Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Amanda Hochstein
Dr. Amanda Hochstein earned her D.D.S. degree from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. She completed her specialty training in Periodontics at New York University College of Dentistry, where she was able to train under some of the most prestigious members of her field. She earned her board certification in Periodontics, and has lectured at local and national dental conferences on a wide variety of periodontal topics. She has extensive experience in all aspects of periodontal treatment, from implants to bone regeneration, to gum grafting and laser therapy. She is also a member of the board of the Northeastern Society of Periodontists. Dr. Hochstein brings to our practice the latest and most effective periodontal and implant treatments available, and strives to provide treatment that is comfortable and predictable. She is a very caring and compassionate practitioner, who prides herself on the relationships she builds with her patients.
Dr. Hochstein resides in New Jersey with her husband Greg. When she is not taking care of patients, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, running, and traveling. What she loves most about working at Dental Care Hillsborough is the opportunity to work alongside her father and continuing in the family tradition of exceptional patient care. Additionally, the office provides a warm and caring environment in which she can provide outstanding care for each patient she treats.”
Dr. Brian Bachrach
Dr. Brian Bachrach grew up in Hackettstown, NJ, where he was inspired by his own family dentist to become a dentist at very young age. He did his dental training at Rutger’s School of Dental Medicine where he was a member of the highly selective Prosthodontic Honor Society. Dr. Bachrach has been caring for patients for nearly decade and enjoys the meaningful relationships has formed with patients over years caring for them.
“What I enjoy the most about dentistry is the immediate impact I can have on my patients by quickly relieving their pain or transforming their smile in a few visits.” Dr. Bachrach lives with his fiancé, Yoana, who he looks forward to marrying this August. When he is not taking care of his patients at Dental Care Hillsborough Dr. Bachrach enjoys playing golf, fishing and spending quality time with family.
Dr. Ronald Leese
Dr. Ronald Leese grew up in Lawrenceville, NJ and is a lifelong New Jersey resident. He attended Lasalle University and the College of New Jersey earning his Bachelors in Biology and Chemistry, then MBA studies in Finance at Rider University. He earned his dental degree from The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Rutgers University. Dr. Leese proudly served in the US Army, NJ Army National Guard, as a Fire Direction Control Specialist for Artillery Units, and later on with a medical and dental unit helping under privileged inner city children with the National Guards Governors Youth program in Sea Girt, New Jersey. He has been practicing for 35 years and has served as an attending Dentist and Residency Clinical Instructor at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey for the past 34 years where he has been recognized numerous times for his service by the Medical and Dental staff.
an avid outdoors-man, traveler, hiker, cyclist and golfer, and longtime NY Giants football fan. Dr. Leese loves what Dentistry has brought to his life and the opportunity to help thousands of patients over the years, along with building meaningful relationships with his patients and staff.
Dr. Jaafar Ali
Was born and raised in the Caribbean Island of Trinidad and Tobago. When he moved to the US he studied at Rutgers University, received his Masters from UMDNJ and his Doctorate in Dentistry at NYU where he received many awards in Aesthetic and Cosmetic dentistry. He continued on to complete his residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Ali currently lives in Westfield with his wife and 2 kids.
When he isn’t practicing he loves to travel, dine and garden. What he enjoys most about practicing dentistry is “meeting and learning about people and being an integral part of reestablishing and maintaining a patients’ oral health”.
Dr. Jeff Hochstein
Dr. Hochstein lives in Monroe Township with his wife Renee. In addition to more then 30 years of private practice Dr. Hochstein teaches in the Department of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He is extremely proud of his daughter Dr. Amanda Hochstein who is continuing the family tradition and now practices along side of him as our periodontist at Dental Care Hillsborough.
“When I am not caring for patients or mentoring students at UPENN I enjoy playing golf, spending quality time with my family and relaxing at home with a great book.”
Dr. HT Kotchinian
Dr. HT Kotchinian was born in Armenia but moved to the US at a very young age and grew up in Boston, MA. He attended Tufts Dental School and Washington and Lee University to gain his degree in biology and dentistry. Dr. Kotchinian did his residency at Newark Beth Israel where he was elected chief resident. He is currently residing in Jersey City and when he isn’t practicing dentistry he likes to run, rock climb and workout. His favorite part about dentistry is “helping people every day from rebuilding their smiles to teaching and reinforcing good oral hygiene habits so they can keep their teeth healthy and happy!”