ABOUT 209 BROOKLINE DENTAL
Our office is conveniently located at the center of Brookline, MA (5min walking distance from Coolidge Corner T stop on Beacon St.). Our team is dedicated to provide all our patients with exceptional services.
We do our best to ensure that each and every patient is satisfied with our dental treatments. We value in our professionalism and prioritize following areas of dental care:
Providing detailed and honest information about treatments and procedures.
Minimum wait time
Warm and friendly environment
Long-term relationship with our patients
We look forward to meeting you at our dental office. You will be welcomed with respect and a smile.
Contact us if you have any question and to request an appointment.
Dr. Joshua P. Lee, DDS
Dr. Joshua Lee received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biophysics from Johns Hopkins University in 2007 and acquired his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in 2012.
Dr. Lee practices General Dentistry, including, but not limited to periodontal therapy, restorative dentistry, endodontic dentistry, fixed and removable prosthodontics, and oral surgery. He constantly strives to improve his dentistry knowledge and skills by participating in various continuous dental education seminars and trainings. He takes time to get to know his patients on a personal level, listening closely to their needs and concerns, so he can give them a smile they can be proud of. He welcomes people of all ages in need of dental care.
His philosophy is to treat his patients in the best possible way in a comfortable, stress free environment and to develop long-term relationships with patients. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Jihee, and daughter, Sophia.
Ana Bessa, Office Manager
Ana Bessa is a certified dental assistant and our office manager. She has been a part of the practice for 33 years. She started with Dr. Matthew Zweig in 1986 and then transitioned with Dr. Michael Burnes. During these years she has been able to connect with our patients on a personal level in which she says "it's truly rewarding to have the opportunity to meet and take care of such great people."
The moment you walk through the door, you will be welcomed with her big warm smile. With her honest, friendly manner, she is always willing to help patients in any way and answer any questions they may have. She takes pride in offering the highest standard of customer care and service to our patients.
Ana is bilingual in English and Portuguese. Her country of birth is Portugal where she visits during the summer. She loves to cook, read, listen to music and watch movies. She has been married for 35 years and is a wonderful mother of two. We are very lucky to have her!
Leslie Arriaga Muniz, Patient Coordinator
Leslie Arriaga Muniz joined the team as a patient coordinator/office administrator in May of 2018. She has been in the dental field for 15 years and became a certified Dental assistant but her passion is in administration. In those 15 years she has become an expert in all aspects of patient care from coordinating insurance benefits to scheduling appointments. She manages the schedule, day-to-day operations, and patient flow so our office provides exceptional individual care for our patients. She is excited to work with us to make your visits as efficient as possible!
She has three wonderful children Brandon, Raquel and Jaylani. She enjoys dancing and going on dates with her husband. She also loves traveling and trying out new foods.
Renée Kwan-Doan, Hygienist
Renée earned her dental hygiene degree at Middlesex Community College in 2008. She obtained her Bachelor's Degree of Technology, Dental Hygiene in 2011.
Renée has worked in this office for 11 years. She has a gift of making sure that all patients are comfortable and relaxed during the dental visit. Patients love to see her not only because of her great respectful attitude, but also because of her exceptional disposition and attentiveness to details. Patients and staff all appreciate her talent and dedication that make the care outstanding.
She has a true passion to help patients achieve a beautiful and healthy smile. "It's the relationship that I build with my patients that make it a great profession!"
When Renée is not with her dental team, she is a busy mom of three! She loves photography (mostly of her children). She enjoys skiing and traveling with her husband and kids.
Xuan Huynh, Hygienist
Xuan graduated in 2008 with a degree in Dental Hygiene from Middlesex Community College. Prior to earning her Dental Hygiene degree, she obtained her degree in Bachelor of Fine Arts from Boston University.
With her artistic abilities and over 11 years of experience as a dental hygienist, she provides the most thorough dental care possible to our patients. She always greets each patient with a smile and ensures that his or her needs are addressed. Our patients appreciate her calm chair-side manner and gentleness during the visit. She enjoys educating patients to achieve optimal oral health. Her goal is to provide patients the highest level of care with professionalism and thoroughness.
In her free time, she loves to travel the world with her husband and three kids. She also enjoys painting, drawing, arranging flowers, and gardening. We are proud to have her on our team!
Samantha Riffle, Dental Assistant
Sam is originally from Colorado where she graduated in 2012 with an Associate Degree in Health Sciences and a Dental Assistant certification. Sam and her spouse Daniel recently made the move to Boston from Alaska and joined our team in September 2018.
She loves working with each patient and getting to know them individually. She is very knowledgeable and efficient in a wide range of procedures, sterilizing and maintaining dental equipment and instruments in accordance with OSHA.
Outside of the office Sam enjoys spending her leisure time with her three dogs and experiencing new activities outdoors.