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."

Financial Coordinator - Emily

Emily began her journey with Brookings Family & Cosmetic Dentistry as a patient when she was just a little girl and has been working with the practice since 2016. She is always excited to help with any financial concerns and insurance questions. She's also there to help scheduling with any restorative needs.  

Scheduling Coordinator - Desray

Desray is a home-grown 'county girl. She originated from Mars Hill and now lives in Orono with her two children. She previously managed and scheduled for a front office of an oral surgeon in Presque Isle and is now here to help with all the scheduling needs of our patients.


Dental Hygiene Assistant - Lynn

Lynn first began working as a dental assistant in 1995. She took some time off to be with her 2 sons. She has worked many years at the front desk, now  she has transitiond to helping the dental hygienist and dental assistants to best meet the hygiene needs of our patients. 


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 - Michelle

Michelle has been a registered dental Hygienist for over 30 years. She provides dental hygiene care for our patients part time and teaches part time for the Dental hygiene Program at the University of Maine. She is happily married to her high school sweetheart and has 3 lovely daughters.

Dental Hygienist - Brandy

Brandy has been a registered Dental Hygienist for 20+ years. She is Originally from the Orono/Old Town area but has settled in Bangor. She is the  proud mother to two wonderful boys.




Dental Assistant - Karen

Karen attended Northern Maine Community College in Presque Isle, Maine and earned her Certified Dental Assisting certificate.

Karen and her Husband Craig have two sons, Kyle, Keith and a daughter  Courtney. Kyle and his wife Megan, just gave them their very first grandchild, Olive!

Karen enjoys the ability to help others have a better quality of life by helping them to restore more than a smile!

Dental Assistant - Casey

Casey has been a dental assistant for 15 years and is also responsible for the designing and milling of our CEREC Crowns. She is always excited to help with your restorative needs in helping to keep your smiles happy and healthy. She enjoys the calm atmosphere that Brookings Family & Cosmetic Dentistry provides for their pateints.

She is married with 4 children and 2 dogs.