Meet the Orthodontists
Lee Kaswiner, DDS, FACD
A third generation dentist, the desire for perfecting smiles runs in his blood. "Dr. Lee" received his orthodontic certification in 1979 after completing the post doctoral program at New York University College of Dentistry. Dr. Lee has lectured both nationally and internationally and has been published in a variety of dental journals. He has been Chairman of the Department of Orthodontics at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center since 1985. During his 28 years of practice he has received numerous honors including being named President of the Union County Dental Society, President of the International Association of Orthodontic Study Groups and receiving the Rotary Clubs highest honor, the Paul Harris Fellow. Dr. Lee is a Premier Provider of InvisalignÂ®, having completed hundreds and hundreds of Invisalign treatments, including his own.
Brett Handsman, DMD
"Dr. Brett" prides himself on providing top-quality orthodontic care for his patients in a relaxed and professional atmosphere. He enjoys developing friendly relationships with his patients while consistently providing the highest level of care. Dr. Brett has been with Springfield Orthodontics since the spring of 2007. He received his bachelors degree in Mathematics from Binghamton University, where he graduated magna cum laude and was inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa. He is a 1999 graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, and then completed a three-year postdoctoral residency at Stony Brook University receiving his orthodontic specialty certificate. He is on staff as an attending orthodontist within the Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Department of Dentistry.
Dr. Brett is an active member of several professional organizations including the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, and he serves on the membership committee of the New Jersey Dental Association representing Union County Dental Society. Dr. Brett grew up in central New Jersey and now resides locally with his lovely wife and two beautiful daughters. He is an avid sports fan (go Giants!), enjoys outdoor activities, and loves spending his free time with his family and friends.