Lee Gause, DDS

Implant & Cosmetic Dentistry located in Midtown West, New York, NY

About Dr. Lee Gause

Smile Design Manhattan founder Lee Gause, DDS, has established himself as a clinical leader in cosmetic dentistry techniques, a level of expertise he brings to the Midtown West practice in New York City.

Dr. Gause began his professional education as an undergraduate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, graduating in 1998 with a bachelor of science in biology.

Inspired to pursue a career in dentistry after earning his undergraduate degree, Dr. Gause enrolled at the Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington, DC, where he earned his doctor of dental surgery in 2004.

A year later, Dr. Gause relocated to New York and founded Smile Design Manhattan. Over the next decade, Dr. Gause worked incredibly hard, honing his craft in cosmetic dentistry techniques such as porcelain veneers, Invisalign®, and dental implants.

Dr. Gause’s years of experience, attention to detail, and approachable, friendly demeanor have helped him establish a boutique family of patients including celebrities and professional athletes.

When Dr. Gause isn’t spending time with patients, you can find him dedicating his time and energy to Smile Design Gallery, a charity he founded that uses art sales to fund dental care for low-income children and seniors, as well as men and women who are being rehabilitated from homelessness.

On a personal level, Dr. Gause enjoys contemporary visual art, physical fitness, and helping develop public dental health systems in emerging nations. Professionally, Dr. Gause is a fellow of the International College of Oral Implantologists and is also the official dentist of the National Basketball Players Association, which represents NBA players.

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Smile Design Manhattan founder Lee Gause, DDS, has established himself as a clinical leader in cosmetic dentistry techniques, a level of expertise he brings to the Midtown West practice in New York City.

Dr. Gause began his professional education as an undergraduate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, graduating in 1998 with a bachelor of science in biology.

Inspired to pursue a career in dentistry after earning his undergraduate degree, Dr. Gause enrolled at the Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington, DC, where he earned his doctor of dental surgery in 2004.

A year later, Dr. Gause relocated to New York and founded Smile Design Manhattan. Over the next decade, Dr. Gause worked incredibly hard, honing his craft in cosmetic dentistry techniques such as porcelain veneers, Invisalign®, and dental implants.

Dr. Gause’s years of experience, attention to detail, and approachable, friendly demeanor have helped him establish a boutique family of patients including celebrities and professional athletes.

When Dr. Gause isn’t spending time with patients, you can find him dedicating his time and energy to Smile Design Gallery, a charity he founded that uses art sales to fund dental care for low-income children and seniors, as well as men and women who are being rehabilitated from homelessness.

On a personal level, Dr. Gause enjoys contemporary visual art, physical fitness, and helping develop public dental health systems in emerging nations. Professionally, Dr. Gause is a fellow of the International College of Oral Implantologists and is also the official dentist of the National Basketball Players Association, which represents NBA players.


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