Dr. Christina Lee, DDS, MS is a skilled and compassionate orthodontist dedicated to helping patients of all ages achieve beautiful, healthy smiles that they can take pride in for the rest of their lives.
Originally from Toronto, Canada, Dr. Lee obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Life Sciences from Queen's University. She then earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from New York University, where she was ranked #1 in her class of over 350 dental students. She was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society and received the William S. Kramer Award of Excellence for demonstrating the most scholarship, character, and potential promise to the field of dentistry.
Dr. Lee went on to specialize in Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics, completing a three-year residency program at the prestigious Columbia University. She served as chief resident of her program and received a Master of Science degree for her research on the cellular mechanisms that occur during orthodontic tooth movement and fixed retention. Following graduation, Dr. Lee and her husband Daniel, a Seattle-area native, couldn't help but long for greener pastures. Together, along with their French bulldog Muggsy, they made the cross-country move from NYC to Seattle, where they were thrilled to be welcomed by family, friends, and a booming city.
Dr. Lee is proud to call the Pacific Northwest her new home and has made it her mission to provide the communities in and around Seattle and Bellevue with the highest quality of orthodontic care. She is a certified Invisalign® Preferred Providerand also specializes in braces, temporary anchorage devices (TADs), early childhood treatment, restorative planning, and treatment in conjunction with orthognathic jaw surgery. She also offers accelerated orthodontic procedures and devices that can help reduce the amount of treatment time needed when compared to traditional methods.
Dr. Lee is professionally affiliated with the American Association of Orthodontists, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, Washington State Society of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Washington State Dental Association, and Seattle-King County Dental Society.