Inaba Dental Office

Family of Dentists

The Inaba Dental team is comprised of friendly and highly skilled individuals all driven by the same mission: To provide the best dental experience that caters to your needs right from your first appointment. Our team is made up of talented dentists that are prepared to provide quality care. We have Japanese dentists that are familiar with the challenges that families from Japan can face during their transition to life in Westchester, and Long Island.

We look forward to helping you with any dental needs you may have.

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Rie Inaba, DDS

General Dentist

Dr. Rie Inaba is the eldest daughter of Dr. Takekazu Inaba. She met her husband, Dr. Rhee while in dental school in California but they grew up just 30 minutes from each other in New York! She enjoys hiking with Dr. Rhee and their cat, Nori, skiing, and all kinds of outdoor activities. Dr. Rie strives to provide family-oriented dentistry focusing on patient comfort, communication, and quality dentistry.

Education: Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in California

Residency: General Practice Residency at NYC Health + Hospital Bellevue

Languages: English, Japanese

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Matthew Rhee, DDS

General Dentist

Dr. Rhee and Dr. Rie Inaba are both New York natives that met for the first time during dental school in Loma Linda, CA. They moved back to New York together with their cat, Nori. Dr. Rhee, Dr. Rie Inaba, and their cat enjoy long hikes, and all kinds of outdoor activities. Dr. Rhee joined the Inaba Dental Office practice and brings his training from his residency to provide quality & compassionate care to his patients.

Education: Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in California

Residency: General Practice Residency at Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Brooklyn

Languages: English, Korean

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Rina Inaba, DDS

General Dentist

Dr. Rina Inaba met her husband Dr. Penners during dental school in Loma Linda, California. She is currently working at St. Barnabas Hospital as a general practice dental resident. When Dr. Rina Inaba is not working, she enjoys cooking, camping, and film photography! She will be joining the family practice in 2023 where she hopes to provide quality, individualized care for her patients.

Education: Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in California

Residency: General Practice Residency at St. Barnabas Hospital in Bronx

Languages: English, Japanese

Joshua Penners, DDS

General Dentist

Dr. Joshua Penners was born and raised in California. As a California native, he loves the ocean and enjoys visiting national parks. He moved to New York after graduating from Loma Linda and is attending a general practice residency program at the Brooklyn VA. Dr. Penners hopes to provide comprehensive care that restores oral health in the context of the whole person.

Education: Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in California

Residency: General Practice Residency at Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Brooklyn

Languages: English, Spanish

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Takekazu Inaba, DDS

General Dentist
 
Dr. Takekazu Inaba went to Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan. He moved to California where he graduated from Loma Linda University in 1987. Dr. Inaba opened Inaba Dental Office at Scarsdale, NY in 1990 and at Westbury, NY in 2005. After practicing for over 35 years, he has decided to retire! His daughters and sons-in-law will continue to work for the family practice.
 

Education: Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in California

Languages: English, Japanese

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Miji Inaba

Office Manager

Miji Inaba started Inaba Dental Office with her husband, Dr. Takekazu Inaba. In addition to making sure that all the business aspects of the practice are functioning in an orderly and proficient manner, Miji is also responsible for filing insurance claims on the patient’s behalf to optimize the reimbursement of their coverage.

When she’s not at the office, Miji loves to cook and try out new recipes. She looks forward to welcoming you to Inaba Dental!

Languages: English, Japanese

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Nami Colagrosso

Nami has been a part of the Inaba Dental team for over 20 years! Nami grew up in Mie, Japan, known for the Ise Grand Shrine, one of Japan’s holiest sites. She was a clinical instructor at a dental hygiene school in Japan before coming to New York. Nami enjoys reading and baking during her off time. Her favorite part about being at Inaba Dental is that she gets to be with the patients during every step of their treatment and help patients feel well cared for and comfortable.

Languages: English, Japanese