Meet Your Orange County Periodontists

Cliff Lee, DMD, MS

Originally from the Bay Area, Dr. Cliff Lee ventured down south to complete his undergraduate education at UC San Diego. He received his dental degree at Harvard School of Dental Medicine and completed his residency in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry at UCSF School of Dentistry. Dr. Lee provided quality care for patients in the Bay Area and Los Angeles before settling down in Orange County. Dr. Lee specializes in bone and tissue regeneration around teeth and for dental implants. He is happy to be serving the Orange County community, including Orange, Anaheim, Santa Ana, Yorba Linda, Placentia, Tustin, and Irvine.

Dr. Lee has published numerous articles in peer reviewed journals in the fields of dental public health, education, and implantology. Dr. Lee continues his research position at Harvard University remotely, where he focuses on innovations in dental implants.

In his free time, Dr. Lee enjoys photography and gastronomy.

Education and Training

  • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science (BS), University of California San Diego (UCSD)
  • Dental: Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM)
  • Surgical Residency: Periodontics and Dental Implantology, University of California San Francisco (UCSF)
  • Post-Graduate: MS, Oral and Craniofacial Sciences, University of California San Francisco (UCSF)
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Sepi Lee, DDS, MS

A native of Southern California, Dr. Sepi Lee earned her undergraduate degree at the University of California, Los Angeles. She earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of California, San Francisco and remained at UCSF for her residency in periodontics and dental implants.

Dr. Lee believes that the basis of a relationship between a dentist and a patient is trust and compassion. With each patient, she establishes a lifelong partnership to not only treat immediate dental concerns, but to maintain oral health longevity. Dr. Lee believes that multi-disciplinary care and communication are keys to successfully meeting our patients’ needs and expectations. With an emphasis on personalized treatment catered to each individual patient, Dr. Sepi Lee hopes to provide comprehensive patient care.

Dr. Lee is thrilled to be back home in Southern California. When not in the office, she enjoys playing tennis and cooking for family and friends.

Education and Training

  • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science (BS), University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • Dental: Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), University of California San Francisco (UCSF)
  • Surgical Residency: Periodontics and Dental Implantology, University of California San Francisco (UCSF)
  • Post-Graduate: MS, Oral and Craniofacial Sciences, University of California San Francisco (UCSF)
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Richard K. Parris, DDS

A leader in the fields of periodontology and implantology, Dr. Richard K. Parris has provided quality, state of the art care for the residents of Orange, Anaheim Hills, Brea, Villa Park, Santa Ana and surrounding areas since 1983. He is a graduate of the UCLA School of Dentistry, has achieved hospital residency at USC/Country, and completed a residency in periodontics at Loma Linda University.

For 15 years, Dr. Parris served as an assistant professor of periodontics at Loma Linda University.  This position allowed him to pass his knowledge and expertise in patient treatment to young graduate periodontal students.  This close connection to the university granted him access to the latest clinical research and data, guaranteeing his patients the most up to date treatments available.

Annually, Dr. Parris attends many continuing education courses in cosmetic, periodontal and implant dentistry, thus ensuring that he stays in the forefront of his field with all of the latest technological advances and studies. Being willing to embrace new technologies is an important aspect of successful periodontal practice.

Education and Training

  • Dental: Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • Hospital Residency: Los Angeles County – USC Medical Center (LAC+USC)
  • Surgical Residency: Periodontics, Loma Linda University (LLU)
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