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DENTIST IN Riverside,CA

Gateway Dental Group

Accepting new patients
 
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OFFICE INFORMATION
OUR TEAM
DENTAL SERVICES
REVIEWS
 
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ADDRESS

951-359-5200

fax : 951-359-5202

10286 Indiana Ave

Riverside, CA

92503

We are located off the 91 Fwy, on the corner of Indiana & Tyler
BUSINESS HOURS
  • Mon : 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tue : 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Wed : 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thu : 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Fri : 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Sat : Closed
  • Sun : Not operating on sunday
LANGUAGE SPOKEN
  • English
INSURANCE

We accept and honor most dental insurance plans (PPO & HMO). The following are just a few of the dental insurance carriers we’re providers for:

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Delta
  • Guardian
  • MetLife
  • United Health Care
  • UCCI
 
 

Dentist In Riverside, CA

Welcome to your local family-friendly dental office in Riverside! Our Smile Generation-trusted dentists are passionate about your oral health. Our dental team uses advanced dental technology to provide you with access to a wide range of affordable general and specialty dental services, all in one place! Our dental office offers same-day dentistry services so that you can get cleanings, crowns, and more done in a single visit. We are available to treat dental emergencies. We also offer virtual dental consultations with teledentistry using your phone or tablet.

Our specialists are available to treat gum disease like gingivitis, root canals, tooth extraction and wisdom tooth removal, and braces. The Gateway Dental team believes in providing affordable access to excellent dentistry, so we accept many insurance plans and can provide discount plans and flexible payment options for patients without insurance.

We are proud to be your local dental office specializing brightening your smile. Book your appointment today!

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Meet the Team

 
Headshot image of Buki Ajayi, Dentist

Dentist

DMD

Headshot image of Bassem Alkatib, Endodontist

Endodontist

DDS

Headshot image of Serge Baltayan, Oral Surgeon

Oral Surgeon

DDS, MD

Headshot image of Justine Hai, Periodontist

Periodontist

DDS

Headshot image of Melba Castillo, Office Manager

Office Manager

 
 
 

136 Reviews

4.6 Overall Rating
Missy Hudson
Missy Hudson
February 22, 2024

Amazing service! Fast to get in and dentists were kind with my daughter. Stephanie was very helpful with the process.

Mak TV
Mak TV
February 22, 2024

It was a great experience. Dentists were nice with my teeth and patient.

Ryan Stormborn
Ryan Stormborn
February 20, 2024

Staff was very friendly. They got me checked in in a very timely manner. Loved all the cool tech. Felt like a very up to date dentist office :) Would recommend to friends and family!

Hortencia Barajas
Hortencia Barajas
February 19, 2024

I have been a happy, satisfied patient for the last 15+ years! I am now a Senior and everyone over the years have been great!

Cheyanne Barnett
Cheyanne Barnett
February 12, 2024

I have always had a really great experience at Gateway Dental. Shauna did a great job at my deep cleaning! She was thorough and gentle. Definitely recommend!

perez
perez
February 07, 2024

Amazing office Stephanie was super Helpful and was able to answer all my questions. She went threw the billing and made it super affordable for a payment plan that was able to get me what I needed highly recommend the office will continue to…

Monica6404
Monica6404
February 07, 2024

Super great staff! Dr. Al Khatib is my absolute favorite and is very nice and caring. She has a personal touch and is patient and informative. Would recommend and have to family and friends.

Rob Mann
Rob Mann
February 07, 2024

My visit was bogged down by a massive potential dental bill, but Stephanie saved me a MASSIVE amount of money. Her and Dr. Ajayi are very compassionate and knowledgeable. They helped assuage my fears. Would reccomend.

Raul Constanza
Raul Constanza
February 06, 2024

(Translated by Google) Very good service (Original) Muy buen servicio

andrew garcia
andrew garcia
February 06, 2024

Great experience! Shauna was very helpful throughout the whole time and left very informed on the details or my payments and dues.

Cyn S
Cyn S
February 05, 2024

Shauna Ashlock, Dr Ajayi and Stephanie are all so great! I love this office!!!

Miggy Rogas
Miggy Rogas
February 02, 2024

best dentist ive been too, Stephanie at the front desk was super friendly and helped alot Dr. Ajayi was super great to me and very friendly and funny whole also keeping it professional.

Joni Dimmitt
Joni Dimmitt
January 10, 2024

First time here, everyone is very nice! The doctor was very thorough and explained everything clearly!

