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    Dental Clinic in Goulds

    At our dental office, we strive to make your experience as convenient as possible, with same-day appointments, comfortable seating, and so much more.

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    Our dentists provide a range of preventive, restorative, and cosmetic dental services, to protect and preserve your oral health.

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Dental Services in the St. John's Area

We offer dental services which are designed to try and help you achieve optimal oral health and a brighter smile to patients from across the St. John's area.

Preventive Hygiene,  Goulds Dentist

Protect Your Smile

Preventive Hygiene

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Restorative Services,  Goulds Dentist

Restore Your Smile

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Oral Surgery,  Goulds Dentist

Straighten Your Smile


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Invisalign Clear Aligners,  Goulds Dentist

Show Off Your Smile


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Welcome to Southern Shore Dental in Goulds

Our dentists and dental team aim to provide you with the dental care you need to help keep your smile healthy.

We work to make each appointment as comfortable and convenient as we can, with short wait times, multiple appointment bookings for families, dental technology, and dental sedation options.

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Meet Our Goulds Dentists

Aiming for a healthier smile? Our team of dental professionals are here to help.

Our Dentists
  • Dr. Dhamodhar Kosanam, DMD

    General Dentist

    Dr. Dhamodhar graduated with BDS in 1996 and practiced dentistry in India for 12 years. He moved to Canada with his family and went to Dalhousie University, completing his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2013.

    Since 2013, he has been working with Mount Pearl Dental and Southern Shore Dental. He's trained to administer nitrous oxide for conscious sedation during dental treatment. Apart from providing regular dental services to his patients with care, he likes doing root canal treatments and enjoys providing Invisalign treatment to improve his patient's smile. He's thankful to have the opportunity to help people suffering with dental problems. He enjoys the daily interaction with his patients while treating them.

    When not working, he likes to spend time with his family. He also enjoys hiking the East Coast Trails and going offroad on his ATV.

  • Dr. Steinn Kristmundsson, DDS

    General Dentist

    Dr. Steinn Kristmundsson was born and raised in Iceland and came to Vinland (Newfoundland) to further his studies. He has a BSC in Biology from Memorial University and graduated from Dalhousie School of Dentistry in 1991. After working on the mainland, Dr. Steinn moved back to Newfoundland in 1998 and has been practicing dentistry in Newfoundland since then.

    Dr. Steinn has been a part of Elliott Dental Group for several years. He enjoys all aspects of dentistry and is passionate about interacting with his patients to understand their needs and providing quality dental care to his patients of all ages.

    He loves hiking and spending time in the great outdoors. Although on a scattered day, you will find Dr. Steinn with his nose buried in a book and listening to a podcast simultaneously.

  • Dr. Moulik Patel, DDS

    General Dentist

    Dr. Moulik Patel grew up in the small town of Woodstock, Ontario where he attended Huron Park Secondary School. He completed his undergraduate Hons. BSc degree from the University of Toronto (2017) and pursued a Masters in Clinical Anatomy at Western University (2019) before earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Western University in 2023. Dr. Patel is dedicated to staying up-to-date with the latest advancements + technologies in the dental field with the aim to integrate modern techniques into his practice to provide the most effective care. He has a keen interest in restorative procedures, endodontics and oral surgery.

    Outside of the clinic, Dr. Patel enjoys spending time with his family, cooking new recipes, working out, going for hikes and rooting for the Pittsburgh Penguins.

  • Dr. Victoria Houston, DDS

    General Dentist

    Dr. Victoria Houston was born and raised in the small town of Carlisle, Ontario with the strong ambition of becoming a general dentist. She attended Queen’s University in Kingston Ontario, where she obtained a BSc (Hons) degree in Statistics and Life Sciences. That same year, in 2019, she began her pursuit of a DDS degree at the Schulich School of Dentistry in London, Ontario, graduating in 2023. She recently moved to Newfoundland and is excited to meet and provide dental care to many members of the community. In her free time, she enjoys running, swimming, and going for long drives with her friends and family.

Why Choose Southern Shore Dental?

What You Get at Our Clinic in Goulds

Our dental clinic provides services to keep smiles from Goulds and the St. John's area healthy and happy.


Frequently Asked Questions

Aiming for a straighter, whiter smile? Our team of dental professionals are here to help.

  • Do you accept emergency patients?

    We understand that dental emergencies can happen unexpectedly. Our team will attempt to accommodate you as soon as we can.

  • How do I prepare for my first appointment?

    For your first appointment, here’s how you and your family can prepare:

    • Have your identification and insurance cards ready.
    • If applicable, fill out any digital intake forms you may have received.
    • Bring a list of any medications you are taking.
    • If possible, bring copies of previous dental records and X-rays.
    • Plan to arrive about 10-15 minutes early to complete any last-minute paperwork.
    • Note any questions or concerns about your oral health to discuss with the dentist.
    Following these steps can help ensure a smooth and efficient first visit, allowing you to focus on discussing your dental health with your new dentist.

  • What services do you offer?

    At Southern Shore Dental, our team is committed to providing personalized dental care for the entire family. We offer a broad range of services to maintain and improve oral health, including children's dentistry, teeth whitening, veneers, emergency dentistry, dental implants, teeth extractions, and more. We strive to create a comfortable, welcoming environment where your comfort and dental wellness are our top priority.

  • Do you offer financing options?

    Understanding that dental care is a key part of overall health, for certain treatments financing options may be available. Our team at Southern Shore Dental is happy to discuss your options and help you plan your treatment. We aim to make dental care manageable and affordable for everyone in our community.

  • Are you accepting new patients?

    Absolutely! We are always happy to welcome new patients into our dental family. Whether you’re seeking routine care, have a specific dental issue, or are interested in cosmetic procedures, we’re here to provide personalized dental care. Please contact our clinic to schedule your first appointment. We look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your best smile!

  • Do you provide dental services for children?

    At Southern Shore Dental in St. John's, we’re proud to offer comprehensive dental care for children. Our team is experienced in working with young patients and is committed to making their dental visits as enjoyable and stress-free as possible. We provide various dental services to support your child's oral health journey.

Invisalign, Goulds Dentist

A Clear Alternative to Braces

Invisalign clear, custom aligners are a discreet, convenient orthodontic treatment option for busy adults and teens in Goulds and the St. John's area.

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Invisalign works to correct orthodontic issues while providing the appearance of wearing no braces.

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Smile Assessment

Complete our 30-Second Smile Assessment to see if Invisalign might be right for you.

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Repair Your Smile

Oral Surgery in the St. John's area

At Southern Shore Dental, our dentists offer various oral surgical procedures to treat dental issues. 

When less invasive treatment options won't be effective, our dental team can help preserve your oral health with surgical procedures such as tooth extractions, wisdom tooth removal, dental implants, and frenectomies.

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Find Us in Goulds

We are located in Goulds, NL, just southeast of St. John's city centre. Our clinic is accessible by public transit and also offers on-site parking.

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New Patients Always Welcome

Looking for a dentist in Goulds? We're happily accepting new patients at our dental clinic! Contact us to get started today. 

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