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Meet the Doctors

Meet Dr. Lalani, Dr. Vivar, Dr. Nath, and Dr. Mulgund of Rockaway Dental 

Dr. Naushir Lalani

Naushir Lalani is a diligent and detail-oriented dentist specializing in dental pain management and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Lalani has been in practice since 1978 and is happily treating patients in Far Rockaway, NY. Dr. Lalani is a member of the American Dental Association, the New York State Dental Association, the Queens County Dental Society, and the Indian Dental Association. He is multilingual, speaking English, Hindi, and Gujarati fluently.

Dr. Lalani completed his medical education at the New York University School of Dentistry. He performs surgical, impacted, and difficult extractions, root canals, dentures, implants, fillings, bonding, perio treatments like deep cleaning, bleaching, and crowns. Dr. Lalani uses cutting-edge technology to provide his patients with the best care and dental services. His most innovative tools include digital X-rays, implants, laser gum surgery, laser bleaching, and a rotary machine for root canals. Dr. Lalani’s goals as a dental provider are to help his patients feel as comfortable as possible during their visit, perform procedures that inspire his patients to smile after they leave the chair, and care for his patients’ oral well-being.

When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Lalani enjoys spending time with his family, travel and golfing.

Dr. Flor Vivar


Dr. Vivar’s mission is to provide comprehensive dental service to all patients in an environment that is safe, reassuringly pleasant and comfortable.

Dr. Vivar obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the faculty of dentistry at Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College. Then, she spent one year of General Practice Residency at Jamaica Hospital. She is member of the American Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry.

In her free time, Dr. Vivar enjoys cooking. She also enjoys spending time with her daughters and taking her dog to the dog park.

Dr. Swapan Nath

Dr. Nath graduated from NYU School of Dentistry in 1994 and has been practicing dentistry for more that 25 years. Dr. Nath has treated tens of thousands of patients in all aspects of dentistry and is an active member of the Bangladesh Dental Association of North American (BADNA). 
When Dr. Nath is not treating patients, he loves to organize cultural programs for the community by staying active in community social work. Dr. Nath spends his free time playing musical instruments and listening to music and he also enjoys cricket, football, and cooking!


Dr. Divakar Mulgund

Dr. Mulgund graduated from the Periodontics Fellowship in 1978 and has been practicing in New York since then. He is a lecturer in the Department Periodontics at the University of Bombay and has performed thousands of Periodontal Gum Surgeries

When Dr. Mulgund is not treating patients, he enjoys cooking Italian, Indian and Asian food. Dr. Mulgund is obsessed with physical fitness and Yoga and he always has his head in a new book. During his free time, he loves to gardening and relish his own vegetables.