If you appreciate forward-thinking dentistry delivered in an inviting and friendly atmosphere, we would like to welcome you to Williamsburg Smile Design! Dr.Ian Mapes opened his first practice, Williamsburg Smile Design, in 2011. It was an instant hit in north Williamsburg, and only a year and a half later, he found himself planning practice number two.
Dr. Mapes and his team have created an environment in their Brooklyn dental office that is much different than what you have probably experienced before. With thoughtful amenities and an attentive staff, you will feel right at home and even look forward to your visits to Williamsburg Smile Design.
We know you'll appreciate the personalized experience you have when you come to our office. Take a few moments to meet our dedicated team of professionals here right now, and we look forward to meeting you at your first appointment!
Dr. Ian Mapes
Owner and Lead Dentist
After receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan with high honors, Dr. Mapes attended the Univeristy at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. As a cum laude graduate, Dr. Mapes furthered his dental expertise and honed his skills in a post-graduate residency program at Palmetto Health in Columbia, South Carolina.
Dr. Mapes received advanced training in implantology (placement of dental implants), endodontics (root canal surgery), oral surgery (extractions), IV sedation, and prosthodontics. For several years, Dr. Mapes associated alongside New York City's top dentists. He is dedicated to continuing education and has trained with some of the nation's most forward-thinking dentists in functional occlusion/smile design, as well as cosmetic orthodontics (Six Month Smiles and Invisalign).
He understands that each person has a unique personality and unique dental needs and treats each patient as such. He appreciates that from the patient’s perspective, the dentist is getting about as "up close and personal" as anyone can get. For this reason, Dr. Mapes makes it his top priority to comfort his patients and put them at ease before beginning even the simplest procedure.
Born and raised in one of New York's iconic suburb The Bronx, Rosalia graduated from Dewitt Clinton High School and received her formal dentistry training at the Clinton Institute in Brooklyn New York. She is the Assistant Manager here at Williamsburg Smile Design and has been with the practice for 4 months. What Rosalia loves the most about her job is being able to watch all of her patients leave with a beautiful smile. When Rosalia is not in the office taking care of her patients, she is home taking care of her family. She loves taking vacations to the Caribbean as well as enjoying the art of music. She also enjoys watching movies as well as the little things in life.
Hello! My name is Lisbeth Barton, and I have been working in the dental field for over 3 Years. It is my pleasure to work with a great team. I am the Office Manager at WSD's sister office but you may see me from time to time in Williamsburg. I will assist you with all questions regarding appointments, treatment plans, financial arrangements. I take pride in helping to make you feel at home when you visit our office. I am happily married to Seth and I am a proud stepmom of 6-year-old Aliayh. When I am not working I like to spend time with my family and friends, dining out, going to the movies.
Hello! My name is Kayla, I have been working in the Dental field for over two years now. I am one of the smiling faces you will see when arriving at Williamsburg Smile Design. I am excited to be on board with such an amazing team and as a receptionist! I plan to turn all Frowns into Smiles when entering and leaving our office. On my free time I like to shop & travel :)
Hi, my name is Maria, I am one of the faces you will see when arriving at Williamsburg Smile Design (Court Square Dentistry), I am excited to be part of such an amazing team as a certified Dental Assistant. I have been working with Dr. Mapes since 2009. On my free time, I like to spend my free time with my husband and my son.
Kelly is originally from Astoria, NY. She received her training from CUNY, New York City College of Technology. She has been a hygienist at our practice for over a year now.
Kelly enjoys many aspects of being a hygienist.
"I enjoy meeting patients from all walks of life and educating them on their oral/systemic health as well as teaching them a better way to care for their teeth and gums. I believe awareness and accessibility are the keys to preventing oral disease, and I try to implement them in each appointment.
" I also love researching and reading about new studies in the dental and health community. It is always changing for the better, and I need to stay updated to give my patients the newest and best treatments. I really appreciate the staff I work alongside with. We are a team, helping one another to create the best atmosphere and experience for the patients. I couldn't ask for a better group." – Kelly
When Kelly is not at the dental office, you will find her cooking or baking. Her family carries on a tradition of having a family dinner every Sunday, and she enjoys trying out new recipes or resurrecting old family favorites.
My name is Ruslan Rusanov, I am a dental assistant, currently I am studying in dental school, and I want to became a dentist in the US. I am very passionate about dentistry, I feel myself I belong to this field and I want to pursue this career dawn the road.
Hi there, my name is Peter Chen! I hail from the great city of Brooklyn, New York. I graduated from New York College of Dentistry and have been in the dental practice for 6 months. I am the Dental Hygienist here at Williamsburg Smile Design. My role is to provide oral prophylaxis cleanings for new or returning patients in the dental setting. I take x-rays, check probing depths, and examine the oral condition of every patient to know how well they are doing with their oral hygiene care. The biggest thing I love about my job is seeing the smiles of the patient's after they have had their prophylaxis completed! During my spare time I love to cook, travel and eat.