Dr. Harvey Lester, aka. The Lake Forest Dentist is originally from New York. He is a graduate of University Of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, one of the most highly accredited dental schools in the country.
Dr. Lester has had extensive experience in the field of Cosmetic Dentistry and Periodontal care, taking advanced courses throughout his career. He was recognized as Crusader of the Year after serving on the Board of the American Cancer Society providing him with advanced experience in the prevention and care of oral pathology.
Dr. Lester served the Arizona Cardinals as their official Team Dentist from 1997 to 2016 prior to moving to Orange County. He is active in the Academy for Sports Dentistry, aiding in the prevention of oral athletic injuries and related oral diseases.
A US Army Veteran, Captain Lester served the USA Dental Corps in Alaska for two years. He established his private practice for restorative dentistry at Rockefeller Center in New York City, while working with the finest specialists at Columbia University.
Dr. Lester has relocated to California with his wife and has two sons. His private interests include photography, reading, tennis, and spending time with his wonderful wife and family.
His professional affiliations include:
- American Dental Association
- The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- Academy of General Dentistry
- The Academy for Sports Dentistry
- The International Congress of Oral Implantologists
Dr. Harvey Lester wants to make a difference in people's lives. He is committed to helping his patients not only improve their smiles, but also to provide them with optimal oral health. He feels that dentistry should be comfortable and even fun, and strives for excellence in his care while also sharing a laugh or two.
It is a pleasure to serve the dental needs of the families in the Lake Forest area. We try to make optimal dental health and beauty accessible to all our patients - not only with a caring gentle approach, but also with affordable payment options as well.
I am as enthused to practice dentistry today as when I began, even more so, and I invite you to come by and say hello. My staff and I look forward to meeting you.