A beautiful smile does not happen by chance. It is a result of art, vision, and emotion. It is also a result of knowledge, experience, and skill. Are white, straight teeth enough? Do they look natural or monochromatic? Do they harmonize with your lips and face? Do they make you look younger? Are they feminine enough? Are they masculine enough? Beautiful smiles can be studied, its dimensions and proportions quantified. It is the art of the smile designer…
Internationally recognized as one of the foremost experts in Esthetic and Implant Dentistry, Dr. Ernesto Lee is the only practicing dentist in the Delaware Valley to have lectured before the three most prestigious organizations in the field: the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, and European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. Additionally, Dr. Lee taught at the Advanced Dental Aesthetics Program at New York University for approximately 10 years. This is one of very few postgraduate programs in Esthetic Dentistry in existence.
As a specialist in Dental implants and Esthetic Dentistry who has been practicing on the Main Line for 20 years, Dr. Lee is very well aware of the unique needs of the individuals in the area. “People have lifestyles,” he says. “Just because somebody may not work, does not mean they don’t have other commitments. Whatever treatment I provide, I need to make sure that my patients are comfortable, and look good.” This includes adapting to summer and winter travel schedules, patients referred from out-of-state, as well as the requirements of the many dentists who seek treatment for themselves in Dr. Lee’s practice.
With this in mind, Dr. Lee is keenly sensitive to the aesthetic desires of his patients. As an expert in smile design, he knows how to create a more youthful smile and understands the nuances of gender appropriate appearance. “A great smile involves a lot more than white or straight teeth”, he says. “Teeth that are designed in harmony with the lips and face enhance the naturalness and beauty of the entire composition, with the additional value of providing a rejuvenated appearance.”
As an innovator and key opinion leader in Esthetic and Implant Dentistry, Dr. Lee has a network that provides him access to the latest technologies and the most talented ceramists in the USA. All these resources assist Dr. Lee in his goal of bringing world-class dentistry to the Philadelphia metropolitan area.