Dr. Ernesto Lee is a dual degree specialist trained at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He completed his dental studies at the University of Panama, in his native country, where he graduated at the top of his class.
Dr. Lee subsequently joined the world-renowned Periodontal Prosthesis program at the University of Pennsylvania, earning specialty degrees in: – Periodontics and Implantology (Surgical Management of Gum Tissues, Bone and Dental Implants). – Fixed Prosthodontics/Periodontal Prosthesis (Advanced Restoration of Teeth and Dental Implants).
As a dual specialist in Periodontics/Dental Implants, and Fixed Prosthodontics/Periodontal Prosthesis; Dr. Lee is uniquely trained to manage the surgical as well as the restorative aspects of Implant Dentistry.
Additionally, Dr. Lee is the creator, developer and author of original techniques for the Immediate Placement and Provisionalization of dental implants, allowing patients a seamless transition from hopeless teeth to implants, with optimal esthetic results.
Dr. Lee is also the inventor of the S.M.A.R.T. TM jaw reconstruction method, a novel minimally invasive bone grafting technique, that better results with less pain, swelling and complications than the traditional approach.
Dr. Lee is one of the Implant Dentistry pioneers in the Delaware Valley, having originally being trained in Dental Implants by Professors P.I. Branemark, Axel Kirsch, and Gerald Niznick.