Dr. Arbree graduated from Georgetown University School of Dentistry and completed a General Practice Residency at the Veterans Administration in Gainesville, FL. She earned certificates in both Prosthodontics and Maxillofacial Prosthetics from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. Dr. Arbree received a Masters of Dental Science in Research from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine; her clinical research study was on the effect of implant-retained prostheses on geriatric nutrition.
Dr. Arbree is a Prosthodontist, a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and a Fellow in the American College of Prosthodontists (FACP), where she served as the first female national President. She is also a member of the American Dental Association and the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics, where she also served as its first female President. At Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Arbree served as Division Head of Clinical Complete Dentures Prosthodontics and created the first Implant Dentistry Course. Her presentations and publications are in the disciplines of complete dentures, implants and curriculum. Dr. Arbree was the Academic Dean at Tufts from 1996 to 2012. She was granted Professor Emeritus and Academic Dean Emeritus.
In 2012, Dr. Arbree was awarded the first Lifetime Achievement Award by the Georgetown University School of Dentistry Alumni. In 2014 and 2015, Dr. Arbree was awarded the Distinguished Service Award and the Dan Gordon Award, respectively, from the American College of Prosthodontists.
Dr. Arbree has been with the Dental Group at Post Office Square since 1999, where she limits her practice to Prosthodontics. She and her team make a special effort to make patients comfortable, while achieving the best care they can receive, both conservative and advanced.
Dr. Arbree lives in the Back Bay of Boston, where she enjoys spending time with family/friends/ her two Tonkinese cats, playing pickleball, walking, hiking, gardening, cooking, needlework, bridge, reading, theater, museums, touring historic homes and traveling.