Leon D. James, DDS, MBA


Leon D. James, DDS, MBA, leverages over a decade of experience in working with patients with dental anxiety and phobias to provide treatment at Wappingers Falls Dental Arts and Harriman Family Dentistry in New York. He addresses a wide range of issues, including craniofacial pain, temporomandibular disorders (TMD), and dental sleep apnea. At Wappingers Falls, Dr. James also oversees the implementation and evaluation of operational projects.

His professional history comprises over 15 years of clinical and executive-level leadership experience, which includes a role as a clinical director. In addition, he spent five years developing and implementing public health programs. Earlier in his career, he oversaw operations and staff at 10 medical and dental facilities through Carrollton Dental Center.

Dr. James earned his doctorate of dental surgery at the Howard University College of Dentistry and completed a general dentistry residency at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, where he cultivated experience in total mouth rehabilitation, sedation dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and implants. He also fulfilled specialty training in implantology and intravenous sedation at the Medical College of Georgia and Montefiore Hospital, respectively. After completing his residency, he attained his master of business administration in healthcare from Texas Tech University.

Among other professional groups, Dr. James belongs to the American Dental Association, the American Orthodontic Society, and the American Academy of Orofacial Pain.

  Poughkeepsie, NY, USA


Work Experience

Dentist  •  Wappingers Falls Dental Arts, PLLC

Wappingers Falls, New York, United States

January 2021 - Present

Dentist  •  Harriman Family Dentistry

Harriman, New York, United States

October 2020 - Present


2012 - 2014

Texas Tech University

Master of Business Administration-MBA Business Administration and Management General

2002 - 2006

Howard University College of Dentistry

Doctor of Dentistry Dentistry

1997 - 2002

Prairie View A&M University

Bachelor's degree Biology/Biological Sciences General


  • Dedicated
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Rehabilitation
  • Orthodontics
  • Implantology
  • Dentistry
  • Implants
  • Training
  • Promoting


  • English — Native or Bilingual
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