Meet Our Dentists

General, Cosmetic, and TMJ Dentists Serving Arlington, South Riding, and Nearby Areas of Northern Virginia

A great smile is more than just straight teeth. It involves a combination of healthy gums, excellent oral hygiene, and painless structural alignment. Our team members have decades of experience transforming patient smiles from routine care through advanced surgical techniques. We offer general and family dentistry, cosmetic dentistry (veneers, bonding, whitening, Invisalign, onlays/inlays, bridges, gum lifts), neuromuscular dentistry (TMJ and headache treatment), implants and sedation. Our doctors all pursue advanced training and embrace the latest diagnostic and treatment technology. All these factor into creating a healthy and beautiful smile – both inside and out. Now that’s great.

Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Joseph Oh

DR. JOSEPH OH, an intellectual and highly skilled clinician, joined Dr. Lee as a partner following his graduation from the Medical College of Virginia in 1993. Dr. Lee’s “quest for the best” ended when he met Dr. Oh. Since that time, Dr. Oh has worked together with Dr. Lee to provide the highest possible care to their patients. Dr. Oh has always believed that his patients' comfort and care are important to maintaining excellence and a quality-oriented dental practice.

Dr. Oh’s patients know him as a gentle and compassionate doctor who is highly skilled in almost all aspects of dentistry. He commits to countless hours of continuing education every year to keep abreast of the latest techniques and products in an effort to provide the best dental care to his patients. Dr. Oh has been recognized as a stellar clinician both locally and nationally.

  • Awarded Top Dentist in Consumers Checkbook
  • Awarded Top Dentist in Leading Physicians of the World

Dr. Oh is also a graduate of the esteemed Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI), where his focus was advanced dental studies in cosmetic and neuromuscular dentistry and orthodontics. His passion is providing state-of-the-art orthodontic solutions for adults and children, and he currently holds the honor of being a “premier provider” of Invisalign in the Washington DC area.

Dr. Oh is an active member of:

  • Northern Virginia Dental Society
  • Virginia Dental Society
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • American Dental Association

Dr. Oh maintains a steady focus and commitment to personal and professional growth and aptitude.

Cosmetic dentist Dr. Judy Kwon

DR. JUDY KWON continues to refine her talent for meticulous and exceptional dental care, as well as her gift of encouraging her patients to strive for optimal oral health after joining the team at South Riding Dental Aesthetics. Dr. Kwon is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry. She is a natural born leader in the field of dentistry and an integral part in the daily operations of our dental group South Riding Dental Aesthetics.

Dr. Kwon is currently studying at the world-renowned Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI). Additionally, Dr. Kwon has studied at the UCLA Medical Center in the field of Advanced Education in General Dentistry. She is a certified Invisalign provider, as well as having studied at the Apsun Dental Implant Research and Education Center.

  • Seattle Institute
  • Pankey Institute
  • Dawson Academy
  • Nash Institute

Dr. Kwon has witnessed first-hand how improving patients’ smiles and relieving dental pain in a compassionate and caring manner can tremendously improve the quality of their lives. From an orphanage in Mexico or on a medical mission trip to Ecuador to private practices in North Carolina and Virginia, Dr. Kwon has devoted her career to providing excellent clinical care with her patient’s best interest in mind. To this end, she continuously pursues dental education and training at many of the top postgraduate dental institutes.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Kevin, and chasing after her two active sons.

Cosmetic dentist Dr. Kirsten Lee

DR. KIRSTEN LEE is the most recent and extraordinary addition to our dental group. She is the daughter of Dr. Chong Lee and has an exceptional ability to work with people, developing relationships, and encouraging her patients' pursuit of healthy dental choices. Dr. K. Lee is a graduate of the University of Nevada and did her residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) at Medical College of Virginia.

Dr. K. Lee is currently studying at the world-renowned Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. She is also a certified Invisalign provider and has studied at the Apsun Dental Implant Research and Education Center.

Dr. K. Lee is an active member in:

  • ADA
  • Northern Virginia Dental Society
  • Virginia Dental Association

Dr. K. Lee knew from a young age that dentistry was her passion, and was especially interested in the personal connection formed between patient and doctor. In addition to providing excellent dental care, Dr. Lee has also volunteered her services at the Give Kids a Smile Day, the American Academy of Women Dentists’ Free Clinic and the Huntridge Homeless Clinic at the University of Nevada, where she was the community service chair for the American Student Dental Association.

In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors, travelling, playing tennis and trying new restaurants.

Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Chong W. Lee

DR. CHONG LEE, an accomplished professional in every sense of the word, and a native of Arlington, started early in pursuit of his aspirations to become a dentist. He is a graduate of Medical College of Virginia and, professionally, has focused primarily on the philosophy of optimal care and superb service designed to exceed his patient’s expectations.

This level of commitment as well as his passion for dentistry led Dr. Lee into the study of physiologic aesthetic dentistry; training that considers the importance of a balanced bite with the assurance of successful restorative and cosmetic procedures. In the process, Dr. Lee discovered that sleep dentistry is deeply integrated into the study of physiologic aesthetic dentistry.

Dr. Lee chose Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI), a world-renowned post-graduate center for aesthetic and neuromuscular dentistry to acquire the necessary skills and training necessary to achieve the highest level of success when treating his patients for physiologic disorders of the jaw, sleep apnea and addressing cosmetic needs. At LVI, Dr. Lee serves as clinical instructor and holds the prestigious title of Regional Director of LVI.

Finding his life’s work both personally and professionally gratifying, Dr. Lee proudly shares his physiologic aesthetic dentistry and sleep dentistry with his fellow colleagues in a variety of venues.

  • Past President of International Association of Comprehensive Aesthetics (IACA)
  • Recipient of Las Vegas Institute Mastership (LVIM)
  • Clinical Instructor at Las Vegas Institute
  • Founder of the metropolitan Washington, DC LVI Study
Associations

Dr. Lee is a Fellow of the International Academy of Facial Aesthetics, as well as the International Association of Physiologic Aesthetic Dentistry (IAPA), and remains an active member in several additional professional dental organizations, including:

  • Virginia Dental Association
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Northern Virginia Dental Society, Director of Continuing Education
  • American Dental Society
Awards

Dr. Lee has been voted the “best” and/or “top” dentist in the region by several magazines, and he was voted “best” dentist in America by his peers.

  • Voted Best Dentist in Northern Virginia Magazine
  • Voted Top Dentist in Metro Area by Washington Consumers
  • Voted Top Dentist in America by the American Council of Consumer Reports
  • Voted Top Dentist in Virginia Magazine
  • Voted Best Dentist in America by his peers
  • Voted Best Dentist in Washingtonian Magazine
  • Voted Best Dentist in Modern Magazine
  • Featured on NBC News 4 with Barbara Harrison
  • Featured in New Beauty Magazine
  • Featured in LVI Vision Magazine

Dr. Lee continues to commit to the same level of excellence he has always demanded of himself. He sees patients at Galleria Dental Aesthetics, located in Arlington and McLean.