Chun-Teh Lee DDS, MS, DMScAssociate Professor, Department of Periodontics and Dental Hygiene, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Dentistry, Houston, Texas
Dr. Chun-Teh Lee is Associate Professor in the Department of Periodontics and Dental Hygiene at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Dentistry, where he is also Director of Research for the Department of Periodontics and Dental Hygiene.
Following graduation from dental school, Dr. Lee served as Dental Officer in the Combined Logistics School in Taoyuan, Taiwan, and then worked as a dentist in private practice in Taipei before coming to the United States.
In pursuing educational endeavors in the US, he was awarded a Master of Science (MS) degree and certificate in Periodontics by Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York. He was awarded a Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc) in Oral Biology from Harvard School of Dental Medicine, and then completed a postdoctoral research fellowship in Applied Oral Sciences at the Forsyth Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Dr. Lee’s research focuses on the interaction between host response and oral microbiota in periodontitis, computer-aided diagnosis and he is also active in implantology and evidence-based dentistry. He has published over 30 peer-reviewed articles, 40 abstracts, and several book chapters. Dr. Lee has given numerous invited presentations in Taiwan and the US and is the recipient of many awards and honors. His clinical interests involve periodontal and implant treatments.
He is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Education Association, International Association for Dental Research and American Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research, among other professional organizations.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Deep Convolutional Neural Network Models for Detecting Mandibular Fractures in Panoramic Radiographs
- Artificial Intelligence Models for Diagnosing Gingivitis and Periodontal Disease
- Accuracy of a One-Step Automated Orthodontic Diagnosis Model Using a Convolutional Neural Network and Lateral Cephalometric Images
- 2021 Top Story in Clinical Dentistry: Patient-Reported Perception of Peri-Implant Disease
- Development of Automatic AI-Based Neural Network Algorithms Will Enhance the Time-Efficiency and Precision of Current Digital Dentistry Workflows
- The Implant Disease Risk Assessment Tool May Be Useful in Predicting Risk of Developing Peri-Implantitis
- Effect of Compliance During Periodontal Maintenance Therapy on CRP Levels
- Peri-Implant Pathology Is Usually Asymptomatic and Leads to Silent Disease
- Medium- and Long-Term Clinical Benefits of Periodontal Regenerative/Reconstructive Procedures in Intrabony Defects
- 2020 Top Stories in Clinical Dentistry: Connective Tissue Graft Does Not Always Provide Additional Benefit to Treating Recession Defects