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Why Choose Clear Coast Dental?

Over 250 5-Star Reviews
New Bedford dentist Doctor Hira Akbar
Your New Bedford Dentist

After studying at New York University, Dr. Akbar completed her dental doctorate at the University of Pittsburgh. She also underwent an AEGD residency, honing her skills in all aspects of dentistry with the main focuses being restorative, preventive, and cosmetic care. Today, she is a Certified Invisalign Provider and has completed advanced training in teaching/education as well. When she isn’t busy at work, her favorite hobbies include working out, doing yoga, traveling, enjoying nature in local parks nearby and other cities, watching stand-up comedy, exploring Boston with friends, and practicing photography!

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Our Dental Office Mission

Family, Convenience
& Affordability

Here, you and every single smile in your household are always welcome. Our dental office has been around for decades, so these days, we often find ourselves helping three generations of the same family at the same time, including children, parents, and grandparents alike! And, thanks to having multiple dentists in New Bedford on staff, we’re able to provide a wider array of services than your typical dental practice, meaning you’ll be able to get all of the cost-effective care you need in one convenient location. We’ll even make paying for your care completely painless thanks to our flexible financing options and commitment to keeping your visits easily affordable.

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Outside view of Clear Coast Dental office in New Bedford
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Patients Love Our Dentistry

“I have bad anxiety, so you can imagine how much I love the dentist. I had to have two cavities filed and the Dentist and the Dental Assistant were great! They kept me calm the whole time and I felt like they really cared.”

Kelsey M. New Bedford, MA

"A great dentist’s office! Everyone is very professional and friendly. They make filling cavities as quick and painless as possible. I’d definitely recommend coming here if you’re looking for a new dentist!"

Faleeba Cosplay

"This office is Top Notch! From the moment you walk in and are greeted by Michele and Lori until you leave, you feel like family. The office is clean and organized and the treatment rooms are immaculate! Dr. Arnold and her team are patient and inform you of what they are doing every step of the way. I can’t say enough about the team at Clear Coast Dental! Can you rate 10 stars?!"

Christina Lane

"As a nervous patient, Clear Coast Dental has always made me feel comfortable and relaxed. The Dr’s take their time to explain procedures and answer any questions. The entire staff is always so welcoming!"

Alyssa Barbosa
Over 100 5-Star Google Reviews

A Team Approach to
Excellent Dentistry

Our team’s #1 goal is to make you feel right at home every time you come to see us, and they’ll do so by carrying on the 30+ year tradition of providing warm, personalized dental care. Each member has decades of experience and truly cares about our nearby community, and you’ll feel that every time you come to see us. Thanks to them, you won’t believe how relaxing and fulfilling it can be to take care of your smile with services like routine checkups, cosmetic dentistry and emergency dentistry.

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How We Can Help You Smile

Dental problems big and small can all be taken care of here at Clear Coast Dental, and we can also provide routine treatment to help your family avoid developing issues in the first place! With an emphasis on prevention and a comprehensive menu of services, you can trust that our top-rated dentists will always be able to provide what you need. From routine care to advanced options like dental implants, we are here to help.

Exceptional Dentistry
Can Be Affordable

At Clear Coast Dental, world-class service doesn’t come with a life-altering price tag! We accept nearly all dental insurance plans including some of the most popular like Delta Dental, BlueCross BlueShield, and Altus. We also offer in-house financing and CareCredit with no-interest payment options for quality and affordable dentistry.

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No Dental Insurance? No Problem!

Whether you’re self-employed, retired, or a small business owner, you may not get dental insurance benefits. We provide an alternative that allows you to easily access high-quality care at a reasonable rate. Our Clear Coast Dental Membership Plan is not insurance, which means it doesn’t come with all the headaches of insurance like deductibles, annual maximums, or waiting periods. Benefits start the day you join and enable you to receive the preventive services you need as well as exclusive discounts on other services.

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Our Convenient Location

Our quality dentistry is easy to access at our convenient dental office near Dartmouth! You can find us at 906 Hathaway Rd., New Bedford, MA 02740. We are across I-195 from the Whaling City Golf Course and the Dartmouth Mall is also nearby. This makes it easy to schedule your dental appointment around your daily errands and you can even fit in a quick lunch. If you need any directions finding our practice near you, please don’t hesitate to contact us today!

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