“Whether it’s just a simple check-up, a follow-up visit, or a complex treatment procedure, I want patients to know I will work through it with them so that they leave having gained some value out of each and every visit.” — Dr. De Leon
Dr. Joseph De Leon is one of our General Dentists at Stony Brook Dental Group. He initially received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of the Philippines College of Dental Medicine in 2005. After coming to the States, he studied at Tufts School of Dental Medicine in Boston and in 2015 he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree here in this country as well. Aside from his doctorate degrees, Dr. De Leon also has a postgraduate Master of Public Health degree from the School of Medicine at Tufts.
While attending Tufts School of Medicine, Dr. De Leon earned an Honos Civicus Award for his commitment to community service and civic engagement throughout his academic career.
Dr. De Leon offers various comprehensive dental treatments, including periodontal screening and diagnosis, restorative procedures, extractions, as well as full and partial rehabilitation of missing teeth. Aside from years of practical experience in the field, he is also a firm believer of patient-centered care.
“Dentistry can be challenging at times, but it is these challenges that make it interesting for me. What makes it even better is that I get to help people along the way.”
Aside from practicing dentistry, Dr. De Leon has also been educating dental assistants, dental students, and dental residents throughout his career. He has been an instructor for students at the Cape Cod Community Tech Dental Assisting Program, the Boston University School of Dentistry Externship Sites, and the Tufts University Lutheran General Practice Residency Program. Dr. De Leon has also had the privilege of lecturing at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and teaching their externship students under Brigham and Women’s Hospital as well.
Dr. De Leon is fluent in English and Filipino; both languages he grew up with. He was originally from Manila, Philippines, but now resides in Long Island, NY.
Call our Stony Brook, NY office today to schedule your dental appointment at Stony Brook Dental Group with Dr. Joseph De Leon!