Dr. Grace Lee, the owner of Smilee Dental, strives to deliver the highest standards of modern dentistry by leveraging her extensive knowledge, experience and the latest technology to help ensure her patients receive the utmost care in all areas of dental health. She is well known for her kind heart and gentle hands, which help her provide a unique, memorable dental health care experience.
Dr. Lee was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea, until moving to the United States at the age of 13. She is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree, and she received her Master of Biomedical Science degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. She further advanced her education at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine in Newark, New Jersey.
During her fourth year of dental school, Dr. Lee was selected to participate in the CODE (Community Oriented Dental Education) program, where she was able to expand her knowledge, skills and experience as a practicing dentist serving the dental needs of the underserved in the Atlantic City, New Jersey area. After working as a dental associate for many years, she decided to pursue her passion to open and lead her own dental practice to deliver her philosophy of the highest quality dental care to the northern and central New Jersey communities. Dr. Lee is dedicated to making a difference in the world, one smile at a time, and continues to find ways to contribute to the communities where she belongs.
Dr. Lee is affiliated with the American Dental Association®, New Jersey Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, CDS and American Academy of Clear Aligners. She belongs to the elite group of dentists led by Dr. David Galler, known as Reingage, which provides more than 10% of all Invisalign® cases in the US. She continues to enhance her knowledge and craft by earning over 500+ hours of specialized continuing education over the past few years.
Outside of her profession, Dr. Lee enjoys swimming, playing golf, tennis and spending time with her beloved family and friends. She is an award-winning pianist, having had her first recital in Livingston, New Jersey and concerts at Carnegie Hall in New York City. She is also an avid reader and always welcomes a good recommendation!
Dr. Kim graduated from Yonsei University College of Dentistry in South Korea and completed residency training in oral and maxillofacial surgery in one of the most prestigious dental schools in South Korea. After marrying his wife, he moved to the United States and further advanced his education by graduating from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine in Newark, New Jersey.
Since 2006, he has been treating a variety of patients who needed implants, wisdom teeth extractions, BOTOX® and biopsy, in addition to practicing general dentistry. He has also effectively treated patients with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder and obstructive sleep apnea.
Dr. Kim also enjoys volunteering in different countries to provide dental care to people in remote places in Russia, Vietnam and South Korea. He is also active in research and publication (“Bony Window Approach for a Traumatic Bone Cyst on the Mandibular Condyle: A Case Report With Long-Term Follow-Up.” Published in September 2016 issue of Journal of the Korean Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons).
With his extensive training and experience, his top priority is to provide the personalized, highest quality of care to patients using the latest technology.
Dr. Kim lives in Fulton, Maryland, with his wife and two children. He has his own private practice in Clarksville, Maryland — please visit his website hodiahdental.com for more detail!