About Us

About Siesta Dental

We’re honored you trust your dental health concerns to our skilled hands. We’ll make sure to deliver the best possible healthcare to all our patients! Of course, we always complement our main services with a customer service-oriented approach. We sincerely believe that visiting a dentist shouldn’t be a frightening or stressful experience! We provide an equally comfortable experience of relaxation for all our young and adult customers! Also, we implement a lot of pain management and anesthesia options.

Everything we do is aimed at making you feel comfortable, while we take care of your oral health!

We offer both local anesthesia as well as conscious sedation. The combination of these procedures helps relieve any pain which might occur in the process of treatment. We invite you to explore the information about our dental office on our website!  As a patient of Siesta Dental, you will be leaving our office with a healthier smile!

We are standing by and look forward to helping you get the smile you want! Siesta Dental treats patients from Manatee and Sarasota County: Anna Maria, Bradenton, Bradenton Beach, Holmes Beach, Palmetto, Longboat Key, Lakewood Ranch, Ellenton, Oneco, Parrish, Bayshore Gardens, Myakka City, Sarasota, North Port, Venice, Englewood, Nokomis, Osprey, Siesta Key, South Venice, and Casey Key.

About Dr. Alexander Gaukhman, DMD

Dr. Alexander Gaukhman, DMD

Dr. Alexander Gaukhman, DMD

Principal Dentist / Owner

 1985 Graduated from Odessa High School

1985-1986 Studied in Odessa Electrotechnical School of Communications

1986-1988 Served in the Soviet Army

1988-1994 Studied in Odessa Medical School, Ukraine. MD degree.

1994-1997 Studied at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton.   BS in Microbiology.

1997-2001 Nova Southeastern University Dental School, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  DMD degree.

1999–Dental Christian mission trip to Haiti

2002 -Fellow of International Congress Cancel s of Oral Implantologists

2003- Diplomate of Oral Implantology

2005 opened Venetian Dental

2008 opened Emergency Dentistry

2009 Dental Mission trip to India with Flying Doctors of America 

2012 Organized Dental Mission trip to Russia with Flying Doctors of America 

2015 opened Siesta Dental

A member of ADA, FDA, WCDA, SCDA, ICOI

Married with 4 children

Why choose Siesta Dental?

Easy booking

Requesting an appointment at our office is easy!


Combined, our dentists have over half a century of experience.

Flexible schedule

We're open almost 360 days per year! In case of emergencies, we accept weekend bookings.

Smile guarantee

Our reasonable prices made thousands of people smile with a new, beautiful smile, as never before!!

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