Dr. Shelly Lee, DDS, MS
Dr. Shelly Lee grew up in the southeastern region of the United States the daughter of Taiwanese immigrants. She graduated with honors from Wake Forest University and then worked as a research assistant in infectious disease at Wake Forest’s Bowman Gray School of Medicine. In 1999, Dr. Lee graduated from Northwestern University Dental School. While in dental school, she completed a 2-month externship in Colorado where she provided general dentistry needs to migrant farm workers and their children. Dr. Lee developed a real love and respect for nature and the outdoors during this externship. After dental school, she completed postgraduate training in endodontics at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, where she earned a master’s degree in endodontics. Her thesis included the use of revolutionary anesthetic instruments like the Wand® and its associated techniques.
Dr. Lee has been in private practice in endodontics since 2001 when she and her husband moved to Indianapolis where her husband completed a radiology residency at Indiana University. During these years in private practice, Dr. Lee also served as Clinical Assistant Professor at Indiana University School of Dentistry teaching in the endodontic clinic. She developed a passion for teaching and continues to teach endodontics today at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. Dr. Lee has published research and clinical articles in The Journal of Immunology, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, Anesthesia Progress, and Oral Surgery-Oral Medicine-Oral Pathology-Oral Radiology and Endodontology.
Professionally, Dr. Lee is a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Endodontists, Ohio Association of Endodontists, Ohio Dental Association, and Columbus Dental Society.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Lee is an enthusiastic cook and backyard bird feeder. She is also an avid Crossfitter, and in her spare time, enjoys competing in local Crossfit competitions. Dr. Lee lives in Dublin with her husband, 3 daughters, and 5 cats.