Meet Our Team

Dr. Lee Brothers

Dr. Lee Brothers

Ever since choosing dentistry for their career path, the Lee brothers have dreamt of working with each other in their own dental office. Now, they’ve partnered together in the beautiful town of Montvale, and that dream has finally come true.

The Lee brothers’ practice, Bear Brook Dental Care, focuses on providing comprehensive dental care from toddlerhood through adulthood in a technologically-advanced and comfortable environment. Bear Brook Dental Care is your source for a healthier smile. Drs. Lee and Lee are very happy to be your neighbors and would love to meet you soon.


Dr. Kiwon Lee

Dr. Kiwon Lee

Dr. Kiwon Lee received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and completed his residency at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Lee is a fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He is also a Diplomate of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (ABDSM)—the leading national organization for dentists who treat snoring and obstructive sleep apnea with oral appliance therapy. Earning Diplomate status from the ABDSM is a unique honor recognizing special competency in dental sleep medicine. To give our patients, the best care possible Dr. Lee prides himself on continuing his education.

  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from Columbia University
  • AEGD Residency at New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Diplomate of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine

As a devout Christian, Dr. Lee frequently leaves on mission trips to underserved areas of the world, and his last destinations included Haiti and the Dominican Republic. He believes many people are simply not getting the health care they deserve.

When he is not perfecting our patients’ smiles, Dr. Lee enjoys spending time with his family and son Elliot. He is also a huge coffee enthusiast and doesn’t mind traveling great distances for a good cup.

Dr. Tommy Lee

Dr. Tommy Lee

Dr. Tommy Lee is a dentist who specializes in treating pediatric populations. He completed his pediatric dental specialty training at the prestigious Yale School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Health Hospital System. Before his specialty training at Yale, he completed his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (D.M.D.) degree at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (A.E.G.D.) Residency at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, and BA in Biology from Rutgers University.

Dr. Tommy is a passionate advocate for families and for good oral health. He has dedicated his life and career to becoming a pediatric dentist to ensure children gain confidence in their smile and assuredness within themselves. Dr. Tommy lights up every room he walks into with his welcoming smile and immediately puts his patients at ease. Throughout his tenure at Yale, he has received the highest ratings and comments in patient satisfaction. He brings a wealth of knowledge and life experience to every patient he encounters.

  • Pediatric Dental Specialty training at Yale School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Health Hospital System
  • AEGD Residency at New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) degree from Boston University
Ashley Jaikissoon

Ashley Jaikissoon

Ashley’s aspiration in life is to be a positive difference, and working at Bear Brook Dental Care does exactly that. She is incredibly honored to be a part of a team that works endlessly to provide remarkable oral health care services to their patients. Her goal for her career at Bear Brook Dental Care is to be able to provide exceptional patient care alongside a team of professionals.

“If you want to change the world, start with the next person who comes to you in need.” Maezumi Roshi

On her free time Ashley enjoys going places with the people she loves. She craves adventure, knowledge, new experiences, and balance.

Erika Rodriguez

Erika Rodriguez

Erika is a perfectionist to the core and seeks to add her own touch to the bear brook office. She is also an advocate for healthy lifestyles. She aspires to provide all bear brook patients with a warm and welcoming environment to compliment the already professional demeanor of the doctors. Working at bear brook dental has given her the opportunity to apply her strengths to assure all patients have a smooth and stress free experience when visiting the dentist.

Marcella Villa

Marcella Villa

Marcella has wanted to work in the dental field since she was a young girl. Working at Bear Brook Dental Care and getting to know the patients and their stories validates why she even wanted to start in the first place. “It has been so rewarding being able to help someone and boost their confidence with their smiles!” Marcella enjoys working with patients of all ages. She loves how much knowledge she has learned so far from working at Bear Brook and can’t wait for her bright future in the company!

Naomi Ramirez

Naomi Ramirez

Being at Bear Brook Dental Care is an amazing experience for Naomi. Being able to assist and work in an environment that has all brand new updated technology, that is beautiful, clean, and full of life with so much character is truly a great experience for her. She loves to be able to pass on that same experience to patients by creating a warm and welcoming feeling to all of our patients. She truly understands the anxiety of going to the dentist so she loves when she is able to make patients feel comfortable during procedures. Getting to know patients and building that genuine relationship with them makes it easier for them to come back every time for dental check-ups.

 “It’s so rewarding when patients have an amazing experience and look forward to coming back.”

Naomi Shinzato

Naomi Shinzato

Bear Brook Dental Care is a place Naomi can call home, and a place where she loves to work.  She has learned so much working alongside Dr. Lee and Dr. Tommy.  They both push Naomi to be the very best she can be and it is such an honor for her to work in such a beautiful office with such amazing coworkers whom she considers family.  Naomi is very proud to represent this office and is very grateful to work alongside such amazing Doctors. On Naomi’s free time she enjoys trying new restaurants and spending time with loved ones.

Jhonneris Urena

Jhonneris Urena

The best part about being part of the team for Jhonerris, is being able to provide quality service and comfort to our patients and see them smile.  As a recent graduate from Dental Assisting school, she enjoys working at Bear Brook Dental Care where she can develop her skills and expand her knowledge.  On her free time she enjoys spending time with her loved ones and she also enjoys doing activities such as cross fit and kickboxing.