Jessica Casillas
Jessica Casillas
December 13, 2023

Everyone has excellent customer service. Stephanie went above and beyond to get what was needed for my appointment. The whole process was very quick. I'm definitely recommending this office to relatives and friends.

Robert Robinson
Robert Robinson
December 13, 2023

My spouse came here and it was great for her. She loved all her doctors for me. I watched movies . Maria

Tim P
Tim P
December 08, 2023

Great work and painless

Kamaria Henry
Kamaria Henry
December 08, 2023

Claudia and Dr. Ajayi are AMAZING!! I wouldn’t go anywhere else for my dental needs.

Lauren Henry
Lauren Henry
December 07, 2023

This was a very good place! My doctor was very nice and loved it here!(Dr.Ajayi)

Miguel Gamero
Miguel Gamero
December 07, 2023

My first follow up cleaning, Claudia did an excellent job, hardly feel anything, Thank You.

Polet Guzman
Polet Guzman
December 07, 2023

Claudia is great she make my cleaning experience go so smoothly and I actually enjoy it.

Giovanni Rodriguez
Giovanni Rodriguez
December 06, 2023

Stephanie the best 👌 she offered to look after my daughter while they worked on me , so amazing and charming

John Corral
John Corral
December 02, 2023

The whole staff here were just phenomenal. They were very detailed on the procedures I was gonna have and explained the billing. They treated me very well and wad so attentive to with my anxiety and claustrophobia. It was a overall outstanding…

Makinzie Ogden
Makinzie Ogden
November 30, 2023

Best experience I’ve had! Dr Al-Khatib is amazing! Very patient and kind

susan korth
susan korth
November 20, 2023

Always very helpful and always get in right away. The people r very friendly and a very good dentist.

Rita Rios
Rita Rios
November 14, 2023

Dr ájayi is very profesional and had lots of patience with me explaining each step and Melba was very helpful.

Alfredo Bonilla
Alfredo Bonilla
November 14, 2023

Stephanie was amazing! So helpful! This place is the best! 10/10

Andrea Thomas
Andrea Thomas
November 10, 2023

Stephine was awesome and the dentist was very kind and nice.

Gabriella LaRocco
Gabriella LaRocco
November 10, 2023

Stephanie was awesome and all the people were so kind and amazing.

Briana Cerda
Briana Cerda
November 09, 2023

Nice place, Claudia is great, I recommend coming here .

Jill Arnold
Jill Arnold
November 08, 2023

Excellant service and very personable and CLEAN office!

Lisa Salazar
Lisa Salazar
November 08, 2023

Great staff and Superior Doctors! Treat their patients as family.

Stephanie Guerrero
Stephanie Guerrero
November 07, 2023

I have been coming to this office for years and everyone here is so attentive and amazing! Claudia did an amazing job with my cleaning and the doctor is always a pleasure! Love this place!

Tawny Garcia
Tawny Garcia
November 07, 2023

Best office in Southern California to work for! Dr Ajayi is the kindest and most genuine dentist and offers every patient she sees optimal care and undivided attention

Victoria Orders
Victoria Orders
October 25, 2023

Really nice, took the time to explain everything, and understood my needs and concerns

Familia
Familia
October 20, 2023

Awesome staff and very professional. Been coming more than 15 years now.Thank you all for taking care of me and my family.

Nia Williams
Nia Williams
October 20, 2023

Gateway Dental was sooo accommodating as well as gentle. Everyone who works here is AMAZING. Glad I found them and now they are my new Dentistry home ♥️

Freddie Griffith
Freddie Griffith
October 02, 2023

Quickly in an out, haven't steered me wrong yet, clean an efficient, would recommend to anybody in the Riverside area.

April Haigh
April Haigh
September 20, 2023

This staff is so friendly and amazingly professional which made my root canal a wonderful experience. I highly recommend this company to everyone!!

saby hesri
saby hesri
September 18, 2023

Dr Noor Alkhatib is such an incredible dentist. I came in for a crown, filling, cleaning and a night guard. She took care of me SO WELL and made it painless and easy. Highly recommend this place and Dr. Alkhatib. I had such a great experience…

Janak Kaur
Janak Kaur
September 08, 2023

This office makes coming to the dentist a great experience. The staff is really nice and get you through your appointments relatively easily and quick

Isabella Romero
Isabella Romero
September 07, 2023

I had such a great experience here! Everyone here was so nice and walked me through the process for everything. I will definitely come back!

