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Dr. Jim Lee, D.D.S., M.P.H., M.S.

 

Board Certified Orthodontist

 

Dr. Lee was born and raised in the Carolinas before moving to Charlottesville, VA for high school.   As a freshman in college at George Washington University in DC, he began teaching in DC public schools, grades K-12, and started 5 educational programs for children and young adults.

 

Continuing his teaching career the year after college, he moved to Boston to pursue a Masters in Public Health with a concentration in adolescent health and social/behavioral sciences.  Shortly after receiving his Masters, he began his dental education at the University of Maryland dental school, graduating with top honors, including initiation into dentistry’s most prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon honor society.  He then received his orthodontic specialty training at the Ohio State University where he attained a Masters in Science and a certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.

 

During his training, he attained several specialized skills including: dentofacial esthetics, conventional straightwire/ self-ligation braces appliances, Invisalign, orthognathic surgery, cleft-palate orthodontics, soft tissue lasers, TAD supported mechanics, functional appliances, and accelerated osteogenic orthodontics.  Shortly after receiving his orthodontic degree, Dr. Lee became board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics.

 

He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontics and the Mid Atlantic Society of Orthodontics.  Dr. Lee is a strong advocate in evidence-based continuing education and technology and constantly strives to provide the best treatment mechanics.

 

On his time away from work, Dr. Lee enjoys cooking, working out at the gym, and spending time with his friends and family.