" 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 cause 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, and full mouth rehabilitation. 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.
" 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 enriched in 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.
As a lifetime learner, I am dedicated to understanding how to maximize patient health and minimize disease. My mission in dentistry is to educate and empower my patients so we can collaborate to promote the highest level of health through the best dental care possible.
Dr. Nasakin has been practicing in the Bay Area since 2012. He joined the practice of Dr. Brown and Dr. Leary in 2018. As a general dentist, Dr. Nasakin has had extensive training in advanced restorative dentistry, implant dentistry, root canal therapy, and oral surgery. He is currently focused on mastering the art of dental occlusion and TMJ therapy with Orognathic Bioesthetic International.
Dr. Nasakin completed his undergraduate degree at U.C. Davis in neurology, physiology, and behavior. His doctoral training brought him to New York University where he earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 2010. Following the standard four-year dental training, he undertook an additional two years of advanced, hospital-based training in general practice at Staten Island University Hospital.
Dr. Nasakin is active in the California Dental Association and the Mid-Peninsula Dental Society. He is dedicated to giving back to our community and regularly volunteers to treat the underserved through various volunteer organizations such as the Berkeley Free Clinic, CDA CARES, and California Careforce. In his free time, Dr. Nasakin can be found outdoors, camping, rock-climbing, or riding his motorcycle. When forced to be indoors, he enjoys collecting vinyl records, listening to music, reading, and tinkering with anything that can be fixed.
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"Dr. Katherine Brown is very knowledgeable, meticulous, and has great bed-side manner. I'm a very nervous dental patient and she has come up with several strategies to keep me comfortable and calm while working on my teeth. She's a perfectionist in her craftsmanship and runs a fun, but very prof..."
"Dr. Brown provides outstanding care: adapted to the patient's needs and constraints, kind, technically up to date, informative, and effective. Her staff are thorough, helpful, and caring. My dental health has never been better."
"I am so lucky to have found Dr. Brown through the recommendation of a good friend 7 years ago. Dr. Brown and all of her staff are fabulous. Everyone here is professional, gentle and kind. Dr. Brown clearly leads by example.I am VERY sensitive and prior to coming to Dr. Brown's practice, for 30 ..."