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Dr. Jeffrey E. Kotkin, D.M.D

Dr. Kotkin earned his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree at Tuft’s University School of Dental Medicine in 1971. He has been in active dental practice a his former location at 1223 Beacon St. in Brookline for the past 34 years. He decided to join Dental Partners because of their significant reputation as a Premier dental practice.

Dr. Kotkin graduated from the University of Vermont in 1965, earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree. He went on to further his studies in the sciences; earning an MS Degree in Biology, specifically animal parasitology at Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey.

Dr. Kotkin is a long time member of the American Dental Association and of the Massachusetts Dental Society. He attends and has participated at the Yankee Dental Congress in Boston to further his professional studies through continuing education courses. His interest in particular course work has been in Cosmetic Dentistry, Forensics,and Veterinary Dentistry.

Dr. Kotkin has received honorary mention of his expertise in Dentistry for several years, by a popular vote in the Brookline Tab.

“The changes in dentistry since I began practice have been huge. The advent of cosmetic dentistry, wonderful, new life like crown materials, implants to replace a missing tooth and to help stabilize dentitions in patients who have been unfortunate to lose some or all of their natural teeth, has brought a change to the way we treat patients today. “

My philosophy of the Practice of Dental Medicine is to help every patient learn and comply with oral hygiene requirements and to build and maintain a beautiful and healthy smile. The goal is to maintain oral health throughout their life times. The effect of a healthy mouth transfers to health throughout the body. A mouth that is not healthy will effect major organs in the body.

I aspire to educate my patients and make them comfortable with the treatment process. I am always available to my patients. Their comfort and well being are paramount to my practice of Dental Medicine.

During his spare time, Dr. Kotkin enjoys fishing, golf , gardening, hiking and furniture refinishing.

Dr. Kotkin lives with his wife and black lab in Newton Highlands. He has two grown sons.