • Dental School - New York University, Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • New York University, Manhattan Veterans Affairs Hospital, Residency in General Practice

Professional memberships

  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society
  • Second District Dental Society

Awards and publications

  • NYUCD Dean's List
  • The Academy of Operative Dentistry - Outstanding Achievement in Operating Dentistry

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Languages spoken

  • Thai
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1013309384

Office locations

Brooklyn Family Dental

580 Myrtle Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11205

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Very professional, very nice, very thorough. Pleasant atmosphere.
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Had a very bad experience at this dentist office. Had a deep cleaning procedure done and had 4 subsequent visits within 4 weeks due to an infection that persisted after the cleaning was provided. Provided inaccurate medical advice and almosthad my tooth pulled unnecessarily. I've heard similar stories from other patients in the area and wish I had known before booking. Never again.
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Very friendly and knowledgeable staff!
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Super awesome staff. Knowledgeable and friendly!
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The Dr was very knowledgeable, i have to have some implant work done and his office has a specialist which i thought was great. I think i finally found a new reliable dentist!
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Dr. Unchali is great, but some of his desk staff are problematic. Really egregiously, his oral surgeon is unprofessional and tends toward sexual harassment.
Less than 1 year ago
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Fast and efficient doctor. Pleasant staff. Neat office
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My visit was GREAT.... Very opened in what I needed to be done, and great care with my tooth. Dental assistance was amazing and entire office was so nice.
More than 1 year ago
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I had never been in so much pain after I left this office. When I went back as a follow up, I then had a cavity that was not there on my visit a couple weeks prior.
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I love how ethnically diverse the office is. The receptionist was helpful and professional. The dental assistant was friendly and informative. It wasn't easy to hold down a conversation during a teeth cleaning, but she made the experiencemuch less uncomfortable. The doctor seemed knowledgeable and experienced. He has a gentle confidence to his demeanor and I appreciated him taking the time to answer all my questions. Overall my annual checkup there was a quick, pleasant, and seamless experience.
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He was very short and his staff was not accommodating at all. I had a difficult time with the office manager to get a referral for an extraction. I expected much better
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First time at this dental office and staff was very nice and calming. I don't like the dentist much, but they're very reassuring. Clean and excellent service.
More than 1 year ago
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Staff are polite and welcoming Dr. Terry is professional , patient and gentle with good bed side manners
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He is great! And dentist you can go to and not worry about anything.
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I just went in to ask his advice on a problem and he didn't charge me a cent. The staff were also lovely.
More than 1 year ago
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I had 2 cavities and Dr. Unchalipongse explained everything that was going to happen clearly. He ran the costs so I could be confident I could afford it (I am a student) and gave me discount if I did both fillingsthat day. I love this office and recommend them to all my friends.
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Dr Terry and his staff are the BEST!!!!!! I appreciate their kindness that left me feeling very at ease. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!!
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I went for a emergency was treated right away and everyone was courteous and professional.
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Great visit, very fast and efficient
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Dr. Teerawee is very kind and professional. He is a gentle dentist and did an excellent job.
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I went in with a bit of an emergency and not only was the service very fast and professional but they brought me in earlier than my appointment. Ended up needing a root canal that when very smoothly and was verythorough. I'm glad to have found a dentist I like so close to home.
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Best dentist experience i've ever had. Got a wisdom tooth extracted and it took less than 5 minutes. Its the day after now and I am experiencing no pain whatsoever. Very, very well done.
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Very prompt and professional!
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I feel confidence in him.
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stated a fee would be such and such on next visit and raised it when i returned then backed down - never heard of lichen planus a condition i suffer from - made me go back repeatedly for cleanings, segment bysegment , that other dentists do all at same time - never want to see him again
More than 1 year ago
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This place could not have been better. Clean, welcoming, state of the art office and equipment. Professional and friendly staff who were prepared for my appointment before I arrived, no wait time, both dentist and hygienist provided high qualitycare with great bedside manner. All issues were explained and discussed with me thoroughly. Plus open on Saturday! I have a dental insurance provider thorough work with limited in-network dentists available in the area. These guys were in-network and checked with my insurance two days before I arrived. Really could not be more positive about this experience.
