Stephen P. Lester, D.D.S., M.A.G.D., P.A., earned his degree from Emory University in Atlanta, GA and completed a comprehensive advance program in cosmetic dentistry, Level 1, at the University of Florida, Gainesville. Dr. Lester holds a mastership status from the Academy of General Dentistry, which is awarded to less than 1% of US and Canadian dentists. He is a fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and an associate fellow of both the American of Implant Dentists and the World Clinical Laser Institute.

Dr. Lester is US Air Force-qualified to administer IV sedation and holds a Florida permit to administer oral and IV conscious sedation. He has completed a one-year continuum course in all aspects – scientific, surgical, and cosmetic – of implant dentistry from the Medical College of Georgia and he is certified in three standard categories from the Academy of Laser Dentistry and has been contributing author of numerous articles for laser dental publications. He is a member of a number of professional Associations including the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, Volusia-Flagler Dental Association and Volusia Dental Academy.