Katherine A. Brown, DDS

Timothy W. Leary, DDS


Katherine Brown, DDS

My vision is a practice where each patient achieves absolute health and dental stability without the need for dental intervention for their lifetime. Given new understanding about the causes of dental disease and techniques for prevention, this is now more achievable than ever.


Dr. Brown has been practicing dentistry in the bay area since 2003. In 2009, she began her practice in Atherton and in 2014, she joined Dr. Leary to practice in Menlo Park. With a strong background in preventive strategies and wellness, Dr. Brown strives to help each patient achieve health and wellbeing. Dr. Brown is trained in LASERs, dental sleep medicine, digital photography, Oral Bioesthetics, full mouth rehabilitation, and oral conscious sedation. She has trained with the nation’s leaders in dental education in her pursuit to bring her patients the best that dentistry has to offer.


Dr. Brown holds a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the distinguished University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry. Upon graduation, she earned several of her school’s highest honors, including the Francis A. Soy Award for Exemplary Ethical and Professional Standards. She was also admitted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honors Society, which is reserved for the top 10% of graduates. Dr. Brown holds a Bachelor of Art in Biochemistry from the University of Oregon Clark Honors College where she graduated Summa Cum Laude.


When she is not at work in her practice, you can find Dr. Brown baking and cooking for her family in San Carlos or at the gym enjoying boxing, zumba, and weight training. Dr. Brown is active in the local professional community and is a member of the Mid Peninsula dental society, the ADA, and the CDA.



Timothy Leary, DDS

It’s gratifying when people put their trust in me, and eventually reach a level of health, comfort, and wellbeing that exceeds their expectations — every time they smile, whenever they laugh or tell a story, and whenever they enjoy a meal I feel I’ve enriched their quality of life.


Since 1981, Dr. Leary has practiced dentistry in Menlo Park with an emphasis on wellness, prevention, and complex adult dental rehabilitation. With his unique expertise, he can offer his patients treatment and services for occlusion/bite disorders, TMJ (jaw joint) disorders, sedation techniques, cosmetic and advanced restorative dentistry, and dental implants. He lectures extensively on cosmetic dentistry, oral rejuvenation, complex adult restorative dentistry, and health-centered, preventive dentistry.


After graduating in the top 10% of his class at University of Pacific Dental School in San Francisco, Dr. Leary completed a General Practice Residency in Tucson, AZ and then served in the US Air Force. His advanced education endeavors include a two-year course in advanced restorative dentistry based on Gnathology. He is one of 300 dentists in the country to complete the three year post-graduate curriculum at the Institute of Oral Bioesthetic Dentistry (OBI.)


Dr. Leary is active in the California Dental Association, having served as President of the Mid-Peninsula Dental Society in 1989, and Chairman of the Peer Review Committee for ten years. Dr. Leary has been a member of the Menlo Park Rotary Club since 1982 and has served as president in 2014. His hobbies include cycling, skiing, soccer, tennis, boardsailing, and reading.

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