Dentistry Refreshed

Aida Galan, D.M.D.

Aida M. Galan DMD was born and raised in the Republic of Panama. With over 20 years of experience in the dental field, one can say Dr. Galan has practically dedicated her life to dentistry. Dr. Galan began her career in dentistry in 1989 and worked hard to put herself through school until she graduated from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine in May 2002. Today, Dr. Aida Galan, D.M.D. runs the Galan Dental at San Jose, CA, providing quality dental health care to her patients. The San Jose dentist, Dr. Galan provides exclusive Children’s Dentistry, Invisalign Clear Aligners, and NuMe, Dental Implants, Laser Dentistry using the Solea® Dental Laser, Porcelain Veneers, Zoom! Chairside and Take-Home Teeth Whitening, and provides Periodontal Care. The San Jose dentist, Dr. Galan, uses Solea®, the best-in-class dental laser. This advanced laser technology is now available for all your appointment needs by booking an appointment at Galan Dental, San Jose. Ask about Solea on your next visit at Galan Dental, San Jose and learn about how our new dental laser is virtually anesthesia-free, and 100% anxiety-free.

The San Jose dentist, Dr. Galan, takes continuous education courses to keep herself on par with the ongoing developments in the field of Dentistry. One of her goals is to enhance people’s lives by creating beautiful smiles through proper coaching and in the most conservative and affordable way. She believes that this, in turn, will help her patients regain control of their oral health as well as increase their confidence and self-esteem.




Our mission is to provide the highest quality of personalized overall patient wellness and let you enjoy a whole-body experience of balance, healing, and overall wellness. Breathing better is living better.

Dentistry refreshed
* experience the difference
COVID safe
* private treatment rooms
You belong
* accepting new patients
Call now 408-377-8200

Our Safety Guidelines

We at Galan Dental are comprised of professionals who are highly-motivated to making your time in our facility worth the visit.



Galan Dental is an in-network provider for MetLife and Delta Premiere and we accept most insurances, working hand-in-hand with patients to maximize reimbursement for covered procedures. Our staff collects insurance information in advance to provide you with an accurate expectation of costs at the time of your consultation. We make arrangements to make dental care affordable, with an in-house dental plan to assist those without coverage and financing available through CareCredit or Lending Club.

We offer in-house insurance plans with a monthly option






You are Our Family

As part of our dental family, you belong and are entitled to 24/7 digital access to Galan Dental:


What our patients are saying...

"I have had the good fortune of having Dr Aida Galan as my dentist for a very long time. Very friendly/professional staff and her office is very clean. I’m deaf and they have been awesome in communications. I highly recommend her!"

"Truly expert, caring service from all staff and in fantastic new facilities with all the latest high tech equipment."

"Dr. Galan is an outstanding human being. We came back in march for our holidays, and could not be able to return back home to Argentina ever since. Our youngest son needed Dental care as an emergency and she did not hesitate to help us. Even though her office is under construction, she managed to..."

"Today was another great care experience from the Galan dental team.  Dr. Galan has been a master at performing my numerous treatments over the past 10 years with care and expertise.  Can't wait to be cared for in her new dental offices when they open soon in the Willow Glen area."

"The best family dentist I can recommend who takes dental health and personal health seriously helping us put smiles on all my family faces! Highly recommend Dr Galan, friendly staff and services!"

"Best dentist in the area! Dr.Galan is very professional and cares about your oral health. She is very patient and listens to your concerns and you are never rushed. In addition she takes time out of her personal life to call or email to check up on you after treatments! Who does that? Dr. Galan d..."

"My family has benefited from Dr Galan's services bringing bright smiles to all our faces. Best dental services I had in the past 20 years and highly..."

"I have had a lot of problems with my teeth due to chronic gum recession. I was not that happy with my previous dentist and started seeing other dentists until I had Dr. Aida Galan do 4 front crowns for me and recently a bridge. My four front crowns look natural and I have been very pleased with h..."

"We've been seeing Dr. Galan for over a decade for our usual teeth cleanings and the interesting things that come up with age. We originally switched to her..."

"We've been seeing Dr. Galan for over a decade for our usual teeth cleanings and the interesting things that come up with age. We originally switched to her on a friend's recommendation and have stayed with her ever since.She and her staff have always been professional, thoughtful, and proactive a..."

"I have been visiting Dr Galan for several years now. I have had nothing but a great experience with her and her team. They are professional, and send plenty of text reminders for upcoming appointments. I always feel very comfortable in such a friendly environment."

"I have been visiting Dr Galan for several years now. I have had nothing but a great experience with her and her team. They are professional, and send plenty..."

"So I've been to Doctor Galan a few times now, and I feel really comfortable when I'm getting my teeth done, which is really relieving because going to a..."

"So I've been to Doctor Galan a few times now, and I feel really comfortable when I'm getting my teeth done, which is really relieving because going to a dentist is hella nerv racking, but her and her staff are really nice and professional and just good at what they do. I have a lot of fun convers..."

"Dr Galan and her team are fantastic. They are very thorough and are concerned not only with fixing issues, but prevention. I have regular cleanings and feel like the team take a genuine interest. Recently, my daughter needed some emergency treatment. Dr Galan arranged to have her seen on a Saturd..."

