Meet The Doctors At West Newton Dental Associates
Are you looking for an experienced and caring Newton dentist you can trust? At West Newton Dental, we have five outstanding dentists dedicated to preserving your oral health. Read on to learn more about the first-class team and their various areas of specialist expertise.
Dr. Neil Epstein, D.D.S. specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating periodontal disease with bone and soft tissue regeneration and implant dentistry. He uses non-invasive laser treatments for many periodontal procedures, and he also offers cosmetic periodontal procedures to enhance his patients’ smiles. Dr. Epstein has been a practitioner with West Newton Dental Associates for more than 25 years, and his patients praise both his exceptional skill and warm, caring approach.
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Dr. Joseph Lee, D.M.D. has amassed considerable experience in general, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry since graduating from Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine in 1999. As a leading Newton dentist, Dr. Lee forges the strong, trusting patient relationships that allow him to provide the best dental education and professional care. In keeping with his commitment to a positive patient experience, Dr. Lee is also licensed to provide oral conscious sedation.
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Dr. Denise L. Leong-Yokota, D.M.D. has been a Newton dentist with West Newton Dental Associates since 2007. She is a board-eligible prosthodontist, specializing in the aesthetic restoration and replacement of teeth. Considered a master of oral rehabilitation, Dr. Leong-Yokota uses her advanced training in aesthetic procedures, dental implants, and reconstruction to restore her patients’ smiles to their optimum appearance and function. She also serves as a clinical instructor for the postdoctoral prosthodontic program at Tufts School of Dental Medicine.
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Dr. Peter Rider, D.M.D. has been a member of the West Newton Dental team for 15 years. He specializes in endodontics, which involves treating injuries, diseases, and infections of the tooth pulp. Dr. Rider received his Specialty in Endodontics in 1977 from The State University of New York, and his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the Tufts University. He obtained his Bachelor of Science from Providence College in 1967. Dr. Rider’s strengths include a conservative approach and a gentle manner that puts patients at ease.
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Dr. Matthew Epstein graduated from New York University College of Dentistry earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery. Following dental school, his advanced training was completed in the General Practice Residency Program at Montefiore Medical Center in New York where he treated medically complex patients in a hospital-based setting. Dr. Epstein performs a wide range of procedures all aimed at improving oral health and facial esthetics. His clinical focus is restorative and cosmetic dentistry, with an emphasis on providing a painless dental experience in a stress-free environment.
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