Meet The Doctors

Michael Lee, DMD

Specialist in Periodontics and Periodontal Prosthesis

Dr. Michael Lee is only one of a handful of dual specialists in the nation trained in providing both the surgical and restorative aspects of dental treatment.  With his expertise and guidance, you can develop a comprehensive dental plan and ultimately make informed, confident decisions.  Why is this important?  This unique qualification allows Dr. Lee to create a seamless transition between the different phases of treatment and allows the patient the comfort of having one doctor to treat all of their needs.

Dr. Lee is a board-certified periodontist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.

Education and Training

  • University of Pennsylvania, dual residency in the specialties of Periodontics and Periodontal Prosthesis
  • NY Presbyterian Cornell Hospital, general practice residency in the department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, DMD, earned the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching
  • Cornell University, BS in Cell Molecular Biology, with honors

 Dr. Lee belongs to the prestigious ITI Study Club in NYC comprised of the best specialists in the city.  He is also currently on the University of Pennsylvania Alumni Interview Committee.

In his past life, Dr. Lee was a thrill seeker.  He has gone skydiving, bungee jumping, canyoning, ziplining, and on a safari to Tanzania.  He also enjoys mountain biking, snowboarding, and playing golf.  But nowadays, his thrills come from watching his two young sons Maddox and Devin growing up.


Caroline Ahn, DMD

Specialist in Endodontics

Dr. Caroline Ahn is our in-house endodontist who performs all the root canal procedures for our patients. We understand how our patients prefer to remain under our care without having to leave for additional treatment, so we are happy to offer this service for them. Dr. Ahn is committed to providing the best quality care in a comfortable, compassionate, and professional manner. She is an active member of the American Association of Endodontists, New Jersey Dental Association and Bergen County Dental Society.

Dr. Ahn graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She then received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Harvard University School of Dental Medicine. After graduating from dental school, Dr. Ahn practiced general dentistry in Allston, MA before attending New York University College of Dentistry Advanced Education Program in Endodontics for 2 years where she obtained a Certificate in Endodontics. She continues to further her education by keeping current with the latest advances in the field through various continuing education courses.

She currently resides in NJ with her husband and two daughters. In her spare time, she enjoys having fun with her family, reading, hiking, and learning to play golf.

Riti Kanthan, DMD

General Dentist

Dr. Riti Kanthan is a general dentist who enjoys providing comprehensive and conscientious dental care. Known for her patient and gentle manner, Dr. Kanthan strives to deliver the highest quality of treatment in a calm and comforting environment.

Although a New Jersey native, Dr. Kanthan completed her undergraduate degree in Biology at Tufts University in Medford, MA. She continued her education at Tufts where she earned her Doctorate degree, receiving the prestigious Merit Scholarship in her fourth year. Enamored with the historical neighborhoods and excellent restaurants, Dr. Kanthan continued her dental career in Boston. She served six years as Clinical Director of a private dental practice, specializing in restorative and esthetic treatment. Dr. Kanthan is also an avid learner who is energized by continuing education courses and incorporating the latest advances in dentistry into her everyday practice.

In her free time, Dr. Kanthan enjoys yoga, brewing beer, and home improvement projects. Her (non-dental) passion is baking, having completed a Certificate in the Pastry Arts. She lives in Colts Neck with her husband, Erik, and their dog, Gnocchi.

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