"AMAZING! AMAZING! AMAZING! Dr. Galan is not just a fabulous dentist but she is also an incredible artist. Her talent and expertise in the cosmetic arena speaks for itself. I get nothing but compliments on my smile. I work in the dental industry and literally refer everyone to Dr. Galan. I am also..."

"Dr. Galan and her staff are extremely professional, highly skilled, attentive and compassionate. I have been a patient for four years, and every dental..."

"Dr. Galan is the best in the South Bay. Her care is exceptional and she is always personal, warm and mindful in her way of explaining methods and..."

"I have been a patient of Dr. Galan's for about eight years and have been extremely satisfied with the quality of dental work and care I consistenly receive.  Dr. Galan and her staff are always professional, friendly, and efficient.  I had Invisalign a couple years ago, with Dr. Gal..."

"I have been a patient of Dr. Galan's for about eight years and have been extremely satisfied with the quality of dental work and care I consistenly receive...."

"Dr. Galan answered her phone after hours to me over the weekend while she was busy at home and offered suggestions about how to get seen through my insurance without spending extra money to see her. After that was unsuccessful due to my hmo not ppo insurance, I called her back for help and she ag..."

"Excellent staff. Dr. Galan is very confident with her work and it shows!"

"I've been going to Dr. Galan for over 10 years. The service is top notch. The part I value the most is that her, and her team always are in good spirits, and make you feel like part of the family!"

"Dr. Galan takes very good, personal care of each of her patients. Her and her staff do an excellent job of explaining to you what they are doing while they are doing the work. The army reserves brought me to Dr. Galan, but the environment keeps my business."

"Staff is very nice, I was late and they still took me for my appointment. I never felt rushed.  Dr. Galan is fantastic!  Very gentle and always makes me feel at ease."

"I've been with Galan Dental for as long as I can remember and I have nothing but great things to say about Dr. Galan and her team. Every time I go in, I am warmly welcomed and the whole team remembers specific details about my life that I have shared with them from my last visit. I feel like they..."

"I have been going to Dr Galan since like 2008. She is by far the best dentist I have ever had, which is a lot. We have done a lot of work on my teeth over the years. I had a ton of cavities, a few root canals, some crowns, wisdom teeth removed and invisalign. At first I had to go in for deep clea..."

"I've been going to Dr. Galan for over a decade. And I need to go ever 3 months for deep cleaning due to hereditary gum issues. So I know her and her staff very well. Over the years I've had a few medical emergencies where Dr. Galan even came in during non-office hours to get me out of pain. She h..."

"I've been going to Dr. Galan for years. She's the best. I highly recommend her. She is thoughtful, considerate, and delivers quality work."

"My daughter and I have been going to Dr. Galan for almost 5 years now. My husband started seeing her a couple years ago. She has done a lot of work in my mouth and she's really great at what she does. She is very knowledgeable and talented, and she makes sure to get everything right! I'm so glad ..."

"I have been going to Dr. Galan for over seven years.  She is thorough, highly skilled and a fun person.  The clinic is clean and welcoming and the staff is great.  I have recommended her to friends and people new in town.  They have all been highly satisfied."

"Dr. Galan has been my dentist for nearly 5 years now and I am so pleased with the quality of dental care I've received with every visit.  Dr. Galan crowned 3 of my teeth and did a fantastic job with each one.  Not only do my crowns feel great but cosmetically speaking, they are perfect!..."

"We have been going to Dr. Galan for about 8 years and won't go any where else. Dr. Galan and her staff are fantastic...front office staff is helpful and responsive, hygienists are friendly and gentle, and Dr. Galan incredibly knowledgeable."

"Galan Dental is a professional organization that values customer service. Dr. Galan is highly skilled, knowledgeable, and a perfectionist, taking pride in her work and in her patients' satisfaction. She is patient and takes the time to learn her patients' preferences and concerns. You learn very ..."

"Dr. Galan is an excellent dentist! Her staff are very respectful and caring. I originally came to Dr. Galan because the Army Reserve Readiness Program LHI sent me there for a Dental exam. The staff was great! Dr. Galan seemed very caring. She did the exam and X-rays for the Army. She then told me..."

"Dr. Galan is an excellent dentist! Her staff are very respectful and caring. I originally came to Dr. Galan because the Army Reserve Readiness Program LHI..."

"Dr. Galan is the best dentist I have ever been to, and I have been to several (thanks to not getting good dental hygiene education growing up). I can trust..."

"Dr. Galan is the best dentist I have ever been to, and I have been to several (thanks to not getting good dental hygiene education growing up). I can trust her judgement and feel that she has my best interest at heart when giving me options for treatment. She has a very clean office which makes m..."

"Dr. Galan has been my dentist now for the past 6 years.  She's been amazing!  Not only is she a great dentist, but she truly cares about each and every one of her patients.  I love how her hours fit my family's busy schedule and that she even offers Saturday appointments if your work week is too ..."

