Your Caring Team

Dentist in Bangor, ME

Our staff is a Team dedicated to providing you the highest quality dental care. We think of our staff as family and are very proud and grateful for their many years of dedication. We take pride in the care, kindness and skills with which they give to each patient. Our office has a reputation for excellence and we believe that good dental health requires a partnership between the Patient, the Hygienist, the Doctor and our entire dental Team. We are fortunate to have the skills of a prosthetic dental technician on our staff who works hand in hand with Dr. Brookings to create high quality complete and partial dentures, crowns, bridges and implant prosthetics.

We are committed to keeping up to date and educated in dentistry and that is why Dr. Rob and all of our staff are regularly involved in continuing dental education. You'll appreciate our use of the latest materials, modern treatment techniques and technologies. Our goal is to help you achieve and maintain the best oral health possible. We want to help you to feel better, look better and keep your healthy smile for a lifetime.

Dr. Robert Brookings

Dr. Brookings practices the fine art & science of dentistry with the experience and care to provide you with the best cosmetic & restorative dentistry. His skill and artistic talents are most evident in the beautiful cosmetic dentistry that enhances his patient's smiles everyday using state of the art technology.

Dr. Rob has been caring for patients in our community for over 25 years. He is a native of Bangor and attended the University of Maine and Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, graduating Summa Cum Laude.

He joined the practice of his father, John, enjoying five years of practicing together before retirement. Dr. Rob carries on the tradition of gaining the respect of both his patients and his peers.

Continuing Dental Education is an important part of being an exceptional dental professional. Dr. Brookings and his staff continually attend educational conferences and advanced training to enrich their skills and techniques.

Dr. Rob is proud to be a member of the American Dental Association, Maine Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Penobscot Valley Dental Society, the OKU Dental Honor Society and serves on the Leadership Council of the Maine Donated Dental Services.
He lives in Bangor with his wife Denise and their three children. Dr. Rob enjoys being with his large extended family, the beautiful Maine seasons, boating, skiing, and many outdoor summer and winter activities.

Barb Prentiss

Office Manager- Barb

Barb feels very fortunate to have worked here since 1976. She worked for 16 years as a hygienist and became office manager in 1992. "It has been so exciting and amazing to watch how dentistry has progressed over the years. The fantastic procedures we can offer to patients can change lives. It's so great to be a part of that and a privilege to be able to take care of our wonderful patients."

Scheduling Coordinator- Emily (picture coming!)



Scheduling Coordinator- Lynn

Lynn first began working as a dental assistant in 1995. She took some time off to be with her 2 sons. Now Lynn has the privilege of working as a member of the front desk staff, scheduling your dental appointments.

Dental Hygienist- Nancy

Congratulations to Nancy on her retirement in June 2016!

We thank Nancy for your 40+ years of dedication to her patients and our practice.  Our best wishes for a wonderful retirement and time to spend with family.  We are so happy for Nancy but she will be greatly missed by all of us.

Nancy has been with our practice since 1973. She started working for Dr. John after graduating from Westbrook College that year. She took a few years off in 1987 to spend at home with her 3 daughters. She returned to work for Dr. Rob in 1992.



Dental Hygienist- Lori

Lori graduated from hygiene school at the University College of Bangor in 1986 and has been with our practice ever since. Lori has a wonderful rapport with her loyal patients and has enjoyed getting to know them over the years as well as helping them with their dental health.

She is married and has two daughters.



Dental Hygienist- Denise

Denise has been a part of our practice since her graduation from Dental Hygiene School in Bangor in 1986. She had the privilege of working for Dr. John Brookings for a few years and then for both Dr. John and Dr. Rob until 1994 when she took a leave from the practice to be home with her three children. She returned to the practice in 2007, working part-time enjoying the fun staff and taking care of our wonderful patients.



Dental Hygienist- Debbie

Debbie graduated from dental hygiene school at the University College of Bangor in 1988. Before practicing dental hygiene, she received two associates degrees from the University of Maine at Orono; one in retail merchandising and the other in business management. Debbie enjoys working with Dr. Brookings and his staff and patients, and she has been with his practice since September 2001.

She is married and has one son.


Dental Hygienist- Denise

Denise is a 2012 graduate from the Dental Hygiene School at The University of Maine at Augusta- Bangor Campus. She is grateful to be working for such a talented and compassionate dentist and feels privileged to be a part of an extraordinary dental team. Denise loves how this office works together to ensure every patient is getting optimal dental care.

Denise is fluent in French, is married and has two step-children.



Lab Technician- Jack

Jack has been in the Dental Laboratory business since 1974. Having had his own laboratory and working with many talented lab technicians, he has an extensive background in dental technology. Bringing that background into a dental practice insures the optimum results when providing dental prosthetics to our patients. We are fortunate to have a lab technician as part of our office.



Dental Assistant- Karen

Karen attended Northern Maine Community College in Presque Isle, Maine and earned her Certified Dental Assisting certificate. She has 22 years of experience in orthodontic speciality, and in 2001 she joined our team as a chairside assistant.

Karen says she is living her dream assisting in a high-tech environment where technology for restorative dentistry is constantly evolving, alongside the best and finest dentist and lab technician. Karen enjoys the ability to help others live a better quality of life by helping them to restore more than a smile!