Bear Brook Dental Care is a family friendly practice invested in using cutting-edge dentistry products and treatments. Our patients enjoy the benefits of advanced dental technologies in a vibrant and comfortable setting. At Bear Brook Dental Care, we are committed to oral health education by providing our patients with the tools they need for excellent oral hygiene and health.

When you choose Bear Brook Dental Care as your family practice, we help you manage your treatment costs with advice on billing and insurance. New patients can take advantage of a guided office tour and new patient specials. Comfort and amenities are always available when you visit our Bear Brook Dental Care offices for treatment.

Our team is friendly and approachable with a keen understanding of how to make kids enthusiastic about dental care. If you are in need of some tender loving care, Bear Brook Dental Care’s New Jersey office also provides spa services.

Bear Brook Dental Care offers a broad range of general, cosmetic and restorative dental treatments to patients in Montvale, Park Ridge, River Vale, and the surrounding communities, while also receiving patients from Pearl River, Nanuet and Chestnut Ridge in New York. We believe combination care helps our patients achieve perfect teeth and smiles. As a Bear Brook Dental Care patient, you can also receive regular oral cancer screenings proven to save lives through early detection. Our team will help with all of your scheduling needs, ensuring you can always make it in to our offices for important checkups and treatments.

To book your first visit with Bear Brook Dental Care, contact our offices and speak to one of our team members. We look forward to welcoming you to the New Jersey Bear Brook Dental Care family.

Testimonials

  • Bear brook and Dr. Lee provide a warm professional service that you don’t see that often. He sent a car to bring me to and from the appointment. Amazing service. Dr. Lee is a great dentist and really worked to make going to the dentist a joy. And I love the staff in the office. They rock.

    Kevin Reilly
  • The moment my kids and I walked in the door to the moment we left we were taken care of by Dr Lee and the entire staff. They are all extremely friendly and made my family feel so comfortable. Dr Lee is highly educated and has a wonderful way about how he relaxes both the child and parent. I highly recommend Bear Brook Dental!!

    Jasmina Gutic
  • I’ve met dr. Lee in Bulldog Cafe. He was a very friendly person and invited me to his office. I scheduled a visit together with my wife for a cleaning and checkup. The staff is extremely nice and helpful. Dr. Lee is very knowledgeable, he really cares about his patients. The office is beautiful and clean, brand new equipment, easy parking. I will definitely recommend this place to my friends!!!

    Kamil Wojtowicz
  • Wonderful, kind dentists! Fabulous staff!! Clean, modern, comfortable office!!! I would very highly recommend Bear Brook for both adults and kids. And they have a separate seating area for the adults and kids, PlayStation included. The Brothers Lee are your new best friends in dentistry.

    Melanie Fox
  • Dr. Lee is a really wonderful dentist! He provides excellent, kind, gentle and expert dental care. You can tell that he genuinely cares about his patients and their dental health and well being. He also took excellent care of my 90+ year old mother, attending expertly to her needs and helping her feel very comfortable with the work she had to have done. The staff is friendly and helpful! Excellent dentist!

    Laurie McNeill
  • Wonderful new practice. Dr. Lee and staff couldn’t have been nicer. Dr. Lee spent a great deal of time with my son and myself reviewing his medical/dental history. He provided thoughtful, knowledgeable and insightful responses to our concerns. Beautiful, modern office. Definitely recommend!

    Lisa Coniglio
  • Dr. Lee and his staff made my experience at the dentist enjoyable. The atmosphere is welcoming- a clean, new office. I was greeted with friendly conversation. Dr. Lee clearly explained everything to be done, his plan for my future care and asked if I had any questions/concerns. The complimentary cleaning and whitening were great. Thank you Dr. Lee, Alexis, and Danielle for your care!

    Lori Mimnaugh
  • Best experience at a dentist that I have ever had. In a time where patient satisfaction is priority, Dr. Lee and his staff have perfected it. Dr. Lee explained every aspect of my care, current and future, leaving me with no questions to ask. Makes me that more comfortable with him as my dentist. Definitely one step ahead!

    Leah DeFalcon
  • An amazing Dental Office. Very professional but also very warm and helpful staff. I had work to do with my teeth so had to come back a few times so I can definitely say that “Not success but service ” is definitely more then just a motto. Doctors spend time with you as long as you need to understand and explain step by step. Moreover, this clinic is just perfect for somebody like me with poor dental insurance. They can lay out all your finances options. The lovely ladies in a front helped me to relax myself because I’m really scared of dentist.

    Kata Walczak
  • I went to Bear Brook Dental Care as a new patient and I saw Dr. Kiwon Lee. I was greeted by friendly staff that made me feel welcome. Dr. Lee was very kind and patient. He took the time to explain the x-rays and the procedures in detail. He made me feel very comfortable with what he was doing. Dr. Lee is an excellent dentist and the facility has impressive state of the art equipment. I highly recommend Dr. Lee for your dental care.

    Elena M

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