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Meet Our Doctors


Dr. Cass D. Burrell, D.M.D.


(Dr. Cass)



Dr. Cass D. BurrellDr. Cass Burrell (aka “Dr. Cass”) attributes his interest in orthodontics to being the son of a dentist. A lifelong learner, Dr. Burrell is committed to providing the latest, most innovative treatment available to his patients. Dr. Cass received his B.S. from Brigham Young University, his dental degree (with honors) from the University of Pittsburgh, and his orthodontic certificate from Boston University. He strongly believes in the importance of continuing his education and has developed skills in adult orthodontics, surgical-orthodontic treatment, early childhood orthopedics, Invisalign® and tooth colored braces.

While born in Maryland, Dr. Cass actually grew up in Tacoma, Washington, which made him an avid fan of the Seattle Seahawks. On the East Coast, Dr. Cass is a diehard fan of the Boston Red Sox—a risky move living in the tristate area. His love for sports stems from a lifelong interest in athletics, having played many himself. From football to wrestling, Dr. Cass has an aptitude and passion not only for the orthodontic profession, but for all things active and outdoors. His hobbies include fishing, camping & archery, much of which can be attributed to his youth as an Eagle Scout. He has proudly served as a Boy Scout Scoutmaster, teaching new generations the joys of the outdoors.

Dr. Cass’ passion also extends to music, as he is a great lover of karaoke, and even owns his own professional karaoke system! His love of music comes from his mother’s influence, and also contributed to his interest in playing both the saxophone and guitar. In addition to his many interests, Dr. Cass enjoys quality time with his family. His wife Amy and their four children are very involved with their church and devote much of their time to serving in various capacities, from teaching children to leading youth groups.

Dr. Cass is thrilled to meet you at any of our three offices, located in Fairfield, Norwalk & Monroe. He is committed to providing high end, quality treatment to his patients, and applies a deep passion toward providing the best care possible at all times.



Matthew Rhee, D.M.D.


(Dr. Matt)



Dr. Matthew RheeHaving had orthodontic treatment himself, Dr. Matthew Rhee (aka "Dr. Matt") knew since high school that he wanted to become an orthodontist. He is passionate about creating beautiful smiles and changing the lives of the people he meets.

With his extensive training from Boston University’s 7-year dental program where he graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. degree, and summa cum laude with a D.M.D degree, Dr. Matt has a strongly rooted knowledge base. He completed orthodontic training at St. Barnabas Hospital, where he served as chief resident and completed the board certification process by the American Board of Orthodontists.

Dr. Matthew Rhee with his familyBorn and raised in New York, it comes as no surprise that Dr. Matt is a die-hard Giants, Knicks & Yankees fan. While he enjoys playing many sports—including basketball, golf & skiing—his great love is baseball. Dr. Matt once played in a baseball league, and even led his team to win championships! Voted MVP two years in a row, Dr. Matt displays a winning talent inside and outside of the workplace.

When he is not winning baseball games, Dr. Matt is winning computer games! Dr. Matt is an avid gamer, with Counter-Strike and Fortnite being some of his favorites. He's been a computer gamer for ages and has continued his love for gaming into fatherhood. Dr. Matt has two sons with his wife Susie and loves to spend his additional free time out in the sun with his family.

Dr. Matt takes great pride in providing his patients with the highest level of care. He is committed to lifelong continuing education to provide the best care for all of his patients and even belongs to study clubs where he learns about the latest, innovative treatments in dentistry. Come see Dr. Matt at our locations in Fairfield & Norwalk. He would love to chat about sports, games, or your favorite sweet treat! Dr. Matt actually has quite the sweet tooth himself—but he always makes sure to brush his teeth afterward!


Brijesh P. Chandwani, D.M.D., B.D.S., F.O.P.
Diplomate, American Board of Orofacial Pain


(Dr. Brijesh)



Dr. Brijesh ChandwaniBrijesh Chandwani is board certified in Orofacial Pain and he focuses on management of complex facial pain disorders in New York and Connecticut. Dr. Chandwani currently holds an academic position as Adjunct Associate Professor in the department of Diagnostic Sciences at Tufts University, Boston and at the St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx. Dr. Chandwani underwent his dental training (DMD) at Tufts University in Boston, where he also did his post graduate fellowship training in Temporomandibular Disorders and Sleep apnea. He completed his Acupuncture training from Harvard Medical School, Boston.

He has authored a number of publications and has presented at National conferences on Headaches and Bruxism. He incorporates mainly physical medicine approaches to managing these problems including acupuncture, trigger point needling, and stretching in addition to Oral appliances, Botox injections and nerve blocks.



Ian Gibbs, D.M.D.


(Dr. Ian)



Dr. Brijesh ChandwaniDr Gibbs is double Board Certified Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He works in private practice and is an Associate Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program at Yale-New Haven Hospital and Hospital of Saint Raphael in New Haven, CT. His educational credits include dental school at Temple (Kornberg) University, Graduate Practice Residency at the University of Southern California, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Internship at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency at Howard University Hospital.

Dr. Gibbs is disciplined in all branches of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery with a concentration in Pathology, Orthognathic and Trauma surgery as well as wisdom teeth extractions, biopsies, dental implants, and sedation for anxious patients.

He is an active member of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons and Connecticut Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Norwalk


493 Westport Ave
Norwalk, CT 06851

Monroe


324 Elm Street
Monroe, CT 06468

Fairfield


1476 Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824

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