N 3
N 3
August 31, 2023

This dental office was awesome! I normally avoid going to the dentist but this place really made my experience great. The staff were all very nice and made the process of being a new patient really easy. The dentist, Dr. Noor Al-Khatib was so…

Oscar Anzo
Oscar Anzo
August 25, 2023

Really great service. Will definitely be coming back!

Caleb Hines
Caleb Hines
August 25, 2023

Great place and very friendly staff, had me in and out quickly.

Jonathan Eldridge
Jonathan Eldridge
August 25, 2023

Honest dentist that doesn't try to oversell you services you don't need.

Poorav Bawal
Poorav Bawal
August 17, 2023

I have received continued excellent care. All of the staff have been a pleasure and the quality of work is top shelf!

Paul Miramontes
Paul Miramontes
August 15, 2023

Claudia Rocks! Best hygienist ever!

Jacqueline Remo
Jacqueline Remo
August 08, 2023

My family has been going here for years. Dentists and staff are always friendly and helpful!

Cheryl Schooley
Cheryl Schooley
July 21, 2023

Gateway Dental is excellent. The front office staff is friendly and professional, and the office is pleasant and clean. Dr. Ajayi is very professional and helped me feel at ease. She explained the course of treatment and answered any questions…

Logan Salgado
Logan Salgado
July 10, 2023

It's been way too long since I've had a routine cleaning or an oral exam & I must say everyone here is great. The staff is wonderful. Kind, caring, & very helpful. Dr. Al kahtib is great at what she does. Very gentle & attentive. Checks in with…

Kathy Cervantes
Kathy Cervantes
June 30, 2023

Great dentist experience every time.

alejandra marin
alejandra marin
June 29, 2023

Amazing dental office ! Everyone here is so kind! My dental hygienist Claudia is so thorough and gentle. Dr Ajayi is the best! I would recommend this place to everyone!

Crystal Holland
Crystal Holland
June 26, 2023

I had a great experience at this dentist! It had a been awhile since I gotten an exam, and all the ladies were extremely informative and helpful! Definitely will be staying on top of my teeth now with such a kind staff!

Arzoo Patel
Arzoo Patel
June 14, 2023

They have really great staff and I really like their treatment! I wanted to get done my treatment asap and they are able to help me out soon.

Antonio Luevano
Antonio Luevano
June 14, 2023

It’s a great place to get ur teeth done!!!

Sybil Delahoussaye
Sybil Delahoussaye
June 13, 2023

Gateway Dental is awesome. The machines are state of the art. Everything is fresh smelling and clean. The staff is very very nice with the utmost concern about their patients. I LOVE this Dental Office above and beyond any Dental Group that I…

marisol morales
marisol morales
June 06, 2023

Wow, staff was great, they really explained to me everything so well. So happy to have my treatment here

crystaaal A
crystaaal A
June 02, 2023

I am so happy I decided to come in today. The staff (Maria) and Dr.Noor is so sweet and kind.

Denise Ashley
Denise Ashley
June 01, 2023

I am a new patient to Dr. J. The office staff are friendly and professional . The check in process is fast and easy. The medical documentation is all maintain electronically and easy to access. The office atmosphere is warm and clean. Dr. J…

Marc G.
Marc G.
May 04, 2023

I have been going to this place for a few years and the Doctors and staff are super nice and knowledgeable. My hygienist Claudia does an amazing job! I highly recommend this dental office.

Mariela Bor
Mariela Bor
May 04, 2023

I absolutely LOVE this place! The staff are amazing, very welcoming and so bubbly. My hygienist Claudia is awesome, always leaving my teeth feeling fresh and clean! My doctors and her staff are great! I always feel like I'm being taken care of.…

Joyful Jennie
Joyful Jennie
May 02, 2023

Gateway dental is the BEST. After over 20 years with a beloved dentist . I did not want to have to find a new dentist. I am here to report that I have found a home with Dr Ajayi and her staff. First of all the office is very clean. Her staff…

Raya Khat
Raya Khat
December 22, 2022

Dr. Noor Al-Khatib is by far my favorite dentist!! She’s so kind, patient, and explains to me every single tooth. She took photos of my teeth and showed them to me in real-time explaining exactly what she was seeing. Very helpful and…

Dexter McDaniel
Dexter McDaniel
December 06, 2022

They are amazing the dentists always do the best work!

Scarfacee
Scarfacee
November 15, 2022

The people are always very friendly! This is the only dentist my family will come to! The best!

