Growing up west of Boston, Leah spent many hours at the dentist’s office as a patient. Over time, she developed an interest in dentistry and oral health. Leah studied biology at Bryn Mawr College and went on to attend Tufts School of Dental Medicine in Boston. Upon completing dental school, Leah commissioned with the United States Army as a general dentist through the Health Professions Scholarship Program. Leah was an active duty soldier at Fort Hood in Texas until 2020, when she returned home to Massachusetts. She lives in Brookline with her husband, son, and dog, Mochi. Leah is passionate about providing gentle, quality dental care with McLaughlin Family Dentists.