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Dr. Ryan S. Lee, DDS, MPH, MHA, a highly accomplished dentist with double-fellowship credentials, brings a wealth of expertise in various dental specialties including implants, cosmetic dentistry, and oral oncology. Dr. Lee is renowned for his commitment to patient care, education, and his distinguished service in the Massachusetts Army National Guard.

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New York University - College of Dentistry
General Dentist, Dental Oncologist
Dr. Ryan S. Lee
Implant Specialist, Dental Oncologist
New York University College of Dentistry
Dr. Ryan S. Lee - Dentist of Advanced Dentistry of Rhode Island

Dr. Ryan S. Lee, DDS, MPH, MHA, FAGD, FICOI, DIDIA is a double-fellowship credentialed dentist with postgraduate training in (1) implants, (2) sedation dentistry, (3) cosmetics, (4) adult braces/orthodontics, (5) snoring/sleep apnea, (6) oral oncology, and (7) full-mouth reconstruction. He lives in Ashland, MA, and is excited to serve the Providence, Riverside, and Barrington communities as a dental provider. 

Aside from Linkstone Implant Academy, Dr. Lee was a chief of the Department of Oral Health at Cambridge Health Alliance - CHA (Cambridge, MA). At CHA hospital, Dr. Lee was not only taking care of patients as a dentist but also lecturing/guiding Resident Doctors from Harvard School of Dental Medicine (Boston, MA). Dr. Lee is also a Chief Medical Officer of the New York Center for Dental Oncology (New York, NY). From 2012-2015, he served as an Assistant Professor with the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology, and Medicine at NYU College of Dentistry. Dr. Lee completed his Doctorate from New York University, graduating with honors and having served as President of the American Student Dental Association. Subsequently, he completed a General Practice Residency at Jersey City Medical Center (NJ), followed by a 2-year fellowship in Dental Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (NY). Prior to clinical training, Dr. Lee obtained his bachelor's at  Northwestern University (IL) and master's degrees at Harvard University (MA) and A.T. Still University (MO), focusing on public health policy and management. 


Since 2010, Dr. Lee has also served the nation as a Major in the United States Army - Massachusetts Army National Guard. In 2012, he had the privilege of visiting the White House and also meeting the Surgeon General. In service to his community, he travels to Haiti and Northeast Asia 2-3 times per year to lecture at medical/dental schools, as well as to provide free dental care for the underserved. He is a member of Grace Chapel (Lexington, MA) and sits on the board of For Hope International, a 501(c)3 charity committed to sustainable health improvement in Haiti. During the COVID-19 crisis, Dr. Lee was deployed to New York and Massachusetts to help the nation's emergency situations. For his admirable dedication during the COVID-19 crisis, Dr. Lee was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal by Brigadier General Virginia I. Gaglio, who is a Commander of the Massachusetts Air Force National Guard.


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Activities and Societies: President and Co-Founder, Multicultural Center Advisory Board (MCCAB)

Bachelor of Arts (BA): Economics, Biology.

1999 - 2003
(Evanston, IL)

NorthWestern University

A.T. Still University H.S.

Master of Health Administration (MHA)


2005 - 2006
(Kirksville, MO)

A.T. Still University of H.S.

New York University College of Dental Medicine

Activities and Societies: President, American Student Dental Association (ASDA)

Doctorate, Dental Surgery (DDS)​

2006 - 2010
(New York, NY)

New York University

College of Dentistry

Mount Sinai School of Medicine

(Hospital Dentistry)

Certificate Field Of Study General Practice Residency 

2010 - 2011
(Jersey City, NJ)

Jersey City Medical Center Mount Sinai School of Medicine

City University of New York

Activities and Societies: Student Representative, DPH Executive Committee

Doctorate *(Unfinished)

Public Health - Health Policy & Management

2010 - 2015
(New York, NY)

City University of New York

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Department of Surgery, Dental Oncology & Maxillofacial Prosthetics

Postgraduate Fellowship (Clinical Year + Research Year)

2011 - 2013
(New York, NY)

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Dental oncologist Ryan Lee, DDS, MPH, MHA, explains how a dentist or dental oncologist may work with a person living with HNC, describes how to find a dentist or dental oncologist with HNC experience, and gives tips on how to inform your dentist of your HNC diagnosis and experience.

Dr. Ryan S. Lee in the Media

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In the next episode of the Made of More YouTube series, you'll hear from dental oncologist Dr. Ryan Lee as he explains how people living with head and neck cancer (HNC) may interact with a dentist throughout their HNC journey. Click here to watch the full episode with Dr. Lee:

Linkedin - Head and Neck Cancer Alliance - Dr. Ryan S. Lee interview video for Dental Oncologist
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