Dr. Lee is a board-certified implant dentist by the American Board of Oral Implantology (ABOI), which requires rigorous tests and case defenses. This board-certification symbolizes the highest level of competency in implant dentistry. There are only 7 board-certified dentists in Washington and 400 in U.S. as of 2016.
Dr. Kwan M. Lee is among of them. After attaining his bachelor's degree in Biochemistry from UCLA, Dr. Lee went on to earn his dental degree from the University of Southern California. Since then, Dr. Lee has completed a year of implant training and general oral surgery training at the University of Washington, School of Dentistry.
Dr. Lee has been practicing implant dentistry last 10 years and he has so much passion for restoring missing teeth and bringing back smiles that once lost. Outside the office, he enjoys spending time with his family, photography, and sports.
Diplomate: American Board of Oral Implantology (ABOI)
Diplomate: International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI)
Fellow: International Congress of Oral Implantologists
Master: Implant Prosthetic Section (IPS)
Certification: American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
D.D.S.: University of Southern California, School of Dentistry
B.S.: University of Californa, Los Angeles
Case Presenter in ICOI Meeting in 2011 for Bisphosphate Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw
The Most Outstanding Contribution to ICOI Korea in 2010 Award
Table Top Presenter for ICOI World Meeting in 2010
My mentor Dr. Dong-Seok Sohn
He is currently Professor and Chair at Dept. of Dentistry and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University Medical Center of Daegu, Korea
With Dr. Carl Misch
Dr. Misch is one of the most influential persons for implant dentistry. He has written three editions of “Contemporary Implant Dentistry(Elsevier),” which has become the most popular and a cornerstone textbook for any implantologists.
Dr. Lee presenting his case at 2011 ICOI meeting.
With Dr. Morton Perel
He is the editor-in-chief for the Journal of Implant Dentistry which is the most respected by peers.
ICOI Mastership Award
ICOI Diplomate Award.
ICOI Diplomate requires a minimum 5 years of clinical implant dentistry and (3) recommendations of ICOI Diplomate status holding peers, and a candidate has to go through written exam and oral defense.
Teaching Other Doctors
Invited speaker at the world symposium of Academy of Minimally Invasive Implantology.
Teaching dental implant surgery to other doctors.