Meet the Team

Get to know

Samuel Lee, DMD, FAGD

Dr. Lee loved growing up in Arcadia and is thrilled to have his practice in the city that he loves and knows so well. His passion began with shadowing and volunteering at his pediatric dentist’s office in 10th grade. Loving the one-on-one interactions with patients, he decided dentistry was the career that best suited his abilities, disposition, and values. Changing lives through healthy smiles combines his love of hands-on artistic work and helping others. Thus began his meaningful journey of helping patients achieve healthy, lifelong smiles.

After graduating from UCLA with a B.S. in Biochemistry, he did research at UCLA in the field of salivary diagnostics (finding components in saliva that can help detect and treat cancer and oral diseases). He then attended the Western University of Health Sciences, College of Dental Medicine, and graduated with highest honors as valedictorian.

He received multiple local and national scholarship awards and was inducted into the OKU Dental Honor Society. Dr. Lee went on to obtain an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) postgraduate certificate at UCLA, a nationally renowned top residency program, strengthening his skills and knowledge in all aspects of dentistry.

Dr. Lee has been awarded Fellowship to the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD), a prestigious distinction given to only about 6% of general dentists in the US & Canada; this represents a fervent dedication to providing the highest quality of patient care by staying abreast the latest research, techniques, and best practices in dentistry. Dr. Lee was also awarded Fellowship to the International College of Dentists (FICD), an honor given to fewer than 3% of dentists in the US, and is awarded based on a demonstration of integrity, leadership, and service to others.

In his free time, Dr. Lee is passionate about cooking (and eating!) and loves to serve food to friends and family. He isn’t kidding either, check out ToothsomeBites for his delicious recipes. He loves when patients share their favorite recipes and restaurant recommendations. Some patients even drop off unique ingredients from overseas vacations for his cooking ventures!

He also enjoys drawing, painting, and spending time running, hiking, and enjoying the outdoors. As an active member of his local church, he serves on the Health Committee, which holds health fairs for the local community, and has also served many years as a youth counselor. One of his favorite volunteering ventures is with Healthy Athletes at the Special Olympics.
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Centered in Excellence

From his continuing education to prestigious affiliations, your smile is in great hands with Dr. Lee.

Smiles At Every Interaction

Simply put, our team is awesome. With a friendly bedside manner and no judgment, ever, we strive to put sterile, stressful dental appointments behind you. We root our care in integrity, kindness, diligence, and clinical excellence. Recognizing that going to the dentist can make people feel anxious, our goal is to make you and your family’s visit comfortable, every step of the way.

Change your smile, change your life.

Change your smile, change your life.
Change your smile, change your life.