"I've been going to Dr. Galan for many years and recommended Galan Dental  to many of my colleagues. Everyone feels the same way. Its actually fun to go to the dentist! The team is welcoming, helpful, gentle and the place is spotless.  Dr Galan even volunteered for the non-profit I work for offeri..."

"Galan Dental is a very  professional family friendly practice. My 9 year old chipped his tooth one weekend after hours, Dr. Galan stayed open and took care of the problem after taking my frantic call. She did a great job in restoring the tooth andmy son's confidence. "

"Dr. Galan and her staff are wonderful. We never have a problem getting in to see her and mynkids actually get excited about trips to the dentist! I had some pretty serious cavities that needed fixing after a pregnancy and I've been very happy with the work she did."

"I have been going to Dr. Galan for over seven years.  She and her staff are great.  They are personable and highly skilled.  No one wants to go to the dentist but I actually have fun there.  As for my teeth, I've experienced a real improvement in their health since going to Dr. Galan.  They make ..."

"I absolutely love Dr. Galan and her staff! I've been coming here for years and they always make me feel comfortable and they're always making me laugh in the chair. I always get a little nervous getting the numbing needle in but Dr. Galan is always gentle and goes at a pace I'm comfortable with. ..."

"Dr. Galan is very detail oriented , has a an excellent bedside manner and always explains what's occurring at each stage of the process. She is awesome!!"

"Awesome Visit!"

"My husband was the first one to go to Dr. Galan. He was referred there by Clear Choice as he wasn't a good candidate for an implant and we hadn't found a dentist that we liked since moving to San Jose. Dr. Galan's office got him right in and worked with him on the price for the bridge that he nee..."

"Dr. Galan is truly the best dentist around. My family has been longtime patients and we couldn't be happier, she has provided excellent service and she has made dentist appts very pleasant. Staff is great and very accommodating.  We truly recommend her."

"Dr. Galan and her hygienist Christi rock! Both very thorough and talented clinically!  I have spent my entire career in the dental field and having 2 fillings done by Dr Galan was one of the best experiences I've ever had.  Christi was an expert at making my pearly whites sparkle and a perfection..."

"Dr.Galan has been great with all that she has done for me and my family. When I found her I had a few aches from a neglectful dentist. So my first year with her was busy! Every visit was explained in detail along with the financial side. No surprises! Everyone is always careful not to stress my T..."

"Dr. Galan and her team (esp. Veronica) are wonderful. I can't express it enough - I switched over from another dentist because he was uncommunicative and I didn't feel like I had a say in my dental proceedings. Things definitely changed when I contacted Dr. Galan's team, starting with speaking to..."

"Had amazing experience at her office today. She kept me informed on what she was doing and answered all my questions."

"Dr. Galan is great.  I'm a difficult patient, because I have difficulty opening wide for a long time, and I gag easily.  But Dr. Galan is patient and careful, and works with me to do a good job fixing my teeth without making me too uncomfortable.The hygienists aren't bad either, but they aren't t..."

"Dr. Galan's enthusiasm and expertise come across as soon as you meet her. She goes the extra mile to make sure a patent is calm and comfortable -- as well as completely satisfied. I, as well as my adult children, are very satisfied customers."

"My dad always went here and when I started a new job about 4 years ago, I needed to get a new dentist.....what do ya know, Dr. Galan was 5 minutes away from my new office! A sign from GOD? i think YES!...Anyhow 4 years later, i found that this is a great place. The office is clean and the staff i..."

"Dr. Galan and her incredible staff are very warm and create a comfortable environment out of a trip to the dentist, which inherently isn't all that fun. I've had cavities filled as well as a crown put in and it was a great experience. Dr. Galan listened to my worries and did her best (which is pr..."

"My family has been visiting Dr. Galan since early 2009.  My two youngest children actually look forward to their visits to her office.  Not sure if any of it has to do with being able to play with the PS3, watch a movie of their own choice while getting their teeth cleaned or just the warm friend..."

"Like everyone, I hated going to the dentist until I met Aida =) She is ,without a doubt, the best dentist I've ever met. I now have no problem with going to the dentist. Every time I go, Aida makes sure I am always comfortable. I have referred more than 6 people to Aida and everyone loves her. Sh..."

"I have never been dissatisfied with Dr. Galan, her staff, or the hygienists in her office.  I left my previous dentist mostly because his chair-side manner was rude, disrespectful, and all about the $$$.My experience at Dr. Galan's office was completely the opposite.  She has always respected me ..."

"Dr Aida Galan runs a pristine practice with an office to match. Her staff if warm, friendly, and professional. Her services are top notch and she is always looking for new tools and ideas to bring to her office in effort to make her patients feel more at ease during their visits. Her expertise is..."

"Dr. Galan is the BEST! I have refered my husband and my daughter to her for dental services, she listens to them, she treats them with great care, my daughter really enjoys her visits there, my daughter is in her 20's and as a young adult she finds the office very trendy,  extremely clean and ver..."

Our Location

1706 Hamilton Ave, San Jose , CA 95125

Call Us

(408) 377-8200

Office Hours

  • Monday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Saturday: By appointments only.
  • Sunday: Closed
Book Now