Sabrena Wade
Sabrena Wade
November 09, 2022

Dr. Ajayi and the entire staff are the best. The care that I receive every time I go there is excellent. They care for you on a complete level as a person and a patient. I have never had a dental experience like the one I have at Gateway Dental…

lisette serna
lisette serna
October 12, 2022

Best place to get my Smile done 🤗

Javon Randhawa
Javon Randhawa
September 12, 2022

was good

Freddie Griffith
Freddie Griffith
September 01, 2022

Hasn't done me wrong yet, highly recommend this place to everyone.

Mario Arrizon
Mario Arrizon
August 31, 2022

Amazing staff and service… I’m definitely come back

Sheila Parrott
Sheila Parrott
August 26, 2022

Great dental office. Dentist and staff wonderful

Janet Medina
Janet Medina
August 21, 2022

Dentist and staff are informative, visit was great only problem was I wasn’t given info on my mouth guard as I was told and after I decided I only wanted a cleaning cleaning was rescheduled

James Cameron
James Cameron
August 14, 2022

Friendly Staff! Loved Doctor!

Denise S
Denise S
May 18, 2022

Been coming here many years. Professional and courteous.

Patricia Vargas
Patricia Vargas
January 25, 2022

Very patient, have good payment plans. They make sure you’re doing okay constantly.

Arjuna Hutchins
Arjuna Hutchins
August 25, 2021

I have remained a patient for 3+yrs because my experiences have always been positive. The most recent visits were with Dr. John A., work done went well, the staff was courteous and all that was accomplished happened within a reasonable time.

Amanda Weekly
Amanda Weekly
April 10, 2021

Dr. Ajayi is a miracle worker. I had to get multiple numbing shots for a procedure and I didn’t feel a thing. She is extremely knowledgeable and personable. Best dentist I’ve ever had!

Alyson Freilich
Alyson Freilich
March 06, 2020

Today was my first visit to Gateway dental group for myself and two children. The whole staff was very welcoming and friendly in making us feel comfortable and at ease. They went over with us all of our concerns, expectations, and possible…

2010shorty92
2010shorty92
March 03, 2020

Dr John and Carol were both amazing. I get major anxiety going to the dentist, and they made my experience go smoothly. I got a deep cleaning, 2 fillings, and a crown. I even received a courtesy porcelain crown instead of the metal crown. They…

Kathi Pieramico
Kathi Pieramico
February 20, 2020

I highly recommend Dr. John and Gateway Dental! Everyone is so nice! Dr. John did two Crowns for me and they look Amazing! Carol and Chris both did a great job assisting! Thanks so much!

John Botrous
John Botrous
February 11, 2020

Dr. John abdelmessih and his team were super nice and professional. The whole experience is a pleasure to work with.

G G (Dr4g0n325)
G G (Dr4g0n325)
February 06, 2020

I chose this office because they were close to my home and covered on my insurance. It turned out to be a great decision. Dr Ajayi I totally made me feel comfortable and I spent the entire day here getting work done . Considering that I had not…

Eki Odufalu
Eki Odufalu
February 03, 2020

My experience at Gateway Dental was very pleasant. Thank you Dr Ajayi for making me feel completely at ease. My experience was made even better with Juan who took my xrays. Dr Ajayi was very professional and thorough in her examination and…

OLUSEGUN AJAYI
OLUSEGUN AJAYI
February 01, 2020

The staffs are very professional and dedicated to customer's care and satisfaction. The dentists are highly trained and offer different treatment options with the goal on customer's complete health upkeep.

Tawa Yusuff
Tawa Yusuff
February 01, 2020

Great place. Kids love going there. They are pretty flexible and will work with your busy schedule. Very neat and friendly staff.

maria genovese
maria genovese
February 01, 2020

I would definitely recommend this location! Dr. Buki Boluro-Ajayi is very informative and creates a comfortable environment for clients. The office is clean, and the staff is knowledgeable and accommodating. I have received better care here then…

Yerania Nataly Silva
Yerania Nataly Silva
January 31, 2020

THIS OFFICE IS THE BEST OFFICE IVE BEEN TO ! VERY CLEAN AND THE STAFF IS AWESOME. HAD AN EXAM AND CLEANING. AS SOON AS I WALKED IN, MARIA WAS VERY WELCOMING , AS WELL AS CLARA VERY NICE!!!AND TAWNY WAS VERY THOROUGH WITH THE TREATMENT I NEEDED.…

Jordan Wirtjes
Jordan Wirtjes
August 21, 2019

I recently went here to have some much needed work done on my teeth. The office was warm and welcoming which really helped me as dentist visits in general are something I fear. Dr. Ajayi and Dr. John took wonderful care of me the whole way…

Kristin Montejano
Kristin Montejano
January 31, 2019

Friendly staff and very gentle. It's been awhile since I've gone to a dentist and I was nervous. They talked me through everything and made sure I was ok.

