MEET THE TEAM
Beyond Your Smile is owned and operated by leading orthodontic innovator, Dr. Sue Lee. With over 25 years of experience, she and her staff aim to provide patients with their best smile!
Sue Lee, DMD, MMSc
Dr. Lee graduated from Brown University with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience. She received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) from The Harvard School of Dental Medicine, where she also received her Certificate in Orthodontics. During her residency, she also earned a Master’s degree in Bone Biology at Harvard University.
Dr. Lee is a member of the American Dental Association and the Massachusetts Dental Society. She currently teaches in the graduate program in orthodontics at The Harvard School of Dental Medicine and operates an orthodontic practice for children and adults.
Dr. Lee is committed to improving the lives of children and adults through orthodontic innovation that: (1) reduces the health implications of malocclusion, (2) prevents extractions and impaction, and (3) reduces the need for complicated orthodontic treatment. She is especially passionate about saving young people from the psychological impacts that often accompany crooked teeth.
Leila Nezakatgoo, DMD
Dr. Leila Nezakatgoo received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine (D.M.D) from Boston University’s Goldman School of Dental Medicine. She then received her Certificate in Orthodontics from Howard University. After practicing orthodontics for 12 years in Maryland, she returned to Boston!
When she’s not practicing, Dr. Leila enjoys traveling and spending time with friends and family.
Luis Lopez, Dental Assistant
Luis was born in Guatemala and moved to Boston with his family as a child. After graduating from Brighton High School, he worked as a General Manager in the fast food industry for 5 years where he was awarded Best Training Program Coordinator and Assistant Manager of the year. He decided on a change of career and graduated from Lincoln Tech to become a Dental Assistant. He currently is a Dental Assistant for Dr. Lee and Periodontal Assistant for Dr. Kim. He is also multilingual; he speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Luis is a huge sports fan, and enjoys going fishing and traveling during his free time.
Andrea Meira, Patient Coordinator
Andrea was born in Brazil and moved to MA in 1984. In 2005, she began working for Dr. Lee and received her certification for Digital Radiology for Dental Auxillaries at Boston University. She’s been at Beyond Your Smile for the past 14 years! She is bilingual; she speaks English and Portuguese.
In her free time, Andrea loves to dance and spend time with her 3 children.
Sandra Cardoso, Clinical Coordinator
Sandra was born in Brazil and moved with her family to MA in 1987. She worked in the hospitality industry for many years until she met Dr. Lee in 2006. She became a Clinical Coordinator after successfully receiving her certification for Digital Radiology by the Massachusetts Dental Society. She’s been at Beyond Your Smile ever since, for 13 years! She is bilingual; she speaks English and Portuguese.
Sandra has 2 adult children.
Phyllis Basile, Office Manager
Phyllis is a graduate of the Northeastern University/Tufts Dental School Dental Assisting Program. After graduation she became a Dental Assistant National Board Certified Dental Assistant. Prior to coming to Beyond Your Smile, Phyllis worked as the Executive Director of the Metropolitan District Dental Society for 26 years.
Hannah Kim, Front Desk Administrator
Hannah has been a Front Desk Administrator for Beyond Your Smile since June 2017. Prior to that she was employed at Korean Airlines Corporate offices. Hannah has two children who are in college. She is bilingual; she speaks English and Korean.
In her free time, Hannah loves to play golf with her friends and family.
Lisa Chan, Office Coordinator
Lisa has been the Office Coordinator at Beyond Your Smile for 10 years. Prior to that, Lisa has worked in the hospitality industry as a Front Desk Assistant Manager and in Reservations as an Assistant Manager. She enjoys spending time with family hiking and traveling. Lisa is an active volunteer for her community.