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Super personable office. Clerk was so nice and so helpful! Hygenist was super gentle and careful. I found my dentist !
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Everyone was really kind and they each gave me the feeling that I was in good hands.
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Outstanding experience all around! Great office, new equipment and wonderful staff. Made going to the dentist a pleasure. Just need to add some ESPN to the monitors in the rooms and it would be irreproachable!
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Doctor Terry has been my dentist for the past couple of years. He is head and shoulders above the past dentists I have seen. He does much of the work himself rather than relying on a hygienist so he is veryaware of your situation. His office staff is very warm and efficient and I have never waited longer than 5 minutes at his office. He has a new office which I have not yet been to so I cannot comment on it but my partner, who is also Doctor Terry's patient, says it's great.
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I was having tremendous tooth pain and had an emergency visit.. Terry and his staff were great and explained everything I needed. Terry worked quickly and resolved my issue - highly recommended.
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Definitely quick - I was seen right away, and I had the consultation, x-rays and a cleaning within a half hour.
More than 1 year ago
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Terry Unchali and his team at Brooklyn Family Dental are great! Everyone is friendly and helpful. Terry is very thorough and always answers any questions I have had and has always taken the time to explain any problems he has foundafter my exams. Terry did really great dental work for me and will always be my dentist of choice :D
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Brooklyn Family Dental is great. They are kind and efficient and I have never been made to feel like an idiot for having a need for a filling. The office is in an old brownstone which is different but don't letthat stop you - I am so glad I get to leave my dentist and be home in minutes!
More than 1 year ago
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I was scared but everyone did their best to make me comfortable and I left pleased and relieved of my toothache.
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It was great! Everyone in the office is friendly and professional.
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I am terrified of dentist, but they made me feel very relaxed, and assured me I will be fine. Dr. Terry explained everything to me and what needs to be done. The receptionist and also the hygenist was also great. I am definitley going back again.
More than 1 year ago
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My husband and I both had cleaning appointments here and neither of us were super impressed. Dr. Unchalipongse was very nice, but came off as very timid and didn't make either of us feel very confident or comfortable. Also, my insurancepolicy at the time was pretty strange, but most of my dental insurance has been throughout my adult life, and I don't think they ever figured out how to bill us correctly since I never received a single document from my insurance company. He was running on time for all of our appointments, which is great, but I don't think we'll be back. I think mainly his personality just wasn't a great fit. Would prefer someone who shares a bit more information about my care and a bit more outgoing.
More than 1 year ago
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Everything positive. They were able to accommodate me when I needed to come early. Everyone was extremely nice. The hygienist was wonderful; most pleasant teeth cleaning every. Have plans to return was to a crown replaced.
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Awesome
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Really impressed. Thorough, professional treatment, friendly people, no wait time, efficient, detailed and comprehensive diagnosis of problems and a sure route to fixing them! So pleased this dentist is only a few blocks away. We got lucky with this one!
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Very quick ... not very thorough cleaning.
More than 1 year ago
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Everyone was so kind, even though I hadn't been to the dentist in a while. Thank you!
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I really like Dr Unchali. It's a small and quaint office. He has some high tech gadget that replaces using xrays! But unfortunately he doesn't take my new insurance so I am pretty bummed.
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The dentist, hygienist, and staff were all wonderful. I went in for a cleaning and my teeth have never felt better. The cleaning was a lot more thorough then dentists I have visited in the past and I was in and out in less than an hour.
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I really like going to Dr. Unchali. He recommended an amazing root canal specialist and is now providing me with a crown. He doesn't tell you everything he's doing, so if you like to know what to expect I wouldn't recommendhim. But he is also very quick, efficient, and warm, making up for his terseness.
More than 1 year ago
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He is the best!
More than 1 year ago
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Always friendly and prompt. Ask about their finance plans for cleaning packages. Great deal for people without insurance.
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Clean up your office
More than 1 year ago
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The whole team was very patient with me even though I have a fear of needles. They kept me distracted and it was a quick procedure. The office is in a brownstone and was small, yet highly functional and well decorated.They even played music while I had my work done, which was very nice.
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