Sue Scott
Sue Scott
September 07, 2018

Great staff told me More than any other dentist has told me about my teeth. Great service.

Kristy Hill
Kristy Hill
June 26, 2018

Everyone was so nice and made me feel so comfortable. They were able to get me in and fix the issue I was having with my tooth. I’ve been waiting for months to get my tooth fixed from my other dentist and from eating caused me horrible pain.…

jerome okudo
jerome okudo
May 29, 2018

Dr Boluro-Ajayi knows her job really well. We have had great conversations about dental work up and I am very convinced about her wealth of experience. I don’t like dentists; I dread dental visits and I hate dental chairs but she has made me…

Angel Martinez
Angel Martinez
May 16, 2018

I took my wife in, and she was very nervous and in alot of pain. Not only did the dentist come in and put her at ease right away with a good, postive, friendly and caring attitude she listened to our concerns and was mindful to everything. Even…

Michael Boluro-Ajayi
Michael Boluro-Ajayi
May 16, 2018

Gateway dental has a new and vibrant ownership. Doctor cares about their patient. Patients are treated with care and presented with all options. All the staff genuinely care about your well being. They are happy to be there and they sure make…

Maria Saucedo
Maria Saucedo
April 23, 2018

I recently changed my dental office to gateway dental. Im sure glad I did they treated me awesome, and i’m so pleased with the outcome of my treatment Anna Lucas dental assists makes a temporary crown look like the real deal and Dr khatib…

Mike Lucas
Mike Lucas
April 23, 2018

This office rocks. Fast friendly and clean dental services. Dr.Samira was excelent and made my visit a pleasent one i would recommend this office to anyone .

Mia Lucas
Mia Lucas
April 23, 2018

The doctor talked me through my procedure step by step, all of the staff were very nice and professional the office is very clean.

Tope Kupoluyi Agboola
Tope Kupoluyi Agboola
April 22, 2018

Dr. Ajayi was very pleasant. She took the time to listen to my concerns and address them. Her service was thorough and detailed. I am very happy with my treatment plan and the results. I will be recommending her to all my friends and family.

Adunola Oluremi
Adunola Oluremi
April 19, 2018

Caring, attentive, informative and very knowledgeable! These are all attributes that Dr. Boluro Ajayi displayed when she treated me. I am generally not a fan of denist visits, but I understand the importance of taking care of my teeth. Dr.…

Gabriela Morales Campos
Gabriela Morales Campos
April 02, 2018

My friend referred me to this office and I love it! Everyone is friendly and the office is very clean.

mario flores
mario flores
March 28, 2018

Dr.Samira and staff are by far the best. They made my feel at ease during my entire visit. They are very friendly and very helpful. I walked in with a horrible toothache and no hesitation they brought me in same day and took care of my dental…

C B
C B
March 21, 2018

I walked into the office as nervous as can be. I have never been a fan of the dentist but this experience made it a little easier to go through. I was greeted in a timely manner from the receptionist and informed I would be given an exam…

Rick Solis
Rick Solis
March 20, 2018

Best office, the staff there are very friendly and the doctors are great i felt very comfortable when getting work done on my tooth, i recommend this office if you want the best work with the best prices they will work with you on payment plans.…

David Burnett
David Burnett
January 27, 2018

Great place and great people! I don't understand how anyone could give this office less than 5 stars. Everyone of them has treated me with the utmost respect and their staff is awesome! From Tawny at the front desk; to Dr. Alkatib (who performed…

Ra M
Ra M
October 31, 2017

I had the pleasure of being seen by Dr. Khatib for my check up and treatment. She was so professional and made sure I was comfortable throughout my appointment. She definitely took all the steps to make sure everything was done well. Her…

Roya M
Roya M
October 22, 2017

Dr. Khatib was very professional and patient! I highly recommend her and this office. The front office staff was also very kind.

Kym Benner
Kym Benner
May 26, 2017

I don't even know where to start except for to say that this office is far and above the best Dental office I have ever been to and each and every one of the employees there are amazing!! Everybody has a smile on their face, is friendly,…

Brittany Koralewski
Brittany Koralewski
February 21, 2012

Excellent Service! I'm an anxious patient but the Gateway Dental Team made me feel very much at ease. They were friendly and extremely accommodating. Beginning with my consultation right into my treatment, I was cold and the ladies offered me a…