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Meet Our Doctor

  • Meet Dr. Brian Leeson

    Dr. Brian Leeson

    Dr. Brian Leeson joined the Modern Day Smiles team in the Fall of 2017. He is the exclusive provider at our Tampa location, where he specializes in general, cosmetic and emergency dentistry. Dr. Leeson is passionate about providing a comfortable dental experience for his patients in an environment that makes every patient feel like family. It is his goal to listen to the wants and needs of each patient so he can provide them with the best care possible. His aspiration to become a dentist began at the age of ten after a pleasant experience at a dental appointment helped him conquer his fear of needles. With the goal in mind to one day provide patients with the same compassion and care that he received, he began collecting experience and education. Dr. Leeson attended Rutgers University for his undergraduate studies and continued his education at Temple University in Philadelphia where he earned his Doctorate in Dental Medicine. Tired of the snowy winters in the northeast, he relocated to the "Sunshine State" where he settled in St. Petersburg, Florida with his fiancee. When he is not in the office, Dr. Leeson enjoys spending his free time exploring the outdoors, staying active, participating in different sports, boating, cooking and brewing beer. In addition to Dr. Leeson's many different extracurricular activities, he enjoys making the time to give back to the community, and every year he participates in the Florida Mission of Mercy outreach program.

  • Meet Remal Patel, DMD

    Dr. Patel

    As a dentist, Dr. Remal Patel has the opportunity to improve people’s lives by eliminating pain and discomfort, improving their health, and brightening their smiles. He understands that a trip to the dentist may cause anxiety in some patients, and he will do his very best to provide care as gently and as painlessly as possible. He is truly honored in the trust his patients and community have put in him and his team, and he looks forward to the wonderful relationships he has yet to build in the years to come.

    Education and Continuing Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in Economics – University of Florida, 2006
    • Doctorate of Dental Medicine – Nova Southeastern, 2010
    • Regular attendance with continuing education. Hours and hours of continuing education help provide the best care possible using the latest knowledge and advancements in dentistry.

    Professional Memberships

    • American Dental Association
    • Florida Dental Association
    • West Coast District Dental Association

    Remal was born and raised in Tampa and attended K-12 in Brandon, FL. During his early years, he had an interest in science and chemistry. He later attended the University of Florida and majored in Economics to learn broader aspects of the world, but soon he became interested in becoming a dentist. He wanted a career that would be helpful to his community and was more hands on on a day-to-day basis, so he began shadowing dentists and found that he loved the routine as well as the unique aspects of dentistry. He attended Nova Southeastern for his doctorate education in dentistry.

    Upon graduating, he moved back to the Tampa area and began his career. After years of experience and rotation through multiple clinics as an associate of another practice, he decided to make the transition to opening his own practice.

    Outside the office, Remal likes to spend time playing golf and watching football. He is a hometown fan of the Rays and Tampa Bay Bucs.

  • Meet Dr. Kinjal Patel

    Dr. Kinjal Patel

    Dr. Patel feels grateful for living her childhood dream everyday of being a dentist, so she can help create beautiful smiles. Dr. Patel is passionate about cosmetic and restorative dentistry to restore ideal form and function. Dr. Patel is obliged to be in the position where she can serve the community by educating her patients on achieving and maintaining oral health care. She is also thrilled to offer exciting new options that are now available, thanks to modern technology and materials, to meet individual needs. Dr. Patel can provide a wide range of procedures such as crowns, veneers, extractions, roots canals, dentures, whitening treatment, etc.

    Education and Continuing Education

    Dr. Patel started her journey at University of Alabama at Birmingham where she graduated with Summa Cum Laude honors in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. Dr. Patel then continued at Nova Southeastern University, whereas Dr. Patel recognized her passion for general dentistry and love for Florida. Dr. Patel graduated in the top 30% of her class with a degree of Doctorate in Dental Medicine. Dr. Patel plans on continuing her lifelong commitment to dentistry through continuing education to provide the best and most current standard of care to her patients. Dr. Patel is also a member of:

    • American Dental Association
    • Florida Dental Association
    • Academy of General Dentistry

    Outside the Office

    In her free time, Dr. Patel likes to travel with her forever travel companion and husband, Ravi. Dr. Patel also likes to spend quality time with her family and friends. She enjoys long walks, cooking, and exploring new things.

Our Happy Patients

"Excellent Dentist! Excellent customer service! My 89 year old grandmother appreciated the extra care the staff gave to her."

Akhil P.

"Been going to Dr. Lee and staff for over 13 years now and have not had one bad experience. They went above and beyond to get stains off of my teeth. Very clean and relaxing atmosphere."

Chris L.

"I’ve had nothing but pleasurable experiences with the staff at this office. They are always attentive and give great recommendations on treatments that one needs to get done. I wouldn’t want to go to another office and I would recommend this office to anyone."

Melina Q.
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